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# usage - Friday 21 April, 2017

Do you really need all those notifications?

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

# usage - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Poll: Which do you prefer? Apple Music or Spotify? Music Wars This post contains a poll

Poll: Which do you prefer? Apple Music or Spotify?

A report claimed that 48% of users abandoned the service, but Apple say the number is much lower.

# usage - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Ever wonder how much time you actually spend using apps? Here's how you find out

It’s likely you have a good idea what the answer is, but how much time do you really spend using them?

# usage - Monday 15 September, 2014

Turns out Irish adults are quite addicted to Snapchat

The app sees 63% of its users checking the app daily, a usage rate that’s only surpassed by Facebook.

# usage - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

The most popular messaging service among Irish adults isn't WhatsApp or Viber...

It’s actually one that’s been around much longer.

# usage - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Paying any new tax is galling, but water needs to be paid for

The more we pay for water, perhaps the more we’ll think about how we use it, writes Aaron McKenna.

# usage - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Labour minister brands fixed water charges as "ridiculous"

Junior Minister Joe Costello said his party has a problem with Fine Gael’s water charges proposals.

# usage - Saturday 1 February, 2014

How to keep your mobile data limit under control

With apps becoming such a prominent feature of our day-to-day lives, it means we’re relying more and more on mobile data, but how do you reduce the amount used each month?

# usage - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Is Facebook an 'infectious disease that will die out'?

Two PhD candidates at Princeton University seem to think so.

# usage - Thursday 18 July, 2013

China now has 591 million Internet users

News figures show a 10 per cent rise in total internet use over a year – and 44 per cent of the population is now online.

# usage - Saturday 25 February, 2012

As Twitter hits 500m users, founder warns over 'unhealthy' usage Twitter

As Twitter hits 500m users, founder warns over 'unhealthy' usage

Biz Stone said he found coming to the site and then leaving again “much healthier engagement”.