Where Would We Be Today Without Wi-Fi?

Angus Leitch | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Tech
Angus Leitch

Where would we be today without Wi-Fi? No more hotspots. No cool internet cafés. Our 'mobile' devices would be far less mobile. Or what would life be...

Don't Let WiFi Woes Slow You Down

Rob Wells | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Tech
Rob Wells

Many people across the UK will have recently invested in a new gadgets be it smart TVs, mobile phones, tablets or game consoles. With video streaming fast becoming one of the main reasons we use the internet, it's no surprise these gadgets are some of the most desired products on the market, and it's likely the UK's love of internet-enabled devices will continue to rise this year.

Living In The Past

Laura Krippner | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK Parents
Laura Krippner

Something quite tragic happened in our family home that had a devastating impact on all of our lives. It made us rethink how we interact as a family. It raised questions about the way that we spend time together. It challenged the way that we relax, cook food, listen to music even which rooms we sit in. There was no fire or flood... we lost our Wi-Fi service. For over a week.

I'm Dreaming Of A Wifi Free Christmas

Rebecca Emerson | Posted 18.12.2016 | UK Tech
Rebecca Emerson

The isolation technology can create is damaging not only to those individuals directly affected, but also to our society as a whole. We miss out on their experiences and knowledge. For example, what if schools lists of approved retired people who children could Skype when they need help with their homework?

The New Hero Of The Smart Home

Rob Wells | Posted 13.12.2016 | UK Tech
Rob Wells

The connected home is on the rise, with nearly 30 million households in the US projected to add more smart home technology over the next year. And whilst the US is leading the way in smart home adoption, the UK market is also growing and is expected to increase more than sevenfold between 2015 and 2020.

Behind The Scenes On Black Friday

Hubert Da Costa | Posted 24.10.2016 | UK Tech
Hubert Da Costa

Retail companies often spend most of the year preparing for Black Friday. It is often a means for them to make massive financial gains in an otherwise challenging month. Moreover, the high level of competition means that businesses need to invest significant time, effort, and money to ensure everything from product delivery, marketing campaigns and customer WiFi works smoothly and efficiently.

How Safe Is It To Connect To Public Wi-Fi Networks?

Nicholas Shaw | Posted 14.10.2016 | UK Tech
Nicholas Shaw

It goes without saying that a great deal of this convenience also stems from the sheer number free Wi-Fi hotspots which we love to connect to, largely because they are really convenient and help us avoid hefty data charges.

Bored At The Airport? Map Reveals Free Airline WiFi Passwords

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.10.2016 | UK Tech

There is nothing worse than finding out your flight is delayed and that for the next 12 hours you will be awkwardly roaming the vast halls of Charlott...

New WiFi Technology Is Faster, And Can Finally Solve Stadium Signal 'Dead Zones'

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.08.2016 | UK Tech

You arrive at a sports stadium or a crowded shopping centre and discover there’s ‘free WiFi’. Naturally you download it but it’s usually eithe...

Stay Connected Abroad This Summer

Rob Wells | Posted 01.07.2017 | UK Tech
Rob Wells

Technology is continually evolving and internet enabled devices such as smartphones, tablets and smartwatches are increasingly becoming a necessity in today's society. With the internet just one click away from our fingertips, we seem to now be 'connected' almost 24/7...

102 Funny Wi-Fi Router Names To Make Your Neighbours Laugh (Or Hate You)

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK Comedy

We often see some genius Wi-Fi router names floating about on the internet, such as "Drop It Like It's HotSpot" and "You Kids Get Off My LAN". But nev...

Christmas Fairy Lights Could Slow Down Your Wi-Fi

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 01.12.2015 | UK Tech

Christmas decorations such as fairy lights can slow down wi-fi signals, providing concern for those who rely upon multiple screens to get them through...

India - The First 'Wi-Fi First' Country in the World

Nigel Eastwood | Posted 03.11.2016 | UK Tech
Nigel Eastwood

A few weeks ago, Google surprised tech-watchers by announcing a major initiative to put Wi-Fi in 400 Indian train stations within four months and will...

Virgin Media's Going To Start Letting Strangers Use Your WiFi

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.08.2015 | UK Tech

Virgin Media might seem like a high-speed communications company but in actual fact, it's just a big cover-up for Jeremy Corbyn's secret plan to launc...

Noel Edmonds: 'Electro Smog' Is A Bigger Problem Than Aids Or Ebola

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK Tech

In an astonishing interview, presenter Noel Edmonds has claimed that 'electro smog' is driving the word mad and that death is actually just an illusio...

Google Just Turned New York Into A Giant Free WiFi Hotspot

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK Tech

Imagine a city that's one giant WiFi hotspot. Great right? Now imagine that it's free as well. Google has unveiled a plan to roll out free WiFi to ...

Creepy New Tech Turns WiFi Into A Human-Tracking 'Sonar'

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK Tech

Researchers from the University of California Santa Barbara have found that people can be tracked by simply being near a WiFi signal. Professor Ya...

You Can Now Power Your Gadgets Over WiFi. Mind Blown.

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Tech

Imagine a camera that has no wires. It doesn't have a battery either, and yet it's still able to take pictures or even send a live feed back to a smar...

Why I Hate Wifi on Planes

Cathy Winston | Posted 08.05.2016 | UK Tech
Cathy Winston

Is too much to want somewhere where I can sit back guilt-free without the thought I should be checking my inbox, updating Instagram with photos of clouds and generally carrying on with life?

WiFi Visualised In 3D Is An 'Alien World'

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Tech

WiFi is literally everywhere, or is it? Dominique Thiebaut, a computer science professor from Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts has discover...

The Year of the New Connected Home

Rob Wells | Posted 29.04.2015 | UK Tech
Rob Wells

It's vital to address the pressures of your home network sooner rather than later as the connected home is only ever growing, with new devices inching into every corner.

How to Protect Yourself by Thinking Like a Criminal

Simon Specka | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Tech
Simon Specka

Free public WiFi is one of the hallmarks of our times. So addicted are we to staying connected, we can barely bear to be offline nowadays - mobile professionals, students and the growing army of freelance creatives are drawn to free WiFi, served by cafes and bars, like bees to a honeypot.

Which comes First: the Heating or the Internet?

Stuart Rock | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Tech
Stuart Rock

Fast broadband means that the location of a business can now be more of a lifestyle choice. Geography simply no longer is a constraint. Today, according to the FSB, half of all Scottish businesses are home-based, for example, sustaining nearly one in five private sector jobs in Scotland.

Why Do Hotels Still Charge for Wi-Fi? Enough Is Enough

Sarah Willingham | Posted 06.04.2015 | UK Tech
Sarah Willingham

It seems as though these big hotels just assume that everyone is claiming on expenses so they can get away with charging guests to use their Wi-Fi. It is very arrogant and completely unacceptable.

Global Growth In Smartphones Will Change Our Digital Lives

Nigel Eastwood | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Tech
Nigel Eastwood

Feature-rich phones need an equally feature-rich network infrastructure to drive and optimise consumer experience and consequently engender brand loyalty. The explosion in smartphones will mean a corresponding explosion in the amount of data consumed.