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#Mobile Phones

# mobile-phones - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Consumer Association calls for EU legislation on mobile costs

Figures from the EU commission show that Irish consumers pay five times more than the cheapest EU rates in Lithuania.

# mobile-phones - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Here's what electromagnetic force field from a laptop looks like Force Be With You This post contains videos

Here's what electromagnetic force field from a laptop looks like

Beautiful, but you might think twice about sitting with your computer directly on your lap.

# mobile-phones - Friday 28 June, 2013

Good news, holidaymakers: Roaming costs will fall from Monday

The European Commission’s lowering the maximum price you can be charged to use your phone in another EU state.

# mobile-phones - Monday 24 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge The 7 things you never thought you'd need your phone for (but can't live without) Phone Life

The 7 things you never thought you'd need your phone for (but can't live without)

It is a miracle we got anything doing before phones really.

Three buys O2 and will now control 40 per cent of Ireland's mobile market

The deal has been announced by the Telefonica, the parent company of O2 Ireland, this morning.

# mobile-phones - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge A simple guide to banishing phones from the dinner table Put It Away

A simple guide to banishing phones from the dinner table

Oh you want to Instagram your dinner? DO IT ON YOUR OWN TIME BUDDY!

# mobile-phones - Friday 14 June, 2013

Ireland has more mobile phones than people

…even though pre-paid Irish mobile phones are 36 per cent more expensive than the European average.

# mobile-phones - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge How not to text while sitting on top of a moving car Brb Texting This post contains videos

How not to text while sitting on top of a moving car

OH MY GOD WHY WOULD YOU DO THIS?

# mobile-phones - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge The 7 most annoying things about mobile phone users Turn It Off

The 7 most annoying things about mobile phone users

When they said to make sure your phone was off, they meant YOU too!

# mobile-phones - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Roaming charges in the EU could be a thing of the past within a year

The European Commissioner for Digital Agenda today also called for the parliament to take real action on cybercrime.

# mobile-phones - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Power to shut down phone networks is 'proportionate' - watchdog G8

Power to shut down phone networks is 'proportionate' - watchdog

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties says shutting down mobile phone networks is a fair power to deal with terrorist threats.

# mobile-phones - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Video: Shatter says TDs playing 'silly political games' over penalty points Tensions This post contains videos

Video: Shatter says TDs playing 'silly political games' over penalty points

The Minister for Justice also spoke about why he is backing a law which could see mobile phone networks shut down during the G8 summit.

Poll: Could you live without your TV? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Could you live without your TV?

A survey today has revealed that just 5 per cent of people don’t have one, so could you live without yours?

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

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

# mobile-phones - Thursday 2 May, 2013

PSNI warn of mobile phone delivery scam

The scam involves mobile phones being delivered to an incorrect address by a legitimate company, before a bogus delivery person attempts to collect them.

# mobile-phones - Friday 5 April, 2013

8,000 mobile phones stolen in first half of 2012

Gardaí have released figures on mobile phone theft as they prepare a new drive encouraging people to be wary of theft.

# mobile-phones - Thursday 4 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 questions we were all asking in 2003 Seemed Important

9 questions we were all asking in 2003

All these things are now a DECADE old.

# mobile-phones - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 survival skills you needed before mobile phones I'm On The Bus

9 survival skills you needed before mobile phones

It was a tough time.

From The Daily Edge In pictures: 40 years of mobile phones Call Me Maybe This post contains images

In pictures: 40 years of mobile phones

Including the indestructible Nokia.

# mobile-phones - Monday 28 January, 2013

Regulator says mobile users shouldn't pay price for Slovenian scam

ComReg says it has worked with mobile networks so that users are now unable to return calls to a Slovenian premium line.

# mobile-phones - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Mobile phone users targeted by Slovenian premium number scam

Users have been getting brief calls from a Slovenian premium number that could be mistaken for an Irish mobile.

# mobile-phones - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge 7 people who have the inside track on the iPhone 6 Iphone 6 This post contains images

7 people who have the inside track on the iPhone 6

They probably don’t.

# mobile-phones - Monday 7 January, 2013

NI committee wants to ban roaming charges within Ireland

Sinn Féin has won approval to approach the Oireachtas communications committee and examine whether roaming can be banned.

# mobile-phones - Saturday 29 December, 2012

South Korea plans legal ban on posting swear words using mobiles Filtering This post contains a poll

South Korea plans legal ban on posting swear words using mobiles

The government is reportedly looking at mandatory software to block swear words, purportedly to stop cyberbullying.

# mobile-phones - Friday 30 November, 2012

Syria cuts off internet and phone networks

Authorities say the interruption is “maintenance” – but activists are accusing the Syrian regime of preparing a massacre.

# mobile-phones - Sunday 18 November, 2012

What happens to stuff that gets left behind in Dublin Airport?

Dublin Airport hangs onto lost items for three months. So what happens if nobody comes forward to claim it?

# mobile-phones - Thursday 15 November, 2012

O2 to begin rollout of 4G mobile network in first half of 2013 4g

O2 to begin rollout of 4G mobile network in first half of 2013

Telefonica Ireland says the new data networks it can offer, following today’s ComReg auction, will increase broadband speeds fivefold.

Mobile operators pay €855 million in auction for new spectrum space

The funding, half of which will be paid incrementally over the next 18 years, partially comes from the analogue switchoff.

# mobile-phones - Sunday 28 October, 2012

How to be 'proactively protective' with your mobile Phone Safety This post contains videos

How to be 'proactively protective' with your mobile

Questions remain over the long-term effects of mobiles. What proactive precautions can you take, just in case?

# mobile-phones - Friday 28 September, 2012

Photo: Irish Apple fans queue up to get the iPhone 5

Here’s the queue outside O2 on Grafton Street at 6am this morning. Some people REALLY want that tall screen.

# mobile-phones - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: What mobile phones were like in 1989 – and 8 places to use them Revolutionary

VIDEO: What mobile phones were like in 1989 – and 8 places to use them

According to this advert for a suitcase-sized mobile.

# mobile-phones - Friday 21 September, 2012

Poll: Should gardaí have the power to check mobile phone records of drivers involved in crashes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should gardaí have the power to check mobile phone records of drivers involved in crashes?

What do you think of new proposals put forward by the Road Safety Authority?

# mobile-phones - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Road safety chief wants automatic checks of crash drivers' phone records

Noel Brett of the Road Safety Authority says it should be routine practice for drivers in crashes to have their records checked.

# mobile-phones - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Sweden mulls law to stop kids' phones from 'ruining' parents

Case where parents held liable for €6k bill run up by their children has led to plans for new consumer protection legislation.

# mobile-phones - Friday 24 August, 2012

From The42 Lambert bans mobiles from Villa dressing room Phone Ban

Lambert bans mobiles from Villa dressing room

“I’m here to win football matches, not to play on a phone or computer.”

# mobile-phones - Sunday 19 August, 2012

VIDEO: New world record set at... mobile phone throwing championships Phone Throwing This post contains videos

VIDEO: New world record set at... mobile phone throwing championships

Finnish teen has really raised the bar for future mobile throwers.

# mobile-phones - Monday 13 August, 2012

Google to cut 4,000 Motorola jobs

Announcement comes just months after internet company buys the mobile maker Motorola.

# mobile-phones - Friday 3 August, 2012

€83k paid to ex-taoisigh this year – despite scrapping of expenses scheme Exclusive

Payments to former Taoisigh for secretarial allowances continued until March – despite Enda Kenny telling the Dáil they would end in January, TheJournal.ie can reveal.

# mobile-phones - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Two arrested for hacking 8.7 million mobile customers in South Korea

The pair stole the data, including the customers’ names, contact details and registration numbers, to sell onto telemarketers.

# mobile-phones - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Nokia to cut 10,000 jobs worldwide

The struggling mobile phone company has also warned of a larger than expected loss for the second quarter of this year.