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# electronics - Saturday 13 May, 2017

This gadget will sound an alarm if your charger overheats

It recently won an innovation award.

# electronics - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Woman's face is burned after battery-operated headphones catch fire on airplane

She was listening to music as she dozed, about two hours into the trip from Beijing to Melbourne when it happened.

# electronics - Friday 13 November, 2015

Why some TDs will have their iPhones and iPads taken from them next week

Members of the banking inquiry will be barred from using any electronic devices when they view the draft report next week.

# electronics - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Cutting-edge Irish research to help people control objects with their minds

The implications are startling, from a paralysed person controlling a wheelchair to an amputee operating a prosthetic limb.

# electronics - Friday 9 January, 2015

Consumer group warns as woman pays €1600 in Spain for €300 tablet

Such incidents are becoming more and more common according to European Consumer Centre.

# electronics - Friday 6 June, 2014

Do you have a Bosch, Siemens or Neff dishwasher made before 2006? You might want to read this

There is a very small chance that your dishwasher might catch fire.

# electronics - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Column: Ireland is excluded from some of the world's most fascinating scientific research

As a non-member of CERN, we are missing out on unique opportunities to collaborate with our European neighbours in cutting-edge work – as well as the revenue opportunities it brings.

# electronics - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Harvey Norman and Carphone Warehouse to create 80 new jobs

The “store-within-a-store” concept will see 11 new Carphone Warehouse concessions set up within Harvey Norman stores.

# electronics - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Twenty new jobs announced at Shannon-based electronics firm

The new jobs at Ei Electronics will bring the total workforce to 500.

# electronics - Monday 26 August, 2013

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# electronics - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Interpol seize fake goods worth more than €100 million

Fake shampoo, cigarettes, beer and counterfeit clothing and DVDs were just a few items discovered in one of the agency’s largest operations ever conducted.

# electronics - Thursday 11 April, 2013

The sun emitted its biggest flare of 2013 today

NASA has all the science behind the phenomenon.

# electronics - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Dixons retail sales up 8% in Ireland and UK

Dixons Retail has posted an 8 per cent rise in sales in Ireland and the United Kingdom over the key Christmas period.

# electronics - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Late shoppers may be penalised as stores run low on toys and tablets

This is not a drill. Furbys are heading towards extinction and iPad Minis are all sold out.

# electronics - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

More seniors embracing technology - and the mobile phone

The rise in ‘silver surfers’ is creating a huge market potential.

# electronics - Monday 18 June, 2012

Ireland recycles equivalent weight of three Dublin Spires in batteries in 2011

Recycling of electrical items beat European targets last year.

# electronics - Saturday 26 May, 2012

Column: My rollercoaster ride to save the family business

Six weeks ago, Ben Peat thought his 70-year-old family electronics business was going under – but public support helped save his company from becoming another footnote in the story of the recession.

# electronics - Saturday 28 April, 2012

It’s back: Peats reopens its doors in Dublin

After 78 years in business, the electronics store closed its 11 branches earlier this month – but today it reopened its Parnell Street branch.

# electronics - Monday 23 April, 2012

'Wave of goodwill' sees two Peats electronics stores saved

The electronics chain, which had announced plans to go into liquidation, will instead trade under examinership in two outlets.

# electronics - Monday 2 April, 2012

Peats to seek liquidator - 11 stores closed

The first Peats store was opened in 1934. Tonight, employees were told that all 11 shops in the chain will close. Staff will receive full redundancy pay and entitlements.

# electronics - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Israeli military raid Palestinian TV stations over communications concerns

Israeli authorities have also issued demolition orders for solar panels and wind turbines which provide power to Palestinian herders.

# electronics - Thursday 5 January, 2012

Yay! 12 things that will be cheaper in 2012 2012 This post contains images

Yay! 12 things that will be cheaper in 2012

2012 will be a year for wine-drinking holidaymakers who love electronics, seemingly.

# electronics - Friday 25 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge It’s Black Friday – so here’s some crazy videos of people shopping Buy Buy Buy This post contains videos

It’s Black Friday – so here’s some crazy videos of people shopping

Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year in America – but check out the extreme lengths people go to to make sure they get a bargain.

# electronics - Thursday 7 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Thursday

In today’s Fix: NOTW closes amidst phone hacking investigation; Leinster House blocks premium line calls; and what should you not miss at Oxegen 2011?

Column: 'You don't survive there long' - inside the mobile phone mines

Children in war-ravaged Congo are mining the materials used to make our mobiles. Film-maker Frank Poulsen describes the horror inside the tunnels.

# electronics - Monday 4 July, 2011

Japan unearths gigantic haul of rare earth minerals

The 100-billion-ton stash found by Japan could be used for electronics – but an ownership battle may be brewing.

# electronics - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

ANTRIM ELECTRONICS COMPANY Schrader Electronics is to create 130 jobs in Antrim and Carrickfergus, Silicon Republic reports. The company is involved in the design and manufacture of tyre pressure monitoring systems and announced the jobs as part of a £29m investment project. Invest NI is contributing £3.5m to the project.

# electronics - Monday 23 August, 2010

BRITISH SUPPORT SERVICES group DCC has agreed to buy Comtrade, a distributor of consumer electronic goods. DCC will purchase a 74% stake for €11.4m in the company. The remaining shares will be bought for a price based on Comtrade’s results up to end of March, 2013. Comtrade, based in Paris, made €65.2m in revenue last year. The company has 65 employees.