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Network & Internet

TP-Link Deco X90 review: A winning sweet spot
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wifi & hotspots

TP-Link Deco X90 review: A winning sweet spot

You can pay less for a Wi-Fi 6 mesh, but the X90’s superb coverage and astonishing speeds justify the price
15 Aug 2022
Before buying into cloud-based tech, you must prepare for failure
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cloud computing

Before buying into cloud-based tech, you must prepare for failure

We can all learn lessons from Insteon’s demise, with customers of its IoT smart home devices left with pieces of junk
13 Aug 2022
TP-Link JetStream TL-SX3016F review: Plenty of ports at a pleasing price
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network switches

TP-Link JetStream TL-SX3016F review: Plenty of ports at a pleasing price

A great-value fibre 10GbE switch with a low cost per port, high performance and plenty of features
12 Aug 2022
How do wireless printers work?
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Hardware

How do wireless printers work?

Printers are still essential in the modern office, but wireless printers are perhaps the most useful
11 Aug 2022
DARPA recruits SpaceX, Intel and Amazon for major satellite network project
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Network & Internet

DARPA recruits SpaceX, Intel and Amazon for major satellite network project

11 firms in total will compete to design a satellite translation system, to allow seamless military use of existing networks
11 Aug 2022
BT, Nokia crack four carrier aggregation on a 5G network in first for Europe
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Network & Internet

BT, Nokia crack four carrier aggregation on a 5G network in first for Europe

The breakthrough marks the first successful use of such technology on a live network, and could lead to dramatic network improvements
9 Aug 2022
Zyxel XS1930-12HP review: In a league of its own
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network switches

Zyxel XS1930-12HP review: In a league of its own

A powerful switch with a network connection for every occasion and powerful PoE++ services
9 Aug 2022
Microsoft blocking Tutanota users from Teams registration, claims fix unfeasible
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Business operations

Microsoft blocking Tutanota users from Teams registration, claims fix unfeasible

Tutanota claim this is an antitrust issue, as the company shares the problem with the public
8 Aug 2022
Brave pushes the boundaries of privacy by design
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privacy

Brave pushes the boundaries of privacy by design

It’s quite a big step to abandon the big three of Chrome, Edge and Safari for a niche option that doesn’t just tack privacy on top
6 Aug 2022
Fastly appoints Cisco's Todd Nightingale as new CEO
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chief executive officer (CEO)

Fastly appoints Cisco's Todd Nightingale as new CEO

The former Cisco networking boss will lead Fastly's business strategy and development for its networking portfolio
5 Aug 2022
What is WCAG and how do these guidelines power accessibility online?
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digital divide

What is WCAG and how do these guidelines power accessibility online?

Experts urge a mentality shift, away from box-ticking compliance, to one that incorporates ease of use into the very fabric of web design
5 Aug 2022
North Korean-linked Gmail spyware 'SHARPEXT' harvesting sensitive email content
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Security

North Korean-linked Gmail spyware 'SHARPEXT' harvesting sensitive email content

The insidious software exfiltrates all mail and attachments, researchers warn, putting sensitive documents at risk
4 Aug 2022
Microsoft releases 5MB Outlook Lite app for Android
the user interface for Outlook Lite on Android
Microsoft Office

Microsoft releases 5MB Outlook Lite app for Android

The streamlined version of mobile Outlook also works well on both 2G and 3G networks
3 Aug 2022
Extreme Networks bolsters partner offering with new benefits
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channel

Extreme Networks bolsters partner offering with new benefits

Channel revamp also sees three product leaders promoted to new executive positions
3 Aug 2022
T-Mobile partners with Homeland Security to prioritize first responder data
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Network & Internet

T-Mobile partners with Homeland Security to prioritize first responder data

Eligible T-Mobile WPS subscribers are entitled to priority service at no additional charge
1 Aug 2022
Netgear Nighthawk RAXE500 review: The next generation of Wi-Fi
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Network & Internet

Netgear Nighthawk RAXE500 review: The next generation of Wi-Fi

An incredible Wi-Fi 6E router, but this new technology is still too expensive for most roles
1 Aug 2022
UK's smart meter data traffic to surge 500% by 2026
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Network & Internet

UK's smart meter data traffic to surge 500% by 2026

July marks the first month where 1 billion messages were sent over the smart meter network
1 Aug 2022
VMware vSphere vs Proxmox: Which is best for your business?
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virtualisation

VMware vSphere vs Proxmox: Which is best for your business?

Choosing a virtualisation tool can be tricky, so we've weighed up two of the best, vSphere and Proxmox
29 Jul 2022
7 million homes to be connected to fibre in new joint venture network
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Network & Internet

7 million homes to be connected to fibre in new joint venture network

Liberty Global, Telefónica Infra, and InfraVia will build and operate the network, which aims for a 2026 finish date
29 Jul 2022
What is a 502 bad gateway and how do you fix it?
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web hosting

What is a 502 bad gateway and how do you fix it?

We explain what this networking error means for users and website owners
29 Jul 2022
The pros and cons of net neutrality
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Business strategy

The pros and cons of net neutrality

Still on the fence about net neutrality? Here are both sides of the argument
29 Jul 2022
What is subnetting?
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Network & Internet

What is subnetting?

Partitioning a single network can help relieve network congestion and increase security
28 Jul 2022
Google rolls out minor UI and search refresh for major productivity boost
New look Gmail UI with new Chat, Spaces and Meet icons
collaboration

Google rolls out minor UI and search refresh for major productivity boost

New look Gmail tidies up Chat, Spaces and Meet apps as pop-out sidebar icons
28 Jul 2022