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How LiFi could transform broadband

How LiFi could transform broadband

On: Sunday, 2 December, 2018
By now, most of us are familiar with the concept of Wireless Fidelity, or WiFi. Domestic and commercial broadband internet is underpinned by wireless data transmitted across the radio frequency spectrum via dedicated routers, usually at eit...
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How to spot a phishing email

How to spot a phishing email

On: Saturday, 1 December, 2018
“Greetings of the day! I am Nigerian PRINCE, and I have named you the benefiter of a legacy inherited to me of $17,500,000.” So begins a typical phishing email, of the sort we’ve all received at one time or another. We tend to dismiss...
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On trial: Is Sky Broadband any good?

On trial: Is Sky Broadband any good?

On: Wednesday, 28 November, 2018
More UK households now have streaming media subscriptions than conventional pay TV services, but rumours of the broadcasters’ demise have been greatly exaggerated. Virgin Media subscriber levels have held steady over the last five years, ...
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What do quoted broadband speeds actually mean?

What do quoted broadband speeds actually mean?

On: Monday, 26 November, 2018
When you consider computers and the internet are powered entirely by the binary programming system of zeroes and ones, the systems of measurement seem unduly complex. Few people could confidently explain the difference between bits and byte...
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How to set up a home office

How to set up a home office

On: Sunday, 25 November, 2018
The internet has had a seismic effect on modern living, and nowhere more so than in the growth of flexible working arrangements. Cloud hosting, video calling and collaborative software tools make it easier than ever to be productive outside...
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A user’s guide to Powerline adaptors

A user’s guide to Powerline adaptors

On: Wednesday, 14 November, 2018
Apart from telling people to Turn It Off And Turn It On Again, tech support teams are notorious for asking whether a computer is hardwired to the broadband router. It’s often the first question you’ll be asked when phoning your broadban...
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Tips for managing online passwords

Tips for managing online passwords

On: Monday, 12 November, 2018
It’s fair to say passwords have become something of a hindrance to online browsing these days. Cybercrime has driven website administrators to impose increasingly draconian requirements for identifying ourselves as legitimate account hold...
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