Monthly Archives: January 2010

Google Public DNS

For most users, DNS lookups are handled automatically through an Internet service provider; they’re not tasks most of us see or devote much thought to. You do have the option, however, of using your own third-party DNS resolver. That’s where Google Public DNS comes in. Google Public DNS is a free, global Domain Name System… Read More »

IPv4 Not Dead Yet

The new year has barely started, but it’s already become apparent that at least one dire prediction about 2010 isn’t going to come to pass. IPv4 address space will not be exhausted in 2010 as the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) had once forecast. But that doesn’t mean that network managers or even consumer electronics… Read More »

Windows 7 “god mode”

To enter “GodMode,”  one need only create a new folder and then rename the folder to the following: GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C} Once that is done, the folder’s icon will change to resemble a control panel and will contain dozens of control options.