Wifi

Home Networking in 2014: Is Your Network Future Proof?

Rob Wells | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Tech
Rob Wells

With an increasing number of WiFi hungry gadgets in our homes, and more and more people avoiding the daily commute in favour of working from their sofa, our home networks are under more pressure than ever before to meet the needs of both our work and play.

Avoid Losing the Gaming Battle This Christmas

Rob Wells | Posted 14.12.2013 | UK Tech
Rob Wells

It is going to be yet another big year in the gaming market, as once again Sony and Microsoft battle it out to see which product comes top of everyone's Christmas list. November will see the release of two new consoles from the gaming powerhouses; Sony's PS4 and Microsoft's Xbox One.

How To Stay Connected When You Travel

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The point that you need internet access the most, can often be the moment when you lose your connectivity. Whether it's the fault of absurdly high...

How To Register For WiFi On The Underground With O2

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Bostock | Posted 04.09.2013 | UK Tech

Sick of walking into tube stations and realising that for the next hour you need to live 'without' your mobile phone. Well, those days are over if...

Superfast Broadband on Planes? What About Here on the Ground First Please?

Marie-Louise Abretti | Posted 03.11.2013 | UK Tech
Marie-Louise Abretti

For those who have ever tried to use Wi-Fi on a plane or train, I've no doubt you'll be jumping around in the aisles at the mere suggestion of super-fast broadband on super-fast transport. That's if this page has even loaded of course. But what about those with their feet firmly on the ground?

Underground, Overground: Wi-Fi's The Key

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bostock | Posted 23.08.2013 | UK Tech

During London 2012, commuters may have noticed a few sly changes to their train routine. Lost visitors were greeted with warm smiles and directions...

Getting the Most From Your Mobile

Rob Wells | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK Tech
Rob Wells

From super-fast processors to Near Field Communication capabilities, these smartphones boast a raft of new features designed to make your life better. But they also come with a hefty price tag; what is the point in spending big on mobile handsets if you are not going to take advantage of their capabilities?

This Is What WIFI Really Looks Like According To A Former NASA Scientist

Huffington Post UK/WENN | Posted 06.10.2013 | UK Tech

What would WIFI look like if you could see it? As it turns out, it would be incredibly psychedelic. And way too bright. It's a question that's b...

The Answer to Your WiFi Woes

Rob Wells | Posted 07.09.2013 | UK Tech
Rob Wells

Having a faster router connection speed will transfer data from your router to devices faster, which means it is less likely to overload and buffer. For an even better quality connection, a dual band WiFi router transmits two different signal types at the same time.

Five Things You Can Do Right Now to Speed Up Your Internet

Richard R. Thompson | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK Tech
Richard R. Thompson

Slow internet - one of the main gripes of the modern, Western world. As internet has become faster we expect consistent and instantaneous access (naturally, since we pay for it) and there's not much which can rile an internet aficionado or, indeed, your average user quite like a slowly loading web page.

'Google Blimps' May Blanket Africa With WiFi

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 27.07.2013 | UK Tech

Google may use a fleet of blimps to bring long-range WiFi signals to developing parts of Africa. In a post on its official Africa blog, the search ...

WiFi Slapdash? Wave Goodbye to Cash

Rob Wells | Posted 21.07.2013 | UK Tech
Rob Wells

Looking back at the top technology products for the last ten years, they all have one thing in common: they connect to the internet. But sadly these internet-connected gadgets do not always work like a dream - far too often, it can actually be a nightmare experience.

I Want to Be an Unpaid Google Spy - They Just Need to Get the Design Right

Michael Spicer | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK Comedy
Michael Spicer

I remember being overwhelmed with jealousy when I discovered Google's Streetview cars were collecting wifi data. I wanted to be in that car. I wanted to be that car, absorbing passwords and social profiles and browser histories like a glorious, four-wheeled, authoritarian digi-sponge.

Kick-Start a Conversation on Us This Winter With Free Wi-Fi in London Coffee Shops

Carla Buzasi | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK
Carla Buzasi

Calling all London HuffPost fans (and HuffPost fans visiting London this Christmas)!

Perfecting the Customer Experience

Steve Rothwell | Posted 01.01.2013 | UK Tech
Steve Rothwell

Technology offers an undeniable opportunity for retailers and brands to better interact with consumers in a bid to keep customers happy. However, rather than being a replacement for human interaction, it is an enabler.

The Unstoppable Rise Of Passive-Aggressive WiFi Network Names

BBC | BBC | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK Tech
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Would You Be More Likely To Spend If Shops Texted You Vouchers?

Charlie Thomas | Posted 02.10.2012 | UK

High street stores could soon be sending electronic discount vouchers straight to your phone while you browse in store, following new technology launc...

Filtering Public WiFi is Catching On

John Carr | Posted 11.08.2012 | UK Tech
John Carr

Some time ago 02 announced free public WiFi system for central London. It is being rolled out in time for the Olympics.

80 London Tube Stations To Get Free WiFi By July

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 01.08.2012 | UK Tech

The first 80 Tube stations to receive free WiFi access have been announced. Virgin Media will enable the free wireless access by the end of July. ...

Going Underground: Why the Internet is One Tube Upgrade Too Far

Jade Lane | Posted 20.05.2012 | UK Tech
Jade Lane

The Underground to me, is a safe haven from everyday life. It's the period of my day where I get to sit down (okay, sometimes sit down), listen to some music or read a book without the distraction of text messages or phone calls. It's my time. So please - let's leave the Internet at the ticket hall.

London To Receive Largest Free WiFi Network In Europe

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 07.03.2012 | UK Tech

O2 has announced that it will create Europe's largest free WiFi network in London. The service will be rolled out in 2012 in Westminster, Kensingto...

'Occupy' Really is a Global Movement

Marcus Moore | Posted 22.12.2011 | UK
Marcus Moore

Camp Anonymous in East Africa is intending to join the global movement known as Occupy. They've got tents, some basic sanitation and people wandering ...

PlayStation Vita's PAYG Data Model Shows Smart Way Forward For Mobile Gaming

Patrick Garratt | Posted 20.11.2011 | UK Tech
Patrick Garratt

Sony's confirmation of a date for PlayStation Vita - its next generation take on hugely successful gaming handheld PSP - may have been the flashy head...

HP Touchpads Back On Sale In UK

Melanie Hick | Posted 09.11.2011 | UK Tech

The HP Touchpad made a surprise return to UK stores today, after a firesale that saw all of the 16gb models sold-out in August. PC World re-introd...

WiFi providers - must do better!

John Carr | Posted 24.10.2011 | UK
John Carr

In the beginning there was only one way of connecting to the internet available to us, the Great Unwashed. That was over a telephone line courtesy of ...