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Should I buy a laptop or a tablet?

Should I buy a laptop or a tablet?

On: Wednesday, 27 February, 2019
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...
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How do I complain about my broadband provider?

On: Monday, 25 February, 2019
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...
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The best video streaming services

The best video streaming services

On: Sunday, 17 February, 2019
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...
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Tips for reducing broadband renewal costs

Tips for reducing broadband renewal costs

On: Friday, 15 February, 2019
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...
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Essential attributes in a new computer

Essential attributes in a new computer

On: Sunday, 10 February, 2019
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 ...
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Ten tips for switching broadband providers

Ten tips for switching broadband providers

On: Friday, 8 February, 2019
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 ...
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The best cloud storage services

The best cloud storage services

On: Wednesday, 6 February, 2019
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 ...
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How to claim under the Better Broadband Scheme

How to claim under the Better Broadband Scheme

On: Monday, 4 February, 2019
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...
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