Wifi

Why I'll Never Sign Up to 3G

Ryan Hook | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Ryan Hook

A few days ago I was in a hotel, about to sit down for a long internet browse, when I realised the WiFi wasn't working...

WiFi Is About To Go Into Overdrive

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Tech

WiFi is about to go into overdrive. Samsung says its developing a new type of WiFi which is up to five times as fast as current tech. The South Kor...

Families 'Gave Up Kids For WiFi' After Signing (But Not Reading) Obscure T&Cs

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Tech

Six families from London have accidentally agreed to sacrifice their eldest child for free WiFi, after they failed to read the terms and conditions. ...

Holidays From Hell for Tourists Stranded Without WiFi

Rob Wells | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Tech
Rob Wells

Yet despite this, hotels still say it is not a priority, according to our study. 76 per cent of venues are convinced that customers care far more about quality of service and facilities than WiFi, and as many as 43 per cent believe customers think poor or non-existent wireless access is a price worth paying for the overall experience on offer.

Our Connected Homes Are Heating Up This Summer

Rob Wells | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Tech
Rob Wells

With the school summer holidays in full swing, you'll no doubt be jam-packing the weeks full of fun activities to keep your kids entertained - from trips to theme parks, summer camps, visiting family and much more. But what about the odd days when you're sat at home?

Future-Proofing Your URL

Juan Lobato | Posted 21.09.2014 | UK Tech
Juan Lobato

The Internet is always changing, and for the most part we've grown accustomed to keeping up. With new website platforms and software updates occurring seemingly each day, adapting to the fast-paced Internet scene has become second nature. The latest change, however, is set to disrupt the very nature of the web.

What the WiFi - Keeping Connected on Public Transport

Andrew Ferguson | Posted 21.09.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Ferguson

We are living in an age where we do almost everything online, from work, communicating with friends (or strangers) and finding love to watching our favourite TV programmes. As such, internet access is available in more public locations than ever before.

Say Goodbye to WiFi Worries This World Cup

Rob Wells | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Tech
Rob Wells

Four years have passed and the greatest football event in the world is back... but are you prepared? You may have enough beers to drink and plenty of food to put on the BBQ - but is your home network ready for the four weeks of non-stop, nail biting football ahead?

Home Networking in 2014: Is Your Network Future Proof?

Rob Wells | Posted 11.05.2014 | 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...