TalkTalk get slammed and PlusNet lauded in Broadband Awards 2015

Broadband, TV and mobile comparison site has announced the winners of its first annual broadband awards and it doesn’t look too good for TalkTalk. Chosen by over 6,000 UK broadband customers and a panel of in-house experts, the fifteen awards seek to recognise and reward the broadband providers that have exhibited the greatest excellence […]

Netgear Powerline 1200 adapters review

The Netgear Powerline 1200 kit (PL1200-100UKS to give it its Sunday name) follows the brief of all the other powerline adapters I have encountered. It has been designed as a simple way to squirt an ethernet connection to a room far away from your router. Does the Netgear Powerline 1200 do this any better than […]

Buckinghamshire now paved with Wi-Fi

Forget streets paved with gold. The future is with Wi-Fi-embedded walkways. Chesham, a market town in the Chiltern Hills, Buckinghamshire is being kitted out with underfoot Wi-Fi. These Chesham pavements are leading the way to a better connected future with tech developed by the Virgin Media. Thanks to a series of submerged access points being […]

Linksys improves their best router and announces the WRT1900ACS

Linksys has just announced that it has refreshed and improved upon its already excellent WRT1900AC. The new open source-friendly router is now equipped with a faster processor and double the RAM, this is rewarded by the addition of an “S” prefix to its name. With the WRT1900ACS, Linksys says that it has …improved upon its […]

Devolo dLAN 1200+ WiFi ac powerline review

Powerline adapters. I wasn’t convinced at first and would thread CAT 5e cable through each flat I rented. Then I ended up renting a house and had to rethink things. Renting a place means no drilling holes in floors and ceilings. For the last 8 months I’ve been relying on some of these adapters and […]

Google launches stylish OnHub router

Routers generally are either meh or WTF when it comes to looks. You either want to hide them or want them in plain sight so you can keep an eye on them just in case they decide to wreak havoc. The new one from Google, however, is almost pretty. This new addition from Google is […]