OpenDNS.com Servers are one of the best ways to increase your Internet speed by a huge margin. As discussed it is one of the competitors to Google DNS.
There is a complete explanation about how Open DNS works at this OpenDNS wiki page. For a normal Internet user OpenDNS.com simply helps you by speeding up the process of loading websites by storing and delivering a copy of every website from OpenDNS servers.
If you are a geek all you need to do is change your DNS server address as:
More than 20,000,000 Homes, Business, Schools, Organizations use OpenDNS for faster Internet access and also for security purposes. Some of the main reason why OpenDNS servers is used are:
1) Faster Internet access
2) Website filtering based on content
3) Phishing protection to help secure your data
https://store.opendns.com/get/basic (OpenDNS is free for personal use)
In order to use Open DNS you don’t have to signup but if you do you can control the way OpenDNS works for example blocking adult websites and such.
If you are stuck with something while using Open DNS then check out their support page @ http://www.opendns.com/support
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