Infrastructure

Samsung and Marvell develop low-power SoC to support 5G
5G masts with blue sky in the background
system on chip (SoC)

Samsung and Marvell develop low-power SoC to support 5G

The chip is scheduled to arrive in Q2 2021
26 Mar 2021
What is SMTP?
SMTP
mail servers

What is SMTP?

Have you ever wondered how your email gets to its recipient?
26 Mar 2021
What is bandwidth?
Data in a tunnel for analytics
broadband

What is bandwidth?

We look at how bandwidth works, and why your internet connection sometimes slows to a crawl...
25 Mar 2021
TP-Link Omada EAP265 HD review: A cloudy Wi-Fi 5 access point
TP-Link Omada EAP265 HD
wifi & hotspots

TP-Link Omada EAP265 HD review: A cloudy Wi-Fi 5 access point

An affordable Wi-Fi 5 AP with good performance and smart cloud management
25 Mar 2021
EU needs to invest €300bn in 5G to remain competitive, research group warns
An image of Europe from space with lines showing connections
Infrastructure

EU needs to invest €300bn in 5G to remain competitive, research group warns

The EU currently invests only €16.4 billion (£14bn) per year in mobile networks
25 Mar 2021
Samsung unveils 512GB DDR5 DRAM for high-performance computing
Artist rendition of Samsung's 512GB HKMG-based DDR5 RAM
components

Samsung unveils 512GB DDR5 DRAM for high-performance computing

The advanced memory comprises eight layers of 16GB units built using the HKMG fabrication process
25 Mar 2021
What is racetrack memory?
Innovation
Server & storage

What is racetrack memory?

This experimental technology could change the face of how we store data
24 Mar 2021
Best Wi-Fi routers 2021
wireless router
Network & Internet

Best Wi-Fi routers 2021

Poor Wi-Fi coverage or slow speeds? Here are the best routers and access points to give your connection a boost
24 Mar 2021
Sierra Wireless halts production after ransomware attack
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ransomware

Sierra Wireless halts production after ransomware attack

The attack, which brought down the IoT firm's internal IT systems, also prompted the company to withdraw its Q1 2021 guidance
24 Mar 2021
Ericsson’s 5G Core Policy Studio simplifies network policy management
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5G

Ericsson’s 5G Core Policy Studio simplifies network policy management

The studio reduces OPEX for policy configuration tasks by up to 70 percent
23 Mar 2021
Google Cloud hires Intel exec to ramp up in-house chip production
The facade of Google Cloud headquarters against a bright blue sky
system on chip (SoC)

Google Cloud hires Intel exec to ramp up in-house chip production

Uri Frank has been appointed VP of Engineering for the tech giant’s server chip design division
23 Mar 2021
Three billion emails sent in 2020 showed signs of sender fraud
email symbols over a man's hands
email delivery

Three billion emails sent in 2020 showed signs of sender fraud

The use of DMARC, which helps prevent phishing attacks, is on the rise, says report
22 Mar 2021
The quantum internet is on its way
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Network & Internet

The quantum internet is on its way

A pair of key experiments show how quantum tech could add unbreakable security to the internet
22 Mar 2021
D-Link Nuclias DBA-2820P review: Speedy and sophisticated
D-Link Nuclias DBA-2820P
routers

D-Link Nuclias DBA-2820P review: Speedy and sophisticated

A Wi-Fi 5 access point with great cloud management features that’s low on price and big on performance
22 Mar 2021
How to move apps to an SD card
Android figurine
Google Android

How to move apps to an SD card

If your Android device is short on storage, you'll want to move data to external cards
19 Mar 2021
Best mesh Wi-Fi 2021
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wifi & hotspots

Best mesh Wi-Fi 2021

Tired of patchy Wi-Fi? Maybe it's time to upgrade to a mesh system
19 Mar 2021
Best NAS drives 2021
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network attached storage (NAS)

Best NAS drives 2021

The perfect NAS drive for every use case, from a home office all the way to the enterprise
19 Mar 2021
Businesses in these areas will be the first to benefit from gov's gigabit broadband scheme
Telecommunications mast in a rural part of the UK at dusk
broadband

Businesses in these areas will be the first to benefit from gov's gigabit broadband scheme

More than a million hard-to-reach premises in Cornwall, Essex and Tees Valley among those to benefit from the first phase of the programme
19 Mar 2021
Google to invest $7bn in offices and data centres across the US
Google's newest Data Centre in Nebraska
Careers & training

Google to invest $7bn in offices and data centres across the US

Tech giant announces three new buildings in Texas, North Carolina, and Minnesota
19 Mar 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: The tech keeping your telly on
The IT Pro Podcast: The tech keeping your telly on
IT infrastructure

The IT Pro Podcast: The tech keeping your telly on

We dive into the unique challenges of running a satellite TV network
19 Mar 2021
Best data recovery tools 2021: Restore your lost files
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data recovery

Best data recovery tools 2021: Restore your lost files

Deleted partitions and corrupted disks don’t need to mean irretrievable folders
18 Mar 2021
Google publishes green energy metric for cloud customers
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cloud computing

Google publishes green energy metric for cloud customers

Google Cloud's CFE% metric shows the percentage of renewable energy powering applications at each region
18 Mar 2021
How to move Windows 10 from your old hard drive to SSD
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operating systems

How to move Windows 10 from your old hard drive to SSD

The move to a solid-state drive will transform your Windows experience
18 Mar 2021
Broadband providers welcome Ofcom's new full-fibre rollout rules
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broadband

Broadband providers welcome Ofcom's new full-fibre rollout rules

Openreach announced plans to 'ramp up' FTTP rollout to 3 million premises per year
18 Mar 2021