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# sms - Monday 22 July, 2019

Bank of Ireland warns customers over phishing text scam
# Fraud
# Fraud

Bank of Ireland warns customers over phishing text scam

Jul 22nd 2019, 10:39 AM 60,028 Views 30 Comments

People have been receiving text messages claiming to be from Bank of Ireland.

# sms - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Mobile phones will soon text your exact location to emergency services when you dial 999
# Location
# Location

Mobile phones will soon text your exact location to emergency services when you dial 999

Jun 13th 2017, 6:05 AM 16,666 Views 32 Comments

A pilot scheme is currently underway with three major mobile networks.

# sms - Friday 7 April, 2017

Revenue warns of new scam that claims taxpayers are due a tax refund
# There Is No Refund
# There Is No Refund

Revenue warns of new scam that claims taxpayers are due a tax refund

Apr 7th 2017, 6:52 PM 28,941 Views 33 Comments

The message tells people that they have a certain amount of time to access credit they are entitled to.

# sms - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Bank of Ireland warns customers over 'smishing' text scam
# Alert
# Alert

Bank of Ireland warns customers over 'smishing' text scam

Jan 31st 2017, 6:55 PM 21,175 Views 21 Comments

A link in the message might contain malware.

# sms - Sunday 31 July, 2016

This Irish man is trying to help refugees overcome a major information problem
# SMS
# SMS

This Irish man is trying to help refugees overcome a major information problem

Jul 31st 2016, 12:30 PM 18,460 Views 147 Comments

And through the use of an old tech.

# sms - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

There's a text message that can end up wiping your Android device clean
# Under Threat
# Under Threat

There's a text message that can end up wiping your Android device clean

Feb 16th 2016, 4:25 PM 36,201 Views 22 Comments

The malware is sent via SMS and gives attackers admin rights to your phone, accessing all your information.

# sms - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

SMS clogging up your phone's storage? Here's how to get rid of them quickly
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

SMS clogging up your phone's storage? Here's how to get rid of them quickly

Dec 23rd 2015, 11:30 AM 17,817 Views 9 Comments

You might rely on services like WhatsApp more but SMS still holds strong.

# sms - Sunday 8 November, 2015

There's a way to set up auto-replies on your phone and avoid annoying calls
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

There's a way to set up auto-replies on your phone and avoid annoying calls

Nov 8th 2015, 11:00 AM 18,864 Views 4 Comments

Or for any time you just don’t want to answer your phone.

# sms - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

You can be really lazy now when wishing someone a happy birthday on Facebook

You can be really lazy now when wishing someone a happy birthday on Facebook

Jul 29th 2015, 3:24 PM 15,290 Views 10 Comments

It only requires you to reply with a single number.

# sms - Monday 27 July, 2015

Android phones have a serious flaw that could allow hackers in with one text
# Exploit
# Exploit

Android phones have a serious flaw that could allow hackers in with one text

Jul 27th 2015, 6:28 PM 23,254 Views 21 Comments

And as many as 950 million Android phones could be affected by it.

# sms - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Stuck at a computer? Here's how to message your friend's phone without picking up your own
# IM
# IM

Stuck at a computer? Here's how to message your friend's phone without picking up your own

Feb 28th 2015, 7:59 PM 32,060 Views 12 Comments

There’s more than just email, you know.

# sms - Saturday 22 November, 2014

This messaging app will force you to be brutally honest
# BEAM
# BEAM

This messaging app will force you to be brutally honest

Nov 22nd 2014, 10:00 AM 20,798 Views 7 Comments

Think before you type.

# sms - Friday 14 November, 2014

Why the next step for Hailo involves people without smartphones
# Expansion
# Expansion

Why the next step for Hailo involves people without smartphones

Nov 14th 2014, 7:15 AM 10,006 Views 25 Comments

The taxi service is setting their sights on both the corporate and hospitality industries, the latter only requiring guests to receive notifications via SMS.

# sms - Monday 10 November, 2014

Apple now allowing you to deactivate iMessage and escape SMS woes
# Deactivate
# Deactivate

Apple now allowing you to deactivate iMessage and escape SMS woes

Nov 10th 2014, 7:30 PM 22,390 Views 3 Comments

No more lost SMS messages should you change phones.

# sms - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Family with three kids rescued after getting lost in Clare woods
# Off The Beaten Track
# Off The Beaten Track

Family with three kids rescued after getting lost in Clare woods

Aug 26th 2014, 8:25 AM 21,563 Views 65 Comments

The family drifted off the footpath and became disorientated while on a night time walk.

# sms - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

New laws haven't deterred one-in-ten motorists from using their phone while driving
# Ring Ring
# Ring Ring

New laws haven't deterred one-in-ten motorists from using their phone while driving

Aug 5th 2014, 8:32 AM 7,317 Views 46 Comments

A new survey found that one-in-ten drivers text or talk on their phone.

# sms - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Why you should be using two-step verification for all your accounts
# Security
# Security

Why you should be using two-step verification for all your accounts

May 17th 2014, 5:00 PM 17,000 Views 12 Comments

One of the best ways to keep your accounts safe only requires a phone that can receive SMS messages.

# sms - Monday 24 March, 2014

Malaysia Airline sends text message to MH370 families
# Picture
# Picture

Malaysia Airline sends text message to MH370 families

Mar 24th 2014, 2:35 PM 34,517 Views 48 Comments

The move to tell families the latest development by SMS has been criticised today.

# sms - Friday 14 March, 2014

SMS messaging takes a serious tumble as mobile data grows in popularity
# Data Hogs
# Data Hogs

SMS messaging takes a serious tumble as mobile data grows in popularity

Mar 14th 2014, 4:03 PM 11,892 Views 23 Comments

SMS messages fell from 2.94 billion to 2.15 billion in the past year, a fall of 27.6 per cent, as messaging services like iMessage, WhatsApp and Viber grow in popularity.

# sms - Thursday 20 February, 2014

10 ancient texting traumas that are now a thing of the past
# Wb Hun
From The Daily Edge
# Wb Hun

10 ancient texting traumas that are now a thing of the past

Feb 20th 2014, 9:30 PM 74,535 Views 102 Comments

The prehistoric times before WhatsApp.

# sms - Monday 13 January, 2014

50 billion instant messages expected to be sent each day in 2014
# SMS
# SMS

50 billion instant messages expected to be sent each day in 2014

Jan 13th 2014, 2:16 PM 9,887 Views 18 Comments

The figure is more than twice the number of text messages expected to be sent in 2014.

# sms - Saturday 28 September, 2013

The 5 rules of texting etiquette that everyone needs to know
# WTF LOL SMS
# WTF LOL SMS

The 5 rules of texting etiquette that everyone needs to know

Sep 28th 2013, 11:30 AM 31,129 Views 33 Comments

Most people text practically every single day, but some have overlooked the manners the medium needs.

# sms - Friday 13 September, 2013

Irish people sent over 2.4 billion texts between April and June
# Busy Fingers
# Busy Fingers

Irish people sent over 2.4 billion texts between April and June

Sep 13th 2013, 8:22 AM 3,856 Views 28 Comments

A report from ComReg also found that more than three quarters of mobile calls were to another mobile.

# sms - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

EU wants to ban mobile networks from blocking Skype over 3G
# Net Neutrality
# Net Neutrality

EU wants to ban mobile networks from blocking Skype over 3G

Jun 4th 2013, 2:30 PM 12,144 Views 28 Comments

The European Commission wants to guarantee net neutrality by stopping carriers from selectively blocking services.

# sms - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Transport, texts and telecommuting: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Transport, texts and telecommuting: The week in numbers

Dec 15th 2012, 7:30 PM 5,994 Views 1 Comment

How many SMS messages are sent in Ireland every second? And how many times could Greece buy Sergio Aguero?

# sms - Monday 3 December, 2012

Happy bday 2 u: text messaging turns 20
# OMG
# OMG

Happy bday 2 u: text messaging turns 20

Dec 3rd 2012, 8:45 AM 4,600 Views 25 Comments

Twenty years ago today, the first ever text message was sent – reading ‘Merry Christmas’.

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Dec 3rd 2012, 8:30 AM 8,070 Views 15 Comments

Good morning! Here’s the nine things you need to know as you kick off your week.

# sms - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Facebook’s latest venture: merging your email with your texts
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook’s latest venture: merging your email with your texts

Aug 9th 2011, 10:23 PM 482 Views 1 Comment

The Facebook Messenger app, to be launched in the coming hours, will merge your text message inbox with your Facebook one.

# sms - Tuesday 24 August, 2010

Mafiosi send texts to godfathers - via a soccer programme
# We Kild Ur NME
# We Kild Ur NME

Mafiosi send texts to godfathers - via a soccer programme

Aug 24th 2010, 1:20 PM 296 Views 0 Comments

Messages scrolling at the bottom of the screen were coded messages to imprisoned mafia dons.