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surf the Web

To look at Web pages by clicking on links from one page to another or by using search engines. Before the Web, the information on the Internet was "surfed" via Archie, Gopher, WAIS and other search facilities that are now long forgotten. See surfing and how to access the Internet.
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The university has tested Cingular's 8125 smart phone, which allows students to make cell phone calls or, when in a WiFi hot zone, surf the web and view streaming video.
Passengers who pack their own laptop can now use it to check their e-mail or surf the web aboard any Princess Cruises' ship.
to surf the Web for news for an hour or so and then "blogs" for a couple of hours.
The CF62T features a curvy, loop antenna, which enhances the device's thin, lightweight design, both the external black-and-white display screen and the internal color one are bright and clear, which is a plus if you plan to surf the Web or send text messages.
Jonathan Poole, aged 14, a pupil at Foxford School, Grange Road, and Natasha Pine, 13, from Caludon Castle School, Axholme Road, excelled at teaching their grandparents how to surf the web.
He said, 'I am now able to be at home and surf the web to get all the information I need.
The much-heralded "dot-kids" domain, designed to give children a safe place to surf the Web, has generated precious little interest among content providers, the Washington Post reports.
The Las Vegas Convention Center is now equipped as a Wi Fi Zone, so PMA 2004 attendees can check their email or surf the Web using laptops or mobile devices without having to find a wired Internet connection.
It cuts to the chase for those too busy to surf the web.
While no comprehensive survey has been completed, it is evident that more youth camps are allowing campers to go online to communicate with home and surf the Web for information either as part of a program activity or during free time.
The service allows patients to stay connected with friends and family via e-mail, keep up with news, sports and weather, surf the Web or playing games, or get, medical information from their doctor, said Brian Bell, director of marketing.
"In Georgia, some students may have to research their class projects or surf the Web on aging and inefficient computers.