Network & Internet

How to use Chromecast without Wi-Fi
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Mobile

How to use Chromecast without Wi-Fi

Google’s streaming stick is a great travelling companion, but how can you use Chromecast without Wi-Fi?
7 May 2021
India delays wireless approvals for Chinese-made devices
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Policy & legislation

India delays wireless approvals for Chinese-made devices

Companies have had to delay their product launches in the country as they lack the necessary permissions
7 May 2021
How to build a VoIP system on a budget
A graphic of a laptop, desktop, tablet and smartphone all showing an incoming VoIP call
Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)

How to build a VoIP system on a budget

Small businesses are often wary of investing in big infrastructure projects, but switching to VoIP can be affordable and easy
6 May 2021
Can you put SSDs in a NAS?
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network attached storage (NAS)

Can you put SSDs in a NAS?

Most NAS drives will accept SSDs as well as mechanical hard drives - we look at whether it's a good idea
6 May 2021
Broadband industry sues New York over $15 price cap
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broadband

Broadband industry sues New York over $15 price cap

Companies argue FCC regulations forbid this type of state-level regulation
4 May 2021
Transforming business operations with AI, IoT data, and edge computing
Transforming business operations with AI, IoT data, and edge computingwhitepaper
Whitepaper

Transforming business operations with AI, IoT data, and edge computing

A Pathfinder report on the ROI of AI, IoT, and edge computing
4 May 2021
What is subnetting?
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Network & Internet

What is subnetting?

Partitioning a single network can help relieve network congestion and increase security
30 Apr 2021
IoT privacy and security concerns
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Security

IoT privacy and security concerns

We take a look at what's needed to really secure internet-connected devices
30 Apr 2021
G7 leaders discuss 5G infrastructure security for first time
5G equipment
Security

G7 leaders discuss 5G infrastructure security for first time

Representatives agreed on the need for “rigorous evaluation of equipment” and avoiding over-reliance on a small number of suppliers
29 Apr 2021
UK digital divide is "narrowing" as a result of the pandemic
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digital divide

UK digital divide is "narrowing" as a result of the pandemic

More people accessed the internet during the past year, but 1.5 million households are still not connected
28 Apr 2021
The pros and cons of net neutrality
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Business strategy

The pros and cons of net neutrality

Still on the fence about net neutrality? Here's both sides of the argument
27 Apr 2021
TP-Link Omada EAP660 HD review: Top-performing Wi-Fi at a fair price
TP-Link Omada EAP660 HD
wifi & hotspots

TP-Link Omada EAP660 HD review: Top-performing Wi-Fi at a fair price

A business Wi-Fi 6 AP that delivers top speeds and great management features at a good price
27 Apr 2021
How the iconic Alexandra Palace modernised its Wi-Fi networks
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wifi & hotspots

How the iconic Alexandra Palace modernised its Wi-Fi networks

The 150-year-old venue battled against the nature of the building as well as historically lax IT protocols
26 Apr 2021
What is HTTP error 400 and how do you fix it?
"400 Bad Request" on a computer screen
Network & Internet

What is HTTP error 400 and how do you fix it?

Tips and tricks to diagnose and debug a 400 Bad Request error
23 Apr 2021
What is a 502 bad gateway and how do you fix it?
502 Bad Gateway page that pops up when a website has a connection issue with its server
web hosting

What is a 502 bad gateway and how do you fix it?

We explain what this networking error means for users and website owners
23 Apr 2021
What is an ASPX file?
Web URLs
web browser

What is an ASPX file?

We look at what this web file does and how it can be viewed...
23 Apr 2021
New Chrome OS update makes it easier to check for hardware faults
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operating systems

New Chrome OS update makes it easier to check for hardware faults

The diagnostic app can check for issues with the battery, the CPU, and on-board memory
22 Apr 2021
Samsung’s Galaxy Upcycling update turns old smartphones into IoT gadgets
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Internet of Things (IoT)

Samsung’s Galaxy Upcycling update turns old smartphones into IoT gadgets

Galaxy Upcycling at Home is currently available as beta in the US, UK, and Korea
21 Apr 2021
UK’s IoT security regulation will also include smartphones
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Internet of Things (IoT)

UK’s IoT security regulation will also include smartphones

Manufacturers will be required to inform consumers how long their device will receive security software updates
21 Apr 2021
What is MTA certification?
Woman and man in a server room
Careers & training

What is MTA certification?

The Microsoft credential could give your IT career a boost
20 Apr 2021
Netgear Nighthawk RAX80 review: Waiting in the wings
Netgear Nighthawk RAX80
routers

Netgear Nighthawk RAX80 review: Waiting in the wings

The RAX80 offers the best Wi-Fi 6 performance, ports aplenty and a debonair design – what’s not to like?
20 Apr 2021
Researchers build multi-node quantum network
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Network & Internet

Researchers build multi-node quantum network

The network paves the way for quantum internet that uses quantum physics for communications.
19 Apr 2021
New York caps low-income broadband at $15 per month
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broadband

New York caps low-income broadband at $15 per month

High-speed broadband will carry a $20-per-month cap
19 Apr 2021