4 07, 2017

What Is an IP Address?

2017-07-04T16:22:09+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Internet, Technology|0 Comments

Internet Protocol (IP) was first created in the 1970’s to connect the first computers to each other and allow them to send and receive packets of information. Today, every device that connects to the internet requires an IP address. An example IP address that many people will recognize is: However, that is not really your IP address, it is the IP address your router gives you. (I will explain later) Every IP address is assigned to an endpoint device (routers, personal computers, tablets, wireless printers, smartphones, or any “smart” device that connects to a network) Basically, an IP address is like a home address; without one, the mailman wouldn’t know where to deliver your packages. Similarly, without an IP address, the network wouldn’t know which end device to deliver all the information from emails, webpages, or any other packets of data. But did you [...]

5 08, 2016

Torrentz Shuts Down, Largest Torrent Meta-Search Engine Says Farewell

2016-08-05T18:32:19+00:00 August 5th, 2016|Internet, Internet News|7 Comments, one of the world's largest torrent sites, has announced "farewell" to its millions of users. The meta-search engine, which hosted no torrents of its own but linked to other sites including The Pirate Bay, has decided to cease its operation. The surprise shutdown marks the end of an era. Founded in 2003, Torrentz has been a stable factor in the torrent community for over 13 years. With millions of visitors per day the site grew out to become one of the most visited torrent sites, but today this reign ends, as the popular meta-search engine has announced its shutdown. A few hours ago and without warning, Torrentz disabled its search functionality. At first sight the main page looks normal but those who try to find links to torrents will notice that they’re no longer there. Instead, the site is now referring to itself in [...]

10 05, 2016

Make your website faster with SparkHost Shared Web Hosting!

2016-05-10T17:00:00+00:00 May 10th, 2016|Hosting, Internet, Shared Web Hosting, Technology, Web Hosting, Wordpress|0 Comments

We are pleased to announce Varnish which is now integrated with some of our shared hosting servers. Varnish is a web accelerator which allows websites to sustain very high traffic and load pages exponentially faster by caching static and dynamic content (Images, CSS, plain HTML, etc). It can speed up a website by up to 1000%. Varnish is pre-activated on all new websites added on our Linux Shared Hosting as well as certain servers. You can easily toggle the option of caching on and off as per your requirement. Just log in to your control panel to learn how to manage Varnish. Older accounts and more granular customization of caching will be available very soon. Learn more about Varnish Cache. Benefits of Varnish Powered Hosting Makes websites with static content, fly! Makes your popular CMS’s (WordPress/Drupal) almost 3-10x faster to load Handle many more requests via [...]

7 01, 2016

Using YouTube To Grow Your Business

2016-01-07T09:18:00+00:00 January 7th, 2016|Internet, Marketing, Technology, Web Designing|0 Comments

YouTube offers a great deal of potential for marketers. Today, YouTube has been identified as one of the best methods to connect with the customers. Simply because customers find it more exciting and visually appealing as compared to a written format. Videos, long or short, can have a strong impact on your customers. This in turn could result in an increase in your website’s traffic leading to conversions. Why Choose YouTube For Your Business? YouTube is the 2nd largest search engine. It is the 3rd most visited website in the world, after Google and Facebook respectively. YouTube lets you add loads of information in a short video thereby allowing you to present your product in an entertaining and engaging manner. It lets you showcase your products or offerings in action. This helps, especially, if your business has a limited distribution channel. Apart from reading content, [...]

3 01, 2016

SparkPanel Worpress Admin Theme By SparkHost™

2016-01-03T06:13:00+00:00 January 3rd, 2016|Announcements, Hosting, Internet, News, Web Designing, Wordpress|0 Comments

FEATURES Re-Order the Admin Menu Custom Admin Menu Dash Icons Can also Use WordPress Colour Schemes Easily Change WordPress Admin Background Easily Change the WordPress Login Screen Background Easily Change the Wordpress Login Screen Logo Change the WordPress Admin Bar logo, site name and links Easily Remove the WordPress Admin Bar Quicklinks Change the default WordPress Footer Copyright and Version Looks great on any device! DESCRIPTION With the SparkPanel plugin you can change the appearance of the WordPress Admin area, the WordPress login screen, reorder the dashboard menu and customize the WordPress Admin Bar. 2 Minute installation makes your Wordpress Admin Panel Looks Great, attractive, and White-Labelled. Step by step video guide to be uploaded soon. INSTALLATION The installation of the SparkPanel Plugin is pretty easy. Just follow the instruction in the documentation file attached with the plugin. UPDATE HISTORY Version 1.0 • Oct 26, 2015 + [...]

3 01, 2016

Li-Fi Internet: First Real-World Usage Boasts Speed 100 Times Faster Than Wi-Fi

2016-01-03T05:44:00+00:00 January 3rd, 2016|Internet, News, Technology|0 Comments

Picture this-you wake up and tap your smartphone to switch on your coffee machine. As you make breakfast, your refrigerator sends you a text that you’re out of orange juice. Clued in with this message, your car’s GPS routes you to the grocery shop on your way back from work, as you use your phone to switch on your home heating system, so things are toasty warm when you get back. At the forefront of this connectivity phenomenon popularly known as the 'Internet of Things', is an optical communication technology that’s taking the world by storm. Light Fidelity or Li-Fi, is an exciting breakthrough in 5G visual light communication systems and the future of wireless Internet access. With Li-Fi, information hitches a ride along a spectrum of visible light. Light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs, transmit data when they are switched on and off so rapidly in [...]

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