5G explained

Most carriers use low-band spectrum or LTE, which offers great coverage area and penetration but it is getting very crowded and peak data speeds only top out at around 100Mbps. 5G, on the other hand, offers 3 different spectrum bands, which are: Low-band spectrum or...

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02 outage – what happened

After last week’s major O2 4G mobile network outage which left millions of customers with no network data access has been blamed on an expired software certificate that 3rd party supplier Ericsson had installed for some customers at a business-critical part of the...

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Does your business take cash?

Cashless businesses that only take contactless card payments, such as cafes and bars may be growing in number in major cities but, despite their apparent convenience for their target market, they are also attracting accusations that they are discriminatory. Cashless...

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Google Chrome’s ‘Incognito’ mode not so incognito

Research by Internet Privacy Company DuckDuckGo is reported to have produced evidence that shows that, even in Incognito mode, users of Google Chrome can still be tracked and searches are still personalised accordingly. Incognito Mode Going incognito (private browsing...

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Make Skype calls through your Amazon Echo

On Monday, the Microsoft Skype blog announced that Skype calling is now available on Amazon Alexa devices using a simple voice command and that Alexa customers can now call most landlines and mobiles internationally using Skype, as well as benefiting from 200 free...

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