Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.

Tagged #internet


Useful for stopping network access for selected services on your Mac when tethered to a mobile.

Ofcom: Smartphones are now the most important internet device in UK

The study found that a third (33 percent) of U.K. Internet users now view their smartphones as an important device for going online, compared to 30 percent who are still sticking with their laptops […] Two-thirds (66 percent) of people in the U.K. now own a smartphone, with Brits’ using their mobiles for nearly two hours per day.

Social media usage up 159% in the UK

…and now accounts for almost 23% of time spent on the internet in the UK

Bad ISPs

A list of ISPs that shape traffic or do other nasty things to their customers’ internet connection

HTTP Client - Mac Developer Tool for HTTP Debugging

Includes option to follow/ignore redirects

Stoooopid .... why the Google generation isn’t as smart as it thinks

Attention spans waning, distractions increasing, kids interested only in gossip. We’re doomed! Doomed!

The Twat-O-Tron

Similar to Chris Applegate’s Daily Mail-o-matic, generate your own Middle Englander, right-wing, bigoted, small-minded, illiterate comments.


Free DNS, Static DNS, Dynamic DNS, URL Redirection

Down for everyone or just me?

Find out if a site is reachable from an external network

Country Network Allocations with Netmasks Included

Shows IP ranges/netmasks for each country. Updated daily.

Ninja Proxy | Fast, free, anonymous web browsing with

Web-based proxy - How to create a secure (HTTPS) OS X webserver

17 Web 2.0 Sites Optimized for Your Wii

glTail.rb - realtime logfile visualization

Watches logfiles (Apache, Rails, IIS, MySQL, etc.) and displays pretty effects

ishida >> blog » Personal names around the world 1

My conclusion from this: apps should ask for a full name and then what you’d like to be called if possible.

Opera Mini™ 4 beta

W3Counter - Global Web Stats

A VC: Really Simple Stealing

Download RSS feeds, pump them into a blog engine, add adsense/linkage = profit!