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​ITU approves G.fast DSL high-speed broadband standard

The International Telecommunications Union has approved the G.fast broadband technology standard, allowing it to become broadly commercially available in a bid to help service providers deliver speeds over DSL of up to 1Gbps in mixed-technology broadband delivery scenarios.

December 7, 2014

Toshiba WT310 tablet: First Take

This 11.6-inch Windows 8 tablet offers a reasonable specification including stylus, mobile broadband and docking options. However, it's on the bulky/heavy side and the build quality lacks robustness.

August 6, 2013 by

What do normal people think of new Windows 8 PCs?

Real people, the kind who don't read tech blogs and who buy PCs from shopping channels on basic cable, have finally got their hands on Windows 8. The early reviews will almost certainly surprise you.

November 4, 2012

Up to speed: Small towns quick to download

The latest analysis of results from ZDNet’s Broadband SpeedTest show the fastest DSL connections are in small regional towns that have their own phone exchange. City suburbs are nowhere close to reaching their top speeds.

October 23, 2012 by

First Windows 8 PCs appear early, crapware included

Microsoft's official launch party for Windows 8 is still weeks away, but one well-known retailer has jumped the gun. Cable shopping giant HSN has five Windows 8 PCs for sale on the web. All are, unfortunately, fully loaded.

October 7, 2012

BT Openreach pilots 330Mbps 'fibre on demand' broadband

Openreach is testing a "fibre on demand" service that will provide 330Mbps broadband connections, before making the service commercially available from Spring 2013. The problem isn't the technology but the cost of the deployment, which involves laying a fibre optic cable from the local cabinet to the home or business premises.

June 27, 2012 by

A fistful of Google dollars

Should you try the Windows 8 consumer preview? How can Telstra get its sweet National Broadband Network (NBN) money faster? Which company is the best at cloud in Australia, and who wants to be a hacking millionaire?

March 1, 2012

HP Slate 2 Review

HP's Slate 2 is a neat and compact 8.9in. Windows 7 tablet, although it's short of CPU muscle and has limited internal storage capacity. We'd prefer mobile broadband as standard rather than optional, while battery life could be better.

February 13, 2012 by

Windows 8 aims to simplify mobile networking

The next version of the Windows operating system will make it far easier for users on the move to establish and manage mobile broadband connections, Microsoft said.Billy Anders, a Microsoft group programme manager on the devices and networks team, outlined the changes in a blog post on Friday.

January 23, 2012 by

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