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A quick guide to Google Wave
A quick guide to Google Wave By Rob Kerr

What is it? It is the next possible stage in the evolution of email from Google, which has also been said to be the next biggest thing in an communication and collaboration tool for today and it runs from inside a web browser much like Gmail. Wave was... Read more

A quick guide to USB 3.0
A quick guide to USB 3.0 By Rob Kerr

What is it? USB 3.0 is the next generation of the Universal Serial Bus technology. It was first demonstrated at an Intel developers conference way back in September 2007, where its fast transfer speeds where first shown off to the public. News of this... Read more

A quick guide to HomePlug
A quick guide to HomePlug By Rob Kerr

What is it? HomePlug or PowerLine, depending on which vendor you speak to, is a technology and series of products that turns your home electrical circuit into a local area network or LAN. These devices plug into a normal power socket on the wall, whilst... Read more

A quick guide to Android
A quick guide to Android By Rob Kerr

What is it? Android isn't an acronym of any sorts, it's the name for an open source operating system for mobile phones that is set to be the next big step in the evolution of the mobile phone platform. It was initially taken on board by Google and developed... Read more

A quick guide to Wi-Fi
A quick guide to Wi-Fi By Rob Kerr

What is it? Standing for, well, nothing really. In the past, people have wrongly associated Wi-Fi with Wireless Fidelity. When in actual fact it's just a trade mark associated with its governing body over standards. The Wireless Ethernet Compatibility... Read more