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'It's gone berserk in recents days' - Football Manager hits record number of players
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# Stay At Home

'It's gone berserk in recents days' - Football Manager hits record number of players

Mar 20th 2020, 9:02 PM 11,745 Views 9 Comments

Makers of the popular simulation game decided to give the latest edition away free for a week, as many fans would be indoors with time on their hands.

Tidy Towns missed six town applications due to apparent email issues
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# Not Received

Tidy Towns missed six town applications due to apparent email issues

Oct 8th 2019, 8:32 AM 15,879 Views 20 Comments

The email entries were not received by the Department of Community and Rural Development.

Man who exploited young girls ordered not to take part in computer programming course
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# Matthew Horan

Man who exploited young girls ordered not to take part in computer programming course

Mar 22nd 2018, 5:08 PM 23,332 Views 17 Comments

Matthew Horan was sentenced to nine-and-a-half years with the final two years suspended.

Spectre and Meltdown: What you need to do to keep your computer safe
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# Security Risks

Spectre and Meltdown: What you need to do to keep your computer safe

Jan 4th 2018, 1:39 PM 17,832 Views 41 Comments

Patches have been issued to help protect against the flaws.

Flying to the US soon? You may soon be banned from using your laptop
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# Shut Down

Flying to the US soon? You may soon be banned from using your laptop

May 10th 2017, 10:30 PM 16,354 Views 45 Comments

Lat month, the US banned passengers on direct flights to the United States from 10 airports in eight countries.

Irish broadband speed is going to be as fast as it is in South Korea - Naughten From TheJournal.ie

Irish broadband speed is going to be as fast as it is in South Korea - Naughten

Apr 4th 2017, 7:31 PM 17,463 Views 77 Comments

Minister Denis Naughten said an additional 300,000 premises will get high speed broadband within 90 weeks.

Trinity breakthrough means a computer hard-disk’s capacity could be increased by 1,000
# Tiny Molecules
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# Tiny Molecules

Trinity breakthrough means a computer hard-disk’s capacity could be increased by 1,000

Mar 5th 2017, 8:30 AM 17,390 Views 16 Comments

The discovery could revolutionise computing as we know it.

This is how you can quickly remove your embarrassing browser history
# Q-tips
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# Q-tips

This is how you can quickly remove your embarrassing browser history

Oct 15th 2016, 3:00 PM 41,431 Views 38 Comments

Quick, someone’s coming…

We ignore computer security alerts because we're terrible at multitasking
# Too Much Happening
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# Too Much Happening

We ignore computer security alerts because we're terrible at multitasking

Aug 18th 2016, 12:42 PM 9,327 Views 8 Comments

Finally, you have an excuse for not updating those files (although you really should)

You can run Windows 7 on your wrist, but it probably isn't the best idea
# So Tiny
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# So Tiny

You can run Windows 7 on your wrist, but it probably isn't the best idea

May 12th 2016, 5:28 PM 10,009 Views 10 Comments

Unless you have a lot of free time to play around with.

Police arrest British 16-year-old linked to hacking of CIA boss
# Intelligence
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# Intelligence

Police arrest British 16-year-old linked to hacking of CIA boss

Feb 13th 2016, 6:16 PM 7,400 Views 13 Comments

The 16-year-old was arrested in the East Midlands in England on Tuesday.

Take a trip and see how creative computer viruses were back in the day
# A Simpler Time
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# A Simpler Time

Take a trip and see how creative computer viruses were back in the day

Feb 8th 2016, 5:09 PM 13,193 Views 8 Comments

When malware was just designed not to take your data, but simply crash your computer.

Does your child want a tech present this Christmas, but you don't know if it's a good idea?
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Does your child want a tech present this Christmas, but you don't know if it's a good idea?

Dec 23rd 2015, 8:00 AM 104 Views 13 Comments

The truth is that this technological evolution is the greatest social experiment of our time and as parents we are in uncharted waters, writes child psychologist Colman Noctor.

Convicted spy released from prison after 30 years
# Jonathan Pollard
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# Jonathan Pollard

Convicted spy released from prison after 30 years

Nov 21st 2015, 9:15 AM 21,629 Views 34 Comments

He has challenged his parole terms, calling them “onerous and oppressive”

Here's 11 ways to make your computer run faster
# Pc Gone Mad
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# Pc Gone Mad

Here's 11 ways to make your computer run faster

Jun 28th 2015, 5:00 PM 42,252 Views 58 Comments

And all without breaking the bank.

What life would be like without the internet
# Take A Break
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# Take A Break

What life would be like without the internet

Jun 22nd 2015, 11:00 AM 15,666 Views 39 Comments

Imagine you couldn’t send pictures of cute kittens across the web… travesty.

PC running slowly? These are the reasons why it's happening
# Speed Up
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# Speed Up

PC running slowly? These are the reasons why it's happening

Apr 12th 2015, 7:00 PM 33,032 Views 57 Comments

A few small steps can go a long way.

4 ways to protect your eyes if you stare at screens all day
# Fix Your Eyes
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# Fix Your Eyes

4 ways to protect your eyes if you stare at screens all day

Mar 8th 2015, 10:15 AM 18,558 Views 11 Comments

Easy tips.

Want to learn to write code? Here's how...
# Coder
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# Coder

Want to learn to write code? Here's how...

Feb 17th 2015, 1:00 PM 9,033 Views 45 Comments

Understanding how software is made is increasingly important (but it needn’t cost you the earth to learn).

We're getting an extra second this year, but don't jump for joy just yet...
# Leap Second
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# Leap Second

We're getting an extra second this year, but don't jump for joy just yet...

Jan 7th 2015, 3:33 PM 10,702 Views 21 Comments

Some computer systems might have a bad reaction to the leap second.

Say hello to the world's first 3D-printed laptop
# Get Creative
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# Get Creative

Say hello to the world's first 3D-printed laptop

Nov 10th 2014, 1:14 PM 10,261 Views 19 Comments

The makers of Pi-Top hope their custom laptop will teach users to become more computer literate by learning how to dismantle and reassemble it.

Be careful, scammers are still targeting Irish home phone users
# Dont Be Caught Out
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# Dont Be Caught Out

Be careful, scammers are still targeting Irish home phone users

Aug 23rd 2014, 5:00 PM 35,732 Views 76 Comments

Two mammies of TheJournal.ie staffers have been targeted in the last two weeks alone. Have you received one of these calls?

Let's talk about sex: 74% of women believe pornography is 'morally unacceptable'
# FEMALE ATTITUDES
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# FEMALE ATTITUDES

Let's talk about sex: 74% of women believe pornography is 'morally unacceptable'

Aug 17th 2014, 3:41 PM 28,147 Views 97 Comments

As a collective, 61% of all people surveyed regarded porn as morally wrong.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
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# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Jul 27th 2014, 7:49 PM 14,891 Views 15 Comments

Everyone’s talking about RTE’s Gaza footage, Croagh Patrick, and the Hamas ceasefire.

How to speed up your computer without spending a cent
# Clean Up
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# Clean Up

How to speed up your computer without spending a cent

Jul 27th 2014, 5:00 PM 42,869 Views 53 Comments

Because we can’t all be spending hundreds on new hard drives and laptops.

Computer issues call a halt to Macklemore's biggest ever show at Marlay Park
# Maklmor Pls
# Maklmor Pls

Computer issues call a halt to Macklemore's biggest ever show at Marlay Park

Jul 10th 2014, 10:02 PM 73,234 Views 84 Comments

Thrift shop computer?

Woman electrocuted by faulty USB charger on her laptop
# Australia
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# Australia

Woman electrocuted by faulty USB charger on her laptop

Jun 27th 2014, 7:47 AM 23,337 Views 37 Comments

The 28-year-old woman was found wearing headphones and with her computer in her lap.

A computer programme passed the Turing Test for the first time in history
# Artificial Intelligence
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# Artificial Intelligence

A computer programme passed the Turing Test for the first time in history

Jun 9th 2014, 2:02 PM 11,338 Views 31 Comments

For a computer program to be successful, it must be mistaken for a human more than 30 per cent of the time during a series of five minute keyboard conversations.

Man fights in US court for the right to marry his laptop
# Digital Love
# Digital Love

Man fights in US court for the right to marry his laptop

May 6th 2014, 6:00 PM 19,941 Views 60 Comments

The man claims love is love, even between human and computer.

Government departments urged to use social media and communicate online
# Talk To Us
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# Talk To Us

Government departments urged to use social media and communicate online

Mar 28th 2014, 7:13 PM 7,973 Views 23 Comments

The government departments have been criticised for not utilising social media to inform the public about their work.

The 9 worst sounds you'll hear in the office today
# Mouth Breathers
# Mouth Breathers

The 9 worst sounds you'll hear in the office today

Mar 10th 2014, 1:00 PM 31,576 Views 35 Comments

Mouth breathers, sighers, chompers… we’re coming for you.

9 ways the internet used to wreck your head
# Online
# Online

9 ways the internet used to wreck your head

Feb 13th 2014, 5:46 PM 44,904 Views 57 Comments

GET OFF THE PHONE, I need to look something up!

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

Ban on Pirate Bay lifted by Dutch court

Jan 28th 2014, 3:00 PM 12,202 Views 53 Comments

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

The ten fastest supercomputers in the world
# Supercomputers
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# Supercomputers

The ten fastest supercomputers in the world

Dec 29th 2013, 5:30 PM 18,533 Views 45 Comments

Speed is key when it comes to technology, so how do these supercomputers shape up?

One in five Irish teens have accessed content that disturbed them — survey
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# Web Safety

One in five Irish teens have accessed content that disturbed them — survey

Nov 6th 2013, 11:04 AM 9,581 Views 33 Comments

The new study also reveals that many Irish teenagers are keeping their parents in the dark regarding their online activity.

Has your computer slowed down over time? Here's why, and how to fix it
# Clogged Up
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# Clogged Up

Has your computer slowed down over time? Here's why, and how to fix it

Aug 17th 2013, 5:30 PM 45,121 Views 90 Comments

All computers will slow down over time, due to more programs being installed or the system simply becoming clogged up. However, there are ways to make it and nice speedy again.

Where is the world's first ever web page?
# Www
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# Www

Where is the world's first ever web page?

Jun 15th 2013, 5:30 PM 17,927 Views 20 Comments

Scientists at the organisation that invented the World Wide Web aren’t even sure.

What a Facebook update would look like in real life
# Don't Go Changin'
# Don't Go Changin'

What a Facebook update would look like in real life

May 13th 2013, 8:51 AM 5,267 Views 4 Comments

WHY DO YOU HAVE TO KEEP CHANGING, FACEBOOK?!?

Google launches Chromebooks in Ireland
# Chromebooks
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# Chromebooks

Google launches Chromebooks in Ireland

Mar 19th 2013, 6:06 PM 16,151 Views 27 Comments

Both the Samsung and Acer versions of the laptop will be available, ranging in price from €247 to €379.

VIDEO: Brave DVD drive meets its mortal enemy
# Paws Of Thunder
# Paws Of Thunder

VIDEO: Brave DVD drive meets its mortal enemy

Feb 18th 2013, 12:33 PM 1,462 Views 0 Comments

Thou shalt not eject!

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