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Italy's competition watchdog is investigating Ryanair's hand luggage charge
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Italy's competition watchdog is investigating Ryanair's hand luggage charge

Sep 21st 2018, 7:06 AM 37,706 Views 44 Comments

The watchdog described hand luggage as an “essential” item for travellers.

JK Rowling asked people to help a Dublin student find an important bag - and it worked
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# PH PLEA

JK Rowling asked people to help a Dublin student find an important bag - and it worked

May 12th 2017, 4:20 PM 15,004 Views 12 Comments

Thank you, JK Rowling!

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

May 10th 2017, 10:30 PM 16,350 Views 45 Comments

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

You won't have to buy a TV licence for your laptop, PC or tablet
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You won't have to buy a TV licence for your laptop, PC or tablet

May 4th 2017, 12:58 PM 36,508 Views 80 Comments

The idea to extend the TV licence fee to other devices has been scrapped by Denis Naughten.

Banning laptops on flights was prompted by 'credible' reports of potential IS attacks
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Banning laptops on flights was prompted by 'credible' reports of potential IS attacks

Mar 22nd 2017, 1:32 PM 9,628 Views 17 Comments

Affected airlines have until Saturday to implement the restrictions.

Now Canada's considering a ban on large devices on Middle Eastern flights
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Now Canada's considering a ban on large devices on Middle Eastern flights

Mar 21st 2017, 10:45 PM 37,118 Views 90 Comments

Earlier today, the UK government confirmed the new measure, while US reports hinted at a similar ban.

Know anyone who isn't tech-savvy? This is how you can help them this Christmas
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# Helping Hand

Know anyone who isn't tech-savvy? This is how you can help them this Christmas

Dec 18th 2016, 10:00 PM 16,630 Views 11 Comments

It’s a tough job but someone has to do it.

The FBI's director says we should all cover up our webcams
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The FBI's director says we should all cover up our webcams

Sep 15th 2016, 11:57 AM 27,223 Views 27 Comments

“It’s not crazy that the FBI director cares about personal security as well”

What are the chances someone is spying on you through your laptop camera?
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# I Spy

What are the chances someone is spying on you through your laptop camera?

Jun 8th 2016, 4:26 PM 54,807 Views 23 Comments

It might be an unlikely situation, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be careful.

Death sentence for woman who killed boyfriend and cut out his heart
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Death sentence for woman who killed boyfriend and cut out his heart

Mar 29th 2016, 10:38 AM 19,905 Views 26 Comments

She had discovered he kept footage of him having sex with her and other women on his laptop.

Homeless people given laptops in effort to improve access to jobs market and online connectivity
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# Digital Inclusion

Homeless people given laptops in effort to improve access to jobs market and online connectivity

Mar 6th 2016, 7:30 PM 16,624 Views 37 Comments

The initiative wants to help people who are cut out from the job market because they have no access to computers.

Man who stole a father's laptop during child's funeral jailed for four and a half years
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Man who stole a father's laptop during child's funeral jailed for four and a half years

Feb 3rd 2016, 11:10 PM 15,532 Views 25 Comments

The laptop was being used by Norris Martin to show photos of his deceased six-year-old son TJ at his funeral when it was stolen.

Muslim schoolboy wasn't interviewed because of 'terrorist' spelling mistake, police say
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Muslim schoolboy wasn't interviewed because of 'terrorist' spelling mistake, police say

Jan 20th 2016, 10:26 PM 35,983 Views 89 Comments

Under UK law, the child’s teachers followed protocol by reporting him.

This is what could happen if you leave a charging device on your bed
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This is what could happen if you leave a charging device on your bed

Jan 12th 2016, 8:35 PM 69,547 Views 37 Comments

A fire broke out in an apartment in Dublin 8 last night after a device that was charging on a bed caught fire.

What you should consider when purchasing a laptop?
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What you should consider when purchasing a laptop?

Nov 16th 2015, 7:31 PM 23,800 Views 47 Comments

Laptops are still the bread and butter of productivity so it’s worth taking the time to buy the right one.

Poll: Do you keep electronic devices out of the bedroom?
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# Your Say

Poll: Do you keep electronic devices out of the bedroom?

Aug 5th 2015, 9:22 AM 22,606 Views 28 Comments

Are they banned?

Microsoft has created the first cheap Surface you will actually want
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Microsoft has created the first cheap Surface you will actually want

May 8th 2015, 6:15 AM 23,971 Views 22 Comments

Think of the Surface 3 as a jack of all trades, but a master of none.

This guy went viral for breaking his laptop to stop his mam catching him on Pornhub
# Desperate Measures
# Desperate Measures

This guy went viral for breaking his laptop to stop his mam catching him on Pornhub

Apr 14th 2015, 11:08 AM 9,962 Views 1 Comment

*hangs head*

George Hook gets his stolen credit cards back in mysterious package
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# Good Karma

George Hook gets his stolen credit cards back in mysterious package

Nov 25th 2014, 2:44 PM 17,159 Views 13 Comments

The radio presenter’s briefcase had been taken from his car earlier this month.

Laptop containing children's personal details stolen from car of HSE staff member
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Laptop containing children's personal details stolen from car of HSE staff member

Nov 12th 2014, 7:00 PM 13,805 Views 36 Comments

The laptop contained the age groups, schools, addresses and phone numbers of a number of children.

The smaller, reversible USB that will replace all connectors is ready for production
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The smaller, reversible USB that will replace all connectors is ready for production

Aug 13th 2014, 3:03 PM 17,289 Views 27 Comments

The design for the next-gen USB has been completed, and it plans to solve the problems associated with current connectors.

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

Jun 27th 2014, 7:47 AM 23,310 Views 37 Comments

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

Artist who had laptop stolen offers reward 'no questions asked'
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Artist who had laptop stolen offers reward 'no questions asked'

May 26th 2014, 8:00 PM 24,601 Views 45 Comments

It was stolen at Temple Bar last week.

'Hero' taxi driver returns lost unfinished novel to Irish author
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# Lost Novel

'Hero' taxi driver returns lost unfinished novel to Irish author

May 14th 2014, 2:10 PM 4,731 Views 3 Comments

The laptop was left in the back of a taxi Kate Kerrigan took from Heuston Station.

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 19,900 Views 60 Comments

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

Weird Wide Web: Bare bottoms, emails from space and a selfie search engine
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# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Bare bottoms, emails from space and a selfie search engine

Apr 20th 2014, 11:00 AM 12,356 Views 2 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

International standards group pushes for universal laptop charger
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International standards group pushes for universal laptop charger

Dec 19th 2013, 11:07 AM 8,263 Views 35 Comments

The IEC aims to reduce e-waste created by chargers, which is said to exceed half a million tons each year.

The reversible USB is finally on its way
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# Plug In Baby

The reversible USB is finally on its way

Dec 4th 2013, 7:30 PM 26,320 Views 34 Comments

The new USB cables means users won’t have to worry about which end they use, or if the plug is upside down.

Man accused of murdering April Jones (5) kept pictures of her on laptop
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# April Jones

Man accused of murdering April Jones (5) kept pictures of her on laptop

May 16th 2013, 9:45 AM 12,400 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that Mark Bridger had a folder on his computer with images of April and her half-sisters.

Just 5 per cent of people don't own TVs - survey
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Just 5 per cent of people don't own TVs - survey

May 15th 2013, 8:10 AM 5,088 Views 46 Comments

That is according to a new survey from Comreg, which also found that 75 per cent of those asked said they own a laptop.

Three charged with Boston bombing cover-up
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# Boston

Three charged with Boston bombing cover-up

May 2nd 2013, 8:00 AM 11,664 Views 121 Comments

The three teenagers – two Kazakhs and an American – appear to have been hastily trying to keep him out of trouble rather than taking part in an organised conspiracy.

Google launches Chromebooks in Ireland
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Google launches Chromebooks in Ireland

Mar 19th 2013, 6:06 PM 16,146 Views 27 Comments

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

Half of EU businesses gave smartphones or laptops to staff
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Half of EU businesses gave smartphones or laptops to staff

Dec 11th 2012, 12:00 PM 4,725 Views 9 Comments

But not every business supplied their employees with devices that had a mobile internet connection.

Weird Wide Web: The week in online oddities
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# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: The week in online oddities

Sep 30th 2012, 10:00 AM 6,742 Views 4 Comments

The internet’s best offerings in social media, tech, science and weird news.

Survey: Modern technology unites and divides Irish households
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Survey: Modern technology unites and divides Irish households

Aug 27th 2012, 1:02 PM 6,392 Views 15 Comments

The survey also showed almost half of respondents cite sleeping next to a mobile phone as giving them a better night’s sleep.

Stolen unencrypted laptop contained details of 900 Bord Gais employees
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# Stolen Laptop

Stolen unencrypted laptop contained details of 900 Bord Gais employees

Jun 12th 2012, 4:48 PM 3,688 Views 21 Comments

The personal information of around 900 Bord Gais employees was on the laptop which was stolen from the Dublin 1 office earlier this month.

Students compete to have doodle shown on Google Ireland homepage
# Google Doodle
# Google Doodle

Students compete to have doodle shown on Google Ireland homepage

Jan 23rd 2012, 12:34 PM 4,881 Views 10 Comments

75 students from primary and secondary schools across Ireland have had their drawings chosen from almost 2,000 entries to this year’s competition.

Former FBI, NASA man tracks laptop thief
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Former FBI, NASA man tracks laptop thief

Aug 16th 2011, 11:48 AM 1,596 Views 24 Comments

Greg Martin’s MacBook Pro was stolen during the London riots last week – but tracking software helped him photograph the alleged thief as they used it.

One in five Irish people watch TV regularly on a computer
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One in five Irish people watch TV regularly on a computer

May 6th 2011, 12:48 PM 1,243 Views 0 Comments

Despite change in how people watch TV shows, survey finds 60 per cent are not in favour of Universal Household Charge.