As 2018 draws to an end, most households in Britain will have at least one internet-connected present under their Christmas tree.
Some families will have a slew of online devices wrapped up for the 25th, as web connectivity transforms every...
It’s hard to overstate the significance of Windows XP.
Launched by Microsoft in 2001 to replace the unsuccessful Millennium Edition, XP remained the world’s most widely used operating system until Windows 7 finally surpassed it in 2012....
Hands up if you changed your default broadband password when switching to your current internet service provider?
If your arms haven’t become airborne, you’re not alone.
Less than one in five of us will ever change the default broadband...
The search term “stream from laptop to TV” reveals 157 million Google results, which suggests there’s a large market for displaying PC and Mac content on a larger screen.
Fortunately, there are various ways to export a laptop’s cont...
The technical nature of computing generates a huge amount of internet jargon, which quickly becomes confusing.
If you don’t know your HTML from your HTTP, our guide to internet jargon might make sense of the terms casually bandied around ...
Working from home is a privilege enjoyed by increasing numbers of people, as cloud computing enables us to work remotely.
However, an effective day’s work requires something more powerful than an iPad.
Home working is only really viable u...
The topic of broadband router quality rarely arises when investigating new internet service providers.
Cost and line speed tend to hog the headlines, followed by more nebulous issues like customer service.
Some companies don’t even provid...
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...
“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...
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, ...