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Netflix offers mixed message on ultra-HD

Friday, May 9th 2014

Consumers can be a little wary when it comes to adopting new TV viewing technology. High-definition (HD) TV is now pretty much the industry standard, but took several years to reach the mass market;...

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What mobile means to the tech world's bottom line

Friday, April 25th 2014

There's lots of blue sky thinking in the technology sector these days, which results in no shortage of remarkable news. Projects such as Google Glass and Amazon's automated delivery drones...

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How to switch to Sky from your current provider

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014

So you're thinking of switching to Sky? No problem. For the most part, all you need to do is pick a new deal from Sky, sign up and they will do the rest. However, the ease of switching can...

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Altnets respond to PAC rural broadband criticism

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) criticised the way the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has managed the Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) scheme, with all of the money so far awarded...

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Lincolnshire residents launch fibre broadband campaign

Thursday, March 27th 2014

Retired engineer Alun Hawkins and IT worker Ben Haines have held their first public meeting to drum up support for Fibrelincs, a community-based, fibre-to-the-home network that will supply superfast...

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Plusnet business broadband review 2018

Saturday, March 8th 2014

The Yorkshire broadband company has been a huge hit with domestic users, but has its commercial service been equally well received? Business users have very different requirements from their...

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Can I get Plusnet broadband?

Saturday, March 8th 2014

If your household has or can get a phone line, you can get Plusnet. Whether you can get Plusnet fibre or not is a slightly different story, however – very slightly. 96% of the UK can get...

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Are we still using Facebook to keep in touch?

Friday, March 7th 2014

According to a 2013 study 71% of adults use social media to stay in touch with current friends and reconnect with old ones[1]. The most successful social network, Facebook started as a tool for...

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Rural broadband needs competition, not cash

Wednesday, March 5th 2014

Another week, another tale of rural broadband woe. Property expert Henry Pryor has revealed houses without broadband could be worth 20% less than similar properties with a fast connection[1]. This...

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The definitive guide to broadband speed tests

Wednesday, February 26th 2014

Broadband providers promote their packages by quoting the optimum speeds available, but how fast is your connection in reality? By using an internet speed test, you can find out your actual...

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