Turning it off and on again: The power of the power cycle

Popularised by shows like The IT Crowd, it’s a question thats become a joke, a meme, a clich: Have you tried turning it off and again?For all the derision and disbelief it gets, turning a device off and on again a process technically known as performing a power...

10 Ways to Make Your Phone Battery Last Longer

A mobile phone is about as useful as its battery life: it wouldn’t really be a mobile phone without a charged battery after all. But while most of us protect our phones with sturdy cases, we don’t seem to invest as much effort in protecting our phone...

Which gaming console should you get?

Maybe you’re shopping around for a new gaming console for your kid. Maybe your last console spluttered and died on you. Maybe you’ve been marooned on a desert island for the past two decades. Either way you want to buy a new game console (and maybe play...

What is a WiFi mesh system and should you get one?

WiFi mesh systems are the latest growing trend in the world of home WiFi, replacing “traditional” routers with a new way of delivering internet connectivity throughout your home. Why? WiFi mesh systems are a great and rather easy-to-implement solution to the problem...