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    For many people in the UK, download speeds are either acceptable or very good. However, upload speeds can still leave you tapping your feet. Here’s why.

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    4G, 3G, E, GPRS, Wi-Fi - what those things on your mobile really mean. It's about your smartphone data network strengths and speeds.

  • Feature: Best cloud storage services review

    Cloud storage has become an integral part of our modern, mobile lives. Services such as Google Drive, iCloud, Dropbox, OneDrive and Box all vie to hold our vital data on their servers, but which one is the best for you? We review the best cloud storage services and see what they have to offer.

  • Feature: What is Amazon Prime Instant Video?

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  • Feature: What's the best free email service?

    Which email service should you use? We've used the biggest providers including Google, Microsoft, Apple and Yahoo! Here we reveal the best free email service

  • Feature: New top-level domain names are launching 2014

    The release of 1,000 new Top-Level-Domains in the coming years will offer a wide array of new addresses. Here's what you need to know.

  • Feature: Why Bitcoin is more valuable and popular than ever

    With traditional currencies struggling to recover from the economic downturn, virtual currency Bitcoin goes from strength to strength. Now investors are saying it’s the one to watch if you want to make serious money. We investigate how it has survived a year of controversy.

  • Feature: 4G rollout in the UK

    Here's everything you need to know about getting 4G on your network in the UK.

  • Feature: How to protect yourself from a CryptoLocker attack

    Ransomware is a new threat to Windows users in the UK. With the recent attacks by the CryptoLocker virus, we explain how the nasty trojan horse works and what you can do to protect yourself.

  • Feature: The top 5 Kickstarter successes

    Websites such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo are changing the way that products are developed. We look at the top five crowdfunded innovations: the Pebble Watch, Ouya, Oculus Rift, GoldieBlox, and Double Fine Adventure.

  • Feature: Xbox One release date, price and features

    The new Xbox One is just around the corner so here's everything you need to know about its release date, price, pre-order, specs, features and more.

  • Feature: Why you need a VPN

    Here's why a VPN for your computer, tablet or phone will boost security by encrypting and anonymising all your internet activity. Both private and business users can benefit.

  • Feature: What happens to your Facebook, Twitter, Google and Apple account when you die?

    We’re storing ever more information online so it pays to know what happens to it when we die. We investigate what the law says and the policies of the major players, before suggesting how to make sure your wishes are met.

  • Feature: What is BT Sport?

    BT Sport is now live with six channels, including ESPN, so here's everything you need to know about getting BT Sport.

  • Feature: How to keep your kids safe online

    Here's where we show you how to keep your children safe online and block websites. The internet is stuffed full of great resources and activities for kids, but there's a danger they'll find and do things which aren't so wholesome.

  • Feature: What you need to know about Google Wallet

    Like Apple's Passbook, Google Wallet was meant to take the world by storm and let you use your smartphone to pay for everything and thus replace your wallet. But that clearly hasn't happened. Here, we look at some reasons why Google Wallet hasn't taken off... yet.

  • Feature: Beginners' guide to building a website

    Getting stared with a website is easy, and you don’t have to be a design genius to get the best results. There are plenty of templates where the hard work has been done for you.

  • Feature: The ultimate guide to online maps

    Whether you need to get driving directions or plan a hike, navigate around a city or are interested in historial maps, you'll find everything you need right here in our comprehensive guide to digital maps.

  • Feature: Best online maps for walking in cities

    Hiking maps are't much use for getting around towns and cities on foot. Here we'll look at options for guiding you to a destination in real-time as well as planning routes in advance.

  • Feature: What is 'The Internet of Things'?

    We explain the term 'Internet of Things', and examine the way in which connected devices are about to change our world.



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