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# laptop - Friday 21 September, 2018

Italy's competition watchdog is investigating Ryanair's hand luggage charge
# No Frills
# No Frills

Italy's competition watchdog is investigating Ryanair's hand luggage charge

Sep 21st 2018, 7:06 AM 37,700 Views 44 Comments

The watchdog described hand luggage as an “essential” item for travellers.

# laptop - Friday 12 May, 2017

JK Rowling asked people to help a Dublin student find an important bag - and it worked
# PH PLEA
From The Daily Edge
# PH PLEA

JK Rowling asked people to help a Dublin student find an important bag - and it worked

May 12th 2017, 4:20 PM 15,001 Views 12 Comments

Thank you, JK Rowling!

# laptop - 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.

# laptop - Thursday 4 May, 2017

You won't have to buy a TV licence for your laptop, PC or tablet
# Not So Pc
# Not So Pc

You won't have to buy a TV licence for your laptop, PC or tablet

May 4th 2017, 12:58 PM 36,467 Views 81 Comments

The idea to extend the TV licence fee to other devices has been scrapped by Denis Naughten.

# laptop - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Banning laptops on flights was prompted by 'credible' reports of potential IS attacks
# US-bound
# US-bound

Banning laptops on flights was prompted by 'credible' reports of potential IS attacks

Mar 22nd 2017, 1:32 PM 9,627 Views 17 Comments

Affected airlines have until Saturday to implement the restrictions.

# laptop - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Now Canada's considering a ban on large devices on Middle Eastern flights
# New Measures
# New Measures

Now Canada's considering a ban on large devices on Middle Eastern flights

Mar 21st 2017, 10:45 PM 37,107 Views 90 Comments

Earlier today, the UK government confirmed the new measure, while US reports hinted at a similar ban.

# laptop - Sunday 18 December, 2016

Know anyone who isn't tech-savvy? This is how you can help them this Christmas
# Helping Hand
# Helping Hand

Know anyone who isn't tech-savvy? This is how you can help them this Christmas

Dec 18th 2016, 10:00 PM 16,458 Views 11 Comments

It’s a tough job but someone has to do it.

# laptop - Thursday 15 September, 2016

The FBI's director says we should all cover up our webcams
# Cover Up
# Cover Up

The FBI's director says we should all cover up our webcams

Sep 15th 2016, 11:57 AM 27,173 Views 27 Comments

“It’s not crazy that the FBI director cares about personal security as well”

# laptop - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

What are the chances someone is spying on you through your laptop camera?
# I Spy
# I Spy

What are the chances someone is spying on you through your laptop camera?

Jun 8th 2016, 4:26 PM 54,145 Views 23 Comments

It might be an unlikely situation, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be careful.

# laptop - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Death sentence for woman who killed boyfriend and cut out his heart
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

Death sentence for woman who killed boyfriend and cut out his heart

Mar 29th 2016, 10:38 AM 19,868 Views 26 Comments

She had discovered he kept footage of him having sex with her and other women on his laptop.

# laptop - Sunday 6 March, 2016

Homeless people given laptops in effort to improve access to jobs market and online connectivity
# Digital Inclusion
# Digital Inclusion

Homeless people given laptops in effort to improve access to jobs market and online connectivity

Mar 6th 2016, 7:30 PM 16,614 Views 37 Comments

The initiative wants to help people who are cut out from the job market because they have no access to computers.

# laptop - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Man who stole a father's laptop during child's funeral jailed for four and a half years
# London
# London

Man who stole a father's laptop during child's funeral jailed for four and a half years

Feb 3rd 2016, 11:10 PM 15,530 Views 25 Comments

The laptop was being used by Norris Martin to show photos of his deceased six-year-old son TJ at his funeral when it was stolen.

# laptop - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Muslim schoolboy wasn't interviewed because of 'terrorist' spelling mistake, police say
# England
# England

Muslim schoolboy wasn't interviewed because of 'terrorist' spelling mistake, police say

Jan 20th 2016, 10:26 PM 35,971 Views 89 Comments

Under UK law, the child’s teachers followed protocol by reporting him.

# laptop - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

This is what could happen if you leave a charging device on your bed
# Fire
# Fire

This is what could happen if you leave a charging device on your bed

Jan 12th 2016, 8:35 PM 69,413 Views 38 Comments

A fire broke out in an apartment in Dublin 8 last night after a device that was charging on a bed caught fire.

# laptop - Monday 16 November, 2015

What you should consider when purchasing a laptop?
# Buyers' Guide
# Buyers' Guide

What you should consider when purchasing a laptop?

Nov 16th 2015, 7:31 PM 23,762 Views 47 Comments

Laptops are still the bread and butter of productivity so it’s worth taking the time to buy the right one.

# laptop - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Poll: Do you keep electronic devices out of the bedroom?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you keep electronic devices out of the bedroom?

Aug 5th 2015, 9:22 AM 22,596 Views 28 Comments

Are they banned?

# laptop - Friday 8 May, 2015

Microsoft has created the first cheap Surface you will actually want
# Review
# Review

Microsoft has created the first cheap Surface you will actually want

May 8th 2015, 6:15 AM 23,959 Views 22 Comments

Think of the Surface 3 as a jack of all trades, but a master of none.

# laptop - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

This guy went viral for breaking his laptop to stop his mam catching him on Pornhub
# Desperate Measures
From The Daily Edge
# Desperate Measures

This guy went viral for breaking his laptop to stop his mam catching him on Pornhub

Apr 14th 2015, 11:08 AM 9,949 Views 1 Comment

*hangs head*

# laptop - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

George Hook gets his stolen credit cards back in mysterious package
# Good Karma
# Good Karma

George Hook gets his stolen credit cards back in mysterious package

Nov 25th 2014, 2:44 PM 17,154 Views 13 Comments

The radio presenter’s briefcase had been taken from his car earlier this month.

# laptop - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Laptop containing children's personal details stolen from car of HSE staff member
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Laptop containing children's personal details stolen from car of HSE staff member

Nov 12th 2014, 7:00 PM 13,793 Views 36 Comments

The laptop contained the age groups, schools, addresses and phone numbers of a number of children.

# laptop - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

The smaller, reversible USB that will replace all connectors is ready for production
# No More Hassle
# No More Hassle

The smaller, reversible USB that will replace all connectors is ready for production

Aug 13th 2014, 3:03 PM 17,289 Views 27 Comments

The design for the next-gen USB has been completed, and it plans to solve the problems associated with current connectors.

# laptop - 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 23,282 Views 37 Comments

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

# laptop - Monday 26 May, 2014

Artist who had laptop stolen offers reward 'no questions asked'
# Appeal
# Appeal

Artist who had laptop stolen offers reward 'no questions asked'

May 26th 2014, 8:00 PM 24,600 Views 45 Comments

It was stolen at Temple Bar last week.

# laptop - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

'Hero' taxi driver returns lost unfinished novel to Irish author
# Lost Novel
From The Daily Edge
# Lost Novel

'Hero' taxi driver returns lost unfinished novel to Irish author

May 14th 2014, 2:10 PM 4,726 Views 3 Comments

The laptop was left in the back of a taxi Kate Kerrigan took from Heuston Station.

# laptop - 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 19,850 Views 60 Comments

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

# laptop - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Weird Wide Web: Bare bottoms, emails from space and a selfie search engine
# Week In Web
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Bare bottoms, emails from space and a selfie search engine

Apr 20th 2014, 11:00 AM 12,350 Views 2 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# laptop - Thursday 19 December, 2013

International standards group pushes for universal laptop charger
# Tech Specs
# Tech Specs

International standards group pushes for universal laptop charger

Dec 19th 2013, 11:07 AM 8,263 Views 35 Comments

The IEC aims to reduce e-waste created by chargers, which is said to exceed half a million tons each year.

# laptop - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

The reversible USB is finally on its way
# Plug In Baby
# Plug In Baby

The reversible USB is finally on its way

Dec 4th 2013, 7:30 PM 26,319 Views 34 Comments

The new USB cables means users won’t have to worry about which end they use, or if the plug is upside down.

# laptop - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Man accused of murdering April Jones (5) kept pictures of her on laptop
# April Jones
# April Jones

Man accused of murdering April Jones (5) kept pictures of her on laptop

May 16th 2013, 9:45 AM 12,389 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that Mark Bridger had a folder on his computer with images of April and her half-sisters.

# laptop - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Just 5 per cent of people don't own TVs - survey
# Communication
# Communication

Just 5 per cent of people don't own TVs - survey

May 15th 2013, 8:10 AM 5,067 Views 46 Comments

That is according to a new survey from Comreg, which also found that 75 per cent of those asked said they own a laptop.

# laptop - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Three charged with Boston bombing cover-up
# Boston
# Boston

Three charged with Boston bombing cover-up

May 2nd 2013, 8:00 AM 11,660 Views 121 Comments

The three teenagers – two Kazakhs and an American – appear to have been hastily trying to keep him out of trouble rather than taking part in an organised conspiracy.

# laptop - 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.

# laptop - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Half of EU businesses gave smartphones or laptops to staff
# Europe
# Europe

Half of EU businesses gave smartphones or laptops to staff

Dec 11th 2012, 12:00 PM 4,715 Views 9 Comments

But not every business supplied their employees with devices that had a mobile internet connection.

# laptop - Sunday 30 September, 2012

Weird Wide Web: The week in online oddities
# Week In Web
From The Daily Edge
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: The week in online oddities

Sep 30th 2012, 10:00 AM 6,738 Views 4 Comments

The internet’s best offerings in social media, tech, science and weird news.

# laptop - Monday 27 August, 2012

Survey: Modern technology unites and divides Irish households
# Technology
# Technology

Survey: Modern technology unites and divides Irish households

Aug 27th 2012, 1:02 PM 6,389 Views 15 Comments

The survey also showed almost half of respondents cite sleeping next to a mobile phone as giving them a better night’s sleep.

# laptop - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Jun 12th 2012, 4:52 PM 4,214 Views 3 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Stolen unencrypted laptop contained details of 900 Bord Gais employees
# Stolen Laptop
# Stolen Laptop

Stolen unencrypted laptop contained details of 900 Bord Gais employees

Jun 12th 2012, 4:48 PM 3,688 Views 21 Comments

The personal information of around 900 Bord Gais employees was on the laptop which was stolen from the Dublin 1 office earlier this month.

# laptop - Monday 23 January, 2012

Students compete to have doodle shown on Google Ireland homepage
# Google Doodle
From The Daily Edge
# Google Doodle

Students compete to have doodle shown on Google Ireland homepage

Jan 23rd 2012, 12:34 PM 4,858 Views 10 Comments

75 students from primary and secondary schools across Ireland have had their drawings chosen from almost 2,000 entries to this year’s competition.

# laptop - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

Former FBI, NASA man tracks laptop thief
# Riots
# Riots

Former FBI, NASA man tracks laptop thief

Aug 16th 2011, 11:48 AM 1,587 Views 24 Comments

Greg Martin’s MacBook Pro was stolen during the London riots last week – but tracking software helped him photograph the alleged thief as they used it.

# laptop - Friday 6 May, 2011

One in five Irish people watch TV regularly on a computer
# Mobile Tv
# Mobile Tv

One in five Irish people watch TV regularly on a computer

May 6th 2011, 12:48 PM 1,243 Views 0 Comments

Despite change in how people watch TV shows, survey finds 60 per cent are not in favour of Universal Household Charge.