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# tablets - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Italy seizes Islamic State-made drugs worth €1 billion

Around 84 million Captagon tablets were seized at the port of Salerno.

# tablets - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Alternative brands can replace medicines if they become unavailable after Brexit

The Irish Pharmaceutical Union and the health minister said no medicine shortages have been identified.

# tablets - Thursday 4 May, 2017

You won't have to buy a TV licence for your laptop, PC or tablet

The idea to extend the TV licence fee to other devices has been scrapped by Denis Naughten.

# tablets - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Now Canada's considering a ban on large devices on Middle Eastern flights

Earlier today, the UK government confirmed the new measure, while US reports hinted at a similar ban.

# tablets - Friday 8 July, 2016

Actor left permanently scarred after being slashed by teen in ecstasy row

The teenager was remanded in custody yesterday after the hearing.

# tablets - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Three 12-year-old girls in serious condition in Manchester after taking ecstasy pills

Salford police say that the tablets are called ‘Teddy Tablets’.

# tablets - Monday 4 January, 2016

One in five children in first class have spoken to a stranger online Internet Access This post contains videos

One in five children in first class have spoken to a stranger online

“Many young people will find ways of accessing what is forbidden to them.”

# tablets - Friday 20 November, 2015

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

Let’s find out.

# tablets - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Looking for some gadgets gifts ideas? Here are some to get you started

Our pick of the best high-end, mid-range and budget devices you can get in different areas.

# tablets - Monday 16 November, 2015

What should you keep in mind when buying a smartphone or tablet?

Since it’s a device that will be at your side for a long time, it’s best to give it the consideration it deserves.

# tablets - Monday 6 July, 2015

These are just some of the lethal homemade weapons seized in Irish prisons

The Irish Prison Service launched a confidential helpline today for inmates and members of the public to report information about contraband.

# tablets - Monday 1 June, 2015

Using your devices at night? Here's how you can reduce the strain on your eyes

Alternatively, you could just not look at your phone in bed, but you’re not going to do that, are you?

# tablets - Thursday 12 February, 2015

There are dangerous ecstasy tablets with a 'UPS' logo in circulation

A public health warning has been issued over the tablets.

# tablets - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Review: Is this the budget Windows tablet you've been looking for?

With a low price, the Linx 8 wants to be your Windows tablet of choice, but how well does it balance price and expectations?

# tablets - Friday 19 December, 2014

'Superman' ecstasy tablets worth €1.2 million seized in Dublin

The tablets — impressed with a Superman-style ‘S’ — originated in Belgium.

# tablets - Sunday 14 December, 2014

These are the accessories you need for your smartphone/tablet

Smartphone and tablets are incredibly useful devices, but there are numerous products out there that will help add extra value to them.

# tablets - Sunday 7 December, 2014

What are the tablets to look out for this Christmas?

Because there’s more out there than just the iPad.

# tablets - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Here's why you would want to factory reset your device

It’s there in case you need to bring your phone back to square one, but what situations should you use it in?

# tablets - 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.

# tablets - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Apple announces its thinnest tablet yet, the iPad Air 2

The new iPad Air 2 is 6.1mm thick, a reduction from the 7.5mm on the original iPad Air, and will cost €509 for the basic 16GB version.

# tablets - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Google's latest smartphone is a 6-inch behemoth

Alongside revealing the Nexus 6, it also announced a 9-inch tablet and the latest edition of Android called Lollipop.

# tablets - Sunday 24 August, 2014

What to consider when buying a tablet for your family

Tablets are handy devices, but if you’re undecided on whether your family needs one or not, here’s what you should be asking.

# tablets - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Mobile Monthly: The biggest developments that happened in July

Apple teams up with an old rival, Google’s smart contact lens gets a boost and Microsoft’s digital assistant reveals a talent for predicting football results.

# tablets - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Weak smartphone demand haunts Samsung as profits continue to fall

The company has estimated that its operating profit will fall by 24% compared to the same period a year ago, citing “weak demand” for smartphones and increased competition in China and Europe.

# tablets - Monday 7 July, 2014

PCs are still outselling tablets (but not for long)

According to a new report by research firm Gartner, it’s expected that tablet computers will begin outselling PCs next year.

# tablets - Friday 6 June, 2014

Google unveils prototype 3D-mapping tablet that can sense its surroundings

The Project Tango tablet prototype will be made available to those attending Google’s developer conference later this month and will cost €750.

# tablets - Friday 23 May, 2014

Google developing 'Project Tango' tablet with 3D mapping capabilities

The company is said to be developing 4,000 prototype tablets which it will reveal at Google’s annual developer conference.

# tablets - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Motorola escapes fine after breaching EU competition law

The company tried to take out and enforce a patent injunction against Apple, despite it agreeing to pay royalties for its use.

# tablets - Monday 28 April, 2014

Turns out a lot of data can be retrieved from a reset phone or tablet

Researchers from Deloitte found that personal and corporate data such as passwords and email could be retrieved, even when the phone was encrypted or “factory wiped”.

# tablets - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

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VIDEO: Technology plays a big part in Leinster's day-to-day life

The province’s players and backroom staff explain how tablets are used to supplement their training schedule.

# tablets - Monday 24 March, 2014

Getting a new device for the family? Your children will be the ones deciding what to get

Children as young as ten are having a much greater influence with purchases, recommending the type of broadband, the TV service provider, and smartphone their families should purchase.

# tablets - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Apple knocked off top spot as Android tablets now outsell the iPad

More than 120 million Android tablets were sold in 2013, but Apple is still the most popular tablet manufacturer as it sold 70 million iPads.

# tablets - Monday 24 February, 2014

Sony's waterproof flagship phone bets big on HD video

The Xperia Z2 will be able to record footage in 4K, a quality similar to what you would find on Ultra HD TVs, and includes a function for stabilising shaky video footage.

# tablets - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Facebook begins testing out ads service on third-party apps

The ads will use the same ad targeting features found on Facebook’s main site and have them appear on apps outside of Facebook.

# tablets - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Samsung considers bringing eye-scan security to Galaxy S5

The feature would be Samsung’s response to iPhone 5s’ Touch ID and the HTC One Max’s fingerprint sensor.

# tablets - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Audi reveals 10.2 inch Android tablet that integrates with your car

The tablet connects to your car via WiFi and allows passengers to control audio, navigation and climate controls.

Samsung earnings fall as mobile growth slows down

Analysts say that the company’s smartphone business was not as lucrative because of higher marketing costs.

# tablets - Saturday 21 December, 2013

The last-minute gadget gift guide

If you’ve only this weekend to get your shopping done, here’s some gifts that will help you out.

# tablets - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

The reversible USB is finally on its way

The new USB cables means users won’t have to worry about which end they use, or if the plug is upside down.

# tablets - Thursday 14 November, 2013

European airlines to allow gadget use during takeoff and landing

The new guidelines will allow passengers to keep their gadgets switched on throughout their flight.

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