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WEB BROWSERS:

Firefox     Internet Explorer     Google Chrome

Safari     Opera     Netscape


USEFUL RESOURCES:

Adobe Reader [PDF]
AJR NewsLink: Internet Magazines - links to dozens of WWW mags
AOL.com
Ars Technical - articles about current Internet issues
broadband speed tests (online):
Deathswitch - service alerts your online contacts if you die
Firefox: how to turn off "system restore" (when rebooting after a crash)
Flash [Adobe]
Foxit Reader - PDF reader, an alternative to Adobe Acrobat
Google Doodles - archive of custom-drawn Google logos from 1998 to now
info.cern.ch - URL of the first Website, created by Tim Berners-Lee in 1990
Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)
Internet Traffic Report - tracks packet loss at major servers, see how your ISP compares with others
iWorld (internet.com)
Java:
Legacy Locker - service permits your survivors to access your online accounts
The List - The Definitive ISP Buyer's Guide
Macromedia [now Adobe] - see: Flash (above) and Shockwave (below)
MP3 player - see: Music Links: Music On the Internet
MySpace Outage Leaves Millions Friendless - from The Onion, May 2007
QuickTime player - see: Music Links: Music On the Internet
RealAudio/RealVideo - see: Music Links: Music On the Internet
Search Engine Shoot-Out - PC World, April 2007 cover story
Shockwave [Adobe]:
Slightly Morbid - online death notification service
SPAM:
Talk City - chat groups of all types, download EZ Talk software to join in
TinyURL.com - converts extremely long URL's to something short that won't break up in your e-mail message
VoyCabulary - transforms any webpage into links to dictionary or thesaurus lookups
VPN (virtual private network) for watching restricted foreign TV shows online:
  • VPN - watch foreign TV [Google search results]
  • Lamnia VPN - watch British TV online anywhere in the world; also enables UK users to access Hulu content
  • TIC VPN - watch British TV online anywhere in the world
  • Hotspot Shield - for viewing US shows online from outside US
WebTV - a.k.a. MSN TV (now owned by Microsoft)
Wired


ALSO SEE:         SECURITY / PRIVACY         MUSIC ON THE INTERNET







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