Internet addiction linked to ADHD, depression in teens

Joaquina Erdmann

(Health.com) — Some children and teens are more likely than their peers to become addicted to the Internet, and a new study suggests it’s more likely to happen if kids are depressed, hostile, or have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or social phobia.

Teenagers who use the Internet so much that it interferes with everyday life and decision-making may be addicted.

Teenagers who use the Internet so much that it interferes with everyday life and decision-making may be addicted.

Although an Internet addiction is not an official diagnosis, signs of a potential problem include using the Internet so much for game playing or other purposes that it interferes with everyday life and decision-making ability. (The diagnosis is being considered for the 2012 edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the “bible” of mental ailments published by the American Psychiatric Association).

Past research suggests that 1.4 percent to 17.9 percent of adolescents are addicted to the Internet, with percentages higher in Eastern nations than in Western nations,

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The Internet of Everything Will Impact Everything, Including Your Next Tech Job

Joaquina Erdmann

The Internet of Everything (IoE) is having an enormous impact on business. This phenomenon is completely reinventing the way businesses operate. It is bringing  productivity and competitiveness to higher levels along with opening up many doors to new and exciting opportunities. Companies that are more recently harnessing the power of IoE are excited to realize that it will impact their overall business strategy, not just their technology.

When it comes to IoE, it is important to think transformationally in order to understand what the connected devices involved will be and what business opportunities they will create. A major change to the tech job landscape is just one big aspect of these new business opportunities materializing. In fact, 86% of 1,400 business leaders surveyed by Accenture think that the industrial Internet of Everything will be a net creator of jobs. As IoE takes center stage, a host of new jobs will

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Best web browsers | Top Ten Reviews

Joaquina Erdmann

The best internet browser isn’t necessarily the default one that comes with your device. Whether you’re looking for faster web browsing or more security while you’re online, we’ll help you choose the right internet browser in this guide. 

After more than 80 hours of research and testing, we came to the conclusion that Mozilla Firefox is the best internet browser for most people. It boasts fast page loads, quick navigation and, most importantly, secure browsing. We tested each web browser’s default security settings using live malware, and Firefox correctly stopped more malicious downloads – and warned of more dangerous websites – than any other popular web browser. 

However, there are a number of very good browsers to choose between, and the right one for you will depend on your requirements. You’ll find our pick of the best internet browsers below.

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Broadband on 2degrees | Get $200 Joining Credit

Joaquina Erdmann

General:

  • *Fair Use Policy applies. Standard NZ & Australian landline calls.
  • $15 delivery charge applies if receiving a 2degrees modem and/or 2degrees Home Phone.
  • Additional charges may apply to non-standard installations.
  • Standard fibre connection is up to 100/20Mbps. Stated speeds are based on theoretical maximums, and actual speeds will vary.
  • To get the best possible performance with 2degrees Ultra-fast Fibre, we recommend:
  • Using a high-spec modem, such as a 2degrees Modem.
  • A high-spec laptop or PC cabled directly into your modem with an Ethernet cable, and ensure all your laptop or PC’s drivers are up to date, and nothing else is running on the internet connection at the same time.
  • The latest version of your browser.
  • Accessing the internet over a wired connection.
  • Unlimited* NZ and Australia Landline Calling includes direct dial calls made from your home phone to standard landlines in NZ and Australia (excludes chargeable calls, e.g. calling
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    50 Examples of Responsive Web Design (plus 1)

    Joaquina Erdmann

    Nowadays, it’s not only important to develop your clients’ websites to look good on all browsers, and on PC and MAC, it’s also a must that websites are viewable on tablets and mobile devices. A lot of people opt for making one version of their site for desktop and another for mobile. Others choose Responsive Design, a mix of fluid grids and layouts, flexible images and an intelligent use of CSS media queries. There are quite a few sites dedicated to lending a hand with responsive gridsGridpak, CSSGrid,  Skeleton and SimpleGrid, just to name a few. Here are 50 (plus 1) examples of responsive websites.

    • CSS Tricks


      CSS Tricks

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    • Smashing Magazine


      Smashing Magazine

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    • Deux Huit Huit


      Deux Huit Huit

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    • Rally Interactive


      Rally Interactive

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    • Solo


      Solo

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    • Trent Walton


      Trent Walton

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    • Andersson-Wise Architects


      Andersson-Wise Architects

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    • The Work Cycle


      The Work Cycle

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    Adblock Plus pour Internet Explorer

    Joaquina Erdmann

    Adblock Plus est un module gratuit (open source) de Internet Explorer dont la fonctionnalité principale est de bloquer toutes les publicités intempestives et bien sûr les bannières publicitaires.



    Principales fonctionnalités

    Adblock Plus supprime de manière définitive toutes les publicités indésirables que vous pourrez trouver sur le Web. Il est extrêmement efficace contre toutes les bannières et les pop-up ou les vidéo intempestives. Il reste fonctionnel quel que soit le site que vous voulez visiter, même si il s’agit de YouTube ou de Facebook. Vous pourrez en prime configurer vous-même l’extension en y entrant les liens des publicités que vous souhaiterez bloquer (en choisissant parmi une liste prédéfinie). De plus en plus de sites Web vivent grâce à la publicité, alors certains éditeurs ont paramétré leurs propres règles permettant à Adblock Plus de différencier les publicités qui sont , selon ces mêmes éditeurs “acceptables” de celles qui ne le sont en

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