A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
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Fri, 22 Jan, 2021
Tue, 08 Dec, 2020
Tue, 07 Apr, 2020
What is it about the teenage years that are so problematic for families? Why does the teenage soul rage against the machine of the adult world?
Wed, 22 Jan, 2020
Cyber-bullying and lack of sleep have a bigger impact on children’s mental health than social media use, a study has found.
Wed, 14 Aug, 2019
You’re at work. The afternoon is dragging. You have a quick glance at your feed, do a swift update, maybe answer a message about what you’re doing later, then get back to the task at hand. Is this wrong?
Thu, 04 Jul, 2019
Encrypted mobile phones have become a “big problem” for gardaí tackling gangs and they are seeking expanded powers to demand passwords to access them.
Tue, 12 Feb, 2019
Electrical goods retail group Dixons-Carphone has reported strong sales growth in its Irish operations for the Christmas trading period.
Wed, 23 Jan, 2019
No one is in denial. We are all well aware the effects an hour spent scanning the perfectly presented lives of others has on our mood.
Sat, 17 Nov, 2018
More than 80% of parents at a Co Clare primary school have signed up to a policy that none of their children will have sole ownership of a mobile phone while pupils there.
Tue, 30 Oct, 2018
Secondary school students all over Ireland will be giving up their phones for a day next week to raise funds and awareness for disability services.
Tue, 16 Oct, 2018
When I give talks, I am often approached by people who are worried about their memory, writes
Fri, 31 Aug, 2018
Children may be compelled to hand over their mobile phones to their teachers at the start of each school day if proposed legislation introduced in the Seanad is passed.
Thu, 28 Jun, 2018
Children’s behaviour is becoming more sexualised at a younger age as they are trying to grow up too fast, a leading anti-cyberbullying expert is warning.
Mon, 02 Apr, 2018
Irish Rail is phasing out ‘quiet carriages’ on all trains due to the “almost universal use” of mobile phones.
Sat, 27 Jan, 2018
Experts are warning that social media is weakening our grip on our positive virtues, from honesty to self control, writes
Wed, 28 Jun, 2017
It could soon become illegal for shops to sell internet enabled mobiles to children under the age of 14.
Wed, 10 May, 2017
This year is set to be a major one for Apple due to a variety of reasons, most notably being the 10th anniversary of the iPhone.
Mon, 27 Mar, 2017
Samsung Electronics’ new Galaxy S8 will employ facial-recognition technology for mobile payments within months of release, adding cutting-edge security to help the marquee device stand out from rivals such as Apple’s iPhone, sources said.
Fri, 17 Mar, 2017
Mobile phones are the targets of two thirds of thefts and robberies and one in five of the crimes is taking place in pubs, nightclubs, and restaurants.
Thu, 02 Mar, 2017
The end of mobile roaming charges across the EU is a step closer following a provisional deal to cap wholesale charges.
Wed, 01 Feb, 2017
The Taoiseach has admitted he has used a personal Gmail account to send official information “for operational reasons”.
Wed, 14 Dec, 2016
Tue, 25 Oct, 2016
There is been a threefold increase in the number of Irish consumers using mobile devices to pay for something.
Wed, 19 Oct, 2016
Wed, 21 Sep, 2016
Europeans are using their smartphones as extensions of their memories, with 79% of people more reliant on their digital devices today than they were five years ago.
Sun, 18 Sep, 2016
Fri, 02 Sep, 2016
Many villages throughout North Cork have little or no mobile phone reception and the situation, it has been alleged, is deteriorating.
Wed, 20 Jul, 2016
Some Vodafone customers in Dublin could face the loss of 3G, 4G and data services after the company was ordered to remove aerials in the area.
Tue, 07 Jun, 2016
Telecom giant Meteor Mobile has been convicted and fined €25,000 for removing massive discounts from customers' phone contracts without telling them.
Mon, 25 Apr, 2016
Tue, 19 Jan, 2016
People should avoid leaving their smart phones and tablets on tables in bars and restaurants during the Christmas period.
Sun, 20 Dec, 2015
Sat, 07 Nov, 2015
Electronics giant Samsung has reported a fifth straight drop in quarterly earnings as the Galaxy S6 failed to reverse its declining fortunes in the smartphone industry.
Thu, 30 Jul, 2015
MOBILE phones are our cameras, video recorders, sat-navs, social diaries and fitness trackers – for many of us, taking and receiving actual phone calls is the activity we use our phone for least, writes.
Tue, 28 Jul, 2015
The Central Bank has advised borrowers not to disclose personal or financial details over the phone to unverified callers amid concerns that banks are using blocked numbers to ring customers who are in arrears.
Mon, 25 May, 2015
Vodafone, one of the world’s largest phone companies, revealed the scope of government snooping, saying authorities in some countries are able to directly access an operator’s network without seeking permission.
Sat, 07 Jun, 2014
A myriad of key personal information, including financial log-in details, can still be retrieved from lost, stolen, or sold-on mobile phones even if the device has been locked or has been “factory-wiped”.
Tue, 29 Apr, 2014
A US software security company, which has its European headquarters in Ireland, has been accused of “paddywhackery” by sending out St Patrick’s Day-themed posters which stereotype the Irish as a nation of drinkers.
Sat, 15 Mar, 2014