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To: Sub-Driver
"Every Internet-connected computer, smartphone, car, gadget and gizmo is assigned a four-digit IP address"

Hard to believe there's only 9,999 devices connected to the internet out there.

16 posted on 01/26/2011 12:33:00 PM PST by Lost Highway (I don't know what the world may need but a V8 engines a good start for me)
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To: Lost Highway
Maybe this will help you.
19 posted on 01/26/2011 12:40:21 PM PST by TexasPatriot1 ("Tyranny is defined as that which legal for the government but illegal for the citizenry" Jefferson)
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To: Lost Highway

“Hard to believe there’s only 9,999 devices connected to the internet out there”

Well that “Internet Thing” is the next big thing don’t you know...


27 posted on 01/26/2011 1:21:24 PM PST by Syntyr (Happiness is two at low eight!)
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To: Lost Highway

“Hard to believe there’s only 9,999 devices connected to the internet out there.”

You can’t expect Fox to publish a technically accurate article, can you?

It’s 4 bytes, not digits, yielding 2**32 addresses which is 4294967296, and still not enough!


28 posted on 01/26/2011 1:28:38 PM PST by devere
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