Charles Thacker Dies Aged 74: You Wouldn’t Be Online Without Him

Charles Thacker, the man who helped create graphical operating systems, the laser printer and tablet computers has died aged 74. Read More >>

Clever People Agree How to Make Ethernet Quicker Down the Old Cables

A quite extraordinarily niche group of standards enthusiasts have been working away as part of the IEEE P 802.3bz 2.4G/5GBASE-T Task Force, and the results are in. There's a new Ethernet that works with the old wires and can do 2.5 Gigabit or 5 Gigabit connections. Upgrading is as straightforward as convincing the boss everyone needs better internet. Read More >>

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How to Get Movies, Music, and More From Your Mobile Device to Your TV

There's not much your phone or tablet can't do these days, beyond maybe displaying their troves of mobile content on a screen larger than 10 inches. But that's what televisions are for. And, with one of these five methods, you'll be able to seamlessly throw music and movies from your little screen to your big screen. Read More >>

How Often Do You Use Ethernet These Days?

I recently helped a friend pick out a USB-ethernet dongle for her MacBook Air. The Wi-Fi at her office goes in and out and she wanted to make sure she had a consistent connection when she brought her laptop in. That got me thinking: I haven't used Ethernet on my laptop in a long time. Read More >>

Raspberry Pi Made Simple With HDMI, Ethernet and Keyboard Starter Kit

Just under £40 gets Raspberry Pi users a super-simple media management solution, with the Element 14 bundle containing a wireless keyboard, HDMI connector and an Ethernet cable for easily whacking together your home media powerhouse. Read More >>

You Haven’t Got Your Slice of Raspberry Pi Yet Because the Factory Messed Up

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has come out and said that the reason for the delay in getting the mini-marvels into your hands is because the factory manufacturing them screwed up. It bunged a dud network port onto the first batch of boards. Read More >>

Is a Crappy Wi-Fi Signal Ruining Your Netflix Streams? Hy-Fi Routers Promise to Fix That

The nerdiest thing our Matt Buchanan ever wanted was an awesome powerline router. I'll see your nerdiness, Matt, and raise you one. Hy-Fi Routers crossbreed Wi-Fi, ethernet, powerline, and MoCA to give you a mutant baby of ultimate internet reliability. The dream of consistently fast 100Mbps internet all over my apartment is so close I can almost taste it. Read More >>