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News Rover Usenet News Reader

With an overabundance of Usenet news readers, it can be challenging to choose a suitable one for your needs. This applies in particular for the newbies who find the list overwhelming. With the news readers having various functionalities, some favoring the seasoned Usenet users and others the veterans; we came across an interesting one called News Rover. In this article we discuss the rich features...[Read More]

Easynews Web Access or NNTP Usenet Access

While most people enjoy access to Usenet, most never wonder what protocol they are using to access the network. Usenet primarily supports two types of connections, the web connection or through the NNTP application protocol. In most scenarios, the method you use doesn’t matter, but there comes that time when knowing the difference between this two approaches is critical. Below we look at wha...[Read More]

Understanding Usenet & NZB

Understanding Usenet & NZB Usenet is a great service for finding what you are looking for. The good thing about this platform is that it offers excellent reliability and speed that you are not likely to find in other similar platforms. This is a quick guide to help you understand Usenet & NZB files. Instead of dwelling a lot on the history of Usenet and NZB, let us diverge how important it...[Read More]

Usenet Global Search

Usenet does not enjoy the luxury of having its content indexed in the major search engine. If you have attempted to find content on Usenet, you have probably had to endure the headache of the limited search engines, which are compatible with the technology. Below we have compiled a list depicting the possible ways at your disposal for finding Usenet content. Searching for content on Usenet 1. Usen...[Read More]

Free Web Usenet

Browse FREE Usenet Newsgroups The Usenet stands for “user’s network”, & is sometimes called “the newsgroups”. Usenet newsgroups are thousands of virtual bulletin boards on a wide range of different subjects obtainable around the world. Someone with access to the Net can post a message to any newsgroup, read any message, & post a response to any message, making...[Read More]

What is Usenet

What is Usenet? How Does it Work? One of the most fabulous facts about Usenet is that it is not part of any organization, or has any sort of centralized network management authority. In fact, it is part of Usenet lore that except for a technical description, you cannot define what it is; you can only say what it is not. At the risk of sounding stupid, one might define Usenet as a collaboration of ...[Read More]

Internet Discussion groups

Welcome to Newsgroups.com Usenet newsgroups are Internet discussion groups on just about any topic you can imagine. There are more than 50,000 newsgroups, and more are added all the time. The first way students and scientists using ARPANet (early version of the Internet) started sharing their interests and hobbies was to create newsgroups. In newsgroups students and scientists placed information a...[Read More]

History of Usenet

History of Usenet? The idea of network news was born in 1979 when two graduate students, Tom Truscott and Jim Ellis, thought of using UUCP to connect machines for the purpose of information exchange among users. They set up a tiny network of two machines in North Carolina. Initially, traffic was handled by a number of shell scripts (later rewritten in C), but they were seldom released to the publi...[Read More]