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#Mobile Phones

# mobile-phones - Thursday 31 August, 2017

An average of 12 phones are seized in Irish prisons every week

The figure is up on last year, but way down on 2008 when about 42-a -week were seized.

# mobile-phones - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Mobile phones will soon text your exact location to emergency services when you dial 999

A pilot scheme is currently underway with three major mobile networks.

# mobile-phones - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Wide awake: Late-night phone use harms teenagers' mental health and sleep quality

Late-night mobile phone usage led to poorer mental health, reduced coping and lowered self-esteem.

# mobile-phones - Saturday 20 May, 2017

'The shop was too reliant on me. If I was away, people would come but wouldn't buy anything'

After being let go three times in two years, this former phone shop owner is back running his own business.

# mobile-phones - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Some of Three's customers wrongly told they've spent hundreds on internet services

The phone service provider said the messages were sent in error and the issue has been resolved.

# mobile-phones - Monday 3 April, 2017

Almost half of Irish drivers back phone-blocking technology in cars

Many motorists would prefer to block mobile phones in cars rather than see a hike in penalties.

# mobile-phones - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

The most dangerous time for mobile phone theft is between 10pm and 4am at weekends

Gardaí are boosting patrols in danger areas as part of a new campaign.

# mobile-phones - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Vodafone says full service will resume over next few hours

Some customers are experiencing technical issues with the network today.

# mobile-phones - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge 9 intense struggles only those who owned a Nokia 3210 will understand Nooookia

9 intense struggles only those who owned a Nokia 3210 will understand

Your first phone was the best phone.

# mobile-phones - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

After its dramatic fall from the top of the mobile world, Nokia is planning a comeback

You will start seeing the Nokia name on phones once more.

# mobile-phones - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Gardaí planning huge crackdown on drivers using mobile phones

More than 28,000 people were caught using their phone while driving last year.

# mobile-phones - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

20 homes searched in Limerick city in massive garda operation

Gardaí recovered mobile phones and laptops during the search operation.

# mobile-phones - Thursday 28 January, 2016

# mobile-phones - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Call for Vodafone, Three and Meteor to be questioned over mobile coverage

Labour TD Michael McNamara’s comments have been rejected by the Irish Cellular Industry Association, an alliance of mobile operators.

# mobile-phones - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Three says service is "fully restored" after customers flood social media after outage

The network is down for customers across the country.

# mobile-phones - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

# mobile-phones - Friday 11 September, 2015

Poll: Is it ever okay to record a video of a crime taking place? We're All Watching This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it ever okay to record a video of a crime taking place?

It’s happening more and more.

# mobile-phones - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

From Business ETC First UPC, now Eircom’s unloved brand could be on the way out Say My Name

First UPC, now Eircom’s unloved brand could be on the way out

It’s all change in the phone and internet biz.

# mobile-phones - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Benedict Cumberbatch wants people to stop filming Hamlet because it's 'mortifying' Put The Phone Down This post contains videos

Benedict Cumberbatch wants people to stop filming Hamlet because it's 'mortifying'

“Hashtag the s**t out of this one for me.”

# mobile-phones - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge The world's stupidest man has revealed himself Hand To God

The world's stupidest man has revealed himself

Get off the stage, sweetheart.

# mobile-phones - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

EU roaming charges: here’s what you’ll be paying for texts and calls next year

And we won’t have to worry about extra charges in two years’ time.

# mobile-phones - Friday 5 June, 2015

Two of Ireland's biggest phone and internet players want to get together

UPC parent Liberty Global and Vodafone are looking at doing a deal.

# mobile-phones - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge 11 things all bad texters want you to know K

11 things all bad texters want you to know

It’s tricky to be this lazy.

# mobile-phones - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Over 90 mobile phones were seized in Irish prisons in six weeks

Nearly half of those were in Mountjoy Prison.

# mobile-phones - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

O2 has now gone for good from Ireland - so what's the deal for all its customers?

Three bought the company last year and is now Ireland’s second-biggest mobile player.

# mobile-phones - Monday 12 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Study claims that being away from your iPhone could be making you stupid NOMOPHOBIA

# mobile-phones - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

# mobile-phones - Saturday 22 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 of the most idiotic iPhone survival tests ever attempted Icant

9 of the most idiotic iPhone survival tests ever attempted

Don’t try these at home… or anywhere.

# mobile-phones - Thursday 20 November, 2014

‘Revenge porn’ may not be punishable through Irish law

The Law Reform Commission says there are gaps in the harassment laws that need to be addressed.

# mobile-phones - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Lots of Irish mobile phone users have been ditching Vodafone

But it’s not all bad news here for the global telecoms company.

# mobile-phones - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 annoying phone habits that must be stopped immediately Manners Matter

7 annoying phone habits that must be stopped immediately

Bye, bye, bye, bye, bye…

# mobile-phones - Sunday 5 October, 2014

From Business ETC Not using your old phone any longer? Here’s why you should recycle it TechKnowHow

Not using your old phone any longer? Here’s why you should recycle it

Considering how often we change our smartphones or devices, it’s worth knowing the best ways of safely disposing them.

# mobile-phones - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

More people with intellectual disabilities are using the internet, but it's still very low

The research also found that less than one in twenty could send a text message.

# mobile-phones - Friday 26 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge This 'Samsung' response to the bendy iPhone is just perfect Bendgate

This 'Samsung' response to the bendy iPhone is just perfect

Well played, well played.

# mobile-phones - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge 13 problems only hardened Android users will understand Androidproblems

13 problems only hardened Android users will understand

Calling all the aliens.

# mobile-phones - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge 16 constant struggles only iPhone obsessives will understand Iphone Problems

16 constant struggles only iPhone obsessives will understand

Charge fast, die faster.

# mobile-phones - Friday 19 September, 2014

Here's what the new iPhones will cost in Ireland

All the networks are offering them on 24-month contracts.

# mobile-phones - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Ireland ditches texting for web messaging as phones continue to outnumber people

The number of people in Ireland texting fell by 24.5% from this time last year according to new figures from ComReg.

# mobile-phones - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

‘If he’d been a kid from a disadvantaged area stealing €4k he might have got a different sentence’

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has been reacting to the Ivor Callely sentencing today.

# mobile-phones - Monday 28 July, 2014

Willie O'Dea: What Ivor Callely did was wrong and the man has to take his punishment

A former Fianna Fáil colleague of jailed Ivor Callely has been speaking today.

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