A few misc tips and tools about domain names and websites.
whois is a tool to find out tech info about domain names. On a unix command line, you can just type for example “whois example.com”. For good web based ones, see:
For web site popularity, demograph, trustworthiness, the best few are:
|Wikipedia article||Site Home Page||Alexa Rank||Purpose|
|WOT: Web of Trust||mywot.com||4784||site safety|
The following are some more, mostly focusing on SEO report. Though, i haven't verified their quality. Be careful of scams.
A popular site for testing your connection speed is: http://www.speedtest.net/
Today, your browser sends all sort of information. Even if you turn cookies off, or flash cookies off, you can still be identified. For example, your browser send out what font you have installed, your screen dimension, what plugins you have. If you turn off the “user agent” info in your browser, that makes you more unique. Wanna know what sort of info it sends? See: https://panopticlick.eff.org/index.php.