Posts Tagged“internet”

The internet is an amazing place. It has opened up the world to everyone who can get online. But for the differently-abled, it can still be a challenge. One company is looking to change that. “accessiBe was envisioned as a solution to bridge the gap between people with disabilities and the information superhighway by making it accessible for them,” says Michael Hingson, Chief Vision Officer. What started as a research project has since evolved into a full-fledged startup. AccessiBe is an innovative mobile software application that uses proprietary algorithms to allow its users to interact with the web in a…

There’s no doubting the influence of the internet on modern society, but the online world is a very big place. To simply say the web is influential and leave it at that is a generalization to say the least. The truth is there are a handful of entities online which prove to be especially influential in the present era. Those entities are as follows: New Media Newspapers, radio, and television are examples of old media – the one-way roads of mass communication distributed at certain times and places. These constraints were a result of the limits of technology. The internet…

There was a time when creating a website was all a company had to do in order to have a strong digital or online presence. Usually, the first question anyone would ask is – “do you have a website?” It’s quite unusual these days for a business, regardless of size, to not have a website. However, a website is no longer enough to effectively and efficiently communicate any service offering within a cluttered media environment to intended demographics. Now, quality traffic must be found and sent to a website or page in order for a strong digital presence to be…

Starting a blog is fairly straightforward and can be used for personal or business use. A blog is a way of sharing unique content, which is relevant to your readers and can be a platform they can continuously refer to for new posts. Users create blogs for a range of reasons but it’s hard to have your blog noticed, without the help of SEO. Search engine optimisation is a practice used to help increase a websites search visibility, drive traffic to your site and help build a relevant audience who are interested in your content. If you have a blog…

You may have heard of the term VPN but never really understood what it is all about. The acronym VPN actually stands for “Virtual Private Server.” Even though this sounds like some very technical jargon it is actually fairly simple. Basically, a VPN is an encrypted connection between two computers. The purpose of using a VPN is to browse websites securely and anonymously. Here, we’ll review some basic features of VPNs so that newcomers can become familiar with the technology. What is the Point of Using a VPN? There are several beneficial uses of a VPN. First, a VPN allows…

Do you consider yourself someone who dabbles in using the Internet? If so, could you be getting more value out of the worldwide web? For the millions of people using the Internet, many of them find it to be their go-to source for a myriad of things. Stop for a moment and think about all you can use the Internet for. Among the different areas of interest: · Medical needs · Home improvement needs · Transportation needs · Vacation needs · Online purchases Keep in mind that the list above is but a small amount of the ways the worldwide…