Finding the best broadband internet deals can be a bit of a minefield – there are so many options. Do you need superfast fibre broadband? Is cheaper ADSL enough? Should you go for a cheap £18.99 per month broadband only deal, or add TV to your package?
We're here to help you make that decision. […]
Virgin has urged 800,000 of its customers to change their passwords to protect against a vulnerability that leaves its Super Hub 2 routers vulnerable to hackers.
The router is the one piece of most people's tech setup that they're happy to just use the default password with; it’s inadvisable but usually not that dangerous. Not […]
You can check into some unusual locations and maybe get your accommodation on the cheap if you choose Airbnb over a standard hotel or hostel, but on the other hand you're putting a lot of trust in the owner of the property. Hosts also have to trust guests to leave everything as they found […]
Microsoft is augmenting Edge with another feature from digital assistant Cortana so you can save a few bucks while shopping (and maybe convince you to actually use the internet browser).
The tech giant is rolling out a pilot feature for Microsoft Edge that allows Cortana to compare prices for merchandise on the web.
The feature works […]
Remember WannaCry? The huge ransomware attack, which caused chaos last month, mainly affected Windows 7 PCs, with the latest Windows release being immune thanks to its beefier security – but that has now changed, as security researchers have ported the malware over to Windows 10.
Well, to be precise, the folks at RiskSense have adapted […]
Call it a reward, call it an incentive, call it a bribe. To be honest, you can call it what you like – all we know is that if you sign up for BT Infinity fibre broadband by midnight on Thursday June 8, you'll be sent a £150 Reward Card.
It only takes a quick […]
Google has begun rolling out a new Personal tab on its search results page, so users can quickly switch to looking through their own stuff rather than the web at large: items from Gmail, Google Photos and other Google services are included.
The search capabilities aren't actually new – you've long been able to search […]
Because constantly swapping passwords and usernames can be a pain (if not also a security risk), Google is adding new ways for families to share information with one another while staying logged-on to their own private Google Accounts.
Starting today, Google is rolling out ways to include family members when you use Google Photos, Google […]
Three weeks after announcing its plans to the public, the Federal Communications Commission has taken its first step in dismantling Obama-era net neutrality regulations classifying internet service providers (ISPs) as a utility.
The decision was made in a 2-1 vote, with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai (pictured above) and Commissioner Michael O'Rielly approving plans to remove […]
Update: Organizations across the UK, Europe and beyond are scrambling to restore their computer systems after a ransomware program called WannaCry caused an unprecedented level of disruption over the weekend.
In the traditional ransomware style, WannaCry demands bitcoin payments before it will unlock files that have been encrypted on users' machines. It's believed that the […]
Amazon is offering its Prime customers an intimate alternative to the world’s biggest music festivals with its new Prime Live Events.
Launching this month, Prime Live Events will give Prime customers the exclusive opportunity to see some of the world’s biggest music artists performing up close and personal in a variety of small but iconic […]
Update 2:23pm PT: Google Docs says it has shut down the fast-spreading phishing attack, tweeting out an official statement Wednesday afternoon that it's taken the necessary steps to protect users:
“We have taken action to protect users against an email impersonating Google Docs & have disabled offending accounts,” Google says. “We've removed the fake pages, […]
Once 46 billion devices, sensors and actuators are connected by 2021 – according to Juniper – we'll be well on the way to a bigger, more powerful and much more settled Internet of Things (IoT). So what will an IoT 2.0 look like?
Interoperability and open ecosystems
One of the key characteristics of the IoT 2.0 […]
Apple's next big launch may be a literal one as the tech giant seemingly has an interest in internet-beaming satellites.
The tech giant recently hired two executives who led space operations and satellite engineering at Google, according to “people familiar with the matter” speaking with Bloomberg. The ex-Googlers are set to join a new hardware […]