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LaCie advises resetting passwords following data breach

Posted at 14:52, 16 Apr 2014

LaCie is advising its customers to reset account passwords, following confirmation that a person used malware to gain unauthorised data access

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HeartBleed SSL security flaw now affects Cisco routers

Posted at 15:14, 11 Apr 2014

The SSL security flaw affecting two thirds of websites worldwide has been found to affect some networking products by Cisco and Juniper Networks

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Synology releases urgent DSM security update for DiskStation and RackStation NAS devices

Posted at 17:27, 20 Feb 2014

Security vulnerabilities identified and remediated in latest operating system update

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BT Home SmartPhone S

BT launches Android-powered Home SmartPhone S

Posted at 13:10, 07 Feb 2014

BT has launched its first Android-powered home phone, the Home SmartPhone S, which it says can block up to 80% of nuisance calls

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Three 3.9G advert complaints upheld by the ASA

Posted at 11:59, 27 Jan 2014

Three's "Not quite 4G" claims ruled misleading by the Advertising Standards Authority

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BT invests £50 million to bring fibre broadband to more UK cities

Posted at 11:45, 27 Jan 2014

More than 400,000 further premises set to benefit from a new BT investment of £50 million to improve fibre-optic broadband in more UK cities

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Ofcom enforces penalty free mobile contract switching

Posted at 13:00, 24 Jan 2014

Ofcom has ruled that users should be allowed to bail out if mobile operators impose mid-contract price rises

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BT and Alcatel Lucent smash broadband speed record

Posted at 12:05, 23 Jan 2014

A BT and Alcatel Lucent trial has achieved broadband speeds of 1.4Tb/s - enough to download 44 HD films in a single second

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UK train and planes given satellite broadband go-ahead

Posted at 12:12, 22 Jan 2014

Ofcom has given the green light to plane and train operators to provide faster internet for passengers using satellites

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SMS volumes fall for the first time as consumers turn from texting to IM

Posted at 12:52, 16 Jan 2014

CU l8ter SMS. Hello WhatsApp, Line Messenger and WeChat

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BT Wi-Fi Home Hotspot 500 Kit review

BT Wi-Fi Home Hotspot 500 Kit

Category: Powerline networking
Rating: 4 out of 5
Price: £90
AVM Fritz!Box 7490 review

AVM Fritz!Box 7490

Category: Wireless routers
Rating: 4 out of 5
Price: £249
Netgear D6200 review

Netgear D6200

Category: Wireless routers
Rating: 4 out of 5
Price: £124
Trendnet TEW-812DRU review

Trendnet TEW-812DRU

Category: Wireless routers
Rating: 5 out of 5
Price: £85
Belkin AC 1200 DB review

Belkin AC 1200 DB

Category: Wireless routers
Rating: 3 out of 5
Price: £145

Best desktop PCs to buy in 2014

[UPDATED 23/04/14] The very best desktop PCs around, from all-in-ones to hardcore gaming rigs

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Chromecast apps that let you stream anything from any device

[UPDATED 23 April 2014] Picked up a Chromecast and annoyed that you can only use it for BBC iPlayer, YouTube and Netflix? These apps will let you stream just about anything.

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How to fix a Windows Vista or 7 corrupt user profile: The User Profile Service failed the logon

If you're getting a "The User Profile Service failed the logon" message in Windows 7 or Vista, don't panic - we show you how to fix it and enable the hidden Administrator account

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The 55 best Android apps for 2014

[UPDATED 16th April] We take a look at the best everyday Android apps for 2014

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Worried about Google reading your emails? Take control of Gmail's email privacy settings

Google is reading all your emails to show you "tailored advertising". We explain how to regain some control

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