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This tool helps you check your computer's IP address, or phone. This tool does not require you to do anything, just open this page, you can see what your IP address is.

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What is IP address?

No doubt you've heard the term the "IP address." Unless you are a techie, but you probably will not have more than what is actually the IP address or it is a hazy concept works. Let's explore this concept.

An IP address is a modern computer technology is designed to allow a computer (or other digital device) via the Internet and other attractive product communications. IP address location allows billions of Internet-connected digital device is accurately positioned and identified from other devices. In the same sense, someone needs your email address to send you a letter, a remote computer needs your IP address to communicate with your computer.

"IP" stands for Internet Protocol, and therefore IP address is an Internet Protocol address. What does that mean? Internet Protocol is a set of management and Internet activities to promote action on various World Wide Web to complete the rule. Thus, an Internet protocol address systematically developed interconnected grid by determining the parties initiating device and a variety of network destinations, making two-way communication may be a part of dominant online communication.

IP address consists of four numbers, each of which contains one to three digits, (.) Separated by a single point each number or group of numbers. Every four numbers ranging from 0 to 255. The following is the IP address may seem like an example: 78.125.0.209. This seemingly innocuous group of four digits, it makes you and me to send and retrieve data in our Internet connection, to ensure that our information, and our data and key data requests we have requested, would Internet reaches its proper destination. Without such a digital protocol for sending and receiving data in the World Wide Web it is impossible.

IP addresses can be static or dynamic. Static IP address does not change. Them as a permanent Internet address, and made available to the remote computer contact your simple and reliable manner. Static IP address leak some information, such as continents, countries, regions and cities, which the computer is located; ISP's (Internet Service Provider) services in that specific computer; and such precise latitude and longitude of national technical information, as well as regional settings of the computer. Many sites offer IP address lookup service to visitors, free of charge. If you want to know your IP address, you can perform a Google search to find these sites.

Dynamic IP address is temporary, each time a computer to access the Internet distribution. They in effect, from the IP address is shared among the various computer pool to borrow. Because of the limited number of available static IP addresses, many ISP to retain part of its assigned address in this way for users to share between them. This reduces costs and allows them to service or may be far more than their users.

Static IP addresses are generally preferable for VOIP (Voice over Internet Protocol), online games, or any other purpose, you need to make it easy for others to find and connect to their computer. Easy access can also be used through the use of dynamic DNS services so that dynamic IP addresses of other computers, to find you, even though you may use a temporary, one-time offer convenient IP address. This often results in additional costs of work, however, so check with your ISP.

Static IP address is considered somewhat less secure than a dynamic IP address, because they are easier to track for data mining purposes. However, with the Internet security practices can help mitigate this potential problem, and keep your computer secure no matter what type of IP addresses.

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