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Fast Fridays – 21st October 2016

21.10.2016 by Jenn Granger

As Rebecca Black almost certainly once said, it’s Friday, Friday, gotta read about tech on Friday! This week’s blog’s been about all of the things, from expert insight into preparing for your peak period, to which cloud is right for you; now set your sights on the weekend and wind down with a quick whip-round of the week’s tech news! 1. Why we're all becoming backseat drivers The future is here people – Elon Musk has announced that all new Tesla cars will have autopilot software in-built; essentially they’ll be self-driving. It’s still in testing but Musk reckons that by…

The Need for Speed

4.4.2016 by Jenn Granger

Not so long ago, waiting for a web page to load gave you enough time to make a brew, learn a language and solve the world debt crisis. We expected the internet to move at a glacial pace and it…

Christmas is Slowing your Wi-Fi

2.12.2015 by Jenn Granger

Fairy lights might be pretty and a festive favourite but it turns out they may also have a less attractive side effect. A new report by watchdog Ofcom has found that around six million UK homes and businesses don’t have…

Li-Fi; the new Wi-Fi

1.12.2015 by Guest

A working office has decided to test out a new way of delivering data by using the visible spectrum rather than radio waves. In shorter terms; Li-Fi rather than Wi-Fi. Lowri takes a closer look. Li-Fi is said to deliver…

Are You Being Conned on Connectivity?

18.6.2015 by Jenn Granger

Apparently the answer to this is: probably. Which? has found that 15million homes in the UK don’t get the broadband speeds that they’re paying for. And considering that a) broadband can be flippin’ expensive and b) a few seconds load…

The Broad(band) Divide

9.12.2014 by Jenn Granger

We’re a country known for pushing boundaries – we have everything from drones to driverless cars (this is the nation that brought you chips and gravy, for goodness’ sake!) – and yet Ofcom has just released a report about the…

Why Game of Thrones has got the North/South Divide All Wrong

11.6.2014 by Jenn Granger

I'm not going to lie to you, as an honorary northerner, I’m none too happy with the harsh treatment of my people in Game of Thrones. The writer, George R. R. Martin is American, and he clearly knows nothing (Jon Snow) about…