Internet is now almost everywhere in the civilized and half-civilized world available. It's only a question of price and Quality of Service. In my home in Bangkok I suffered from an ever changing quality of my Internet connection. Sometimes it is excellent and sometimes extremely slow with almost unusable VoIP Telephony.
Data Security for Consumers
Gone are those days when people kept their memories on photo albums, filling shelves in their homes. Shelves are being gradually also relieved of transparency trays, video cassettes and other legacy media. All this could be kept on a few SD cards, fitting easily into your trouser's pockets, or, of course more commonly, onto a hard disk. But how safe are the valuable data there?