Posts Tagged: internet

Amazon EC2

I’ve been meaning to post about this for some time now, but haven’t had a chance. I was really excited last Thursday when I read about Amazon’s new web service called “Elastic Compute Cloud” or EC2 for short. After seeing what they did with S3, I was particularly interested in the how EC2 would fit… Reads more »

Internet Explorer 7 RC1

Internet Explorer 7 Release Candidate 1 was released today by Microsoft. This is supposed to be the last test release before the final version of IE7 is made public, though more release candidates could be added depending on the feedback Microsoft recieves. I hope someone from Microsoft reads this post. I just installed the browser,… Reads more »

New Speed Test Service

Another tool gets Web 2.0-ified (well sort of, it’s just Flash, though it is marked beta). No longer are speed tests boring! Thanks to Speedtest.net, you get an interactive map and speedometer-like gauges to see how fast your Internet connection is. From Blog Esoterica: The site allows you to select servers to ping from around… Reads more »