Speed Up Your Internet Connection By Changing Your DNS Server

One common recommendation to speed up your Internet connection is to change your default DNS (Domain Name System) server. The DNS server is an important factor in how speedy your Net connection feels. That's because when you type an address into the URL bar, such as Google.com or Bing.com, your computer and router don't know where those servers live. They need the IP (internet protocol) address, which is a series of numbers. If your computer does not have this information cached, then the DNS server acts as an interpreter, converting human-readable URLs into machine addresses. …continue reading →

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Tip: How To Share Google Reader Posts On Google+

If you use Google Reader to access your RSS feeds, you've probably noticed that the built-in "sharing" feature does not export those shares to Google+. However, you can manually share Reader items on Google+ if you are using a desktop or laptop browser. This tip does not work with Safari and the iPad or iPhone. …continue reading →