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# connectivity - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

'It's a disgrace that it will take that long': Opposition TDs criticise 7-year timeline for rural broadband

Cabinet yesterday signed off on the National Broadband Plan.

# connectivity - Monday 24 July, 2017

What is Apple CarPlay and what exactly does it do?

Over 200 models of car now feature Apple CarPlay.

# connectivity - Saturday 6 August, 2016

FactCheck: Is there faster broadband on the moon than in Roscommon?

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten has claimed there is better internet connection 400,000km away than in parts of his constituency.

# connectivity - Saturday 4 July, 2015

How you deal with car crashes is going to change pretty soon

As car manufacturers focus more on services around the car, the concept of first response will change with it.

# connectivity - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Has Ireland reached peak internet?

The number of homes online is the same as last year.

# connectivity - Monday 17 November, 2014

Sick of dodgy WiFi on trains and buses? We have some good news...

…but it might cost us.

# connectivity - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Samsung latest product is a smartwatch that can make calls on its own

The company also announced a Bluetooth necklace which vibrates when you receive calls and notifications (if that’s the kind of product you’re looking for).

# connectivity - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Explainer: Why did Google pay $3.2 billion for Nest?

It allows the company to enter the consumer hardware market and expand upon the work it’s done online.

# connectivity - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Irish broadband among Europe’s worst for running slower than advertised

EU data shows download speeds are usually only 85 per cent as quick of advertised – and uploads are even lower.

# connectivity - Friday 15 February, 2013

Ireland above EU and OECD averages for internet access

Figures for 2011, published today, show Ireland is above average in computer and internet access – but more mobile-reliant than most.

# connectivity - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Dublin Bus to begin free WiFi trials next week

The capital’s bus provider will kick off a trial run of its proposed free WiFi service on a small number of buses next week.

# connectivity - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

One in five Irish adults has never used the internet

Statistics compiled by the European Union show that 21 per cent of people aged 18 to 74 have never been online.

# connectivity - Sunday 20 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge 15 gadgets that are changing the tech world Inspect Our Gadets This post contains images

15 gadgets that are changing the tech world

Here’s a bunch of stuff you wish you had.

# connectivity - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Facebook’s latest venture: merging your email with your texts

The Facebook Messenger app, to be launched in the coming hours, will merge your text message inbox with your Facebook one.