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Digital piracy: 'People can't get the television they want, when they want it through legal channels'
# Column
# Column

Digital piracy: 'People can't get the television they want, when they want it through legal channels'

Feb 16th 2017, 6:20 AM 3,717 Views 75 Comments

Studios should concentrate on why people illegally consume content, rather than trying to stop them doing it, writes Gavin Nugent.

The way you access apps on Android is going to change significantly
# Without Delay
# Without Delay

The way you access apps on Android is going to change significantly

May 18th 2016, 9:27 PM 19,027 Views 12 Comments

And it will remove the commitment of downloading an app.

5 apps worth downloading this week
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Dec 26th 2015, 11:15 AM 12,866 Views 4 Comments

Featuring help in keeping your camera roll clean, a security camera and a way to hail Hypnotoad.

Facebook Messenger has joined an exclusive club on Android
# Popularity Contest
# Popularity Contest

Facebook Messenger has joined an exclusive club on Android

Jun 9th 2015, 7:20 PM 9,110 Views 18 Comments

The app has been downloaded one billion times on the Google Play store.

There's a way to download free iPhone apps without using your password
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

There's a way to download free iPhone apps without using your password

Apr 29th 2015, 12:16 PM 12,761 Views 8 Comments

Provided you have the latest version of iOS installed.

Turns out people are downloading fewer smartphone apps than before
# Plateau
# Plateau

Turns out people are downloading fewer smartphone apps than before

Aug 19th 2014, 9:58 AM 9,466 Views 36 Comments

Almost a third of smartphone users do not download any apps for their devices, as the age of new users increases.

9 tech stats you may not know about TheJournal.ie
# We're Hiring
# We're Hiring

9 tech stats you may not know about TheJournal.ie

Jul 18th 2014, 5:17 PM 32,809 Views 78 Comments

Things can get very busy around here.

Twitter really wants you to download apps through its site
# Downloads
# Downloads

Twitter really wants you to download apps through its site

Jul 1st 2014, 1:48 PM 4,217 Views 1 Comment

The company has announced the acquisition of TapCommerce, which will help Twitter push ads that encourage app downloads, and opened up its app ad platform to all advertisers.

Ban on Pirate Bay lifted by Dutch court
# Computer Says No
# Computer Says No

Ban on Pirate Bay lifted by Dutch court

Jan 28th 2014, 3:00 PM 12,218 Views 53 Comments

Access to Pirate Bay is still blocked to the majority of Irish internet users.

UK researchers create internet connection that could download 44 HD films in a second
# High Speed Internet
# High Speed Internet

UK researchers create internet connection that could download 44 HD films in a second

Jan 22nd 2014, 2:11 PM 11,170 Views 75 Comments

The researchers used a new “flexible grid” infrastructure which increased internet speeds to 1.4TB per second.

Christmas Day sees spike in app downloads but overall growth is slowing
# Tis The Season
# Tis The Season

Christmas Day sees spike in app downloads but overall growth is slowing

Dec 31st 2013, 7:30 PM 8,809 Views 8 Comments

While the number of apps downloaded was higher than last year, year-on-year growth is beginning to decrease.

Golden Discs reopens today in its old haunt at Stephen's Green
# Look Who's Back
# Look Who's Back

Golden Discs reopens today in its old haunt at Stephen's Green

Oct 24th 2013, 10:54 AM 10,072 Views 38 Comments

After a successful year of expansion the music store is back in its city centre store.

Apple removes HMV music app from App Store
# Music Download
# Music Download

Apple removes HMV music app from App Store

Oct 22nd 2013, 5:36 PM 18,388 Views 40 Comments

The music store say they have been given no explanation why.

Supreme Court: Eircom can continue 'three strikes' policy on illegal downloading
# Copyright
# Copyright

Supreme Court: Eircom can continue 'three strikes' policy on illegal downloading

Jul 3rd 2013, 2:44 PM 9,937 Views 45 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner had appealed a High Court ruling which had quashed an earlier decision to order Eircom to suspend it’s ‘three strikes and your out’ agreement with four music companies.

Eircom pulls the plug on MusicHub
# Streaming
# Streaming

Eircom pulls the plug on MusicHub

Jul 2nd 2013, 9:45 PM 17,407 Views 41 Comments

Eircom says the music streaming and download service is “not a core business activity”.

Got a new smartphone? Here are 15 essential sports apps you need to download
# Tech Heads
From The42
# Tech Heads

Got a new smartphone? Here are 15 essential sports apps you need to download

Dec 25th 2012, 8:42 AM 17,958 Views 33 Comments

No self-respecting sports fan should be without this lot. You’re a self-respecting sports fan, right?

Google’s Nexus 4 launches... But not in Ireland
# Nexus 4
# Nexus 4

Google’s Nexus 4 launches... But not in Ireland

Nov 12th 2012, 4:21 PM 23,946 Views 31 Comments

If you want to get your hands on a Nexus 4 you must get it sent to one of the countries it is being launched in and then get someone to ship it to Ireland.

Google releases data on copyright infringement reports
# Copyright
# Copyright

Google releases data on copyright infringement reports

May 24th 2012, 9:12 PM 2,943 Views 7 Comments

Data from the internet search company shows that Microsoft was the copyright owner with the most requests for link removals.

The burning question*: Do you prefer to buy CDs or (legal) downloads?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

The burning question*: Do you prefer to buy CDs or (legal) downloads?

Mar 26th 2012, 12:00 PM 3,690 Views 41 Comments

This and every Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

Downloads exceed US physical music sales in 2011
# Downloads
# Downloads

Downloads exceed US physical music sales in 2011

Jan 5th 2012, 9:03 PM 3,573 Views 7 Comments

A report commissioned by Nielsen and Billboard shows that downloads accounted for 50.3 per cent of US music sales last year.

Banks and UK taxpayer take stakes in HMV as part of rescue package
# HMV
# HMV

Banks and UK taxpayer take stakes in HMV as part of rescue package

Jun 7th 2011, 12:15 PM 299 Views 3 Comments

The British-owned entertainment chain secures a €250m lifeline to stay alive, but the deal comes at a cost.