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Dublin: 2 °C Sunday 26 April, 2015

Technology - Yesterday’s News

5 apps worth downloading this week

Get quick fit, learn to DJ, and/or finally get your photos organised.

Here’s everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about SiteServ, mobilegeddon and food-delivery wars.

People can now buy the Apple Watch online – unless they’re in Ireland

Unless you have a good friend in the UK, Japan or Germany?

Technology - Friday 24 April, 2015

How does Facebook decide what to show on your newsfeed?

Filtering through 1,500 stories a day isn’t simple.

From TheJournal.ie See how Google Maps has secretly insulted Apple in the most childishly inappropriate way Taking The Piss
From TheJournal.ie These guys have been ripping an Apple Watch to pieces so you don’t have to Appletopsy

These guys have been ripping an Apple Watch to pieces so you don’t have to

One journalist has described the process as being like ‘an awesome Super Bowl halftime show for nerds’…

No fanfare or fuss for release of the new Apple watch

No fanfare or fuss for release of the new Apple watch

Previous Apple launches have seen queues down the street – but stock of the new watch on the high street is limited.

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From TheJournal.ie 16 breathtaking Hubble images that changed the way we view the Universe Hubble At 25

16 breathtaking Hubble images that changed the way we view the Universe

We have much to thank Hubble for at its 25th birthday.

Technology - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Happy 10th birthday YouTube. Here’s why it’s such a success

It’s come a long way since a trip to the zoo in 2005.

From TheJournal.ie Bank of Ireland customers STILL waiting for payments Tick Tock

Bank of Ireland customers STILL waiting for payments

The bank had similar problems last summer.

YouTube is ten today – and here’s the first video ever uploaded

The first, and very underwhelming, video.

Technology - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Could a plane really be hijacked over its own Wi-Fi? Scary

Could a plane really be hijacked over its own Wi-Fi?

The FBI have told airlines in the US to watch for signs their planes are being hacked – by people logged onto any onboard internet service.

These are the reasons your smartphone keeps running out of battery power

Nothing lasts forever, but you can make your battery last longer before you need to charge it.

Using WhatsApp on an iPhone? A major update is coming your way

Although Android users have been enjoying it for a few weeks already.

Technology - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This app could stop people who write dodgy tweets from losing their job Dirty Words

This app could stop people who write dodgy tweets from losing their job

And the guy who set it up knows exactly what can go wrong.

It’s not just small businesses being punished after ‘mobilegeddon’

Government and big business websites are also failing the mobile test.

From TheJournal.ie The makers of the Mini have just come up with x-ray vision for drivers Superpowers
From TheJournal.ie A €280m cable is going to link Mayo and New York Cable Ties

A €280m cable is going to link Mayo and New York

The news could mean brilliant things for the economy out west…

Unstoppable – Whatsapp has added ANOTHER 100 million users so far in 2015

The messaging service, acquired by Facebook last year for €19 billion, now has over 800 million users worldwide.

Twitter now allows you to send anyone a direct message

Here’s what you need to know.

This Irish kid’s doodle will appear on the Google homepage

Harry Kane is winner of the seventh annual Doodle 4 Google competition.

Technology - Monday 20 April, 2015

Intel says 50 years of Moore’s Law has transformed our lives

In 1965, Gordon Moore made a prediction that would set the pace for a digital revolution.

Technology - Saturday 18 April, 2015

We might need to start seriously thinking about pilotless planes

It might not be too far off either.

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a way to keep messages short and sweet, a versatile photo effects editor and a fantastic cartoon RPG.

Technology - Friday 17 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Wikileaks has published thousands of leaked Sony emails Data Dump

Wikileaks has published thousands of leaked Sony emails

And it’s all in a searchable archive. Handy.

Technology - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This is what the Youth Defence website looks like today Ssmref

This is what the Youth Defence website looks like today

It displays a message that reads “Vote Yes”.

Technology - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

The EU is charging Google with abuse of power

And the tech giant could be slapped with fines worth €6 billion – if the case ever gets that far.

Too many photos on your phone? Here’s how to filter through them quickly

If the idea of wading through your photos is too much of a task, there are ways to speed things up a little.

Technology - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

‘Man do cars, woman do cake’ – Death threats for Sue Perkins amid Top Gear rumours

The presenter says some people have suggested they want her ‘burned alive’.

Tick tock! People who pre-ordered the Apple Watch could have a while to wait

For some, the estimated delivery time has been pushed back as far back as August, but Apple is suggesting it will ship them far earlier than expected.

From TheJournal.ie Good news – super, incredibly fast broadband is on its way to 350 towns in Ireland Fast And Furious

Good news – super, incredibly fast broadband is on its way to 350 towns in Ireland

However, it will be predominantly rural towns and villages that get to use it first – with Dublin omitted entirely.

Technology - Sunday 12 April, 2015

PC running slowly? These are the reasons why it’s happening

A few small steps can go a long way.

From TheJournal.ie Giving up Facebook is hard – but not for the reason you think Cold Turkey
With the Galaxy S6, Samsung has created its best smartphone in ages Review This post contains images

With the Galaxy S6, Samsung has created its best smartphone in ages

But is it better than the iPhone 6?

Technology - Saturday 11 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Depressed feelings and spending time on Facebook “go hand in hand” NO Compare

Depressed feelings and spending time on Facebook “go hand in hand”

Don’t compare yourself to your peers.

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a way to get yourself properly organised, a photo app which only reveal them a day later and a one-dot smash.

Technology - Friday 10 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland must join CERN – for our economy and our future Opinion

Ireland must join CERN – for our economy and our future

With CERN membership, Ireland’s brightest minds would be able to work on some of the most advanced projects in the world.

From TheJournal.ie ‘If I had done this in Ireland it would’ve taken 25 years’ – Facebook Privacy Campaigner Madness

‘If I had done this in Ireland it would’ve taken 25 years’ – Facebook Privacy Campaigner

Max Schrems has taken a €10 million class action lawsuit against the tech giant in his native Austria so as to avoid the ‘madness of the Irish courts’.

The €19,000 gold Apple Watch Edition sold out in China in less than an hour

Some versions of the Apple Watch are available for pre order across Europe and the US from today.

Technology - Thursday 9 April, 2015

This is how you can play the classic Snake game on your phone

Complete with Nokia 3210 buttons (kinda).

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