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Is Your Internet Faster than The National Average?

December 10th, 2017 (2)
As the technology gets more and more advanced, many of us find ourselves constantly struggling to keep up with the latest system requirements and necessary hardware. This includes having a fast enough internet connection to be able to browse ...

Google working on wireless carrier services

December 10th, 2017 (0)
According to reports, Google is considering launching a wireless carrier service. This comes after the tech giant reportedly met with Verizon to discuss the possibility of launching its own service, along with the Google Fiber service being offered in ...

Singapore Tests Public “Super Wi-Fi”

December 9th, 2017 (11)
The reclaimed Gardens by the Bay are a beautiful getaway a few minutes from hectic downtown Singapore, and now the gardens are also playing host to the trial for the country’s new “super Wi-Fi” white space program. The Singapore ...

Manage Your Family’s Wi-Fi with Skydog

December 9th, 2017 (0)
When you’ve got a young family, it can be important to keep an eye on what your kids have access to through the internet. With more and more portable devices finding their way into homes, Skydog does double duty ...

New Zealand Parents Spark School Wi-Fi Panic

December 8th, 2017 (0)
A pair of New Zealand fathers have successful petitioned to have Wi-Fi removed from a local elementary school after becoming concerned over health risks. Te Horo School turned off the classroom Wi-Fi connection after parents complained that the signals ...

Who is using your Wireless Internet Connection for Free

December 8th, 2017 (0)
Do you use a wireless internet connection at your home? Does it often appear to work slower than it is supposed to? Maybe someone is tapping into your wireless network connection, browsing the internet at your expense and decreasing ...

Stores Use Wi-Fi to Track Customers

December 7th, 2017 (0)
Anyone who carries a smartphone around (and that’s about 64% of us as of this year) may now be giving up new information to stores as Wi-Fi signals are used to track your shopping habits. Although stores might not ...

BT Ad Removed Over Misleading Broadband Claims

December 7th, 2017 (0)
British telecom company BT has been given a dressing down by the UK’s Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) over an ad which made “misleading” claims regarding the company’s broadband speeds and competitive packages. The ad in question made claims that ...

Japanese Government Creating Internet Fasting Camp

December 6th, 2017 (5)
The Japanese government are reportedly making plans to try and curb the latest epidemic that’s sweeping through the country: internet addiction. According to reports, it is estimated that over 500,000 Japanese children aged between 12 and 18 may be ...

Facebook acquires mobile data compression startup Onavo

December 6th, 2017 (11)
As part of Internet.org, the affordable internet initiative it helped set up, Facebook has purchased Israeli mobile data analytics company Onavo. Onavo has established itself as a leader in the mobile app field, having developed data compression solutions for ...