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What’s coming to Netflix this summer 1

What’s coming to Netflix this summer

On: Thursday, 14 June, 2018
The sun is shining, ice-cream aplenty, the sound of leather on willow echoes across village greens and our thoughts naturally turn to box sets. Netflix, with its $8 billion budget for programming, this summer is packed with new series, film...
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Footy fever: where to watch

Footy fever: where to watch

On: Friday, 1 June, 2018
With our multi-faceted, multi-channel viewing world we live in there are now many ways and means to watch June’s forthcoming World Cup. Coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup will be split, as is tradition between the BBC and ITV and all mat...
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Facebook fraud: how to spot a fake account

Facebook fraud: how to spot a fake account

On: Monday, 21 May, 2018
Despite measures taken by Facebook to reduce the plague of fake accounts on its platform users are still being targeted by scammers and ‘undesirable’ accounts continue to grow rapidly. Facebook themselves estimate there are as many as 8...
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How is the broadband network performing?

How is the UK broadband network performing?

On: Monday, 21 May, 2018
Like most countries around the world, the UK’s online infrastructure has experienced significant growing pains over the last twenty years. Broadband has evolved to replace dial-up modem connections, outlasting unsuccessful experiments...
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Don’t fall for a tech support scam

Don’t fall for a tech support scam

On: Monday, 21 May, 2018
We’ve all been there. You get a phone call claiming to be from a Microsoft tech support team saying your computer urgently needs fixing. Their persuasive, seemingly legitimate and if you’re not on the ball you can end up with an infecte...
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How will GDPR affect me?

How will GDPR affect my online activities?

On: Tuesday, 15 May, 2018
By now, you’ve almost certainly heard people talking about GDPR. The General Data Protection Regulation is a European Union policy designed to defend consumer data, and ensure personal details aren’t permanently stored in corporate data...
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Deciphering Broadband Jargon

Deciphering broadband industry jargon

On: Wednesday, 9 May, 2018
To the uninitiated, broadband jargon often seems unnecessarily complicated. Something as simple as whether a letter is upper-case or lower-case can have a significant impact. Then there’s the confusing nature of the broadband industry its...
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At last Google launches a new redesigned Gmail

At last Google launches a new redesigned Gmail

On: Tuesday, 8 May, 2018
It has been 14 years since its launch, but Google has finally rolled-out its new, redesigned Gmail for desktop and mobile in what commentators say is the most significant single upgrade in Gmail’s history. The redesign offers plenty of ne...
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What you need to know about Phishing

What you need to know about ‘Phishing’

On: Monday, 23 April, 2018
As online security has improved and modern devices incorporate greater protection against cybercrime, criminals are becoming more cunning. One of the leading methods of online fraud now involves persuading people to voluntarily surrender th...
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