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The drawbacks of satellite broadband

The drawbacks of satellite broadband

On: Tuesday, 16 April, 2019
If you don’t have access to Virgin Media cable services, your choice of TV channels could be increased hugely by installing Sky. Similarly, problems with sluggish internet connections can also be solved with a satellite dish. With 100 per...
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Where did quad-play services come from?

Where did quad-play services come from?

On: Monday, 15 April, 2019
If an internet connection represents a sensible family saloon car, quad-play services are like a chauffeur-driven Rolls-Royce. Everything you could possibly need is at your fingertips, and you don’t really need to think about anything sin...
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Platforms for creating your own website

Platforms for creating your own website

On: Sunday, 14 April, 2019
The first ever website was launched by an American computer company in 1985, and nobody could have predicted at the time how popular this process would become. Today, there are an estimated 1.67 billion sites in existence, of which around 2...
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How safe are online password managers?

How safe are online password managers?

On: Friday, 12 April, 2019
In today’s tech-dominated world, passwords are literally and metaphorically key to our daily lives. Can you remember the last time you passed a day without entering a password into a web browser? Equally, can you imagine what would happe...
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Consumer rights during cooling-off periods

Consumer rights during cooling-off periods

On: Tuesday, 9 April, 2019
Signing up to any service is about trust. You have to trust that a company is going to provide what it promises to deliver. It’s an unfortunate fact that sometimes things can go wrong. That’s why it’s crucial to be aware of your consu...
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Resolving domestic broadband blackspots

Resolving domestic broadband blackspots

On: Friday, 5 April, 2019
If you live in a studio flat, domestic broadband blackspots are what the late science fiction author Douglas Adams once described as an SEP – Someone Else’s Problem. On the other hand, if you live in a three-storey stone-built villa, de...
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Is a Chromebook a proper laptop?

Is a Chromebook a proper laptop?

On: Thursday, 4 April, 2019
Necessity is the mother of invention, which is why the mobile computing market saw several innovations at the start of this decade. Laptops had hitherto been heavy and expensive machines, so the new wave of lightweight, battery-maximising n...
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Cyber privacy 2019 – a timely reminder

Cyber privacy 2019 – a timely reminder

On: Wednesday, 3 April, 2019
The year is barely underway and already indications are that 2019 could be one of the worst for internet privacy and data security. Already we have seen 773m email IDs and 22m passwords, which had been stored on the Cloud sharing service ME...
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