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Plusnet Predictions 2015

January 19th, 2015 at 16:00 by Dave Tomlinson

2015 is upon us and it’s time for our annual predications for the world of technology and the Internet. We’ll score last year further down but first this is what we think will be headline worthy in 2015.

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How can Siri help people with Autism?

January 15th, 2015 at 16:00 by Catherine

Apples' Siri intelligent personal assistant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Millions of iPhone users around the world use Siri to set alarms, ring friends and find out what the fox says. One thing Apple probably didn’t foresee, is the positive impact for people with autism.

Siri is helping people with autism to communicate more effectively, as one mum found out when her son started using the app. With this benefit only just being realised, we look at how people can use this to help their relatives with disabilities…

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You love Netflix

August 21st, 2014 at 12:00 by Dave Tomlinson

Netflix

Netflix launched in the UK just over two years ago with quite a fanfare.

In that time we’ve seen Netflix traffic grow at an incredible rate. Netflix now battles it out with YouTube for most usage on our network. This isn’t surprising when you see that one in ten households have signed up to Netflix.

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Sci-fi and technology: life imitating art

July 17th, 2014 at 14:00 by Chris Parr

USS Enterprise

50 years ago, technology like digital stereos, portable cameras and the internet was a thing of fantasy, present only in sci-fi and the imaginations of the most pioneering scientists.  Today we have handheld devices that consolidate them into one. Plusnet looks at how technology has changed our lives…

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