It’s hard to imagine a world without tablets, yet this decade began without a real alternative to desktop and laptop computers.
When Apple’s iPad debuted in April 2010, the heavy and cumbersome nature of many contemporary laptops was th... Read More
You might expect that our increasing adoption of (and reliance on) high-speed internet services would have caused a gradual year-on-year increase in broadband complaints.
In fact, the opposite is true.
Ofcom data released last November reve... Read More
Video streaming services are one of the 21st century’s many welcome technological developments.
In a single generation, we’ve evolved from renting movies at our local Blockbuster to having a wealth of cinematic and televisual entertainm... Read More
For a supposedly digital society, we still seem to accumulate a huge volume of paperwork every year.
Bookshelves across the nation are groaning under the weight of policy brochures, T&C documents and renewal letters.
Given the number an... Read More
It’s easy to forget how crude televisions were in the 20th century.
They passively piped information into our homes at a time of the broadcasters’ choosing, and interactivity was limited to turning the channel and volume dials.
In the 1... Read More
If you thought hard drives and desktop monitors would be obsolete by the third decade of the 21st century, prepare to be surprised.
In 2018, 95 million desktop computers were sold worldwide. That’s 60 million units less than in 2010, but ... Read More
The evolution of Netflix from a DVD postal service to an online streaming platform rather encapsulates how our relationship with digital media has changed.
With almost 10 million subscribers, more people now subscribe to Netflix than Sky, d... Read More
Given our dependence on internet connectivity around the home, it’s perhaps surprising more British consumers aren’t considering switching broadband providers.
Published last May, Ofcom’s most recent market analysis document revealed ... Read More
As domestic broadband speeds increase, consumers are increasingly storing digital documents in secure website repositories.
A variety of cloud storage services have evolved to meet our growing need for data storage, ideally accessible from ... Read More
If you live in one of the UK’s major cities, it’s generally possible to take dependable (and reasonably fast) broadband for granted.
Barring unreliable service or technical faults involving your property, urban residents tend to enjoy a... Read More