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How do remote computer connections work?

How do remote computer connections work?

On: Friday, 12 October, 2018
We’ve traditionally viewed desktop computers as standalone machines, but the advent of cloud computing has changed everything. Today, we stream movies and music online, use computers for socialising and communicating, and even access prog...
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How to safely shop online this Christmas

How to safely shop online this Christmas

On: Monday, 8 October, 2018
We’d like to apologise for the use of the C-word in this article’s title. Unfortunately, whether you care to admit it or not, we’re now well and truly into the commercial gold rush of activity preceding December 25th. October has beco...
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Easy ways to spot broadband problems

Easy ways to spot broadband problems

On: Saturday, 6 October, 2018
Like intermittent faults on a car, or periodic glitches on a smartphone, broadband problems aren’t always consistent. This makes identifying them a challenge. The frustration of a malfunctioning internet connection is amplified by an inab...
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Explaining the concept of mesh WiFi

Explaining the concept of mesh WiFi

On: Friday, 28 September, 2018
There are often two main challenges with getting domestic devices online. The first involves disappointing line speeds achieved by Fibre To The Cabinet internet connections, where slow copper cabling completes data’s journey from server t...
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How to explore the Dark Web safely

How to explore the Dark Web safely

On: Friday, 28 September, 2018
A few weeks ago, we explained the key differences between the Deep Web and the Dark Web. In essence, the Deep Web is a repository for information not meant to be publicly seen – draft blogs, product databases, online banking portals and s...
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Comparing the UK's streaming media providers 1

Comparing the UK’s streaming media providers

On: Monday, 17 September, 2018
We live in a golden age of film and television, thanks to the wonders of broadband internet connectivity. Streaming media providers from around the world have descended on the UK, trying to attract subscribers with exclusive content and ori...
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Are you overpaying for broadband?

Are you overpaying for broadband?

On: Sunday, 16 September, 2018
In recent months, widely different figures have been bandied around regarding the number of people overpaying for broadband services. While MoneySavingExpert.com claims 6.5 million people are paying more than they need to, the Guardian rece...
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What do I do if my broadband is unreliable

What do I do if my broadband is unreliable?

On: Wednesday, 12 September, 2018
Thirty years ago, we lived in fear of power cuts, or the family car refusing to start in the morning. Today’s technology nightmares tend to revolve around the absence of broadband. Since the turn of the millennium, rapid and dependable in...
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