How to connect a wireless access point to your router

Having access to the internet in our homes has become so commonplace to most people, that any break in service with downtime or trouble connecting feels like a huge inconvenience. Many of us have come to rely on near-constant internet access so if you want your home network to be accessible using wi-fi, or if […]

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How does a wireless access point work?

Anyone who remembers the frustrations of trying to load a programme from a cassette tape will occasionally have a moment of wonder at the way modern technology has moved on over the last couple of decades. Being able to access the internet at the touch of a button on a device that isn’t even plugged […]

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Is Aerial Installation Needed for Freeview TV?

If you want to access Freeview, you need an aerial. And while this might sound like bad news for those who finally want to upgrade, the good news is that you probably already have one. Almost all homes have some form of aerial already installed, and unless your house has never contained a television of […]

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What uses Watt?

Infographic Source: ADS Digital It’s easy to boil a kettle ten times before you finally manage to make a cup of tea. Perhaps the phone rang or maybe the bath overflowed. In well-developed countries, electricity is there for our convenience, and luckily so because life is simply too chaotic for it not to be so. […]

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Sky Signal Problems and Fixes

Signal failure is most commonly caused by misalignment; however, there are also various other internal and external problems that can have the same effect. To troubleshoot your Sky box visit the Sky Diagnostics website. If you can’t find a solution, continue reading. To begin, switch your Sky box off at the mains. While you’re waiting […]

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Why Your Satellite Dish Points The Way It Does

Ever looked at your satellite dish and thought it was in an odd position? It’s no mistake. While you may have seen other houses with dishes in less conspicuous places, yours should probably stay where it is – unless you’re willing to sacrifice signal quality. Satellite dishes not only need a clear line of sight […]

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Sky Manual Tuning Help

Manual tuning allows you to access content through your Sky box that would otherwise be inaccessible. As digital programming is broadcast via the Astra 2 satellite system, which is approximately 28.2 degrees above the equator, you must first find the rough compass setting. The Astra 2 system consists of three satellites, all of which are […]

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How to Boost a Weak Freeview Signal

If your Freeview has an intermittent signal, or perhaps even a complete loss of channels, make sure you check through the basics before getting onto your roof and tampering with your aerial. In most circumstances the problem will be something simple that you’ve overlooked. • Is your aerial cable connected to both your television and […]

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Protecting your Satellite Dish from Rain Fade

Satellites are vulnerable to poor weather, particularly heavy rain, no matter how well installed they are. The UK averages 133 days of rain or snow a year and so, unfortunately, many of you will have experienced poor signal due to wet weather. This is commonly referred to as ‘rain fade’ and can be extremely frustrating […]

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Reasons for Having a Weak Television Signal

There’s nothing more frustrating than sitting at home trying to watch television when the image is blurry and keeps cutting out. Calling the experts isn’t always convenient, especially if you’re in a hurry to get your signal back. Luckily, not all issues require the attention of a specialist. In fact, you can probably fix the […]

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