Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 5°C Friday 16 April 2021

#Phones

# phones - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

About 130 phones are stolen per week and only 10% are recovered
# Warning
# Warning

About 130 phones are stolen per week and only 10% are recovered

Sep 2nd 2020, 9:18 AM 17,226 Views 38 Comments

The mobile phones stolen in Ireland since 2019 are worth about €5 million.

# phones - Saturday 18 January, 2020

More customers left out-of-pocket after Click.ie reappears amid ongoing investigation
# Warning
# Warning

More customers left out-of-pocket after Click.ie reappears amid ongoing investigation

Jan 18th 2020, 12:05 AM 45,506 Views 26 Comments

A consumer watchdog said it is taking customers’ allegations “very seriously”.

# phones - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Sinn Féin supports calls for a government review into the health impacts of 5G rollout
# Networks
# Networks

Sinn Féin supports calls for a government review into the health impacts of 5G rollout

Nov 12th 2019, 3:16 PM 19,679 Views 53 Comments

Sinn Féin says it is open to talks with Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil after the next general election.

# phones - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Three promises to refund customers after credit is taken from accounts
# No Internet
# No Internet

Three promises to refund customers after credit is taken from accounts

Aug 7th 2019, 3:10 PM 69,949 Views 53 Comments

Some customers received an SMS advising them that they had zero credit and/or had reached their roaming limit.

# phones - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Vodafone resolves issue after network went down for customers around the country
# Outage
# Outage

Vodafone resolves issue after network went down for customers around the country

Updated Jun 13th 2019, 6:31 PM 38,951 Views 73 Comments

Vodafone mobile data and broadband services were affected by the outage this afternoon.

# phones - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Irish users may actually be starting to use their smartphones a little bit less
# Put It Down
# Put It Down

Irish users may actually be starting to use their smartphones a little bit less

Nov 20th 2018, 12:12 PM 11,371 Views 19 Comments

A new survey suggests people are attempting to address ‘our addiction to smartphones’.

# phones - Monday 5 November, 2018

'Was your Snapchat worth it?': Emergency brakes used by Luas drivers 550 times this year
# Ding Ding Ding
# Ding Ding Ding

'Was your Snapchat worth it?': Emergency brakes used by Luas drivers 550 times this year

Nov 5th 2018, 7:30 AM 23,014 Views 46 Comments

People breaking red lights and not paying attention are two of the main reasons for near-misses.

# phones - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Former employees claim Click.ie sold 'faulty' phones
# Liquidation
# Liquidation

Former employees claim Click.ie sold 'faulty' phones

Aug 19th 2018, 12:10 AM 28,282 Views 21 Comments

The company has denied the allegation.

# phones - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Reboot of controversial website Click.ie led by the company's former boss
# Liquidation
# Liquidation

Reboot of controversial website Click.ie led by the company's former boss

Aug 18th 2018, 12:10 AM 25,053 Views 15 Comments

Ex-staff members have said they are “livid” with the development.

# phones - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Hundreds of customers still in dark as Click.ie is up and running again
# Liquidation
# Liquidation

Hundreds of customers still in dark as Click.ie is up and running again

Aug 16th 2018, 12:05 AM 35,789 Views 16 Comments

The website reappeared online last week.

# phones - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Google records people's movements even when told not to
# Location History
# Location History

Google records people's movements even when told not to

Aug 14th 2018, 3:01 PM 22,068 Views 43 Comments

The privacy issue affects some two billion Android users and hundreds of millions of iPhone users worldwide.

# phones - Monday 26 March, 2018

Fuming customers say tech retailer Click.ie hasn't shipped their phones or issued receipts
# In The Post
# In The Post

Fuming customers say tech retailer Click.ie hasn't shipped their phones or issued receipts

Mar 26th 2018, 12:05 AM 53,400 Views 48 Comments

The company sells refurbished smartphones at at marked down prices.

# phones - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Varadkar says children need to be protected from predators online
# Smartphones
# Smartphones

Varadkar says children need to be protected from predators online

Jan 31st 2018, 10:49 PM 9,342 Views 62 Comments

The digital age of consent in Ireland is 13.

# phones - Sunday 1 October, 2017

Trumpets, tiaras, and trainspotting notebooks - a journey through Irish Rail's lost and found
# Desperately Seeking
# Desperately Seeking

Trumpets, tiaras, and trainspotting notebooks - a journey through Irish Rail's lost and found

Oct 1st 2017, 9:00 PM 23,113 Views 19 Comments

Connolly Station in Dublin deals with a truly heroic amount of lost and found items on a daily basis.

# phones - Monday 24 July, 2017

Meteor will be called Eir from September
# Rebranding
# Rebranding

Meteor will be called Eir from September

Jul 24th 2017, 1:19 PM 21,161 Views 53 Comments

There will be no change to contracts or mobile plans for customers.

# phones - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Going on holiday? Roaming charges are abolished from today
# Roam Like Home
# Roam Like Home

Going on holiday? Roaming charges are abolished from today

Jun 15th 2017, 6:01 AM 19,702 Views 26 Comments

“Eliminating roaming charges is one of the greatest and most tangible successes of the EU,” EU leaders said.

# phones - Friday 9 June, 2017

Poll: Do you take your phone on holiday abroad?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Do you take your phone on holiday abroad?

Jun 9th 2017, 12:45 PM 19,650 Views 36 Comments

Give it to us straight. Honest answers only.

# phones - Saturday 13 May, 2017

This gadget will sound an alarm if your charger overheats
# Firemole
# Firemole

This gadget will sound an alarm if your charger overheats

May 13th 2017, 8:00 AM 23,224 Views 33 Comments

It recently won an innovation award.

# phones - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Some of Three's customers wrongly told they've spent hundreds on internet services
# Oops
# Oops

Some of Three's customers wrongly told they've spent hundreds on internet services

Apr 25th 2017, 6:02 PM 24,528 Views 37 Comments

The phone service provider said the messages were sent in error and the issue has been resolved.

# phones - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Live A Better Life tips: How to spend less time on your phone
# Live A Better Life
# Live A Better Life

Live A Better Life tips: How to spend less time on your phone

Apr 22nd 2017, 9:55 AM 9,491 Views 3 Comments

We have some real-life tips and tricks here for you.

# phones - Friday 14 April, 2017

Here's what you need to know about Eir's record fine from the telecoms watchdog
# Poor Service
# Poor Service

Here's what you need to know about Eir's record fine from the telecoms watchdog

Apr 14th 2017, 8:07 AM 26,334 Views 37 Comments

The company blamed the weather for delivering poor phone services in 2015.

# phones - 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.

# phones - Monday 2 January, 2017

Problems with your phone? Here are the most common causes
# Troubleshooting
# Troubleshooting

Problems with your phone? Here are the most common causes

Jan 2nd 2017, 6:30 PM 121,683 Views 21 Comments

If you take some pre-emptive measures now, it can save you a lot of trouble.

# phones - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

525 phones confiscated from Irish prisons so far this year
# On The Line
# On The Line

525 phones confiscated from Irish prisons so far this year

Dec 7th 2016, 8:40 AM 7,543 Views 27 Comments

Prisoners found in possession of a mobile phone could be prosecuted.

# phones - Saturday 12 November, 2016

14 problems you will only relate to if you're always losing your phone
# Here Today Gone Tomorrow
From The Daily Edge
# Here Today Gone Tomorrow

14 problems you will only relate to if you're always losing your phone

Nov 12th 2016, 9:30 AM 3,852 Views 1 Comment

You didn’t choose to be this way, but you are, and you’re just going to have to live with it.

# phones - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Own a Galaxy Note 7? Samsung will replace it or refund you
# Catching Fire
# Catching Fire

Own a Galaxy Note 7? Samsung will replace it or refund you

Oct 13th 2016, 11:08 AM 8,839 Views 26 Comments

The company has said it’s “truly sorry” about safety issues surrounding the smartphone.

# phones - Monday 10 October, 2016

People are firing their phones up in the air for this ridiculous new selfie craze
# Self Five
From The Daily Edge
# Self Five

People are firing their phones up in the air for this ridiculous new selfie craze

Oct 10th 2016, 8:33 PM 5,364 Views 6 Comments

Come through, cracked screens!

Samsung has responded to the Galaxy Note 7 reports - and says it is 'adjusting production'
# Explosive News
# Explosive News

Samsung has responded to the Galaxy Note 7 reports - and says it is 'adjusting production'

Oct 10th 2016, 5:30 PM 15,774 Views 11 Comments

Reports from South Korea say the phone has been shelved over exploding batteries.

# phones - Thursday 6 October, 2016

The Gardaí found a phone with an unusual screensaver and inspired a rake of puns
# Buns Hun
From The Daily Edge
# Buns Hun

The Gardaí found a phone with an unusual screensaver and inspired a rake of puns

Oct 6th 2016, 8:09 AM 14,926 Views 2 Comments

These puns are toast.

# phones - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

There's been a BIG drop in the number of people buying iPhones
# Mixed Messages
# Mixed Messages

There's been a BIG drop in the number of people buying iPhones

Jul 27th 2016, 9:15 AM 43,519 Views 95 Comments

Analysts were expecting worse though, so investors won’t be too unhappy.

# phones - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Should public payphones be hung up, permanently?
# Cutting The Cord
# Cutting The Cord

Should public payphones be hung up, permanently?

May 31st 2016, 3:01 PM 15,230 Views 37 Comments

If a payphone is not being used then Eir is allowed to take it away.

# phones - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

12 things the kids of today will never understand about landlines
# House Phone
From The Daily Edge
# House Phone

12 things the kids of today will never understand about landlines

May 24th 2016, 9:30 PM 11,980 Views 7 Comments

You used to call me on my house phone…

# phones - Friday 13 May, 2016

Gardaí crackdown on drivers using mobile phones
# Put It Away
# Put It Away

Gardaí crackdown on drivers using mobile phones

May 13th 2016, 8:00 AM 15,685 Views 76 Comments

Gardaí say they are planning to carry out more targeted operations over the coming days.

# phones - Monday 1 February, 2016

This story about two kids chatting on a Dublin bus will make you feel super old
# They Say The Darndest Things
From The Daily Edge
# They Say The Darndest Things

This story about two kids chatting on a Dublin bus will make you feel super old

Feb 1st 2016, 7:55 PM 14,873 Views 3 Comments

Phones with buttons. Why hasn’t anyone thought about that before?

# phones - Sunday 17 January, 2016

'We're so obsessed with documenting our life on social media, we're forgetting to live it'
# Column
# Column

'We're so obsessed with documenting our life on social media, we're forgetting to live it'

Jan 17th 2016, 6:30 PM 9,147 Views 39 Comments

Put your phones away and live your life without the lens, writes Andrew McGinley.

# phones - Saturday 26 December, 2015

5 apps worth downloading this week
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Dec 26th 2015, 11:15 AM 12,838 Views 4 Comments

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

# phones - Friday 20 November, 2015

There are 6 different types of phone users... Which one are you?
# Sponsored By ID
# Sponsored By ID

There are 6 different types of phone users... Which one are you?

Nov 20th 2015, 5:17 PM 59,953 Views 17 Comments

Let’s find out.

# phones - Monday 9 November, 2015

This photographer has caused a social media storm for telling wedding guests to leave their phones at home
# Opinion
# Opinion

This photographer has caused a social media storm for telling wedding guests to leave their phones at home

Nov 9th 2015, 11:00 AM 4,995 Views 71 Comments

Photographer Thomas Stewart appeared to hit a nerve with his recent Facebook post. Do you agree?

# phones - Friday 6 November, 2015

Lost something at Electric Picnic? Here's your chance to get it back
# Our Nerves
# Our Nerves

Lost something at Electric Picnic? Here's your chance to get it back

Nov 6th 2015, 12:16 PM 17,706 Views 25 Comments

Just look at those car keys…

# phones - Thursday 5 November, 2015

This picture of all of the car keys lost at Electric Picnic will give you palpitations
# Our Nerves
From The Daily Edge
# Our Nerves

This picture of all of the car keys lost at Electric Picnic will give you palpitations

Nov 5th 2015, 5:23 PM 7,941 Views 7 Comments

HOW DID THEY GET HOME?

1 2 3