While there are still some people who choose to resist it, technology is everywhere and is not going away any time soon. If you're going to find your place in the world then you're likely going to have to know at least a little something about computers and technology. You could be someone who just picks up enough to be able to work your television, phone and computer or you could be one of the people who makes their living online working for a web design company or a popular website. There are so many different things and topics to discuss when it comes to computer technology.
The Internet is quite a marvelous thing but it's one that has many drawbacks and an evil side to it. If you're not careful, you or your family, especially your children, could find themselves in some very dangerous situations online. Every day you hear horror stories of child abductions that started off through innocent chat room flirtations, online banking users having their identity stolen by computer hackers or people losing money because they were duped through an e-mail scam.
When you're choosing your domain, you not only have to come up with something memorable and easy to type for your name, but you also have to choose a domain type that matches up with the type of site you want to have. The purpose of your website, whether it's to supply information on how to sell handmade jewelry online, will determine which domain extension you want to reserve for your website. Here are some of the most popular types of domain extension and what people expect when they visit a domain of this type.
If you're looking to get your very first website off the ground, you might assume that because you live in Toronto you're limited to hosting companies when it comes to someone to store your website on their servers. But through the magic of the internet, you can hire a hosting company from anywhere in the world, which means you have a lot of options. Here are some of the things you'll want to think about when you're choosing a company to host your website.
There are some services you need to engage in person, such as finding a personal trainer or hiring a new nanny. However when you're looking for web based services such as internet hosting, there's really only one place to look: online. Because web hosting is done remotely, you can contract out to a company based anywhere in the world. Therefore your options for web hosting are the same as they would be anywhere else in Canada or even in the world. The only real barrier is language. You'll want an English speaking company just in case you need tech support.
Do you know what a GPS is and what GPS stands for? Most people do but for those of you that don't GPS is short for Global Positioning System and a GPS is a satellite navigation device that's space-based and provides information about location and time in any set of weather conditions, in any part of the world, as long as there aren't any obstructed sightlines in front of at least four GPS satellites.
Where would we be without domains ?
Well without them the Internet wouldn’t exist, and now domain extensions around the world compete for our business. However we are in their hands, if they decide they want to make more money there is absolutely nothing we can do about.
The rumour is there’s an increase about to come around in the next few weeks, it’s not like we can say oh well, dot com has gone up in price lets change to .info, no can do. We are at the mercy of the domain registrars, yes of course there is some competition and some that are outrageous, but on the whole we3 are at their mercy.
Well domain registrars, where would you be without the Internet. You are definitely a dot boom success.
In today’s busy real estate market in North America, 80 per cent of all real estate transactions start online in some form. Why is the real estate market so successful online? What caused this massive boom ?
The web opened up the world of real estate, whether you are looking for a London Ontario real estate agent, a condo in Vancouver, or a Dallas Texas townhouse, the web has made it possible to find what you are looking for from anywhere in North America or in fact the whole world.
Relocating has never been easier.
The other key point is we all like visuals and comparisons, and the MLS system in North America give us all of this and more.
Real estate has boomed and will continue to boom, not only in North America, but worldwide.
Welcome to DotBoom.ca!!!
This is the site where we aim to discuss what has gone Boom on-line and makes it big, and also where it took the big boom and just plain sank to the bottom of the ocean.
Some great examples of Booms have of course been Google, how could we not mention the Google gods, Real Estate, Online Gambling, E-Commerce (Well some areas anyways), travel and many more.
The Internet Boom has enabled many people to run small businesses from their home and we will discuss that also, and in the future we will provide links to other areas where you too may want to visit to start your own business.