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# Tablets

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Italy seizes Islamic State-made drugs worth €1 billion
Around 84 million Captagon tablets were seized at the port of Salerno.
Alternative brands can replace medicines if they become unavailable after Brexit
The Irish Pharmaceutical Union and the health minister said no medicine shortages have been identified.
You won't have to buy a TV licence for your laptop, PC or tablet
The idea to extend the TV licence fee to other devices has been scrapped by Denis Naughten.
Now Canada's considering a ban on large devices on Middle Eastern flights
Earlier today, the UK government confirmed the new measure, while US reports hinted at a similar ban.
Actor left permanently scarred after being slashed by teen in ecstasy row
The teenager was remanded in custody yesterday after the hearing.
Three 12-year-old girls in serious condition in Manchester after taking ecstasy pills
Salford police say that the tablets are called ‘Teddy Tablets’.
One in five children in first class have spoken to a stranger online
“Many young people will find ways of accessing what is forbidden to them.”
There are 6 different types of phone users... Which one are you?
Let’s find out.
Looking for some gadgets gifts ideas? Here are some to get you started
Our pick of the best high-end, mid-range and budget devices you can get in different areas.
What should you keep in mind when buying a smartphone or tablet?
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.
These are just some of the lethal homemade weapons seized in Irish prisons
The Irish Prison Service launched a confidential helpline today for inmates and members of the public to report information about contraband.
Using your devices at night? Here's how you can reduce the strain on your eyes
Alternatively, you could just not look at your phone in bed, but you’re not going to do that, are you?
There are dangerous ecstasy tablets with a 'UPS' logo in circulation
A public health warning has been issued over the tablets.
Review: Is this the budget Windows tablet you've been looking for?
With a low price, the Linx 8 wants to be your Windows tablet of choice, but how well does it balance price and expectations?
'Superman' ecstasy tablets worth €1.2 million seized in Dublin
The tablets — impressed with a Superman-style ‘S’ — originated in Belgium.
These are the accessories you need for your smartphone/tablet
Smartphone and tablets are incredibly useful devices, but there are numerous products out there that will help add extra value to them.
What are the tablets to look out for this Christmas?
Because there’s more out there than just the iPad.
Here's why you would want to factory reset your device
It’s there in case you need to bring your phone back to square one, but what situations should you use it in?
Portlaoise Prisoners made their own phone chargers... but they were seized today
Hooch, tablets and a mobile phone were also found in today’s search.
Apple announces its thinnest tablet yet, the iPad Air 2
The new iPad Air 2 is 6.1mm thick, a reduction from the 7.5mm on the original iPad Air, and will cost €509 for the basic 16GB version.
Google's latest smartphone is a 6-inch behemoth
Alongside revealing the Nexus 6, it also announced a 9-inch tablet and the latest edition of Android called Lollipop.
What to consider when buying a tablet for your family
Tablets are handy devices, but if you’re undecided on whether your family needs one or not, here’s what you should be asking.
Mobile Monthly: The biggest developments that happened in July
Apple teams up with an old rival, Google’s smart contact lens gets a boost and Microsoft’s digital assistant reveals a talent for predicting football results.
Weak smartphone demand haunts Samsung as profits continue to fall
The company has estimated that its operating profit will fall by 24% compared to the same period a year ago, citing “weak demand” for smartphones and increased competition in China and Europe.
PCs are still outselling tablets (but not for long)
According to a new report by research firm Gartner, it’s expected that tablet computers will begin outselling PCs next year.
Google unveils prototype 3D-mapping tablet that can sense its surroundings
The Project Tango tablet prototype will be made available to those attending Google’s developer conference later this month and will cost €750.
Google developing 'Project Tango' tablet with 3D mapping capabilities
The company is said to be developing 4,000 prototype tablets which it will reveal at Google’s annual developer conference.
Motorola escapes fine after breaching EU competition law
The company tried to take out and enforce a patent injunction against Apple, despite it agreeing to pay royalties for its use.
Turns out a lot of data can be retrieved from a reset phone or tablet
Researchers from Deloitte found that personal and corporate data such as passwords and email could be retrieved, even when the phone was encrypted or “factory wiped”.
VIDEO: Technology plays a big part in Leinster's day-to-day life
The province’s players and backroom staff explain how tablets are used to supplement their training schedule.
Getting a new device for the family? Your children will be the ones deciding what to get
Children as young as ten are having a much greater influence with purchases, recommending the type of broadband, the TV service provider, and smartphone their families should purchase.
Apple knocked off top spot as Android tablets now outsell the iPad
More than 120 million Android tablets were sold in 2013, but Apple is still the most popular tablet manufacturer as it sold 70 million iPads.
Sony's waterproof flagship phone bets big on HD video
The Xperia Z2 will be able to record footage in 4K, a quality similar to what you would find on Ultra HD TVs, and includes a function for stabilising shaky video footage.
Facebook begins testing out ads service on third-party apps
The ads will use the same ad targeting features found on Facebook’s main site and have them appear on apps outside of Facebook.
Samsung considers bringing eye-scan security to Galaxy S5
The feature would be Samsung’s response to iPhone 5s’ Touch ID and the HTC One Max’s fingerprint sensor.
Audi reveals 10.2 inch Android tablet that integrates with your car
The tablet connects to your car via WiFi and allows passengers to control audio, navigation and climate controls.
Samsung earnings fall as mobile growth slows down
Analysts say that the company’s smartphone business was not as lucrative because of higher marketing costs.
The last-minute gadget gift guide
If you’ve only this weekend to get your shopping done, here’s some gifts that will help you out.
The reversible USB is finally on its way
The new USB cables means users won’t have to worry about which end they use, or if the plug is upside down.
European airlines to allow gadget use during takeoff and landing
The new guidelines will allow passengers to keep their gadgets switched on throughout their flight.