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Technology - Today’s News

Google has a big idea to help you save your phone’s battery power

And other major announcements from Google’s developer conference last night.

Technology - Yesterday’s News

As it happened: What happened at Google’s biggest event of the year

It was a busy few hours where Google unveils its plans for the next year.

GoPro’s next adventure is going to involve drones and VR

Although if you want to shoot 360-degree video, you might want to have six GoPro cameras handy.

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Twitter has a special place reserved for all those who came #HomeToVote

Globally significant hashtag’s are given special place in their HQ.

Technology - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Google is now answering your questions before you can finish asking them

“It’s like we finish each other’s… sandwiches?”

Why a global cyber-security firm chose Cork over London for its European base

eSentire plans to hire 100 staff for its new Irish operation.

There’s an iOS bug that lets you crash other iPhones with a single text

In some cases, the bug can force an iPhone to reboot.

Is your phone overheating regularly? Here’s how you can fix it

If it’s happening often, it’s recommended you fix it asap.

Dublin firm helping doctors cut down on the time they spend filing reports

Slainte Healthcare provides software to help make medical admin processes more efficient, but it wants to focus on other parts of the world first.

Technology - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

There’s a hidden ‘low light’ mode buried deep in your iPhone’s settings

And it’s easy to activate (once you know how).

Twitter’s answer to live-streaming has arrived on Android

And Android users will get a few extra features not found on the iOS version.

The man Apple just gave a major promotion to has 5,000 patents to his name

Jony Ive will now become chief design officer, and will expand his focus to include both Apple Stores and Apple’s new campus.

Technology - Monday 25 May, 2015

Has Microsoft designed its best budget smartphone yet? Review This post contains images

Has Microsoft designed its best budget smartphone yet?

Microsoft has focused more on making its phones cheaper than on flagships, but is the Lumia 640 its best budget phone yet?

Those security questions you use for your accounts aren’t exactly safe

But you already knew that, didn’t you?

Technology - Sunday 24 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A website that helps people find affairs has been hacked – along with personal information Uh Oh

This is how you can access sites you visited offline

And you can do it on either your laptop or phone.

Technology - Saturday 23 May, 2015

5 apps worth downloading this week

Gloomy filters, random photos and skiing down snowy slopes.

Technology - Friday 22 May, 2015

Personal info about millions of swingers has been leaked online

Email addresses, user names, dates of birth, postal codes…

Google files a patent for robot toys that will listen and talk to you

The patent says these toys will be used to help control other connected devices.

Want to feel old? This guy is 35 today

We’ve come a long way since Pac-Man first hit arcades back in 1980.

Technology - Thursday 21 May, 2015

The company behind Grand Theft Auto is suing the BBC

Rockstar Games say it’s taking action against the BBC for trademark infringement.

From The42 Hey joggers, your phone can now pick your music based on how fast you’re running Fitness

Hey joggers, your phone can now pick your music based on how fast you’re running

Irish Spotify users can expect the feature in the coming weeks.

Here’s what happens when you search for your own name on Google Maps

And the likely reason why it presents such results.

Technology - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Google’s new idea will let you send links by sound

Although it’s not *that* new an idea – it actually goes back as far as 2011.

Spotify just unveiled its latest plans and it sees a world beyond music

Original videos, podcasts and some new music features were some of the additions it announced today.

Audi’s new carbon fibre bike weighs about the same as a box of Rice Krispies

It’s pricey though, buy a decent lock.

Finding it difficult to look at your screen? Why not invert its colours

At the very least, it will give your eyes a bit of a rest.

Technology - Monday 18 May, 2015

How Candy Crush Saga is going to be the new Solitaire on your computer

The game will be included with every version of Windows 10 when it’s released this summer.

The biggest company in the world – but one of Apple’s biggest investors says it’s actually undervalued

And he says it’s ‘poised’ to enter two major markets soon.

From TheJournal.ie #Girlswithtoys is trending to show that science is not just for boys The Menz

#Girlswithtoys is trending to show that science is not just for boys

Bunsen burner selfie anyone?

From TheJournal.ie The ‘Steve Jobs’ trailer is out, and yes, Michael Fassbender is in the famous black turtleneck Teaser This post contains videos
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From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you worry about your privacy? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you worry about your privacy?

Or is it a thing of the past?

These are Ireland’s most viewed YouTube videos Charlie Bit My Finger This post contains videos

These are Ireland’s most viewed YouTube videos

Surprisingly, there are no cat videos, but there is one called ‘Ultimate Dog Tease’.

Technology - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Does the screen quality of a smartphone matter any longer? TechKnowHow This post contains a poll

Does the screen quality of a smartphone matter any longer?

Terms like ppi, 1080p and Super AMOLED and pixel count are thrown around regularly, but does it matter any longer?

Technology - Saturday 16 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie How hackers built software to steal naked photos from hundreds of women automatically Nudes

How hackers built software to steal naked photos from hundreds of women automatically

Brandon Bourret and Athanasios Andrianakis were arrested on May 8 and accused of creating a piece of software named “Photofucket”.

This event wants to bring Irish research to you while you’re having a pint

Pint of Science is in its second year where ti tries to bridge the gap between the general public and Irish researchers.

What’s it like to turn down $3 billion? This guy knows (and he has no regrets)

Snapchat’s Evan Spiegel says Facebook’s interest just showed him he was on the right track.

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