Google has just announced it’s public DNS service with some easy to remember IP addresses: 22.214.171.124 and 126.96.36.199. Google think by using their DNS it’ll make the web faster.
What is DNS? It’s short for Domain Name System, a sort of phone book for the internet. It turns your website name (ie www.solvd.co.uk) into a number that’s understood by computers and network equipment. Find out more at Wikipedia.