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Why domotics will transform our lives, homes and cities

Domotics is set to make the home of 2040 feel very different from the home of 2021, as automation evolves into every aspect of our lives

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Switching Broadband is about to get a lot easier

Ofcom is considering ways to make the process of switching broadband provider even easier – potentially with a single mouse-click

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Lockdown one year on – the mental depletion of online living

Mental depletion is becoming an increasingly well-recognised phenomenon, with the internet simultaneously helping and hindering efforts to recharge

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How broadband became the UK’s most common argument

Bust-ups over the internet have intensified during a year of lockdowns and unprecedented restrictions on personal freedom.

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The best British crime dramas streaming now

As Line of Duty returns, we look at the best British crime dramas on streaming platforms here in the UK

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TV licence to be scrapped after superfast broadband?

The battle between TV and internet might finally have a winner.

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What the cancellation of Google’s Project Loon means for broadband

Google's Project Loon was a brave – if ultimately doomed – attempt to show how broadband can be distributed from the skies

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TalkTalk creates jobs for young people affected by pandemic.

Major ISP has pledged to create 50 jobs to help young people.

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What’s gone wrong with the Scottish Government’s R100 broadband scheme?

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Why EHF bands could revolutionise wireless data transfers

EHF bands are the secret weapon underpinning the future of wireless communications, as our homes become ever more reliant on connectivity

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The future of homes is automation

Future smart homes are likely to adopt ever-increasing amounts of automation to simplify our lives – when the technology works, at least

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The Broadband providers most likely to make you complain in 2021

ISP complaints in 2020 were more likely to be made about some companies than others. What does the available data tell us about likely trends in 2021?

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The best podcast sites for 2021

With so much online content to choose from nowadays, finding the best podcast sites can be difficult if you don’t know where to look

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Brits don’t trust small Broadband ISPs, but why?

Are Brits too scared to shop around for a better broadband deal?

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The best streaming content in 2021 to watch out for

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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

The post-COVID internet will be a significantly different place, in both positive and negative ways

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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

The platform's Sky Cinema Pass subscription beats all others for our festive favourites

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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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