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# smartphones - Sunday 14 December, 2014

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

These are the accessories you need for your smartphone/tablet

Dec 14th 2014, 11:00 AM 26,143 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.

# smartphones - Saturday 13 December, 2014

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Dec 13th 2014, 11:30 AM 12,410 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.

# smartphones - Saturday 6 December, 2014

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 20,957 Views 38 Comments

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

# smartphones - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

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 26,024 Views 88 Comments

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

# smartphones - Sunday 30 November, 2014

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 13,478 Views 22 Comments

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

# smartphones - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

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 13,233 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.

# smartphones - Saturday 22 November, 2014

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Nov 22nd 2014, 11:30 AM 19,764 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.

# smartphones - Friday 21 November, 2014

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 5,421 Views 21 Comments

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

# smartphones - Thursday 20 November, 2014

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 16,012 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 48,528 Views 91 Comments

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

# smartphones - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

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 30,359 Views 27 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 10,473 Views 5 Comments

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

# smartphones - Saturday 15 November, 2014

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 7,948 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 14,387 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.

# smartphones - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

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 117,664 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?

# smartphones - Monday 10 November, 2014

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 22,399 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 15,353 Views 8 Comments

Switch off before you nod off.

# smartphones - Saturday 8 November, 2014

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Nov 8th 2014, 11:30 AM 21,027 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.

# smartphones - Thursday 6 November, 2014

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 27,293 Views 52 Comments

And is it going to get better any time soon?

# smartphones - Sunday 2 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 2nd 2014, 11:00 AM 17,045 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.

# smartphones - Saturday 1 November, 2014

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Nov 1st 2014, 11:30 AM 18,984 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.

# smartphones - Friday 31 October, 2014

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 7,104 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 13,919 Views 36 Comments

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

# smartphones - Sunday 26 October, 2014

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 16,288 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.

# smartphones - Thursday 23 October, 2014

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 73,355 Views 98 Comments

Why do the good die young?

# smartphones - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

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 31,643 Views 15 Comments

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

# smartphones - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

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 19,246 Views 28 Comments

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

# smartphones - Monday 20 October, 2014

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 15,611 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 27,386 Views 9 Comments

Quality of life: Improved.

# smartphones - Sunday 19 October, 2014

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 36,205 Views 18 Comments

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

# smartphones - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

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 15,590 Views 33 Comments

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

# smartphones - Saturday 11 October, 2014

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 23,510 Views 13 Comments

Music subscription services? Bankrupt, sez Jobs.

# smartphones - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

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 54,121 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.

# smartphones - Sunday 5 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 5th 2014, 11:00 AM 22,523 Views 9 Comments

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

# smartphones - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

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 5,551 Views 20 Comments

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

# smartphones - Monday 22 September, 2014

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 10,850 Views 63 Comments

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

# smartphones - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

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 9,487 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 18,716 Views 51 Comments

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

# smartphones - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Here are the different lock screen security options at your disposal
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

Here are the different lock screen security options at your disposal

Sep 10th 2014, 12:00 PM 22,828 Views 21 Comments

Most of us settle for the tried and trusted PIN, but what else can you use to keep your phone safe?

# smartphones - Saturday 6 September, 2014

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

5 apps worth downloading this week

Sep 6th 2014, 11:30 AM 19,010 Views 17 Comments

Featuring an instant messenger that lets you chat via GIFs, a handy way to organise emails on mobile and a faster way to read non-fiction books.