Broadband news from May 2013

Broadband news from May 2013

  • Galaxy S4 outsells S3, Facebook phone axed? #TechTalk

    Samsung's Galaxy S4 has become the world's fastest selling smartphone ever but things aren't quite so rosy for the first 'Facebook phone'. Read the latest technology news in #TechTalk. More »

  • Superfast fibre arrives in Staffordshire

    Staffordshire homes will finally get access to fibre optic broadband delivered through BT's superfast network. More »

  • Ultrafast fibre broadband for 10 cities

    Fibre specialist Hyperoptic will aim to give 500,000 UK homes access to 'hypersonic' speeds of up to 1Gb within five years. More »

  • Twitter brings in extra security

    A new optional 'verification' process can be enabled to help users protect their Twitter accounts against hackers. More »

  • Xbox One traffic boom, 1Gb fibre for cities? #TechTalk

    Microsoft's unveiling of the Xbox One caused a massive spike in web traffic and 1Gb fibre broadband could be on its way to 30 cities. Read the latest internet… More »

  • Vodafone pushes back 4G launch

    The mobile provider is in no rush to follow in the footsteps of EE by launching its own version of the 'superfast' 4GEE mobile broadband service. More »

  • 4G disruption to Freeview tested in York

    Around 10,000 homes to the west of York city centre will take part to assess the extent of disruption to Freeview TV caused by 4G signal. More »

  • Wireless broadband 'thieves' exposed

    Research has found the most common causes of poor Wi-Fi signal in homes. And there are some very unlikely suspects... More »

  • Xbox One makes its big debut

    Microsoft has shown off its new Xbox gaming console. What does it do, how much will it cost, and why are some gamers unimpressed? More »

  • Xbox One unveiled, Vodafone delays 4G launch #TechTalk

    Microsoft shows off a new Xbox console and Vodafone reveals it will join rival Three in delaying its plans for a 4G network. Read the latest technology news in… More »

  • Smart TVs the 'least cool' device

    People with a smart TV would still rather plug their laptop or PC into it for the 'big screen' streaming experience over home broadband. More »

  • 1 in 5 businesses still have dial-up

    A survey by Zen Internet has found 22% of UK firms have a dial-up connection, an equal proportion to those with fibre optic broadband. More »

  • Flickr users get 1TB free cloud storage

    The online photography platform has had a huge makeover and its users now get sufficient online storage for over 500,000 photos. More »

  • Xbox 720 countdown, Flickr given a facelift #TechTalk

    The new Xbox will be unveiled later today and Yahoo has overhauled the look and feel of its photo site Flickr. Read the latest technology news in today's #TechTalk. More »

  • Will online shopping replace traditional shopping?

    Over a third of us now do most of our shopping online - broadbandchoices.co.uk asks if it’s really cheaper than shopping the old-fashioned way and if high street shops… More »

  • EE 4G speeds revealed in new tests

    Mobile broadband on EE, the UK's first major 4G network, is confirmed to be faster than on O2, Vodafone and Three. More »

  • Dannii Minogue joins Next Top Model

    Former X Factor judge will join Elle Macpherson and Tyson Beckford in the ninth series of Britain and Ireland's Next Top Model on Sky Living. More »

  • HTC One makes history on Mount Everest

    Daniel Hughes used his HTC One smartphone to make the world's highest ever video call from the top of Everest. More »

  • Kids’ web porn warning, Yahoo! buys Tumblr #TechTalk

    In today’s #TechTalk: Head teachers want kids to learn about internet porn from a young age, Yahoo! wants to buy Tumblr and superfast broadband is finally coming to Cumbria. More »

  • Fibre broadband on its way to Cumbria

    Superfast dream becomes a reality in Cumbria as rural broadband project finally has funding approved by the European Commission. More »