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Home Networking - Part 4 - Smart Queues Management (SQM)

So, you’ve read through both parts of my guide to UK broadband , as well as the previous three parts of my guide to home networking  (and if you haven’t, it’s well worth it before continuing to read here, as a lot of the terminology I mention below is explained in more detail there).

But, let’s face it, as we saw in Part 1  of my guide to UK broadband, however good your home network setup is, our broadband infrastructure is simply not very good. This has become even more of an issue since the pandemic - residential UK broadband has never seen such high demand. Is there anything else that can help?

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The 'Poor Man's Desktop' Work From Home Setup

Due to the events of 2020, many people have suddenly found themselves working from home. Whilst a laptop is perfect when moving around for work, sitting hunched over a tiny screen for 8 hours a day can be very tiring. A desktop PC  setup is far better for this. But what if you don’t have the budget, or the space, for a desktop PC?

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