Most Brits are removing their internet p0rn blockers

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A new report from Ofcom shows that UK broadband customers are overwhelmingly opting out of using those pesky parental-control systems foisted on ISPs by the government. It’s hardly surprising that the birthplace of the Carry On series and smutty holiday postcards isn’t rushing to block suspect web content with take-up in the single digits for [...]

Need Wi-Fi at Glastonbury? Get close to a cow

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Letting all your friends know what a great and muddy time you’re having at a festival has just got easier thanks to a high tech herd. Last year saw EE plonk its Wi-Fi tractor at Glastonbury and now it is providing free 4G Wi-Fi to festival goers by converting cows into mobile internet hotspots. Don’t [...]

Linksys EA6900 dual band Smart Wi-Fi AC1900 router review

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Routers. Not generally the sexiest tech out there are they? Let’s face it, most of us won’t get all giddy when faced with a new router but speedy internet connections are a lot of fun. One way to acheive better speeds is to change your router to something faster than the default one that comes [...]

London-based Musaic has Sonos streamer in its sights

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When you start talking about multi-room music streamers the name Sonos is probably your first thought. Well, that could soon change thanks to London-based start-up Musaic. Musaic is a wireless home music system that promises audiophile-quality sounds as well as having access to over 20,000 internet radio stations. You’ll be able to get tracks from [...]

Virgin Media broadband hits 152Mb so Rebecca Adlington drives a sofa around London

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As of today, Virgin Media has started rolling out broadband speeds of up to 152Mb and will affect around 12.5m of the company’s UK customers. The rollout is the result of a significant upgrade to Virgin Media’s broadband infrastructure and will, according to the network, result in speeds 19x faster than Ofcom’s definition of regular [...]

1.4 terabit UK internet – download 44 HD movies a second

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British clever-clogs have smashed the internet connection world speed record. They managed to achieve 1.4 terabits per second, which is the equivalent of being able to download 44 full 1080p movies every single second. The achievement was made by Alcatel-Lucent and BT who sent the signal from London’s BT Tower to the Suffolk Adastral Park [...]