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How to check if your broadband is down

It might seem obvious that an outage has occurred, but there are easy ways to check if your broadband is down, or whether the problem is more localised

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A guide to Big Tech alternatives.

It seems like we’re reliant on a small group of companies, are there alternatives?

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Quick tips for boosting home broadband speed

Boosting speed can transform activities like streaming, gaming and accessing cloud storage

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What’s the difference between hardware, firmware and software?

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Could my webcam be compromised?

A compromised webcam could pose significant security risks even if you don a disguise, so ensure video cameras on web-enabled devices are functioning normally

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How to build your own website on a budget

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How to tell when your PC is about to fail

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How to make a custom background on Zoom.

Bored of your living room? Why not take a virtual trip?

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How to get around the 40 minute limit on Zoom.

Zoom’s free service is a game changer, but the 40 minute limit is an issue.

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Should I use the DuckDuckGo search engine?

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Why are broadband contracts getting longer?

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Bits and bytes and bandwidth speeds

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How do Google and Bing compile search results?

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How do computer graphics cards work?

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How to make the most of YouTube

The video streaming site can do a lot more...

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Healthy online activities if you can’t sleep

Wifi has brought the world into our bedrooms, whether we want it or not

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Will Coronavirus stop me getting a new broadband deal?

Worried whether your switch will go ahead? Here's everything you need to know.

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Easy ways to fix Windows 10 faults

Love it or hate it, Windows 10 is here to stay.

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2.4GHz vs 5GHz wifi – what’s the difference?

Many modern routers offer dual-band wifi - but which band should you use?

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What are the best streaming services for children?

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Why do I need to use One Time Passwords?

Must we forever put up with those extra layers of security...

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Can you access the Dark Web without the Tor browser?

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The best music streaming services

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How mesh WiFi can improve home broadband

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Why Connected Home over IP will change our lives

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