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Unformatted text preview: Usenet- newsgroup IRC- Internet Realy Chat Blogs Podcast Webcasts How data travels- Client Server (network) Web browser Internet backbone IP Address Web Browser- Software that allows you to access the world wide web 1995- Mosaic Internet Explorer Netscape Navigator Safari Internet Backbone- Main artery of the internet High speed communication lines All internet traffic flows IP Address- Internet Protocol- Unique ID # for internet connected computers 4-part number Whatismyip.com Websites are assigned IP #’s Connecting to the Internet- Dial-up (Modem- modulate/demodulate) Advantages- Cheap Disadvantages- Lack of speed, ties up phone lines Broadband options- DSL (digital subscriber line) ADSL (Asymmetrical) SDSL (Symmetrical) Cable- TV, Fiber Optic Lines, Cable Modem (NIC, USB) Satellite...
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2008 for the course COMP APPS 110 taught by Professor Belowich during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '08