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#Connectivity

# connectivity - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

'It's a disgrace that it will take that long': Opposition TDs criticise 7-year timeline for rural broadband
# National Broadband Plan
# National Broadband Plan

'It's a disgrace that it will take that long': Opposition TDs criticise 7-year timeline for rural broadband

May 8th 2019, 6:10 AM 8,186 Views 29 Comments

Cabinet yesterday signed off on the National Broadband Plan.

# connectivity - Monday 24 July, 2017

What is Apple CarPlay and what exactly does it do?
# Apple CarPlay
# Apple CarPlay

What is Apple CarPlay and what exactly does it do?

Jul 24th 2017, 12:51 PM 4,042 Views 3 Comments

Over 200 models of car now feature Apple CarPlay.

# connectivity - Saturday 6 August, 2016

FactCheck: Is there faster broadband on the moon than in Roscommon?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is there faster broadband on the moon than in Roscommon?

Aug 6th 2016, 8:30 AM 19,591 Views 47 Comments

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten has claimed there is better internet connection 400,000km away than in parts of his constituency.

# connectivity - Saturday 4 July, 2015

How you deal with car crashes is going to change pretty soon
# Always Connected
# Always Connected

How you deal with car crashes is going to change pretty soon

Jul 4th 2015, 8:00 PM 32,606 Views 13 Comments

As car manufacturers focus more on services around the car, the concept of first response will change with it.

# connectivity - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Has Ireland reached peak internet?
# Penetration
# Penetration

Has Ireland reached peak internet?

Dec 18th 2014, 12:36 PM 8,489 Views 36 Comments

The number of homes online is the same as last year.

# connectivity - Monday 17 November, 2014

Sick of dodgy WiFi on trains and buses? We have some good news...
# Wifine
# Wifine

Sick of dodgy WiFi on trains and buses? We have some good news...

Nov 17th 2014, 2:09 PM 22,287 Views 34 Comments

…but it might cost us.

# connectivity - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Samsung latest product is a smartwatch that can make calls on its own
# Wearable Tech
# Wearable Tech

Samsung latest product is a smartwatch that can make calls on its own

Aug 28th 2014, 9:58 AM 8,487 Views 25 Comments

The company also announced a Bluetooth necklace which vibrates when you receive calls and notifications (if that’s the kind of product you’re looking for).

# connectivity - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Explainer: Why did Google pay $3.2 billion for Nest?
# Connectivity
# Connectivity

Explainer: Why did Google pay $3.2 billion for Nest?

Jan 14th 2014, 11:02 AM 12,642 Views 27 Comments

It allows the company to enter the consumer hardware market and expand upon the work it’s done online.

# connectivity - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Irish broadband among Europe’s worst for running slower than advertised
# Broadband
# Broadband

Irish broadband among Europe’s worst for running slower than advertised

Jun 27th 2013, 6:30 AM 7,715 Views 82 Comments

EU data shows download speeds are usually only 85 per cent as quick of advertised – and uploads are even lower.

# connectivity - Friday 15 February, 2013

Ireland above EU and OECD averages for internet access
# Connectivity
# Connectivity

Ireland above EU and OECD averages for internet access

Feb 15th 2013, 2:59 PM 3,731 Views 8 Comments

Figures for 2011, published today, show Ireland is above average in computer and internet access – but more mobile-reliant than most.

# connectivity - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Dublin Bus to begin free WiFi trials next week
# Surf's Up
# Surf's Up

Dublin Bus to begin free WiFi trials next week

Feb 14th 2012, 2:44 PM 5,287 Views 19 Comments

The capital’s bus provider will kick off a trial run of its proposed free WiFi service on a small number of buses next week.

# connectivity - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

One in five Irish adults has never used the internet
# Internet Usage
# Internet Usage

One in five Irish adults has never used the internet

Dec 14th 2011, 3:51 PM 1,912 Views 17 Comments

Statistics compiled by the European Union show that 21 per cent of people aged 18 to 74 have never been online.

# connectivity - Sunday 20 November, 2011

15 gadgets that are changing the tech world
# Inspect Our Gadets
From The Daily Edge
# Inspect Our Gadets

15 gadgets that are changing the tech world

Nov 20th 2011, 10:00 AM 9,624 Views 14 Comments

Here’s a bunch of stuff you wish you had.

# connectivity - 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 483 Views 1 Comment

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