Networking Tutorials & How-Tos

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Posted by Jane McCallion on November 17, 2017

Intel unveils a host of 5G modems to take the fight to Qualcomm

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Posted by Clare Hopping on November 13, 2017

Ripped off by your broadband provider? Ofcom’s ‘automatic’ compensation scheme can help

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Posted by Edward Munn on November 10, 2017

Vodafone and CityFibre to bring ultrafast gigabit fibre to the UK

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Posted by Alex Lee on November 8, 2017

There’s a secret trick to boosting your Wi-Fi speed lurking in your kitchen

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on November 6, 2017

Villagers burn BT Openreach effigy to protest slow connection speeds

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on November 3, 2017

Apple is said to be working with Intel for the launch of a 5G iPhone

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on October 31, 2017

Slow broadband? Samsung’s wireless fibre “lampposts” could soon beam gigabit 5G straight into your home

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on October 18, 2017

This simple receiver could make your home broadband 30 times faster and stop providers throttling you

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on October 10, 2017

EE outage: Service is restored after customers lost access to their data

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Posted by Clare Hopping on September 25, 2017

TalkTalk voted worst broadband provider in the UK

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on September 22, 2017

Microsoft and Facebook’s Marea subsea cable is finally complete

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Posted by Alan Martin on September 8, 2017

This VPN box makes privacy and security a doddle

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Posted by Alan Martin on September 4, 2017

EE’s new 4G “Home Router” comes with an eye-wateringly expensive 200GB data plan

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on September 4, 2017

The first seven UK regions getting fibre-to-home broadband trials have been announced

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on August 8, 2017

Broadband in the UK officially sucks, lagging behind most of Europe and South East Asia

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Posted by Jonathan Bray on July 21, 2017

TP-Link Deco M5 review: Effective and attractive router

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on July 12, 2017

The UK’s fastest free Wi-Fi network just went live in the City of London

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Posted by Ian Betteridge on May 10, 2017

Inside Cambridge’s amazing wireless network

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Posted by Alan Martin on April 11, 2017

Broadband companies punish loyal customers, says Citizens Advice

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Posted by Jade Vincent on April 6, 2017

Google Wifi review: Now available as a triple pack for £329

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Posted by David Ludlow on January 23, 2017

Netgear Orbi review: The answer to Wi-Fi deadspots

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on December 22, 2016

Rural UK properties to get superfast broadband boost

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on November 29, 2016

A boat just killed Jersey’s internet

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on October 26, 2016

BT’s new phone boxes to offer London free calls and superfast Wi-Fi

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Posted by Jonathan Bray on July 22, 2016

Y-cam Evo review: Smaller, cheaper, better than Nest Cam

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Posted by Jonathan Bray on June 24, 2016

BT Smart Hub review: Simply the best ISP-supplied router around

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on May 18, 2016

Queen’s Speech: Digital Economy Bill promises fast broadband for every UK household

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on April 6, 2016

Intel partners with Broad Institute to help beat cancer

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Posted by Jonathan Bray on March 11, 2016

Sky Q Hub review: Finally, Sky makes a router that doesn’t suck

D-Link DIR-890L review
Posted by Alphr on February 9, 2016

D-Link DIR-890L review: A router with top wireless speeds

Asus RT-AC3200
Posted by Alphr on January 26, 2016

Asus RT-AC3200 review: It’s fast, very fast

Synology RT1900ac with award
Posted by Alphr on January 26, 2016

Synology RT1900ac review: Synology brings its NAS expertise to routers

Netgear Nighthawk X4S with award
Posted by Alphr on January 26, 2016

Netgear Nighthawk X4S review: A beast of a router, and the best around

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Posted by Barry Collins on January 4, 2016

Inside AAISP the ISP taking on Virgin Media and BT with straight-talking charm

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Posted by Curtis Moldrich on November 26, 2015

What is Li-Fi internet? 1GB/sec transfers speeds, 100 times faster than normal Wi-Fi

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Posted by Alphr on October 2, 2015

The 5 best TV streamers of 2015 – which should you buy?

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Posted by Steve Cassidy on September 24, 2015

Does your BT broadband connection pass through THIS?

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Posted by Nicole Kobie on August 28, 2015

WOW! So language. Very technology. Much changing.

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Posted by William Stanton on August 27, 2015

Synology DiskStation DS215+

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Posted by Alan Martin on August 12, 2015

95% of the UK will have fibre broadband by 2017 – what about the other 5%?

Nest Cam review: Camera housing
Posted by Jonathan Bray on July 29, 2015

Nest Cam review: Keep an eye on your home

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Posted by Curtis Moldrich on July 8, 2015

Virgin America now has Wi-Fi that’s faster than your home connection

Netatmo Welcome review: Camera lens
Posted by Curtis Moldrich on July 6, 2015

Netatmo Welcome review: The smart camera that knows who’s home

Netgear Arlo: Cameras and base station
Posted by Jonathan Bray on June 23, 2015

Netgear Arlo review: The best home-monitoring system money can buy

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Posted by Alan Martin on June 9, 2015

Power over Wi-Fi: How does it work?

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Posted by Nicole Kobie on June 1, 2015

Broadband from space: The battle for satellite internet

Netgear Nighthawk AC1900 Wi-Fi Extender
Posted by Stuart Andrews on May 27, 2015

Netgear Nighthawk AC1900 Extender review

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Posted by Jonathan Bray on May 11, 2015

Slingbox M1 review – it’s a TV streamer, but not as you know it

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Posted by Dave Mitchell on April 22, 2015

Sophos SG 115W review

Amazon Fire TV Stick review - Kitchen setting
Posted by Vaughn Highfield on April 9, 2015

Amazon Fire TV Stick review – first look