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All about .org

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

Probably the most familiar .ORG domain on the web today is http://wikipedia.org. This gTLD was created in 1984 as one of the Internet’s original top-level domains, and has wide-ranging use including open source projects (http://drupal.org/), sports groups (http://www.specialolympics.org/), advocacy (http://www.kiva.org/) and causes (http://www.cbcf.org/). As the third largest gTLD, it is used worldwide, connecting smaller pockets of communities and giving them collective global reach. Public Interest Registry (PIR), the .ORG registry operator since 2003, has embraced social media to support organizations in a wide variety of ways including their YouTube Channel and World Voices events program. Your customers will find all types of videos highlighting the various uses of .ORG. Check out the video below.

.ORG Quick Facts

  • There are more than 7 million .ORG domains around the world.
  • It is the third largest gTLD behind .COM and .NET.
  • PIR (Public Interest Registry) is the registry operator.
  • Anyone can buy this gTLD.
  • They were the official sponsor for the 13th Annual Webby Awards.
  • PIR is actively promoting implementation of Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) for their TLD and signed their zone on June 2, 2009.

.me is about YOU!

Monday, June 1st, 2009

.me is a great domain to talk about YOU. You can register your .me domain over at www.simpledomainnames.co.uk for just £14.99.

.me is great for personalised domains, such as John.me, Bob.me, Mary.me (these could, for example, be used for your own blog or other personal website), is fantastic for a call-to-action domain eg lookat.me, WillYouDate.me, insure.me, Shopfor.me, ChatWith.me, etc and is perfect for social networking eg TheWorldof.me.

Have a look at this video to see why .me is about YOU!

.tel community TelHosting platform update

Friday, May 1st, 2009

Telnic (the people behind the .tel registry) has released Update 57 of the Community TelHosting (CTH) software. The CTH platform, provided and managed by Telnic, can be found at http://telhosting.opensrs.com

Here’s a list of the changes vardenafil and updates being made as a part of this
release:

  • Help videos available from the dashboard
  • Improved mapping layout and usability
  • Improved accuracy of map co-ordinates display
  • Optional disabling of phone number validation (to allow for non-international phone numbers)
  • Ability to create two character folder names (previous limit was three characters)
  • Improved handling of a change of TelFriends account within TelHosting
  • Improved validation of Skype usernames
  • Improved validation of IM usernames
  • Improved handling of friending messages
  • Increased maximum length for keyword labels
  • Case insensitive domain searching within the admin interface

If you haven’t registered your .tel domain yet, head on over to www.simpledomainnames.co.uk!

Manage your .tel domain from your Blackberry (and your iPhone and iPod Touch and from within Microsoft Outlook!)

Sunday, April 26th, 2009

We recently told you about how you could update your .tel domainfrom your iPhone or iPod Touch … well now you can even update your .tel from your Blackberry.

The .tel application for BlackBerry devices with OS 4.1 and later enables you to integrate .tel data into your Address Book. With this application, you can view contact information in .tel domains and save it to your address book.

After installing the application, you will see a new .tel icon on the home screen, and new options in your address book. From the main screen, you can launch the .tel application to do the following:

  • Lookup .tels to view public contact details
  • Import .tel data to your address book
  • Synchronize your contacts with .tel data
  • Manage friend relations
  • Switch between profiles in your .tel domains
  • Adjust .tel application settings

Telnic, the people behind the .tel domain name, have also released an Outlook plugin.

The .tel Outlook Plugin 1.3 enables you to browse public and private contact data in .tel domains, save .tel data as Contacts, and switch between profiles in your own .tel domain in real time.  You’ll be able to:

With this plug-in, you can:

  • View public contact data in .tel domains
  • Save .tel data to your Contacts
  • Update your Contacts with .tel data
  • Log into your TelFriends account to see private data in .tel domains
  • Add your .tel domains and receive friend requests
  • Switch between profiles in your .tel domains
  • Configure Outlook viagra to order to launch custom applications when clicking .tel contact items
  • Configure .tel Plug-in updates

If you haven’t registered your .tel domain yet, head on over to www.simpledomainnames.co.uk!

Update your .tel from your iPhone or iPod Touch

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

My.tel is a brilliant (and free!) iPhone application that lets you manage your information directly from your iPhone or iPod Touch.

The application frees you from using web-based tools to manage your .tel domains. Update your .tel domain before boarding a plane, on a road trip or just to tell your friends which bar you’re in!

Features:

  • Publish your location with an embedded map
  • Update free viagra your status
  • Add, remove, hide or show contact information
  • Add or remove folders and profiles
  • Manage privacy settings
  • Add or remove keywords

Download the .tel iPhone application from iTunes and if you haven’t registered your .tel domain yet, visit www.simpledomainnames.co.uk

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