Tag: internet

04
Dec

Starbucks to ban porn in its stores, so YouPorn bans them from offices

Apparently Starbucks doesn’t want its customers using their free WiFi to look at porn. Enough Is Enough, a nonprofit dedicated to internet safety, created a petition calling for the coffee chain to block access to explicit materials.Continue Reading..

25
Jun

Blue, the most popular colour on the internet

The web is a very blue place, and not metaphorically, either. The Internet’s most heavily trafficked websites are literally coloured with nearly twice as many shades of blues as that of yellows and reds, and three times as much greens. But is the colour blue enriching your website?Continue Reading..

20
Feb

Burger King educates customers on Net Neutrality with the Whopper

The repeal of Net Neutrality is a major issue that will significantly affect the average internet user. However, many people still don’t fully understand what it means. So, how best to explain the repeal of Net Neutrality? Burger King has decided to help and explains it with the Whopper.Continue Reading..

10
Nov

App turns the Internet into a Kardashians free zone

Are you interested in keeping up with the Kardashians? If not, you’re probably just sick and tired of them clogging up all facets of the Internet. Don’t worry, a new app called #KardBlock aims to rid all mentions of the Kardashians from your internet browsing.Continue Reading..

18
Jun

A device that simulates tomorrow’s weather in a box

There are plenty of weather apps that you can download to see tomorrow’s conditions, but where’s the fun in that? Designed by Ken Kawanmoto, this fascinating weather device elegantly simulates tomorrow’s forecast in a small translucent box.Continue Reading..

17
Feb

The weird devices found on the Internet of useless things

The internet is full of useful information—and porn… lots of porn. But it’s also full of pointless information and ideas. For every energy-saving smart thermostat and weight-reducing fitness band, there’s a fork that tracks​ your chew rat​e, a cloud-connected bookmark, and an emergency pizza slice pouch. And that’s where the websites The Internet of Useless Things comes in.Continue Reading..

29
Dec

Internet censorship: Where in the world can you see this?

Most people consider access to the internet to be a right, not a privilege. In fact, Canada has declared high-speed broadband internet access a “basic telecommunications service” that every citizen should be able to access. However, for many across the world, internet censorship means they are unable to fully communicate with the global community.Continue Reading..

20
Nov

Infographic: Famous firsts on the Internet

Email is just one example of the kind of explosive growth experienced by the Internet—making sending a letter almost obsolete. Since the inception of the Internet in the late 20th century, it has quickly evolved into a necessity for our daily lives; providing may famous firsts.Continue Reading..

10
Jun

What happens on the Internet in real-time

What’s the most popular internet activity? Both social networking (37 minutes per day) and email (33 minutes) are at the top. But how much really happens in that time? By the time you finish reading this sentence, there will have been over 200,000 new Facebook posts, 22,000+ new tweets, 7,000 app downloaded, and about $9,000 worth of items sold on Amazon; depending on your reading speed, of course.Continue Reading..