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Is 5G safe? Everything you need to know on the 5G-powered future

Is 5G safe? Everything you need to know on the 5G-powered future

Update: 5G has been in the news for the wrong reasons again this week, as conspiracy theories have emerged linking 5G to coronavirus. As we explain below, 5G signals do...

Video calling: are Houseparty and Zoom safe to use?

Video calling: are Houseparty and Zoom safe to use?

Many have started using Zoom and Houseparty – two apps that have been around for a while but which have soared in popularity in recent times. But are they safe?

Automatic compensation paused for broadband and landline customers

Automatic compensation paused for broadband and landline customers

The scheme usually means that customers of certain providers are automatically compensated if they are left without service or if an engineer fails to turn up or cancels at short notice, but current circumstances mean that providers are less likely to be as able to carry out repairs, install new services or make home visits than they usually would.

We’re watching more of it, but is now the best time to buy a new TV?

We’re watching more of it, but is now the best time to buy a new TV?

Many of us are watching TV more than ever and if your old set isn't standing up the scrutiny it might be time to buy a new one. Is now the right time to do it, have you missed the boat on cheap 2019 models or should you wait a little longer? Let's find out.

Is now a good time to switch broadband provider?

Is now a good time to switch broadband provider?

Usually switching providers can be a great way to save money and get a better service but with broadband providers and networks facing an unprecedented amount of strain, the landscape has changed.

John Lewis deals: are these on-sale audio products worth snapping up?

John Lewis deals: are these on-sale audio products worth snapping up?

With more time spent at home, you might have found a gap for some new audio products to keep you entertained. John Lewis, which offers a two-year warranty on electricals,...

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Coronavirus scams – how to spot them and stop them

Coronavirus scams – how to spot them and stop them

Scams are among the most prevalent types of crime in the UK, and coronavirus is creating a perfect environment for fraudsters to thrive. Read our guide to stay one step ahead.

How to make the most of Alexa during lockdown

How to make the most of Alexa during lockdown

Alexa can be your helping hand through this difficult time – whether that’s getting the most out of your day, helping you to keep fit, providing entertainment or ‘helping out’...

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How to make the most of Google Assistant during the lockdown

How to make the most of Google Assistant during the lockdown

As we’re forced to spend more time inside due to coronavirus, households around the UK are turning to their smart products to stay entertained.  Whether you’re looking to test your...

How to watch Disney Plus on your TV while you’re in lockdown

How to watch Disney Plus on your TV while you’re in lockdown

Disney+ is here and with it comes all 30 series of the Simpsons, all the Marvel and Star Wars you could ever want, and, of course, an extensive library of Disney classics, but is it available on your TV and what can you do if it's not?

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