surf the net


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surf the net

To browse the various content of the Internet. With the ubiquity of affordable smartphones and computers, everyone from seniors to preschoolers is able to surf the net these days. I just worry that he spends too much time surfing the net alone instead of hanging out with other kids his age.
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surf the Net

to browse around in the contents of the Internet. I spend an hour a day or more surfing the Net.
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surf the net

move from site to site on the Internet.
Surf here comes from channel-surfing , the practice of switching frequently between channels on a television set in an attempt to find an interesting programme.
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surf the net

tv. to browse through the offerings of the internet. He surfs the net for three hours each evening.
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Teachers and students can use our custom KNC browser to surf the Net without exposure to inappropriate sites," says Butler, president and CEO.
Photo: (1) From left, Bill Cheesman, Marella Kallinen, Heather Crow and Becky Gilday surf the Net at the Cyber Cafe at Innovations '99 in Burbank.
From Cell Phones which act as a micro PC to PDA's which surf the net and can check your revenue while away from your PC.
The survey found that two out of five users would surf the net more often if it was faster.
HotCall lets you surf the Net and answer your phone at the same time
Now for the first time there is a good look at what the folks who surf the Net under screen names want to do politically.
Line of sight is not required, so the user can make a call and surf the net simultaneously from anywhere in the MVS service area, including the office, home, school, hotel, restaurant, airport, etc.
brokerage, banking and insurance) and cost-control measures to track employees who surf the Net or dial 900 numbers at company expense.
One in five youngsters who surf the Net say they have been disturbed by what they have discovered.