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# computer - Friday 20 March, 2020

'It's gone berserk in recents days' - Football Manager hits record number of players
# Stay At Home
From The42
# Stay At Home

'It's gone berserk in recents days' - Football Manager hits record number of players

Mar 20th 2020, 9:02 PM 11,738 Views 9 Comments

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.

# computer - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Tidy Towns missed six town applications due to apparent email issues
# Not Received
# Not Received

Tidy Towns missed six town applications due to apparent email issues

Oct 8th 2019, 8:32 AM 15,843 Views 20 Comments

The email entries were not received by the Department of Community and Rural Development.

# computer - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Man who exploited young girls ordered not to take part in computer programming course
# Matthew Horan
# Matthew Horan

Man who exploited young girls ordered not to take part in computer programming course

Mar 22nd 2018, 5:08 PM 23,265 Views 17 Comments

Matthew Horan was sentenced to nine-and-a-half years with the final two years suspended.

# computer - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Spectre and Meltdown: What you need to do to keep your computer safe
# Security Risks
# Security Risks

Spectre and Meltdown: What you need to do to keep your computer safe

Jan 4th 2018, 1:39 PM 17,825 Views 41 Comments

Patches have been issued to help protect against the flaws.

# computer - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Flying to the US soon? You may soon be banned from using your laptop
# Shut Down
# Shut Down

Flying to the US soon? You may soon be banned from using your laptop

May 10th 2017, 10:30 PM 16,348 Views 45 Comments

Lat month, the US banned passengers on direct flights to the United States from 10 airports in eight countries.

# computer - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Irish broadband speed is going to be as fast as it is in South Korea - Naughten

Irish broadband speed is going to be as fast as it is in South Korea - Naughten

Apr 4th 2017, 7:31 PM 17,453 Views 77 Comments

Minister Denis Naughten said an additional 300,000 premises will get high speed broadband within 90 weeks.

# computer - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Trinity breakthrough means a computer hard-disk’s capacity could be increased by 1,000
# Tiny Molecules
# Tiny Molecules

Trinity breakthrough means a computer hard-disk’s capacity could be increased by 1,000

Mar 5th 2017, 8:30 AM 17,379 Views 16 Comments

The discovery could revolutionise computing as we know it.

# computer - Saturday 15 October, 2016

This is how you can quickly remove your embarrassing browser history
# Q-tips
# Q-tips

This is how you can quickly remove your embarrassing browser history

Oct 15th 2016, 3:00 PM 41,229 Views 38 Comments

Quick, someone’s coming…

# computer - Thursday 18 August, 2016

We ignore computer security alerts because we're terrible at multitasking
# Too Much Happening
# Too Much Happening

We ignore computer security alerts because we're terrible at multitasking

Aug 18th 2016, 12:42 PM 9,310 Views 8 Comments

Finally, you have an excuse for not updating those files (although you really should)

# computer - Thursday 12 May, 2016

You can run Windows 7 on your wrist, but it probably isn't the best idea
# So Tiny
# So Tiny

You can run Windows 7 on your wrist, but it probably isn't the best idea

May 12th 2016, 5:28 PM 10,006 Views 10 Comments

Unless you have a lot of free time to play around with.

# computer - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Police arrest British 16-year-old linked to hacking of CIA boss
# Intelligence
# Intelligence

Police arrest British 16-year-old linked to hacking of CIA boss

Feb 13th 2016, 6:16 PM 7,382 Views 13 Comments

The 16-year-old was arrested in the East Midlands in England on Tuesday.

# computer - Monday 8 February, 2016

Take a trip and see how creative computer viruses were back in the day
# A Simpler Time
# A Simpler Time

Take a trip and see how creative computer viruses were back in the day

Feb 8th 2016, 5:09 PM 13,176 Views 8 Comments

When malware was just designed not to take your data, but simply crash your computer.

# computer - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Does your child want a tech present this Christmas, but you don't know if it's a good idea?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Does your child want a tech present this Christmas, but you don't know if it's a good idea?

Dec 23rd 2015, 8:00 AM 94 Views 13 Comments

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.

# computer - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Convicted spy released from prison after 30 years
# Jonathan Pollard
# Jonathan Pollard

Convicted spy released from prison after 30 years

Nov 21st 2015, 9:15 AM 21,600 Views 34 Comments

He has challenged his parole terms, calling them “onerous and oppressive”

# computer - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Here's 11 ways to make your computer run faster
# Pc Gone Mad
# Pc Gone Mad

Here's 11 ways to make your computer run faster

Jun 28th 2015, 5:00 PM 42,219 Views 59 Comments

And all without breaking the bank.

# computer - Monday 22 June, 2015

What life would be like without the internet
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

What life would be like without the internet

Jun 22nd 2015, 11:00 AM 15,624 Views 39 Comments

Imagine you couldn’t send pictures of cute kittens across the web… travesty.

# computer - Sunday 12 April, 2015

PC running slowly? These are the reasons why it's happening
# Speed Up
# Speed Up

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

Apr 12th 2015, 7:00 PM 33,024 Views 57 Comments

A few small steps can go a long way.

# computer - Sunday 8 March, 2015

4 ways to protect your eyes if you stare at screens all day
# Fix Your Eyes
# Fix Your Eyes

4 ways to protect your eyes if you stare at screens all day

Mar 8th 2015, 10:15 AM 18,554 Views 11 Comments

Easy tips.

# computer - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Want to learn to write code? Here's how...
# Coder
# Coder

Want to learn to write code? Here's how...

Feb 17th 2015, 1:00 PM 8,874 Views 47 Comments

Understanding how software is made is increasingly important (but it needn’t cost you the earth to learn).

# computer - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

We're getting an extra second this year, but don't jump for joy just yet...
# Leap Second
# Leap Second

We're getting an extra second this year, but don't jump for joy just yet...

Jan 7th 2015, 3:33 PM 10,696 Views 21 Comments

Some computer systems might have a bad reaction to the leap second.

# computer - Monday 10 November, 2014

Say hello to the world's first 3D-printed laptop
# Get Creative
# Get Creative

Say hello to the world's first 3D-printed laptop

Nov 10th 2014, 1:14 PM 10,257 Views 19 Comments

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.

# computer - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Be careful, scammers are still targeting Irish home phone users
# Dont Be Caught Out
# Dont Be Caught Out

Be careful, scammers are still targeting Irish home phone users

Aug 23rd 2014, 5:00 PM 35,710 Views 76 Comments

Two mammies of TheJournal.ie staffers have been targeted in the last two weeks alone. Have you received one of these calls?

# computer - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Let's talk about sex: 74% of women believe pornography is 'morally unacceptable'
# FEMALE ATTITUDES
# FEMALE ATTITUDES

Let's talk about sex: 74% of women believe pornography is 'morally unacceptable'

Aug 17th 2014, 3:41 PM 28,094 Views 97 Comments

As a collective, 61% of all people surveyed regarded porn as morally wrong.

# computer - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Jul 27th 2014, 7:49 PM 14,889 Views 15 Comments

Everyone’s talking about RTE’s Gaza footage, Croagh Patrick, and the Hamas ceasefire.

How to speed up your computer without spending a cent
# Clean Up
# Clean Up

How to speed up your computer without spending a cent

Jul 27th 2014, 5:00 PM 42,855 Views 53 Comments

Because we can’t all be spending hundreds on new hard drives and laptops.

# computer - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Computer issues call a halt to Macklemore's biggest ever show at Marlay Park
# Maklmor Pls
From The Daily Edge
# Maklmor Pls

Computer issues call a halt to Macklemore's biggest ever show at Marlay Park

Jul 10th 2014, 10:02 PM 73,225 Views 86 Comments

Thrift shop computer?

# computer - Friday 27 June, 2014

Woman electrocuted by faulty USB charger on her laptop
# Australia
# Australia

Woman electrocuted by faulty USB charger on her laptop

Jun 27th 2014, 7:47 AM 23,292 Views 37 Comments

The 28-year-old woman was found wearing headphones and with her computer in her lap.

# computer - Monday 9 June, 2014

A computer programme passed the Turing Test for the first time in history
# Artificial Intelligence
# Artificial Intelligence

A computer programme passed the Turing Test for the first time in history

Jun 9th 2014, 2:02 PM 11,337 Views 31 Comments

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.

# computer - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Man fights in US court for the right to marry his laptop
# Digital Love
From The Daily Edge
# Digital Love

Man fights in US court for the right to marry his laptop

May 6th 2014, 6:00 PM 19,875 Views 60 Comments

The man claims love is love, even between human and computer.

# computer - Friday 28 March, 2014

Government departments urged to use social media and communicate online
# Talk To Us
# Talk To Us

Government departments urged to use social media and communicate online

Mar 28th 2014, 7:13 PM 7,964 Views 23 Comments

The government departments have been criticised for not utilising social media to inform the public about their work.

# computer - Monday 10 March, 2014

The 9 worst sounds you'll hear in the office today
# Mouth Breathers
From The Daily Edge
# Mouth Breathers

The 9 worst sounds you'll hear in the office today

Mar 10th 2014, 1:00 PM 31,466 Views 35 Comments

Mouth breathers, sighers, chompers… we’re coming for you.

# computer - Thursday 13 February, 2014

9 ways the internet used to wreck your head
# Online
From The Daily Edge
# Online

9 ways the internet used to wreck your head

Feb 13th 2014, 5:46 PM 44,867 Views 57 Comments

GET OFF THE PHONE, I need to look something up!

# computer - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Ban on Pirate Bay lifted by Dutch court
# Computer Says No
# Computer Says No

Ban on Pirate Bay lifted by Dutch court

Jan 28th 2014, 3:00 PM 12,196 Views 53 Comments

Access to Pirate Bay is still blocked to the majority of Irish internet users.

# computer - Sunday 29 December, 2013

The ten fastest supercomputers in the world
# Supercomputers
# Supercomputers

The ten fastest supercomputers in the world

Dec 29th 2013, 5:30 PM 18,532 Views 45 Comments

Speed is key when it comes to technology, so how do these supercomputers shape up?

# computer - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

One in five Irish teens have accessed content that disturbed them — survey
# Web Safety
# Web Safety

One in five Irish teens have accessed content that disturbed them — survey

Nov 6th 2013, 11:04 AM 9,533 Views 33 Comments

The new study also reveals that many Irish teenagers are keeping their parents in the dark regarding their online activity.

# computer - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Has your computer slowed down over time? Here's why, and how to fix it
# Clogged Up
# Clogged Up

Has your computer slowed down over time? Here's why, and how to fix it

Aug 17th 2013, 5:30 PM 44,874 Views 90 Comments

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.

# computer - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Where is the world's first ever web page?
# Www
# Www

Where is the world's first ever web page?

Jun 15th 2013, 5:30 PM 17,887 Views 20 Comments

Scientists at the organisation that invented the World Wide Web aren’t even sure.

# computer - Monday 13 May, 2013

What a Facebook update would look like in real life
# Don't Go Changin'
From The Daily Edge
# Don't Go Changin'

What a Facebook update would look like in real life

May 13th 2013, 8:51 AM 5,258 Views 4 Comments

WHY DO YOU HAVE TO KEEP CHANGING, FACEBOOK?!?

# computer - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Google launches Chromebooks in Ireland
# Chromebooks
# Chromebooks

Google launches Chromebooks in Ireland

Mar 19th 2013, 6:06 PM 16,140 Views 27 Comments

Both the Samsung and Acer versions of the laptop will be available, ranging in price from €247 to €379.

# computer - Monday 18 February, 2013

VIDEO: Brave DVD drive meets its mortal enemy
# Paws Of Thunder
From The Daily Edge
# Paws Of Thunder

VIDEO: Brave DVD drive meets its mortal enemy

Feb 18th 2013, 12:33 PM 1,462 Views 0 Comments

Thou shalt not eject!

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