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London Underground is now better connected, as 100 more stations come online

London Underground is now better connected, as 100 more stations come online

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The London Underground is a marvel of engineering, opening in 1863 and carrying around 1.3 billion passengers along its 250 miles of track every year, through 270 stations. But one of the most exciting developments for The Tube over the past few years... >>

How to get the best Wi-Fi signal, using particle accelerator physics

How to get the best Wi-Fi signal, using particle accelerator physics

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Finding the best Wi-Fi signal should not be difficult and certainly isn't rocket science. But it is particle physics. Using the smarts of particle accelerator maths you can now find the best possible Wi-Fi router position for your home. Since electromagnetic... >>

Microsoft WiFi wants to keep you connected, even if you're on iPhone or Android

Microsoft WiFi wants to keep you connected, even if you're on iPhone or Android

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Microsoft has officially confirmed that it is working on a service called Microsoft WiFi which aims to offer international WiFi access. Initially Microsoft WiFi was leaked after VentureBeat found a website with the same name. Since then Microsoft has... >>

Never pay for data on the Outernet thanks to the solar Lantern's satellite Wi-Fi hotspot

Never pay for data on the Outernet thanks to the solar Lantern's satellite Wi-Fi hotspot

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Lantern is the gadget that aims to connect the entire world to the internet, or more accurately, the Outernet, for free. The idea of the Outernet is an off-grid way to offer information, be it books, news, social media and more. This will be achieved... >>

Virgin Atlantic's trans-Atlantic Wi-Fi tested, but is it up to speed?

Virgin Atlantic's trans-Atlantic Wi-Fi tested, but is it up to speed?

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A couple of months ago, Virgin Atlantic launched its first trans-Atlantic Wi-Fi service on its brand spanking new 787 Dreamliner aircraft, the first in the fleet which travels the London Heathrow to Boston route. It was kicked off with a bang too, hosting... >>

How to make your car smart: 5 gadget tips for drivers

How to make your car smart: 5 gadget tips for drivers

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You might not have the most modern car on the road but that doesn't mean you can't have all the latest tech. You don't have to layout for a new motor in order to stream music from your phone, or let your passengers enjoy 4G connected internet over a local... >>

Turn your car into a 4G Wi-Fi hotspot using the EE Buzzard 2

Turn your car into a 4G Wi-Fi hotspot using the EE Buzzard 2

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EE has just announced the Buzzard 2 which will allow owners to create an in-car Wi-Fi hotspot where they want with 4G connectivity. The Buzzard 2 will be for both day-to-day users as well as business customers. It's primarily for the car with an ability... >>

How to get Wi-Fi on the London Tube for free

How to get Wi-Fi on the London Tube for free

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Having launched to help visitors to the 2012 London Olympics stay connected on their travels, Virgin Media's Tube Wi-Fi network has become a standard service for commuters and passengers alike over the intervening years. And thanks to deals with the networks,... >>

Samsung’s Wi-Fi is going to be five times faster, meaning a movie download per second

Samsung’s Wi-Fi is going to be five times faster, meaning a movie download per second

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Samsung is working on the next generation of Wi-Fi that will increase download speeds by five times. This new 60GHz Wi-Fi will mean downloads of up to 575MB per second. Presuming your broadband supports that speed when it arrives, of course. Time to get... >>

Devolo dLAN 500 review: Starter Pack extends home Wi-Fi network with ease
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Devolo dLAN 500 review: Starter Pack extends home Wi-Fi network with ease

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Having recently moved house, we came across a problem: the Wi-Fi signal from our otherwise impressive Virgin Media Superhub 2 wouldn't reach the back bedroom. No internet in bed - that's a serious modern day dilemma. But the solution to boost our Wi-Fi... >>