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#Smartphones

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Stop closing down your apps, it only makes things worse
# Q-tip
# Q-tip

Stop closing down your apps, it only makes things worse

May 19th 2016, 7:30 PM 44,820 Views 29 Comments

If you’ve been doing it because you think it’s good for your battery life or phone, you’re going to be disappointed.

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 19,034 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

May 14th 2016, 11:30 AM 18,902 Views 2 Comments

Featuring a keyboard that taps into Google Image Search, gesture shortcuts for your phone and a smart photo organiser.

Is your phone's space filling up too quickly? This is how you take back control
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

Is your phone's space filling up too quickly? This is how you take back control

May 1st 2016, 11:00 AM 50,303 Views 9 Comments

A little effort can go a long way.

Can a black background really extend your phone's battery life?
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

Can a black background really extend your phone's battery life?

Apr 6th 2016, 12:00 PM 17,494 Views 17 Comments

It really depends on the type of display your phone has.

Apple's new iPhone is a lot smaller (and a bit cheaper)*
# New Release
# New Release

Apple's new iPhone is a lot smaller (and a bit cheaper)*

Mar 21st 2016, 5:47 PM 42,831 Views 50 Comments

*If you count a €20 difference between it and the iPhone 5s cheaper.

'Snatch and grabs' on the rise as gardaí urge vigilance with smartphones
# Theft
# Theft

'Snatch and grabs' on the rise as gardaí urge vigilance with smartphones

Mar 14th 2016, 10:45 AM 19,766 Views 34 Comments

More than 7,000 mobile phones have been stolen from people since the start of 2015.

Why YouTube sees you playing games on your phone to be the next big thing
# Let's Play
# Let's Play

Why YouTube sees you playing games on your phone to be the next big thing

Mar 10th 2016, 7:30 PM 8,869 Views 6 Comments

YouTube Gaming has launched its app in Ireland and alongside console and PC gaming, it’s gearing up for an explosion in smartphone gaming.

The biggest selling point for Samsung's S7 range has nothing to do with the phones
# Bullish
# Bullish

The biggest selling point for Samsung's S7 range has nothing to do with the phones

Mar 9th 2016, 6:10 AM 40,338 Views 33 Comments

And with the Gear VR becoming the focal point the year, the company is feeling bullish.

You can trick a smartphone fingerprint scanner in just 15 minutes with a printer
# Spoofing
# Spoofing

You can trick a smartphone fingerprint scanner in just 15 minutes with a printer

Mar 7th 2016, 4:34 PM 15,230 Views 19 Comments

Not all smartphones can be tricked this way but it’s still a concern for users.

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Mar 5th 2016, 11:30 AM 17,481 Views 4 Comments

Featuring Wikipedia re-imagined, music makers and walkie-talkies.

Renua wants elderly to use apps to stay in touch - but OAPs must buy the phones
# Old People
# Old People

Renua wants elderly to use apps to stay in touch - but OAPs must buy the phones

Feb 24th 2016, 6:07 AM 9,422 Views 36 Comments

The party says it’s “challenging stereotyping of elderly” but the measure has been criticised as “a bit mad”.

Samsung's latest smartphones bring back two features fans will love
# Return
# Return

Samsung's latest smartphones bring back two features fans will love

Feb 22nd 2016, 8:58 AM 33,361 Views 54 Comments

The S7 and S7 Edge were announced last night in Barcelona and both look to previous models for inspiration.

This is how you can tell whether a smartphone is waterproof or not
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

This is how you can tell whether a smartphone is waterproof or not

Feb 21st 2016, 11:00 AM 30,956 Views 21 Comments

Most electronic devices have a rating which tells you how effective they really are.

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Feb 20th 2016, 11:30 AM 31,493 Views 7 Comments

Featuring photo ideas, public WiFi and 3D geometric shapes.

So what should you do with your old smartphone? Don't throw it out just yet
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

So what should you do with your old smartphone? Don't throw it out just yet

Jan 17th 2016, 11:00 AM 38,455 Views 35 Comments

Some good can still come out of them.

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Jan 16th 2016, 11:30 AM 21,446 Views 5 Comments

Featuring jetpack fighters, habit trackers, and a music player for Dropbox users.

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Jan 9th 2016, 11:30 AM 19,240 Views 7 Comments

Featuring hoverboards, identifying items for the blind and 3D clips.

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

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

Jan 4th 2016, 10:57 AM 9,003 Views 21 Comments

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

Having access to the internet makes us doubt how smart we are
# Smartphones
# Smartphones

Having access to the internet makes us doubt how smart we are

Jan 2nd 2016, 8:15 AM 8,408 Views 17 Comments

And you thought they just made you ignore people.

These are the apps everyone should have on their smartphone
# Essentials
# Essentials

These are the apps everyone should have on their smartphone

Jan 1st 2016, 10:00 AM 53,733 Views 24 Comments

You can’t download every app, but there are some that will be more useful than others.

These are the best smartphone apps of 2015
# Best Of
# Best Of

These are the best smartphone apps of 2015

Dec 30th 2015, 10:00 AM 28,058 Views 18 Comments

A wide variety of apps for any taste.

Have a bit of free time? Activate Find my Phone when you get the chance
# 12 Days Of Tech
# 12 Days Of Tech

Have a bit of free time? Activate Find my Phone when you get the chance

Dec 26th 2015, 7:00 PM 25,501 Views 3 Comments

It’s worth having activated in case you misplace or lose your phone.

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Dec 19th 2015, 11:15 AM 14,591 Views 10 Comments

Featuring hunting for eBay bargains, turning habit building into a game and the return of a 2013 classic.

One in 20 Irish people has checked their phone during sex
# Textual Healing
From The Daily Edge
# Textual Healing

One in 20 Irish people has checked their phone during sex

Dec 17th 2015, 4:29 PM 4,927 Views 5 Comments

WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU?

Everything you ever wanted to know about Snapchat (but were afraid to ask)
# Snap Happy
# Snap Happy

Everything you ever wanted to know about Snapchat (but were afraid to ask)

Dec 12th 2015, 10:00 AM 150,544 Views 6 Comments

Now you have no excuse not to use it.

Looking for a cheaper smartphone? These are the best budget devices out there
# Buyers' Guide
# Buyers' Guide

Looking for a cheaper smartphone? These are the best budget devices out there

Nov 19th 2015, 8:15 PM 28,642 Views 35 Comments

You don’t have to break the bank if you want to buy a great phone.

These are the best smartphones you can buy this year
# Buyers' Guide
# Buyers' Guide

These are the best smartphones you can buy this year

Nov 19th 2015, 8:01 PM 18,342 Views 35 Comments

If you’re looking for the absolute best, you’ve come to the right place.

Which mobile provider is right for you - Bill pay plans
# Buyers' Guide
# Buyers' Guide

Which mobile provider is right for you - Bill pay plans

Nov 17th 2015, 8:01 PM 22,482 Views 31 Comments

For those who are heavy users.

What should you consider before signing up to a mobile plan?
# Buyers' Guide
# Buyers' Guide

What should you consider before signing up to a mobile plan?

Nov 17th 2015, 8:00 PM 18,542 Views 5 Comments

They are inevitable when you’re buying a smartphone, but you have more scope than ever when getting a good deal.

Think 3D Touch is good? How about a touchscreen that knows the angle of your finger
# Work The Angle
# Work The Angle

Think 3D Touch is good? How about a touchscreen that knows the angle of your finger

Nov 17th 2015, 10:55 AM 5,912 Views 2 Comments

And best of all, it doesn’t require any fancy hardware

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

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

Nov 16th 2015, 7:30 PM 17,667 Views 16 Comments

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.

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Nov 14th 2015, 11:30 AM 18,599 Views 7 Comments

Featuring a mysterious island, article sharing and an easy way to share photos with those who are near you.

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Nov 7th 2015, 11:30 AM 17,217 Views 2 Comments

Featuring lighthouse puzzlers, keyboard shortcuts and vibrant emails.

People actually spend 5 hours a day staring at their phones
# Smartphones
# Smartphones

People actually spend 5 hours a day staring at their phones

Oct 30th 2015, 10:54 AM 11,081 Views 31 Comments

And they don’t even realise they are doing it

5 apps worth downloading this week
# 5 Apps
# 5 Apps

5 apps worth downloading this week

Oct 24th 2015, 11:30 AM 15,432 Views 5 Comments

Featuring a social network based on lists, a way to listen to YouTube music videos without draining battery and a ZX Spectrum-inspired platformer.

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Oct 17th 2015, 11:30 AM 19,982 Views 0 Comments

Featuring a way to bring your inbox to zero, a solution for those constantly forgetting to do stuff, and selfies.

The Moto X Play: A large battery helps push a solid Android phone forward
# Tech Review
# Tech Review

The Moto X Play: A large battery helps push a solid Android phone forward

Oct 7th 2015, 7:30 PM 8,797 Views 3 Comments

The new mid-range device from Motorola sticks to the basics, but it does it well.

We were better parents before smartphones
# Opinion
# Opinion

We were better parents before smartphones

Oct 4th 2015, 6:30 PM 447 Views 31 Comments

There’s something slightly tragic about the sight of a two -year-old tugging at his mother’s trouser leg as she scrolls or the kid who is perilously close to falling off the high bars as Dad checks the latest score, writes Claire Micks.

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Oct 3rd 2015, 11:30 AM 17,869 Views 1 Comment

Featuring a way to squeeze more photos into limited space, tracking your phone and physical activity and another hit from the people behind Crossy Road.