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Why DNS Propagation Takes So Long?

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After getting your domain name registered, paying off to your web host to get hosting for your website, and uploading your website on the web server, its time to view the final shape of your website. If you cannot view your website after all this hard work then does it mean it that you are missing something or is it just something with DNS propagation?

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Understanding DNS Propagation

Before understanding the DNS propagation, you should be aware of the working of DNS. A master DNS is created by your web hosting provider in the event when you set your website up with it. This Master DNS is recorded in the Domain Name Server of your web hosting provider. The company which registers your domain name contacts to the DNS server of your web hosting provider. Your domain name registrar does it as the master authority of your domain which you have registered with it.

How Your Website is Being Searched?

When an outsider source searches your website, it first switches to the registration database in order to find out about the DNS authority of your website. After then that it goes to the DNS sever of your web hosting service provider in order to find out the IP address of your website’s domain name. From this IP address, this outsider source locates your website and can view your website.

Caching the DNS Records

The only problem with this searching process is that when your website is searched on internet by an outside source, the search process is catalyzed, as every ISP caches it DNS records to display your website in quick time. Read the full story

Best Android Tablet: Samsung Galaxy Fit

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Samsung, One of the best mobile manufacturers, has announced another wonderful android SmartPhone named, Samsung Galaxy Fit S5670, which comes in a stylish design with unique high-mobility multimedia features and applications. It is one of the Samsung’s 2011 budget phones.


Samsung Galaxy Fit GT-S5670 Android SmartPhone is an entry level Android SmartPhone. It offers you following features:-

  • Android v 2.2 Froyo OS
  • 600MHz Processor with 3D Accelerator support
  • 5-megapixel autofocus camera
  • 3.31-inch QVGA Touch-screen display
  • 150MB internal memory
  • External memory slot (MicroSD Card supporting up to 32 G)
  • RSS Reader and Web kit Browser
  • Swype Keyboard, document viewer
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Top 30 Free Fast DNS Servers

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There are different problems that occur during browsing the internet. These problems are caused due to several reasons. Some times sites are working properly and fast. But some times there are some problems occur with our servers. Our servers open BSNL and opens DNS servers, so that they can update the server. To solve this problem, you can use DNS server to open any specific website.

DNS meaning

DNS is the abbreviation of Domain Name System. This is a computer language to define any address or URL.

The DNS is in short, defines the address of different websites. For example, if you type any website in the address bar of your browser, it will automatically find the DNS server so that it could connect with the website. Without the DNS server it is not possible to connect to any website. On DNS server demand the server answer that contains an IP address. This IP address actually determines the location of the source.

Use of different DNS, when DNS default is slow

This is a normal problem when domain is moved and ISP banned the server to connect with any website. In such a case you can not view the websites and content of the page.

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Types of Internet Browsers

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Though the Safari and Internet Explorer are good for browsing, but these have now become old fashioned. It is like living with your parents as you are born into these, and now ultimately, you need to discover the external world.

You have been using these browsers, since the time you have started to use your PC. Now in order to have the superlative knowledge, you need to spread out your e-horizons.

That comparison may not be more appropriate, as working with the Internet Explorer can be a better option.  Experimentation can be regarded as meaningful exercise, because a browser can radically change the approach, interrelated to internet.

Each of the browsers has its own characteristics and add-ons that you may like or you have never felt the need for using these.

The choice of using internet browsers is unrestrained. The most widely used are Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, but it would be practically non-viable to unearth the diamond in the jagged.

The below is a small list to help you in your browsing journey, and optimistically it will enhance your joy of using internet.

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Happy Birthday To Google Chrome

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Looking back in time makes you wonder how things have changed over time. Likewise, after Google Chrome’s second anniversary, if we look back then it could be said how much has changed in such less span of time. The idea of a multiprocessor flourished at the time when there was no HTML5, pathetic JavaScript support, which was why the idea remained a mere project. However now with the great advancement in connectivity, in two years span, browsers have taken on a whole new dimension. Google Chrome is exactly that browser that has taken on the browsing world by storm with its trendy and easy to use features. Its been two years now and we celebrate Google Chrome’s birthday with the hope of getting to see its Chrome 6 version releasing soon for users to enjoy a fantastic browsing experience.

Since its introduction in the market as a beta version, major developments have been such as, customized new tab page, browser themes, side by side view, password manager, better privacy controls, built in Adobe Flash Player, Autofill, Automatic Translation, HTML5 capabilities and synchronization of various things.

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Ways To Test Your Browser’s Security

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Keeping your browser should be your main priority while surfing. This is the case because  like any other piece of software, Web browsers also contain vulnerabilities. People who benefit from this are cyber criminals or in other words hackers who like vulnerabilities. There are 5 websites which work towards keeping browsers safe and free. To do this, they evaluate the weakness and strength of the browser so determine who easily could someone’s information be accessed.

Therefore if you wish to make your browsing secure then these 5 sites might be of your help.

1. Browserscope

The first thing which you might notice after logging onto the website is that it would show the test results for all the browsers which could be compared. Since this post is about Web-browser security, there we should more likely focus on the security tab. After this the website would help evaluate the safety of your browser.

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Opera Mini For iPhone Crosses One Million Downloads

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Just as Opera’s browser got accepted by Apple, the iPhone application got downloaded 1,023,380 times within 24 hours of its release. Currently, Opera Mini is the number one iPhone app in the 22 featured Apple App Stores on their site.

Finally launched on 14 April, Apple took three weeks to approve the program for iPhone, although it is already being used by other mobile phones.

The Opera Mini browser can provide almost six times faster download speed as compared to Apple’s own browser. It can also cut data traffic up to 90 percent. Moreover, the biggest advantage of Opera Mini is that all kinds of videos are supported, even Flash or sites like YouTube. This is due to the fact that the video is first rendered on the server and then sent to the device.

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Top Seven Apps For Nexus One

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The long awaited Google phone, Nexus One, successfully fulfilled all our expectations. Just as predicted, it is giving the iPhone a tough time, appearing as its competitor.

It has now acquired a large share in the market. So here is a list of the top seven applications that will make your Nexus One more useful.

1. Dialer One

This app a good substitute for the stock dialer present in Nexus One. It enables the user to search for a contact using dialpad alphabets, giving details about the last call logs, which can be set by the user by specifying the time period ranging from 1 week to unlimited entries.

2. Gesture Search

This clever little app lets you write on the screen with your finger when you want to search for a contact and feel too lazy to use the keyboard. You can also configure it to work with the browser, apps and music folders.

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Opera Introduces Mini 5 and Mobile 10 Browsers

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New more efficient, Mini 5 and Mobile 10 mobile web browsers have recently been introduced by Opera. These browsers have been designed especially to compress the data that is sent to a phone, by up to 90 percent. This will not only speed up the brows time, it will also result in lowered bills for pay-by-byte customers.

Both the browsers are now available for free downloads and are compatible with a wide range of mobile phones operating systems, which include Google’s Android and RIM’s BlackBerry.

According to Opera CEO Lars Boilesen, the needs and wants of their 50-million-plus users, have been kept in mind while designing this browser. Great emphases has been made on speed, desktop-like functionality and data savings in the new mobile browsers, making it much easier for everyone to surf, search and socialize on the Web.

Google Voice for iPhone and Palm WebOS

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Google has finally released a new Google Voice mobile web app for iPhone OS 3.0 and higher and Palm Web OS devices, utilizing the power of HTML5.

The new web app lets you access a streamlined version of your Google Voice inbox. Moreover, the app also lets you display your Google Voice number as the outbound caller ID. You can now send and receive text messages for free, and place international calls at lo rates offered by the Google Voice.

Having a direct contact access, Google Voice’s new web app provides super-quick, as-you-type access to your Google Contacts.

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