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#Phones

# phones - Monday 5 October, 2015

How does Virgin Mobile stack up against the other rival networks?

Another mobile provider has been added to the mix, but is there enough there to convince people to switch?

# phones - Sunday 4 October, 2015

We were better parents before smartphones

There’s something slightly tragic about the sight of a two -year-old tugging at his mother’s trouser leg as she scrolls or the kid who is perilously close to falling off the high bars as Dad checks the latest score, writes Claire Micks.

# phones - Friday 2 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge 'Phone pinching' might be the most stressful (and stupid) internet challenge yet Phone Pinching

# phones - Friday 4 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge The Nokia 3310 is about to make you feel very old U R Old

# phones - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Eircom says services are returning to normal today

The loss of service yesterday impacted customers south of the country and in Dublin.

# phones - Monday 10 August, 2015

Over half of Irish people use their phones in the loo

We know you also use your phone as a mirror and to avoid talking to people. Really!

# phones - Saturday 8 August, 2015

Millions of customers could be affected by Carphone Warehouse cyber attack

No Irish customers have been affected.

# phones - Saturday 11 July, 2015

14 tech products to watch out for this year

Here’s what to keep an eye out for.

# phones - Thursday 28 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Couples were asked to look through each others phone and things got so awkward Deep Creep

Couples were asked to look through each others phone and things got so awkward

Please don’t make this a thing.

# phones - Friday 22 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Potato, bacon and avocado emojis are on the way for your phone Totes Emosh

# phones - Monday 27 April, 2015

Babies are learning how to use phones before they can walk and talk

One in seven toddlers are actually using devices for at least an hour a day.

# phones - Thursday 9 April, 2015

This is how you can play the classic Snake game on your phone

Complete with Nokia 3210 buttons (kinda).

# phones - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Microsoft is going to give everyone Windows 10 for free, even pirates

Those who pirated an earlier version of Windows will be allowed to upgrade to Windows 10.

# phones - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Samsung has put all its rivals on the back foot with just one event

The Korean giant threw out a number of surprises at its press conference as it begins its aggressive fight for top spot.

# phones - Friday 20 February, 2015

The NSA may be able to listen to phone calls around the world

That’s according to Edward Snowden.

# phones - Saturday 31 January, 2015

The government is looking in to blocking mobile phone signals in prisons

That’s after 728 were confiscated last year.

# phones - Friday 16 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Galway pub offers free drinks to punters who stay off their phones for 30 minutes Get Social

Galway pub offers free drinks to punters who stay off their phones for 30 minutes

We could definitely give it a try for that.

# phones - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

# phones - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Portlaoise Prisoners made their own phone chargers... but they were seized today

Hooch, tablets and a mobile phone were also found in today’s search.

# phones - Monday 10 November, 2014

From Business ETC Did you stay up on your phone last night? It could be ruining your sleep and vision Blue Light

# phones - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Here's how homeless people in New York use technology

Many homeless people use gadgets to stay connected, search for jobs, and pursue their own creative interests.

# phones - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Joan Burton is, in fact, "delighted" that people have expensive phones and cameras

The Social Protection minister caused controversy last week with comments about ‘expensive phones and cameras’.

# phones - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Watch: Joan Burton wants to know why water protesters have expensive phones and cameras

Her comments follow scuffles between protesters and gardaí in Clare Hall earlier this week.

# phones - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge 13 problems only hardened Android users will understand Androidproblems

13 problems only hardened Android users will understand

Calling all the aliens.

# phones - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Sssshh! Apple are being very secretive about a 9 September product launch

‘*cough* iPhone 6 *cough*’.

# phones - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Opinion: We are more concerned with beeps from our phone than the person in front of us

We’re becoming increasingly disconnected from our immediate environment and from the people around us due to the constant use of mobile phones.

# phones - Saturday 23 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge 8 of the best things Irish people have texted their Mams Hey Mambo

8 of the best things Irish people have texted their Mams

“Home for dinner?”

# phones - Sunday 10 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge 12 deadly things you didn't know your phone could do Hidden Wonders

12 deadly things you didn't know your phone could do

Using iOS or Android? Here are some tricks.

# phones - Friday 18 July, 2014

How to use Snapchat's new geofilters, a feature kept hidden until now

However, we might have a wait before any will be available in Ireland.

# phones - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge 6 indispensable Android hacks that will make your life much easier Sponsored By Did Electrical

6 indispensable Android hacks that will make your life much easier

These are not the Androids you are looking for.

# phones - Friday 13 June, 2014

Vodafone customers told in error that money was debited from their accounts

Text messages and emails were sent by Vodafone thanking customers for making payments, despite no payments being made.

# phones - Monday 9 June, 2014

GSOC bugging report expected to be discussed by Cabinet tomorrow

The Cooke report was commissioned in February following reports of “unlawful surveillance”.

# phones - Friday 6 June, 2014

Taoiseach's office has GSOC bugging report but he hasn't seen it yet

The Taoiseach is not likely to see the report until Monday as he is currently on a trade mission in California.

# phones - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Gardaí to begin nationwide crackdown on drivers using mobile phones

The national mobile phone operation will take place over the next two days, beginning tomorrow.

# phones - Monday 21 April, 2014

Poll: Would you welcome a ban on mobile phones in restaurants? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you welcome a ban on mobile phones in restaurants?

Or should basic manners dictate the practice?

# phones - Saturday 19 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Google has declared all-out war on vertical videos VVS

Google has declared all-out war on vertical videos

Look at what happens when you try it on your phone…

# phones - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Using a mobile while driving is comparable to driving drunk

That’s according to Gay Byrne who was speaking at the RSA’s annual conference today.

# phones - Sunday 16 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge 18 things everyone knew before smartphones Stupidphones

18 things everyone knew before smartphones

Bring back the Nokia 3310, the Motorola Razr, polyphonic ringtones and non-predictive text.

# phones - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

'Like the fox designing the chicken coop': Opposition says Shatter has undermined the GSOC review

Sinn Féin have called for an independent review into the controversy.

# phones - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Phone use now permitted during “all phases” of Ryanair flights. Aer Lingus? Not yet

The budget airline’s move follows a ruling from the European safety aviation agency last November.