Internet ISPs and portals pop up every day. Confused, you should be. Here's some cracking sites to get you started. Select the area you are interested in - or just peruse them all.
Test your broadband speed using Speedtest, the worlds number one broadband speed checker. Launched in 2006, it has performed more than three billion speed tests. The fastest speed average is North Korea with 40 Mb download !
Sickipedia collects the worlds most sick jokes. You can add your own and in return enjoy the offerings of others. Beware though, these are really sick jokes - you won't find the Christmas cracker style. WARNING: May contain bad language and other material which may offend.
Google Plus was launched in 2011 as a social network similar to Facebook. Google has tried to launch these before but this time they seem to be on the right track. One strength is the addition of 'circles' of friends so you can focus your conversations.
Since 1996, Alexa has been collecting and processing information relating to website popularity using it's millions of downloaded toolbars. Alexa lists the top 500 websites on the Internet and allows you to query the ranking of any website URL.
The Wayback Machine is part of the Internet Archive. A nonprofit organisation dedicated to archiving the web. It sounds impossible but it is true. All of the websites on Logolinks have a wayback link. Click on the blue arrow and Select Wayback to see them as they were in the past. See Logolinks in 2000 - yikes!
Originally released in 1994, Netnanny is probably the most highly regarded parental control software available. As of Sep 2009 it's about £20 but it is worth every penny to ensure your children are safe from porn, race-hate and even instant messaging. It's all controlled using a simple interface.
Opera is a free web browser currently in version 10 as of September 2009, first released in 1996. It runs on many operating systems including Windows, Mac, Linux and Solaris. It is right up with the top players.
Freeola is the perfect webhosting solution for personal and small businesses running on a budget. It won't be free if you have another ISP but the prices are really attractive and they have loads of options.
Google, this is the current Demon Pete Gold Star site. Extremely simple with no faffing about or screen clutter, very fast. Returns consistently relevant data by rating sites based on reciprocal links. Nice one
Facebook is the king of social networking sites and enables you to connect and communicate with millions of people over the world. Do not miss this one unless you have a very good reason. We are sure you WILL find someone you know on here!
YouTube was formed in 2005 and has dominated the Internet video sharing market since. This site is a must visit for everyone on the planet and although it is now owned by Google, it is just as valuable in its own right. Almost everything ever produced is recorded on YouTube!!
PayPal is probably the worlds leading email payment system - used by thousands of Internet shopping sites including Ebay. Allows quick and secure credit and debit card payments with ease, highly recommended.
Nochex is the UK number one email payment system. Once registered, it allows you to buy, sell and transfer money over the Internet using your email address, totally securely. To prove it, Logolinks accepts email payments using Nochex.