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# pc - Thursday 29 December, 2016

The internet is full of free stuff and these are the ones worth downloading
# Well That Was A Freebie
# Well That Was A Freebie

The internet is full of free stuff and these are the ones worth downloading

Dec 29th 2016, 7:00 PM 45,859 Views 30 Comments

Cause everyone likes free, useful stuff, right?

# pc - 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)

# pc - Sunday 15 May, 2016

These are the 12 games chosen for the world hall of fame
# Memory Lane
# Memory Lane

These are the 12 games chosen for the world hall of fame

May 15th 2016, 9:45 AM 23,227 Views 50 Comments

All of them iconic in their own right.

# pc - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Here's why the census wants to know if you have a PC
# Pc Gone Mad
# Pc Gone Mad

Here's why the census wants to know if you have a PC

Apr 24th 2016, 7:30 PM 56,747 Views 78 Comments

“It’s an old-fashioned question,” a CSO spokesperson said.

# pc - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

There's a quicker way to shut down your PC than clicking Start
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

There's a quicker way to shut down your PC than clicking Start

Apr 13th 2016, 12:00 PM 33,211 Views 40 Comments

Those keyboard shortcuts can really come in useful.

# pc - 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 13,170 Views 8 Comments

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

# pc - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

PC makers will likely want to forget all about 2015
# Slide
# Slide

PC makers will likely want to forget all about 2015

Jan 13th 2016, 3:07 PM 12,452 Views 22 Comments

Global PCs sales in 2015 fell below 300 million, the first time since 2008.

# pc - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Someone managed to get Windows 95 running on a Nintendo 3DS XL
# Emulation
# Emulation

Someone managed to get Windows 95 running on a Nintendo 3DS XL

Jan 3rd 2016, 2:07 PM 15,098 Views 10 Comments

Because why not?

# pc - Thursday 31 December, 2015

This is how you can tell your computer to switch off automatically
# 12 Days Of Tech
# 12 Days Of Tech

This is how you can tell your computer to switch off automatically

Dec 31st 2015, 7:00 PM 10,773 Views 7 Comments

Why do it manually when you can just time it automatically?

# pc - Monday 28 December, 2015

Bored over the holidays? Here are some free games to play
# Boredom Killer
# Boredom Killer

Bored over the holidays? Here are some free games to play

Dec 28th 2015, 5:00 PM 17,975 Views 10 Comments

And more importantly, they’re good.

# pc - Sunday 27 December, 2015

This is how you can backup the files on your phone or laptop
# 12 Days Of Tech
# 12 Days Of Tech

This is how you can backup the files on your phone or laptop

Dec 27th 2015, 7:00 PM 18,382 Views 3 Comments

If your phone or laptop malfunctions, having a backup will save you a lot of hassle.

# pc - Thursday 19 November, 2015

These are the best games you can get this year
# Buyers' Guide
# Buyers' Guide

These are the best games you can get this year

Nov 19th 2015, 8:31 PM 12,269 Views 23 Comments

It’s been a varied year with something for everyone.

# pc - 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.

# pc - Friday 13 November, 2015

One of the most iconic football computer games is making a comeback
# Sensi
From The42
# Sensi

One of the most iconic football computer games is making a comeback

Nov 13th 2015, 10:01 AM 10,919 Views 5 Comments

Sensible Soccer’s ‘spiritual successor’ should be on the shelves in December of next year.

# pc - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Here's how to get rid of those annoying startup programs on your PC
# Pc
# Pc

Here's how to get rid of those annoying startup programs on your PC

Sep 26th 2015, 7:00 PM 17,096 Views 28 Comments

Do you really need Skype starting up every time you turn on your computer?

# pc - Monday 24 August, 2015

This day 20 years ago, Windows 95 made its way into the world
# Happy Birthday
# Happy Birthday

This day 20 years ago, Windows 95 made its way into the world

Aug 24th 2015, 8:00 PM 16,549 Views 31 Comments

And it made many changes that are still present today.

# pc - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Windows 10 is out today, so what do you need to know?
# Final Preparations
# Final Preparations

Windows 10 is out today, so what do you need to know?

Jul 29th 2015, 8:45 AM 22,396 Views 43 Comments

The response to it has been pretty positive so far.

# pc - Friday 10 July, 2015

How PC Are You?
# Pc Gone Mad
From The Daily Edge
# Pc Gone Mad

How PC Are You?

Jul 10th 2015, 3:12 PM 14,986 Views 7 Comments

Are you #pcgonemad?

# pc - Thursday 25 June, 2015

One of the biggest games this year just had a disastrous release on PC
# Dark Knight Returns
# Dark Knight Returns

One of the biggest games this year just had a disastrous release on PC

Jun 25th 2015, 6:02 PM 14,950 Views 26 Comments

The PC version of Batman: Arkham Knight has been pulled from stores until a fix is released.

# pc - 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 33,023 Views 57 Comments

A few small steps can go a long way.

# pc - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Almost 2,400 classic MS-DOS games are now playable on your browser
# MS DOSSING
# MS DOSSING

Almost 2,400 classic MS-DOS games are now playable on your browser

Jan 7th 2015, 7:30 PM 19,300 Views 34 Comments

Now you can relive Prince of Persia all over again for free.

# pc - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

These are the games you will want to play in 2015
# Anticipation
# Anticipation

These are the games you will want to play in 2015

Dec 30th 2014, 11:00 AM 14,467 Views 66 Comments

Getting excited yet?

# pc - Monday 21 April, 2014

23 signs you have suffered with an addiction to The Sims
# Sim Ply The Best
From The Daily Edge
# Sim Ply The Best

23 signs you have suffered with an addiction to The Sims

Apr 21st 2014, 11:00 AM 28,784 Views 6 Comments

Or possibly even still. No judgement here, y’all.

# pc - Monday 30 December, 2013

15 free games to play when you're feeling bored
# Freebies
# Freebies

15 free games to play when you're feeling bored

Dec 30th 2013, 7:00 PM 52,080 Views 23 Comments

If boredom is beginning to creep in, these should help you pass the time.

# pc - 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 44,766 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.

# pc - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

One of the world's most advanced computers is only as smart as a four-year-old
# Artificial Intelligence
# Artificial Intelligence

One of the world's most advanced computers is only as smart as a four-year-old

Jul 16th 2013, 9:45 PM 12,677 Views 21 Comments

The machine scored highly in vocabulary but lacks even the basic commonsense of a young child.

# pc - Sunday 16 December, 2012

These were THE video games of 2012
# Gaming
# Gaming

These were THE video games of 2012

Dec 16th 2012, 9:45 AM 7,400 Views 75 Comments

Lou Kesten of Associated Press picks the games that made the biggest impact on gamers in 2012.

# pc - Sunday 19 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Sunday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Sunday

Aug 19th 2012, 7:57 PM 9,139 Views 3 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

# pc - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Microsoft's Windows 8 on its way
# Microsoft
# Microsoft

Microsoft's Windows 8 on its way

Aug 2nd 2012, 11:42 AM 5,042 Views 30 Comments

Customers with PCs and tablets that run Microsoft’s operating system are one step closer to upgrading.

# pc - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

'Dead Baby Jokes' on Facebook are not funny, says TD
# Facebook
# Facebook

'Dead Baby Jokes' on Facebook are not funny, says TD

Jun 13th 2012, 6:21 PM 13,212 Views 96 Comments

Gerald Nash says his calls for the Facebook page to be removed are not just a case of him “being PC”.

# pc - Friday 25 November, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules - on hiring housekeepers
# Opinion
From The Daily Edge
# Opinion

Column: Cardinal Rules - on hiring housekeepers

Nov 25th 2011, 7:25 PM 13 Views 4 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland gets with the guidelines and indulges in a touch of “positive discrimination” when hiring for the clerical household.

# pc - Thursday 18 August, 2011

HP bowing out of tablet and smartphone business
# HP
# HP

HP bowing out of tablet and smartphone business

Aug 18th 2011, 9:31 PM 500 Views 12 Comments

The tech company is also reportedly considering selling off its PC division…

# pc - 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.