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Dublin: 11 °C Friday 4 September, 2015

Technology - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Eircom says services are returning to normal today Error

Eircom says services are returning to normal today

The loss of service yesterday impacted customers south of the country and in Dublin.

Technology - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

There’s a way to see who your most popular friends are on WhatsApp Bff

There’s a way to see who your most popular friends are on WhatsApp

It’s an iPhone exclusive feature though.

This is how you can set a volume limit for your devices

So you don’t end up damaging your hearing.

This is why Google decided a childlike logo was its future

You may have noticed the change last night.

Technology - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

PayPal is trying to reduce the awkwardness of asking friends for money back IOU

PayPal is trying to reduce the awkwardness of asking friends for money back

Although there are no “firm plans” to bring PayPal.me to Irish users yet.

Google is making a big move to help treat diabetes

A new partnership sees it developing new technology that will help treat diabetes.

Those viral no make-up selfies aren’t what they seem

Have a quick check before you share.

There’s a major downside to jailbreaking your iPhone (if you’re thinking about it)

It leaves your device vulnerable to malware as more than 225,000 users found out recently.

Technology - Monday 31 August, 2015

This smartphone chip could be a big help in the fight against bad apps

Malware can end up accessing other parts of your phone without your knowledge, but a new chip from Qualcomm could change that.

So what can you expect at Apple’s big iPhone event? Quite a bit…

The focus will be on its smartphones, but Apple may shine a spotlight on some of its other products next week.

Two million people could have better lives because of one Dublin company’s breakthrough

Mainstay Medical has taken a step closer to bringing its treatment for chronic back pain to market.

Technology - Sunday 30 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 11 photos that show the full and brilliant scope of Instagram’s new feature At Last

Here’s how you can get more out of your Netflix account

Like any service, there are some features hidden away that you might not know about.

A head of diversity is the new must-have position at tech companies

The spotlight and the magnifying glass have…

The incredibly stressful launch of an Irish company’s high-tech stress-beating device

Galvanic crowdfunded its way to market with the Pip. Here’s why.

Technology - Saturday 29 August, 2015

The new Moto G might be a modest improvement, but it’s a great budget phone Review This post contains images

The new Moto G might be a modest improvement, but it’s a great budget phone

It’s the third version of Motorola’s low-price smartphone range, but does it still stand out in a sea of cheap devices?

What I learned… by contracting a deadly tropical disease

Blaine Doyle had a very close-up experience with the very problem his startup has set out to fix.

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a way to use your Android phone on your desktop, a multitasking keyboard for iOS, and a new twist on a classic series.

From TheJournal.ie He tried to build a jewellery business but ended up with a billion-dollar tech company Similarweb

Why this tech CEO says low tax deals were the ‘best thing in the history of the Irish economy’

This week we chatted with the head of US software company Nitro – and he didn’t hold back.

Technology - Friday 28 August, 2015

Internet ads bothering you? Then Google’s latest change will make you happy

And it’s part of a wider trend relating to one of the web’s older formats.

This is what happens when you ask Siri about the next iPhones

It provides some dry answers ahead of Apple’s 9 September event.

Technology - Thursday 27 August, 2015

ONE BILLION people logged into Facebook on the same day, this week

You win, Zuckerberg. You win.

This startup founded by Irish guys is about to be HUGE… and they found a pretty unique way to tell people

Intercom, the “Whatsapp of customer service”, have announced a huge funding and jobs coup… with a cartoon.

Here’s why you might willingly tell Facebook everything about you

It’s testing a new service for a virtual assistant.

Technology - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

You could help fix potholes by driving over them

The company patented a method that would allow cars to detect them and help create a database.

Here’s how to disable the in-app browser for Facebook

Should you be more comfortable using the likes of Chrome or Opera instead.

Technology - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

What life’s like running this Irish company after it was taken over for €115 million

Dublin’s Realex Payments was sold to a billion-dollar US firm in March.

Watch NASA deliberately crash a load of spaceships*

*As well as a number of aircrafts for good measure.

From TheJournal.ie The self-proclaimed ‘Spam King’ is about to get his comeuppance Canned

The self-proclaimed ‘Spam King’ is about to get his comeuppance

A Las Vegas man who sent more than 27 million Facebook messages is facing jail time

Here’s what worried users of Ashley Madison have been saying since the hack

An online security expert say he’s been inundated with questions since the breach.

Technology - Monday 24 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Twitter has just made it more difficult for us to see politicians’ deleted tweets Eoin And The Eggs

Twitter has just made it more difficult for us to see politicians’ deleted tweets

The final two tweets on Politwoops Europe were from Irish MEP Luke Ming Flanagan.

This day 20 years ago, Windows 95 made its way into the world

And it made many changes that are still present today.

Tim Cook says Apple is fine despite China’s market problems

Its stock fell by more than 20% amid fears that China’s slowdown could hurt Apple’s growth there.

From TheJournal.ie Two suicides connected to the Ashley Madison website hack Personal Data

Two suicides connected to the Ashley Madison website hack

Canadian Police say a link has yet to be confirmed.

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Piracy sites are banning Windows 10 users because they’re worried about privacy

They claim that Microsoft is sending back identifying information about their sites when Windows 10 users visit.

Technology - Sunday 23 August, 2015

This is how you can block those annoying Candy Crush invites on Facebook

And anything else that happens to annoy you.

How an Irish startup could revolutionise the way everyone looks at health

Nuritas is mining ‘nature’s wealth’ from the most everyday of sources – food.

Technology - Saturday 22 August, 2015

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring the ability to create your own video GIFs, a rapid-fire video camera and the natural evolution of Pac-Man.

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