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#Connectivity

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'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 8,212 Views 29 Comments

Cabinet yesterday signed off on the National Broadband Plan.

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 4,095 Views 3 Comments

Over 200 models of car now feature Apple CarPlay.

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 19,675 Views 47 Comments

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

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 32,617 Views 13 Comments

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

Has Ireland reached peak internet?
# Penetration
# Penetration

Has Ireland reached peak internet?

Dec 18th 2014, 12:36 PM 8,499 Views 36 Comments

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

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 22,419 Views 34 Comments

…but it might cost us.

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 8,501 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).

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 12,666 Views 27 Comments

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

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 7,744 Views 82 Comments

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

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 3,745 Views 8 Comments

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

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 5,308 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.

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 1,925 Views 17 Comments

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

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 9,644 Views 14 Comments

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

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 497 Views 1 Comment

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