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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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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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Rural broadband scheme FAIL leads to £500,000 broadband quote.

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Are broadband outages on the increase?

We've all felt the frustration of connecting to wifi only to see the dreaded 'No Internet Connection'

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DIY Video streaming – the rise of a big-bucks phenomenon

Self-made live video is big business nowadays, from Twitch and YouTube channels to Instagram Stories and Facebook Live streams

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Xbox All Access could change console gaming forever

Xbox All Access lets you buy a console like a phone, but will it change gaming?

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Oculus Quest 2: Transforming gaming or threatening privacy?

The new Facebook-owned standalone VR system looks like a bargain, but will it come with hidden costs?

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Homeworking boosts Britain’s productivity.

A new survey finds that the working week is getting done in 4 days!

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Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite broadband helps those hit by wildfires.

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Broadband so bad a customer worked from a neighbour’s shed

Poor performance of a Welsh ISP has left customers stealing broadband from neighbours.

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Landlines may finally become a thing of the past

The end of landlines has been predicted for some time, but now their days may really be numbered

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Is your broadband ready for the PS5?

The latest version of Sony’s flagship console launches soon.

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Piers Morgan ruins the internet for an entire village for months

A mysterious old TV interrupts broadband for a whole village!

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Twitter investigates racial bias in photos

Social platform under fire after users discover algorithm favours images of white people.

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Is UK broadband fit for a work from home world?

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What Virgin Media’s Universal Credit broadband means for the industry

Virgin's new discounted offering is an innovative approach affordable broadband provision for low income households

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BT trials a new discount scheme in partnership with EE

The two ISPs are offering big savings to some lucky customers.

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Ofcom could save out-of-contract broadband customers £270 million

Significant savings for many users, following a recent price review by the industry watchdog.

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The UK regions with the slowest average broadband speeds revealed

The slowest average broadband speeds tend to be found in rural regions, and these connections impose tangible disadvantages in today’s online society

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The best places to watch football this season

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What is QAnon and why is social media so worried about it?

The online conspiracy theory retweeted by Trump has platforms cracking down, but why?

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Is Call of Duty bad for the environment?

New survey says that online game playing could be harmful to the environment.

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The UK isn’t interested in Broadband / TV bundles.

A new survey shows our priorities are changing when it comes to bundles.

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What SSL means – and why it’s about to change

With forthcoming changes to the way websites are secured, it’s important to know what SSL means and why it matters to consumers

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Virgin launches an extra cheap package for vulnerable users.

Virgin Media launch budget package for Universal Credit recipients.

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Could sewage pipes improve UK broadband?

It might seem bizarre but proposals being considered by the government may see it happen!

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Disney wins the streaming wars during lockdown!

A new report has some unsurprising results...

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33% of UK suffered poor connection during lockdown

A new survey says a third of us have suffered from unreliable internet during the pandemic.

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Should your kids use TikTok?

The video platform faces accusations of spying for the Chinese government.

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