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

​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.

published December 7, 2014 by

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Researchers quantify the 'S' in HTTPS

Researchers quantify the 'S' in HTTPS

​What value can be placed on the letter 'S'? If it's the 'S' in HTTPS, it could equate to a loss of productivity due to increased latency, greater battery drain for certain connected devices, and the loss of in-network value-added services, according to new research.

published December 7, 2014 by

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M2M no longer a pipe dream

M2M no longer a pipe dream

Innovations in mobile tech has opened new opportunities in the machine-to-machine industry, with providers offering SIM and fleet management services to smart meters and CCTVs.

published January 4, 2013 by

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ZDNet's tech predictions for 2013

ZDNet's tech predictions for 2013

What will be the next big thing? As cellular carriers merge and become stronger, mobile makers may not survive. Will big data analytics take off, and will 3D printing arrive with a bevy of legal and ethical issues? Here's a look ahead at 2013 and what we can expect.

published December 21, 2012 by

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Google reveals first Chromebooks

At the company’s developers conference in San Francisco, Google's Sundar Pichai announces the first Chromebook laptops. Samsung and Acer will each be offering machines starting June 15. The Samsung Chromebook will cost $429 for the Wi-Fi only version and $499 for the 3G version. Acer's Wi-Fi only Chromebook will cost $349.

published May 11, 2011 by

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Apple's iPhone 4 now on Verizon

At a press conference in New York City, Verizon announces Apple's iPhone 4 will be available on its network in early February. A 16GB model will cost $199.99 with a two-year contract and the 32GB model will sell for $299.99. An extra feature Verizon will offer is the ability to use the phone as a personal Wi-Fi "hot spot." Up to five Wi-Fi devices can connect to the Verizon iPhone at one time.

published January 11, 2011 by

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Siemens Gigaset S450 IP

Siemens Gigaset S450 IP

A reasonably-priced office handset that can be bought in multi-packs, the Gigaset S450 IP is a decent VoIP dual-mode handset. However, there are some drawbacks that limit its appeal.

published November 27, 2007 by

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Orange Option ICON2 USB Modem

Orange Option ICON2 USB Modem

It's not particularly stylish and the desktop software is short on features, but if you want a reliable USB 3G modem that's ready for 7.2Mbps operation, Orange's Option ICON2 seems like a good choice.

published November 12, 2007 by

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Aastra 53i

Aastra 53i

Are you looking for a new IP phone for your office? Aastra's 53i is an attractive and very usable phone without the shocking price tag.

published November 6, 2007 by

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Google Mini

Google Mini

The Google Mini just keeps getting better. It's not the cheapest way of searching your content, but it's probably the simplest to get working, yet highly capable and configurable.

published July 31, 2007 by

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T-Mobile web'n'walk USB modem

T-Mobile web'n'walk USB modem

T-Mobile's web'n'walk USB modem is an obvious option for mobile notebook users. However, it could also come in handy if your main broadband internet connection decides to go to sleep for a while.

published July 10, 2007 by

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Netgear SSL312

Netgear SSL312

We found this to be an impressive unit and, while it doesn't have all the bells and whistles, if you need to facilitate up to 25 concurrent SSL VPN user sessions then the NETGEAR SSL312 is definitely worthy of short-listing for evaluation.

published June 4, 2007 by

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Aventail EX-750

Aventail EX-750

The EX-750 is expensive compared to other small-business SSL VPN appliances, but it's worth it for the extra scalability, wide platform support and end point security controls.

published January 2, 2007 by

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Snom 300

Snom 300

The Snom 300 is a comfortable, quite smart looking, entry-level VoIP phone, with well laid-out controls and a strong feature set.

published October 4, 2006 by

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