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# downloads - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Digital piracy: 'People can't get the television they want, when they want it through legal channels'

Studios should concentrate on why people illegally consume content, rather than trying to stop them doing it, writes Gavin Nugent.

# downloads - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

The way you access apps on Android is going to change significantly

And it will remove the commitment of downloading an app.

# downloads - Saturday 26 December, 2015

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring help in keeping your camera roll clean, a security camera and a way to hail Hypnotoad.

# downloads - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Facebook Messenger has joined an exclusive club on Android

The app has been downloaded one billion times on the Google Play store.

# downloads - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

There's a way to download free iPhone apps without using your password

Provided you have the latest version of iOS installed.

# downloads - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Turns out people are downloading fewer smartphone apps than before

Almost a third of smartphone users do not download any apps for their devices, as the age of new users increases.

# downloads - Friday 18 July, 2014

9 tech stats you may not know about

Things can get very busy around here.

# downloads - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Twitter really wants you to download apps through its site

The company has announced the acquisition of TapCommerce, which will help Twitter push ads that encourage app downloads, and opened up its app ad platform to all advertisers.

# downloads - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Ban on Pirate Bay lifted by Dutch court

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

# downloads - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

UK researchers create internet connection that could download 44 HD films in a second

The researchers used a new “flexible grid” infrastructure which increased internet speeds to 1.4TB per second.

# downloads - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Christmas Day sees spike in app downloads but overall growth is slowing

While the number of apps downloaded was higher than last year, year-on-year growth is beginning to decrease.

# downloads - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Golden Discs reopens today in its old haunt at Stephen's Green

After a successful year of expansion the music store is back in its city centre store.

# downloads - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Apple removes HMV music app from App Store

The music store say they have been given no explanation why.

# downloads - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Supreme Court: Eircom can continue 'three strikes' policy on illegal downloading

The Data Protection Commissioner had appealed a High Court ruling which had quashed an earlier decision to order Eircom to suspend it’s ‘three strikes and your out’ agreement with four music companies.

# downloads - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Eircom pulls the plug on MusicHub

Eircom says the music streaming and download service is “not a core business activity”.

# downloads - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

From The42 Got a new smartphone? Here are 15 essential sports apps you need to download Tech Heads This post contains images

Got a new smartphone? Here are 15 essential sports apps you need to download

No self-respecting sports fan should be without this lot. You’re a self-respecting sports fan, right?

# downloads - Monday 12 November, 2012

Google’s Nexus 4 launches... But not in Ireland

If you want to get your hands on a Nexus 4 you must get it sent to one of the countries it is being launched in and then get someone to ship it to Ireland.

# downloads - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Google releases data on copyright infringement reports

Data from the internet search company shows that Microsoft was the copyright owner with the most requests for link removals.

# downloads - Monday 26 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge The burning question*: Do you prefer to buy CDs or (legal) downloads? Work Can Wait This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Do you prefer to buy CDs or (legal) downloads?

This and every Monday, let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# downloads - Thursday 5 January, 2012

Downloads exceed US physical music sales in 2011

A report commissioned by Nielsen and Billboard shows that downloads accounted for 50.3 per cent of US music sales last year.

# downloads - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Banks and UK taxpayer take stakes in HMV as part of rescue package HMV

Banks and UK taxpayer take stakes in HMV as part of rescue package

The British-owned entertainment chain secures a €250m lifeline to stay alive, but the deal comes at a cost.