Google recently released Google Public DNS with the desire of speeding up web surfing for the masses. If you’re not entirely sure what DNS is, head over to Wikipedia and read up. But the question remains – if you, like most people – have your DNS set to automatic (meaning you’re using DNS servers supplied by your internet service provider) or if you’re like me and have embraced OpenDNS, you may be curious whether Google’s new public DNS represents any real improvement in DNS lookups over what you already have.
Well, ExtremeTech ran the numbers, and the results may be surprising. Head on over and take a look!