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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Summary: The Ministry of Interior has called for protecting children from the risks posed by the Internet and urged parents to understand their children's curiosity in surfing the Net.
Using Latin letters in surfing the net opens the door for different alternatives so using Arabic letters in surfing the net will make the access to website much easier.
Apparently we spend half of our waking hours watching television, talking on mobile phones, sending texts and surfing the net.
"These awards show that PBH's online presence is being effective while supporting the Fruits & Veggies-More Matters national public health initiative."The Food Champs Web site was recently reviewed in the "Surfing the Net with Kids" nationally syndicated newspaper column.
She's versed at surfing the net even though sightless, so when a Japanese researcher develops a new signal-processing implant that could give her sight, based on Net access, she seems the perfect person to experiment with.
Myton has recently registered to benefit from the online fundraising tool www.everyclick.com - a way in which people can support the hospice simply by surfing the net.
A studio source tells me: "She has been emailing from Hawaii about booking time in London so she can start recording the day after she gets back." Turn the Blackberry off, stop surfing the net and emailing and do some real surfing,Tash!
The survey, by social networking site Yoursphere.co.uk, said that kids as young as nine are surfing the net out of their parents' view.
"There are a lot of people surfing the net for general advice who want to and can self-manage their injury, but also need access to a physio to provide some specialist advice."
Suddenly, surfing the net has become one of everyone's favorite ways to make a difference when it comes to the health of the planet- and the people on it!
Mr Michael came across the idea of selling his skin as a billboard when he was surfing the net.
While we wish this film was all about grans surfing the net, it's not.
Surfing the Net, I happened to find Wayne Turk's article on the subject [Defense AT & L, March-April, 2007].
The survey of 1,000 adults, also revealed: Women are three times more likely than men to wake their partners and moan about not being able to sleep; Methods for getting back to sleep include watching TV, surfing the net and doing housework; Night-time worries are particularly acute in January following the stress of Christmas overspending.
We chased up BT and are happy to report Heather is now surfing the net, trouble-free.