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June 2, 2014  4:57 PM

The internet of things is making everything smart, stupid

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
Amazon, Apple, dash, Facebook, FItbit, Gartner, Internet of Things, smartphone, Wi-Fi

So the latest thing to help users buy more things is Amazon Dash - a grocery tool that connects to users' home Wi-Fi network and allows them to add items to their shopping list by simply saying it or scanning it.

"Say or scan items into your Dash, and...

February 20, 2014  12:23 PM

Church blocks porn in not so shocking move!

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
block, Porn, Wi-Fi


October 17, 2013  3:37 PM

Government minister introduces new “bring your own IT department” policy

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
BYOD, Cabinet office, Government IT, oligopoly, PC, Wi-Fi

The UK government, led by the Cabinet Office, is zealous in its desire to overhaul government IT.

Out go mega-outsourcing deals with the big "oligopoly" of IT suppliers, in come...


April 8, 2013  11:47 AM

And is Wi-Fi a stairway to heaven?

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
Mickleover, Wi-Fi


August 24, 2012  4:14 PM

Wi-Fi? My Ass!

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
Donkey, Israel, Wi-Fi


July 4, 2012  1:51 PM

Wi-Fi is a rollercoaster ride!

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
Sky, Wi-Fi

We are obsessed with getting Wi-Fi in weird and wacky places where it really isn't necessary to access the internet - well, except to check to out Computer Weekly of course!

Now, it seems theme parks are...


May 14, 2012  4:58 PM

Wi-Fi proof wallpaper

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
Wallpaper, Wi-Fi, Wireless

With smartphones, tablets, laptops, smart TVs and even cookers linking up to the internet at home, Wi-Fi is a must for most families. Yet, security specialists are always warning us how vulnerable we are if we don't protect our networks from the outside...


May 10, 2012  3:18 PM

Baseball Wi-Fi security blunder

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
Security, Wi-Fi

InfoSec is still fresh in our minds, but it seems some people aren't as security conscious as others.

We stumbled across this picture on


February 1, 2012  10:11 AM

Cisco lags behind in Olympics Wi-Fi training

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Cisco, Wi-Fi

With Cisco due to be providing Wi-Fi access for the Olympic and Paralympics Games this summer, it's slightly concerning that the vendor struggled to provide Wi-Fi for the attendees of its very own Cisco Live Europe event this week....


January 24, 2012  3:30 PM

The missing piece in your wardrobe?

mscott2 Profile: mscott2
2GB, Brookstone, Cufflink, hotspot, USB, Wi-Fi, Wireless

Believe it or not, for the measly sum of £160 you could become a walking Wi-Fi hotspot. And, as if that wasn't already enough of a killer opening line to use at the bar, you could also have 2GB of USB storage at your fingertips. 


Well, wrist-tips if were being...


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