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Why BT is turning its back on the landlines it used to champion

The end of landlines has been predicted many times before, but even BT is now turning its back on traditional telephone lines

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What’s it like living without the internet?

It’s hard to imagine living without the internet, yet millions of people across the UK have no day-to-day exposure to the virtual world

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Why social media is addictive – and how to manage it

Managing social media addiction has become such a pressing topic, it should arguably be taught as part of the National Curriculum

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How COVID-19 changed our relationship with the internet

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Six of our favourite box sets to savour over Christmas

In a year that’s seen some extraordinary new television, these are the series for binging on this festive season.

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ISP’s brace for Christmas gaming surge

New survey shows PS5 and Xbox X use might cause Christmas Day internet traffic surges.

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Google outage causes global standstill

Gmail, Google Drive and YouTube went down for an hour on Monday morning and it was terrifying or amazing.

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Drones could be delivering tomorrow’s broadband

Connecting through flying robots might sound like sci-fi, but it’s closer to reality thanks to recent experiments

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Study finds UK’s Top Christmas Films… and they’re pretty Violent!

In-depth data analysis shows we love a good punch-up in our festive faves

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NowTV named best for Christmas films

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Ten games consoles that changed the world

We review ten historic games consoles whose launch, development and specifications led to the current crop of high-end machines

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Is your Microsoft Account being sold by hackers?

A hacker is selling a batch of Microsoft passwords for hundreds of dollars.

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Amazon Sidewalk means your Alexa could become a public network?

New feature could link smart home devices across households.

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What’s going on with the UK broadband upgrade?

The media can’t decide if the UK broadband upgrade is going well or failing badly, so what’s the truth?

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PS5 beats Xbox to cause internet traffic jams.

The new PS5 almost broke the internet...sort of!

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Revealed: the best and worst ISPs – calculated using Twitter

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Signs of decline for Post Office broadband.

One of the UKs most recognisable brands still offers broadband, but for how much longer?

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What does it mean to be digitally excluded?

It's been said that if something's not on the internet, it doesn't exist, so tech companies are trying to improve the lives of people without the internet

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It’s time to upgrade to Windows 10… probably

Windows upgrades are highly recommended for security, but is it worth upgrading from your trusted older version?

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A Modern Classic : What can we expect from the Atari VCS?

It's had a complex gestation, but this 2020s take on a retro machine will finally be arriving in the near future

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Is Google bringing back truly wireless home broadband?

With the latest WiFi6 protocols, the tech giant may be making moves on the broadband market

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Best shows coming to Netflix and Amazon to hibernate with this winter

The best escapism streaming platforms have to offer during winter under lockdown.

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Sky offers Ultrafast FTTP package for existing customers

Good news for Sky customers old and new!

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My Wi-Fi! Borat cancelled in Kazakhstan for broadband jokes.

Sacha Baron Cohen is in hot water for mocking Kazakhstan's broadband... among other things.

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Who are the platforms bringing you the best of British drama?

It's box-set binge season - make sure you're not missing out on Blighty's drama gems!

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Young people are making money online in new ways during COVID

Gen Z are beginning to adapt to life under varying degrees of lockdown.

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The high privacy cost of free social media platforms

Social media platforms are completely free to use, but their slick apps and vast data repositories have to be paid for somehow

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Sky to launch high street ‘hubs’.

Broadband and TV giant surprises everyone by returning to the high street.

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Virgin Media giving away powerful Hub 4 upgrades!

Virgin Media are offering some lucky customers a powerful new router.

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How quickly is full fibre broadband really being rolled out across the UK?

Fewer than one in six UK households benefits from full-fibre broadband, even though it's a staple in most new homes.

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