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What type of fibre broadband do I need?

What type of fibre broadband do I need?

On: Saturday, 4 May, 2019
For many UK households, broadband makes a real difference to the occupants’ quality of life, which explains why speeds typically increase by 30 to 40 per cent each year. The recent roll-out of fibre optic broadband is great news, since it...
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Which is the best web browser?

On: Friday, 3 May, 2019
The importance of web browsers in daily life can’t be overstated. These undervalued software packages are deliberately minimalist to reduce installation and loading times. They’re charged with translating program code into on-screen dat...
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The latest phishing trends

The latest phishing trends

On: Tuesday, 30 April, 2019
The link between fraudulent email spamming and the sedentary pastime of fishing initially seems tenuous. However, phishing is actually a fitting name for unsolicited messages claiming to be from a reputable company. Like its phonetic namesa...
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Which smart speakers should I consider buying?

Which smart speakers should I consider buying?

On: Monday, 29 April, 2019
The breakneck pace of technological evolution is reflected in the growth of virtual assistants. Just a few years ago, looking up information involved tapping search strings into Google, while listening to music remained the preserve of down...
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Consumer rights under Ofcom protections

Consumer rights under Ofcom protections

On: Saturday, 27 April, 2019
You wouldn’t really want Ofcom’s job. The UK’s communications regulator has the thankless task of overseeing a broadband industry in constant flux, with evolving infrastructure and changing patterns of usage. Consumer protection const...
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Should I set up an email account with my ISP?

Should I set up an email account with my ISP?

On: Friday, 26 April, 2019
Despite predictions that social media and encrypted messaging platforms would kill it off, email remains central to our lives. We use email addresses to log into online accounts, and to reset our account passwords when we forget them. Email...
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