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# electronics - Saturday 13 May, 2017

This gadget will sound an alarm if your charger overheats
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This gadget will sound an alarm if your charger overheats

May 13th 2017, 8:00 AM 23,267 Views 33 Comments

It recently won an innovation award.

# electronics - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Woman's face is burned after battery-operated headphones catch fire on airplane
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Woman's face is burned after battery-operated headphones catch fire on airplane

Mar 15th 2017, 3:10 PM 35,500 Views 22 Comments

She was listening to music as she dozed, about two hours into the trip from Beijing to Melbourne when it happened.

# electronics - Friday 13 November, 2015

Why some TDs will have their iPhones and iPads taken from them next week
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Why some TDs will have their iPhones and iPads taken from them next week

Nov 13th 2015, 5:30 PM 24,542 Views 28 Comments

Members of the banking inquiry will be barred from using any electronic devices when they view the draft report next week.

# electronics - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Cutting-edge Irish research to help people control objects with their minds
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Cutting-edge Irish research to help people control objects with their minds

Sep 24th 2015, 6:00 PM 9,393 Views 12 Comments

The implications are startling, from a paralysed person controlling a wheelchair to an amputee operating a prosthetic limb.

# electronics - Friday 9 January, 2015

Consumer group warns as woman pays €1600 in Spain for €300 tablet
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Consumer group warns as woman pays €1600 in Spain for €300 tablet

Jan 9th 2015, 7:15 AM 30,369 Views 72 Comments

Such incidents are becoming more and more common according to European Consumer Centre.

# electronics - Friday 6 June, 2014

Do you have a Bosch, Siemens or Neff dishwasher made before 2006? You might want to read this
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Do you have a Bosch, Siemens or Neff dishwasher made before 2006? You might want to read this

Jun 6th 2014, 11:18 AM 25,678 Views 22 Comments

There is a very small chance that your dishwasher might catch fire.

# electronics - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Column: Ireland is excluded from some of the world's most fascinating scientific research
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Column: Ireland is excluded from some of the world's most fascinating scientific research

Jan 29th 2014, 7:30 PM 62 Views 70 Comments

As a non-member of CERN, we are missing out on unique opportunities to collaborate with our European neighbours in cutting-edge work – as well as the revenue opportunities it brings.

# electronics - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Harvey Norman and Carphone Warehouse to create 80 new jobs
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Harvey Norman and Carphone Warehouse to create 80 new jobs

Sep 10th 2013, 7:00 AM 7,167 Views 14 Comments

The “store-within-a-store” concept will see 11 new Carphone Warehouse concessions set up within Harvey Norman stores.

# electronics - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Twenty new jobs announced at Shannon-based electronics firm
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Twenty new jobs announced at Shannon-based electronics firm

Aug 27th 2013, 4:00 PM 6,194 Views 8 Comments

The new jobs at Ei Electronics will bring the total workforce to 500.

# electronics - Monday 26 August, 2013

# electronics - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Interpol seize fake goods worth more than €100 million
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Interpol seize fake goods worth more than €100 million

Jul 18th 2013, 4:43 PM 6,114 Views 16 Comments

Fake shampoo, cigarettes, beer and counterfeit clothing and DVDs were just a few items discovered in one of the agency’s largest operations ever conducted.

# electronics - Thursday 11 April, 2013

The sun emitted its biggest flare of 2013 today
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The sun emitted its biggest flare of 2013 today

Apr 11th 2013, 8:44 PM 15,621 Views 35 Comments

NASA has all the science behind the phenomenon.

# electronics - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Dixons retail sales up 8% in Ireland and UK
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Dixons retail sales up 8% in Ireland and UK

Jan 17th 2013, 8:57 AM 3,287 Views 20 Comments

Dixons Retail has posted an 8 per cent rise in sales in Ireland and the United Kingdom over the key Christmas period.

# electronics - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Late shoppers may be penalised as stores run low on toys and tablets
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Late shoppers may be penalised as stores run low on toys and tablets

Dec 12th 2012, 2:01 PM 12,573 Views 55 Comments

This is not a drill. Furbys are heading towards extinction and iPad Minis are all sold out.

# electronics - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

More seniors embracing technology - and the mobile phone
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More seniors embracing technology - and the mobile phone

Aug 7th 2012, 7:00 AM 3,293 Views 19 Comments

The rise in ‘silver surfers’ is creating a huge market potential.

# electronics - Monday 18 June, 2012

Ireland recycles equivalent weight of three Dublin Spires in batteries in 2011
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Ireland recycles equivalent weight of three Dublin Spires in batteries in 2011

Jun 18th 2012, 8:48 AM 2,536 Views 8 Comments

Recycling of electrical items beat European targets last year.

# electronics - Saturday 26 May, 2012

Column: My rollercoaster ride to save the family business
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Column: My rollercoaster ride to save the family business

May 26th 2012, 12:00 PM 5,241 Views 8 Comments

Six weeks ago, Ben Peat thought his 70-year-old family electronics business was going under – but public support helped save his company from becoming another footnote in the story of the recession.

# electronics - Saturday 28 April, 2012

It's back: Peats reopens its doors in Dublin
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It's back: Peats reopens its doors in Dublin

Apr 28th 2012, 2:12 PM 6,142 Views 21 Comments

After 78 years in business, the electronics store closed its 11 branches earlier this month – but today it reopened its Parnell Street branch.

# electronics - Monday 23 April, 2012

'Wave of goodwill' sees two Peats electronics stores saved
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'Wave of goodwill' sees two Peats electronics stores saved

Apr 23rd 2012, 5:00 PM 9,556 Views 37 Comments

The electronics chain, which had announced plans to go into liquidation, will instead trade under examinership in two outlets.

# electronics - Monday 2 April, 2012

Peats to seek liquidator - 11 stores closed
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Peats to seek liquidator - 11 stores closed

Apr 2nd 2012, 9:36 PM 12,940 Views 112 Comments

The first Peats store was opened in 1934. Tonight, employees were told that all 11 shops in the chain will close. Staff will receive full redundancy pay and entitlements.

# electronics - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Israeli military raid Palestinian TV stations over communications concerns
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Israeli military raid Palestinian TV stations over communications concerns

Feb 29th 2012, 10:45 AM 1,399 Views 22 Comments

Israeli authorities have also issued demolition orders for solar panels and wind turbines which provide power to Palestinian herders.

# electronics - Thursday 5 January, 2012

Yay! 12 things that will be cheaper in 2012
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Yay! 12 things that will be cheaper in 2012

Jan 5th 2012, 12:42 PM 9,043 Views 13 Comments

2012 will be a year for wine-drinking holidaymakers who love electronics, seemingly.

# electronics - Friday 25 November, 2011

It’s Black Friday – so here’s some crazy videos of people shopping
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It’s Black Friday – so here’s some crazy videos of people shopping

Nov 25th 2011, 7:00 AM 4,518 Views 10 Comments

Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year in America – but check out the extreme lengths people go to to make sure they get a bargain.

# electronics - Thursday 7 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
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The Daily Fix: Thursday

Jul 7th 2011, 8:15 PM 828 Views 4 Comments

In today’s Fix: NOTW closes amidst phone hacking investigation; Leinster House blocks premium line calls; and what should you not miss at Oxegen 2011?

Column: 'You don't survive there long' - inside the mobile phone mines
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Column: 'You don't survive there long' - inside the mobile phone mines

Jul 7th 2011, 1:24 PM 32 Views 11 Comments

Children in war-ravaged Congo are mining the materials used to make our mobiles. Film-maker Frank Poulsen describes the horror inside the tunnels.

# electronics - Monday 4 July, 2011

Japan unearths gigantic haul of rare earth minerals
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Japan unearths gigantic haul of rare earth minerals

Jul 4th 2011, 1:57 PM 1,523 Views 6 Comments

The 100-billion-ton stash found by Japan could be used for electronics – but an ownership battle may be brewing.

# electronics - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

130 jobs announced for Antrim and Carrickfergus
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130 jobs announced for Antrim and Carrickfergus

Mar 1st 2011, 8:01 PM 171 Views 0 Comments

# electronics - Monday 23 August, 2010

DCC buys French company
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DCC buys French company

Aug 23rd 2010, 4:31 PM 190 Views 0 Comments