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# smartphone - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

'Unless parents cure their own smartphone addiction, they won't be able to cure their kids'
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# Put It Down

'Unless parents cure their own smartphone addiction, they won't be able to cure their kids'

Jan 1st 2019, 9:00 PM 26,545 Views 26 Comments

An expert says parents need to lead by example.

# smartphone - 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’.

# smartphone - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Here's what you need to know about Apple's three new iPhones
# Technology
# Technology

Here's what you need to know about Apple's three new iPhones

Sep 13th 2018, 7:32 AM 39,271 Views 80 Comments

The company has also launched an upgraded smartwatch that detects falls.

# smartphone - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Number of ghost estates has 'decreased by 91% since 2010'
# Reusing Dublin
# Reusing Dublin

Number of ghost estates has 'decreased by 91% since 2010'

Mar 7th 2018, 2:10 PM 18,845 Views 66 Comments

Meanwhile, a new app is set to let members of the public report vacant buildings.

# smartphone - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

With 'vulnerable' children contacting strangers, government launches 'internet safety resource' for schools
# Be In Ctrl
# Be In Ctrl

With 'vulnerable' children contacting strangers, government launches 'internet safety resource' for schools

Feb 6th 2018, 2:09 PM 13,184 Views 31 Comments

Most children aged between 8 and 13 own a smartphone.

# smartphone - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Poll: Should children aged under 14 be banned from using smartphones?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should children aged under 14 be banned from using smartphones?

Jan 28th 2018, 10:53 AM 40,268 Views 115 Comments

The use of smartphones by children was brought into sharp focus this week.

# smartphone - Monday 4 December, 2017

Poll: Do you use your smartphone while walking?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Do you use your smartphone while walking?

Dec 4th 2017, 12:49 PM 15,811 Views 33 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# smartphone - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Government looking to develop app for serious weather alerts
# Weather Warning
# Weather Warning

Government looking to develop app for serious weather alerts

Sep 21st 2017, 6:10 AM 6,661 Views 31 Comments

Many said they were caught completely off guard by the weather in Donegal last month.

# smartphone - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Poll: How often do you make a phonecall on your smartphone?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: How often do you make a phonecall on your smartphone?

Jun 29th 2017, 12:45 PM 25,454 Views 31 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# smartphone - Friday 12 May, 2017

Live A Better Life: 6 things you need to know about using your phone less
# Live A Better Life
# Live A Better Life

Live A Better Life: 6 things you need to know about using your phone less

May 12th 2017, 12:50 PM 9,047 Views 2 Comments

Want to use your phone less? We found out how.

# smartphone - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Five big things to change about how you use your phone
# Live A Better Life
# Live A Better Life

Five big things to change about how you use your phone

May 11th 2017, 12:50 PM 10,530 Views 9 Comments

Try these and see how you can make your phone work for you.

# smartphone - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

From coding to a new language, learn something new using your phone
# Live A Better Life
# Live A Better Life

From coding to a new language, learn something new using your phone

May 10th 2017, 12:50 PM 10,418 Views 7 Comments

With these apps, you can learn a new language, get fit, or become an astronomy expert.

# smartphone - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Simple expert tips on how to make the most of your phone's camera
# Live A Better Life
# Live A Better Life

Simple expert tips on how to make the most of your phone's camera

May 9th 2017, 12:50 PM 10,414 Views 7 Comments

This week, we’re all about cultivating positivity with our phone. So why not get to know your camera?

# smartphone - Monday 8 May, 2017

Use your phone to journal - and improve your day
# Live A Better Life
# Live A Better Life

Use your phone to journal - and improve your day

May 8th 2017, 12:50 PM 9,437 Views 4 Comments

Let’s find out how to remember what on earth we did last week.

# smartphone - Friday 5 May, 2017

Here's how to stop lack of phone storage stressing you out
# Live A Better Life
# Live A Better Life

Here's how to stop lack of phone storage stressing you out

May 5th 2017, 12:50 PM 11,857 Views 10 Comments

This will make your life a whole lot easier.

# smartphone - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Here's how to take control over your phone bill
# Live A Better Life
# Live A Better Life

Here's how to take control over your phone bill

May 3rd 2017, 8:20 AM 5,933 Views 9 Comments

We have a consumer expert here to help answer questions on phone bills and contracts. Plus, we’ve a Facebook Live coming up today.

# smartphone - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Is the data on your phone secure? Here's how to make sure it is
# Live A Better Life
# Live A Better Life

Is the data on your phone secure? Here's how to make sure it is

May 2nd 2017, 12:50 PM 7,133 Views 12 Comments

Security is always a major concern but you have the tools to help prevent the worst from happening.

# smartphone - Monday 1 May, 2017

Easy ways to stop your phone battery from ruining your day
# Live A Better Life
# Live A Better Life

Easy ways to stop your phone battery from ruining your day

May 1st 2017, 12:50 PM 12,558 Views 3 Comments

Does your battery stress you out? Then read on for a solution.

# smartphone - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Have questions about your phone bill or contract? Let us put them to an expert
# Live A Better Life
# Live A Better Life

Have questions about your phone bill or contract? Let us put them to an expert

Apr 30th 2017, 10:30 AM 12,678 Views 59 Comments

We’ll be holding a Facebook Live event on Wednesday where your questions will be put to the consumer expert.

# smartphone - Friday 28 April, 2017

Challenge 5: Fix something that's bothering you about your phone
# Live A Better Life
# Live A Better Life

Challenge 5: Fix something that's bothering you about your phone

Apr 28th 2017, 12:50 PM 8,666 Views 6 Comments

A small change can mean a peaceful mind.

# smartphone - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Challenge 4: Make an app hard to get at
# Live A Better Life
# Live A Better Life

Challenge 4: Make an app hard to get at

Apr 27th 2017, 12:50 PM 7,004 Views 4 Comments

You need the app – but you don’t want to be instantly drawn to it. Here’s what to do.

# smartphone - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Challenge 3: Drop the phone at dinner
# Live A Better Life
# Live A Better Life

Challenge 3: Drop the phone at dinner

Apr 26th 2017, 12:50 PM 7,194 Views 8 Comments

Week two of Live A Better Life is all about challenging yourself.

# smartphone - Friday 21 April, 2017

Do you really need all those notifications?
# Live A Better Life
# Live A Better Life

Do you really need all those notifications?

Apr 21st 2017, 12:50 PM 7,883 Views 8 Comments

Let’s see if a cull is needed. Plus, a chance to reflect on how the week has gone so far.

# smartphone - Thursday 20 April, 2017

The sound sleep guide: Move your phone away from your bed tonight
# Live A Better Life
# Live A Better Life

The sound sleep guide: Move your phone away from your bed tonight

Apr 20th 2017, 12:50 PM 15,406 Views 22 Comments

Move it as far from your reach as possible.

# smartphone - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Poll: Do you use your phone at mealtimes?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Do you use your phone at mealtimes?

Apr 18th 2017, 12:45 PM 15,542 Views 18 Comments

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

# smartphone - Monday 17 April, 2017

Quiz: What is your relationship with your phone like?
# Live A Better Life
# Live A Better Life

Quiz: What is your relationship with your phone like?

Apr 17th 2017, 10:31 AM 31,492 Views 21 Comments

Take our quiz and see whether you and your phone need a break – or get on just fine.

Want a better relationship with your phone? Let us help
# Live A Better Life
# Live A Better Life

Want a better relationship with your phone? Let us help

Apr 17th 2017, 10:30 AM 21,461 Views 14 Comments

Welcome to day one, week one of our Live A Better Life series on having a better relationship with your phone.

# smartphone - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

These are the easiest smartphone games to play with one hand
# Smartphone
# Smartphone

These are the easiest smartphone games to play with one hand

Jan 3rd 2017, 9:15 PM 26,573 Views 5 Comments

Or if you want to hold a cup of tea or coffee while you play. Your choice really.

# smartphone - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Location apps could save your life if you get into trouble on a Christmas walk
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Location apps could save your life if you get into trouble on a Christmas walk

Dec 25th 2016, 6:30 AM 7,797 Views 6 Comments

The Coast Guard is asking people to use apps on their phone to provide them with specific GPS coordinates.

# smartphone - 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 16,453 Views 11 Comments

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

# smartphone - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Are you looking? Half of Irish people check their phones in the middle of the night
# Smartphone
# Smartphone

Are you looking? Half of Irish people check their phones in the middle of the night

Dec 1st 2016, 3:00 AM 10,586 Views 13 Comments

The study found that the vast majority of us have access to a smart device.

# smartphone - Friday 18 November, 2016

Poll: Should penalty points be increased for using a phone while driving?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should penalty points be increased for using a phone while driving?

Nov 18th 2016, 8:42 AM 21,367 Views 105 Comments

The RSA says increased penalty points have resulted in changes in the behaviour of drivers.

# smartphone - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Your smartphone could be making your sleep worse
# Appy Dreams
# Appy Dreams

Your smartphone could be making your sleep worse

Nov 13th 2016, 7:30 PM 18,829 Views 16 Comments

Longer average screen-time was associated with poor sleep quality.

# smartphone - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Using your smartphone at night could make you temporarily blind
# Put The Phone Down
# Put The Phone Down

Using your smartphone at night could make you temporarily blind

Nov 1st 2016, 3:53 PM 18,844 Views 25 Comments

This week, a woman from Fermanagh described her experience of Transient Smartphone Blindness.

# smartphone - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Own a Samsung Galaxy Note 7? Turn it off
# Fire Concerns
# Fire Concerns

Own a Samsung Galaxy Note 7? Turn it off

Oct 11th 2016, 7:12 AM 12,045 Views 12 Comments

The smartphone company has called a halt to worldwide sales of the smartphone due to safety concerns.

# smartphone - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Here are some handy iPhone and Android gestures you might not know about
# Hidden
# Hidden

Here are some handy iPhone and Android gestures you might not know about

Oct 9th 2016, 12:30 PM 33,609 Views 4 Comments

What do you mean there’s more to my phone than tapping on apps?

# smartphone - Sunday 18 September, 2016

If you're not using burst mode on your camera, you're missing a trick

If you're not using burst mode on your camera, you're missing a trick

Sep 18th 2016, 1:00 PM 47,241 Views 10 Comments

Why try one photo when you can take loads of them in quick succession.

# smartphone - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

The latest major update for your iPhone is here, and this is what it brings
# Upgrade
# Upgrade

The latest major update for your iPhone is here, and this is what it brings

Sep 13th 2016, 7:04 PM 26,175 Views 18 Comments

iOS 10 brings an expanded iMessages, rejigged lock screen and a handier way to check notifications.

# smartphone - Friday 9 September, 2016

Now aviation officials are telling passengers not to turn on Samsung's new phone
# Grounded
# Grounded

Now aviation officials are telling passengers not to turn on Samsung's new phone

Sep 9th 2016, 11:33 AM 16,736 Views 12 Comments

As Samsung deals with an exploding battery problem, US aviation safety officials are telling Note 7 owners not to use them on flights.

# smartphone - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

This is how much the new iPhone 7 is going to cost you
# Deep Pockets
# Deep Pockets

This is how much the new iPhone 7 is going to cost you

Sep 7th 2016, 8:39 PM 56,918 Views 97 Comments

Make sure you have some deep pockets.

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