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# Computer

Last year
# Dublin
Woman 'definitely did not consent' to any sexual activity at centre of trial, court hears
The woman’s husband is on trial accused of assaulting her over a period of nine years.
All time
# stay at home
'It's gone berserk in recents days' - Football Manager hits record number of players
Makers of the popular simulation game decided to give the latest edition away free for a week, as many fans would be indoors with time on their hands.
# not received
Tidy Towns missed six town applications due to apparent email issues
The email entries were not received by the Department of Community and Rural Development.
# Matthew Horan
Man who exploited young girls ordered not to take part in computer programming course
Matthew Horan was sentenced to nine-and-a-half years with the final two years suspended.
# security risks
Spectre and Meltdown: What you need to do to keep your computer safe
Patches have been issued to help protect against the flaws.
# shut down
Flying to the US soon? You may soon be banned from using your laptop
Lat month, the US banned passengers on direct flights to the United States from 10 airports in eight countries.
Irish broadband speed is going to be as fast as it is in South Korea - Naughten
Minister Denis Naughten said an additional 300,000 premises will get high speed broadband within 90 weeks.
# tiny molecules
Trinity breakthrough means a computer hard-disk’s capacity could be increased by 1,000
The discovery could revolutionise computing as we know it.
# q-tips
This is how you can quickly remove your embarrassing browser history
Quick, someone’s coming…
# too much happening
We ignore computer security alerts because we're terrible at multitasking
Finally, you have an excuse for not updating those files (although you really should)
# so tiny
You can run Windows 7 on your wrist, but it probably isn't the best idea
Unless you have a lot of free time to play around with.
# Intelligence
Police arrest British 16-year-old linked to hacking of CIA boss
The 16-year-old was arrested in the East Midlands in England on Tuesday.
# a simpler time
Take a trip and see how creative computer viruses were back in the day
When malware was just designed not to take your data, but simply crash your computer.
Does your child want a tech present this Christmas, but you don't know if it's a good idea?
The truth is that this technological evolution is the greatest social experiment of our time and as parents we are in uncharted waters, writes child psychologist Colman Noctor.
# jonathan pollard
Convicted spy released from prison after 30 years
He has challenged his parole terms, calling them “onerous and oppressive”
# pc gone mad
Here's 11 ways to make your computer run faster
And all without breaking the bank.
# Take a Break
What life would be like without the internet
Imagine you couldn’t send pictures of cute kittens across the web… travesty.
# speed up
PC running slowly? These are the reasons why it's happening
A few small steps can go a long way.
# fix your eyes
4 ways to protect your eyes if you stare at screens all day
Easy tips.
Want to learn to write code? Here's how...
Understanding how software is made is increasingly important (but it needn’t cost you the earth to learn).
# leap second
We're getting an extra second this year, but don't jump for joy just yet...
Some computer systems might have a bad reaction to the leap second.
# get creative
Say hello to the world's first 3D-printed laptop
The makers of Pi-Top hope their custom laptop will teach users to become more computer literate by learning how to dismantle and reassemble it.
# dont be caught out
Be careful, scammers are still targeting Irish home phone users
Two mammies of staffers have been targeted in the last two weeks alone. Have you received one of these calls?
Let's talk about sex: 74% of women believe pornography is 'morally unacceptable'
As a collective, 61% of all people surveyed regarded porn as morally wrong.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
Everyone’s talking about RTE’s Gaza footage, Croagh Patrick, and the Hamas ceasefire.
# clean up
How to speed up your computer without spending a cent
Because we can’t all be spending hundreds on new hard drives and laptops.
# maklmor pls
Computer issues call a halt to Macklemore's biggest ever show at Marlay Park
Thrift shop computer?
# Australia
Woman electrocuted by faulty USB charger on her laptop
The 28-year-old woman was found wearing headphones and with her computer in her lap.
# Artificial Intelligence
A computer programme passed the Turing Test for the first time in history
For a computer program to be successful, it must be mistaken for a human more than 30 per cent of the time during a series of five minute keyboard conversations.
# digital love
Man fights in US court for the right to marry his laptop
The man claims love is love, even between human and computer.
# talk to us
Government departments urged to use social media and communicate online
The government departments have been criticised for not utilising social media to inform the public about their work.
# mouth breathers
The 9 worst sounds you'll hear in the office today
Mouth breathers, sighers, chompers… we’re coming for you.
# Online
9 ways the internet used to wreck your head
GET OFF THE PHONE, I need to look something up!
# Computer Says No
Ban on Pirate Bay lifted by Dutch court
Access to Pirate Bay is still blocked to the majority of Irish internet users.
# supercomputers
The ten fastest supercomputers in the world
Speed is key when it comes to technology, so how do these supercomputers shape up?
# web safety
One in five Irish teens have accessed content that disturbed them — survey
The new study also reveals that many Irish teenagers are keeping their parents in the dark regarding their online activity.
# clogged up
Has your computer slowed down over time? Here's why, and how to fix it
All computers will slow down over time, due to more programs being installed or the system simply becoming clogged up. However, there are ways to make it and nice speedy again.
# www
Where is the world's first ever web page?
Scientists at the organisation that invented the World Wide Web aren’t even sure.
# don't go changin'
What a Facebook update would look like in real life
# Chromebooks
Google launches Chromebooks in Ireland
Both the Samsung and Acer versions of the laptop will be available, ranging in price from €247 to €379.