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#Smartphones

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Dec 20th 2014, 11:30 AM 15,670 Views 10 Comments

Featuring the return of an old classic, a way to keep your photos safe from prying eyes and a critically acclaimed game making its way to iPad.

Looking for a good night's sleep? Here are your options
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

Looking for a good night's sleep? Here are your options

Dec 17th 2014, 12:00 PM 15,025 Views 22 Comments

For when you’ve run out of Dreamy Sleepy Nighty Snoozy-Snooze.

These are the accessories you need for your smartphone/tablet
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

These are the accessories you need for your smartphone/tablet

Dec 14th 2014, 11:00 AM 26,154 Views 26 Comments

Smartphone and tablets are incredibly useful devices, but there are numerous products out there that will help add extra value to them.

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Dec 13th 2014, 11:30 AM 12,426 Views 3 Comments

Featuring a proper rival to Google Maps, a way to properly sort out your contacts list, and your best opportunity to get into the Game of Thrones world.

What kind of smartphone plan should you go for?
# Decisions Decisions
# Decisions Decisions

What kind of smartphone plan should you go for?

Dec 6th 2014, 7:05 AM 20,970 Views 38 Comments

So you know what phone you want, but what should you be thinking about when choosing a plan?

Which smartphone should be in your Christmas stocking this year?
# Buyers' Guide
# Buyers' Guide

Which smartphone should be in your Christmas stocking this year?

Dec 3rd 2014, 7:30 PM 26,047 Views 88 Comments

The competition between the different smartphone this year means we’re spoilt for choice, but which ones are worth considering?

Why do Android updates take so long to be released?
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

Why do Android updates take so long to be released?

Nov 30th 2014, 11:00 AM 13,497 Views 22 Comments

Short answer: It’s a long and complicated process.

Here are the new Android Lollipop features you should know about
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

Here are the new Android Lollipop features you should know about

Nov 26th 2014, 12:00 PM 13,253 Views 21 Comments

The update from Google is packed with a wide variety of new features and ideas that will make thing much easier for you.

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Nov 22nd 2014, 11:30 AM 19,780 Views 8 Comments

Featuring an easy way to record podcasts, one of the best apps out there getting a new release, and a game that combines the best of Frogger and Flappy Bird.

The internet is going to have 3 billion people using it next year
# Access For All
# Access For All

The internet is going to have 3 billion people using it next year

Nov 21st 2014, 10:10 AM 5,427 Views 21 Comments

And it’s expected that nearly half of the world’s population will have online access by 2018.

There's been a small, but important change made to the App Store
# Clarify
# Clarify

There's been a small, but important change made to the App Store

Nov 20th 2014, 11:47 AM 16,024 Views 8 Comments

At the very least, it will make apps with in-app purchases a little more honest.

'Ghoulish and distasteful': Emergency services ask public to stop taking photos at crash scenes
# Crossing The Line
# Crossing The Line

'Ghoulish and distasteful': Emergency services ask public to stop taking photos at crash scenes

Nov 20th 2014, 8:30 AM 48,595 Views 89 Comments

An “astounding” number of people tried to photograph an incident yesterday in which a two-year-old girl was killed.

Apple and Google have released some important updates for your smartphone
# Upgrades
# Upgrades

Apple and Google have released some important updates for your smartphone

Nov 18th 2014, 8:00 PM 30,374 Views 28 Comments

Android Lollipop has officially started to roll out while iOS 8 has received an update designed to speed up older iPhones and iPads.

Samsung adopts a 'less is more' approach for its smartphone business
# Quality Not Quantity
# Quality Not Quantity

Samsung adopts a 'less is more' approach for its smartphone business

Nov 18th 2014, 1:41 PM 10,486 Views 5 Comments

The manufacturer is slashing the number of smartphones it issues by up to one-third.

Attn. 'smartphone zombies': Looking at your phone on the move cuts your vision by 95%
# Eyes In Front Please
# Eyes In Front Please

Attn. 'smartphone zombies': Looking at your phone on the move cuts your vision by 95%

Nov 15th 2014, 5:00 PM 7,992 Views 6 Comments

It’s becoming a big problem in Japan.

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Nov 15th 2014, 11:30 AM 14,394 Views 5 Comments

Featuring Google’s latest attempt at a messaging service, a way to automatically manage your vast photo collections and a keyboard that’s designed for *ahem* larger fingers.

Here's why you would want to factory reset your device
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

Here's why you would want to factory reset your device

Nov 12th 2014, 12:00 PM 163,143 Views 26 Comments

It’s there in case you need to bring your phone back to square one, but what situations should you use it in?

Apple now allowing you to deactivate iMessage and escape SMS woes
# Deactivate
# Deactivate

Apple now allowing you to deactivate iMessage and escape SMS woes

Nov 10th 2014, 7:30 PM 22,408 Views 3 Comments

No more lost SMS messages should you change phones.

Did you stay up on your phone last night? It could be ruining your sleep and vision
# Blue Light
From Business ETC
# Blue Light

Did you stay up on your phone last night? It could be ruining your sleep and vision

Nov 10th 2014, 6:45 AM 15,600 Views 8 Comments

Switch off before you nod off.

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Nov 8th 2014, 11:30 AM 21,045 Views 9 Comments

Featuring your own portable drum machine, an accessible cookbook and a way to prove you have the best Android phone of them all.

Why is your smartphone's battery life so poor?
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

Why is your smartphone's battery life so poor?

Nov 6th 2014, 12:00 PM 27,305 Views 52 Comments

And is it going to get better any time soon?

Phone specs: which ones are actually worth paying attention to?
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

Phone specs: which ones are actually worth paying attention to?

Nov 2nd 2014, 11:00 AM 17,063 Views 44 Comments

With features like megapixels and RAM thrown about, it’s easy to get bogged down by the specs offered by smartphone makers, but there’s only a few worth looking at.

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Nov 1st 2014, 11:30 AM 18,998 Views 11 Comments

Featuring an alarm app that can only be turned off with a smile, a way to avoid awkward voicemail calls, and a cutesy puzzler featuring sheep.

Sony records hefty losses as its smartphone woes continue
# Troubled Waters
# Troubled Waters

Sony records hefty losses as its smartphone woes continue

Oct 31st 2014, 8:49 AM 7,115 Views 6 Comments

Its net loss for the half year ballooned to nearly €794 million, causing it to replace its mobile chief and cut staff in its global smartphone unit by 15%.

The 9-to-5 working day is an endangered species
# Overworked
# Overworked

The 9-to-5 working day is an endangered species

Oct 31st 2014, 7:00 AM 13,948 Views 36 Comments

“The days of turning up in the office at 9am and walking out the door at 5pm are long gone “

Thinking of getting your child a smartphone? Here's what you should consider
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

Thinking of getting your child a smartphone? Here's what you should consider

Oct 26th 2014, 11:00 AM 16,310 Views 20 Comments

The children and teens of today might be more tech savvy, but that doesn’t mean you should automatically get them a smartphone.

IMAGES: RIP Nokia mobile phones (1987-2014)
# We Hardly Knew Ye
# We Hardly Knew Ye

IMAGES: RIP Nokia mobile phones (1987-2014)

Oct 23rd 2014, 11:00 PM 74,757 Views 98 Comments

Why do the good die young?

Review: Should the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact be your next phone?
# Pros And Cons
# Pros And Cons

Review: Should the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact be your next phone?

Oct 22nd 2014, 7:00 PM 35,481 Views 15 Comments

Compact in both name and nature, but does it have what it takes to outclass its rivals?

Apple is offloading heaps of iPhones, but is the iPad's day done?
# Padded Out
# Padded Out

Apple is offloading heaps of iPhones, but is the iPad's day done?

Oct 21st 2014, 10:22 AM 19,263 Views 28 Comments

Smartphone sales were worth over half the company’s income in the last three months.

Irish lead the world for not tolerating bad mobile phone manners
# Would You Ever Cop On?
# Would You Ever Cop On?

Irish lead the world for not tolerating bad mobile phone manners

Oct 20th 2014, 2:34 PM 15,630 Views 30 Comments

“Turn that off – NOW”

7 apps that will transform your phone into the ultimate toolkit
# Pc Or Macgyver
# Pc Or Macgyver

7 apps that will transform your phone into the ultimate toolkit

Oct 20th 2014, 11:43 AM 27,419 Views 8 Comments

Quality of life: Improved.

How to transfer contacts from one smartphone to another
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

How to transfer contacts from one smartphone to another

Oct 19th 2014, 11:00 AM 36,554 Views 23 Comments

At some point you’re going to have to change phones and with it, transfer your contacts list. Here’s how.

Google's latest smartphone is a 6-inch behemoth
# Go Big Or Go Home
# Go Big Or Go Home

Google's latest smartphone is a 6-inch behemoth

Oct 15th 2014, 5:43 PM 15,612 Views 33 Comments

Alongside revealing the Nexus 6, it also announced a 9-inch tablet and the latest edition of Android called Lollipop.

Apple maps and 8 other times Apple got it wrong
# Oops
# Oops

Apple maps and 8 other times Apple got it wrong

Oct 11th 2014, 4:00 PM 23,548 Views 13 Comments

Music subscription services? Bankrupt, sez Jobs.

Getting an SD card to increase phone storage? Here's what you need to know
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

Getting an SD card to increase phone storage? Here's what you need to know

Oct 8th 2014, 12:04 PM 61,378 Views 31 Comments

Micro SD cards are a handy way of increasing storage space on your smartphone, but there’s more to consider than just space.

Not using your old phone any longer? Here's why you should recycle it
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

Not using your old phone any longer? Here's why you should recycle it

Oct 5th 2014, 11:00 AM 22,952 Views 9 Comments

Considering how often we change our smartphones or devices, it’s worth knowing the best ways of safely disposing them.

Google's modular phone will allow you to swap hardware while it's running
# Hot Swapping
# Hot Swapping

Google's modular phone will allow you to swap hardware while it's running

Sep 30th 2014, 11:09 AM 5,564 Views 20 Comments

The device, which will be released early next year, will allow users to swap modules while it’s still running.

Apple shows no signs of slowing down as iPhone sales top 10 million
# Sell Sell Sell
# Sell Sell Sell

Apple shows no signs of slowing down as iPhone sales top 10 million

Sep 22nd 2014, 2:13 PM 10,869 Views 63 Comments

The figure also includes the four million devices sold within the first 24 hours of pre-order sales.

Find app permissions confusing? Here's what you need to know
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

Find app permissions confusing? Here's what you need to know

Sep 17th 2014, 12:00 PM 9,582 Views 2 Comments

If you’re not sure what features each app is accessing every time you use one, this is the place to start.

Sony smartphones not so clever any more
# Struggling
# Struggling

Sony smartphones not so clever any more

Sep 17th 2014, 10:09 AM 18,747 Views 51 Comments

Company predicts massive losses after writing off more than €1 billion in worthless goodwill for its mobiles.