A couple of videos on how the Internet works
How the Internet Works in 5 Minutes - YouTube
The Internet Explained - YouTube
Wireless Internet will never work as well as cabled connections, but it is very reliable too
Video: How Well Does Wireless Internet Work | eHow.com
Note: DNS ( Domain Name System
, or DNS
) simple gives the IP addresses their word names as IP address numbers are too difficult to remember....It's like your computer's GPS for the Internet.
It allows a member to type names like Help2Go instead of trying to remember the actual IP Address number
Its basic job is to turn a user-friendly domain name
like "howstuffworks.com" into an Internet Protocol (IP) address
like 22.214.171.124 that computers use to identify each other on the network.