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#Mobile Phones

From TheJournal.ie Children who own mobile phones at younger age perform worse in reading and maths tests Screen Time

Children who own mobile phones at younger age perform worse in reading and maths tests

New research has found that four in 10 children in Ireland own a mobile phone by the age of nine.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you use your phone while driving? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you use your phone while driving?

The penalties for this have got tougher in recent years.

From TheJournal.ie Vodafone apologises for sending people 'smashed' pictures of themselves as marketing tactic Vodafone Ireland

Vodafone apologises for sending people 'smashed' pictures of themselves as marketing tactic

The picture frames were sent to a number of journalists as part of a campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Mobile coverage on Eir back to normal after daytime outage No Calls Go

Mobile coverage on Eir back to normal after daytime outage

Customers had taken to social media to complain about the length of eir’s outage today.

From TheJournal.ie Parents and students are being asked for their say on the use of smartphones in schools Phone Use

Parents and students are being asked for their say on the use of smartphones in schools

Age restrictions, the use of phones in the classroom, and the taking of photos in school are just some of the issues being consulted on.

16 awkward photos of celebrities at mobile phone launches in the noughties

From Samantha and Bono to Bob Geldof. Nobody was above posing with a flip phone.

From TheJournal.ie Only three of 15 senior garda phones handed over to Disclosures Tribunal Tribunal

Only three of 15 senior garda phones handed over to Disclosures Tribunal

The phones were used by former Garda Commissioners Martin Callinan and Nóirín O’Sullivan, along with Superintendent David Taylor.

From TheJournal.ie Motorists warned to take extreme care as temperatures may dip to minus 8 degrees Snow Patrol

Motorists warned to take extreme care as temperatures may dip to minus 8 degrees

A number of weather warning have been issued by Met Éireann.

From TheJournal.ie An average of 12 phones are seized in Irish prisons every week Contraband

An average of 12 phones are seized in Irish prisons every week

The figure is up on last year, but way down on 2008 when about 42-a -week were seized.

From TheJournal.ie Mobile phones will soon text your exact location to emergency services when you dial 999 Location

Mobile phones will soon text your exact location to emergency services when you dial 999

A pilot scheme is currently underway with three major mobile networks.

From TheJournal.ie Wide awake: Late-night phone use harms teenagers' mental health and sleep quality New Study

Wide awake: Late-night phone use harms teenagers' mental health and sleep quality

Late-night mobile phone usage led to poorer mental health, reduced coping and lowered self-esteem.

From TheJournal.ie 'The shop was too reliant on me. If I was away, people would come but wouldn't buy anything' Insights

'The shop was too reliant on me. If I was away, people would come but wouldn't buy anything'

After being let go three times in two years, this former phone shop owner is back running his own business.

From TheJournal.ie Some of Three's customers wrongly told they've spent hundreds on internet services Oops

Some of Three's customers wrongly told they've spent hundreds on internet services

The phone service provider said the messages were sent in error and the issue has been resolved.

From TheJournal.ie Almost half of Irish drivers back phone-blocking technology in cars Road Safety

Almost half of Irish drivers back phone-blocking technology in cars

Many motorists would prefer to block mobile phones in cars rather than see a hike in penalties.

From TheJournal.ie The most dangerous time for mobile phone theft is between 10pm and 4am at weekends Garda Warning

The most dangerous time for mobile phone theft is between 10pm and 4am at weekends

Gardaí are boosting patrols in danger areas as part of a new campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Vodafone says full service will resume over next few hours On A Cellular Level

Vodafone says full service will resume over next few hours

Some customers are experiencing technical issues with the network today.

9 intense struggles only those who owned a Nokia 3210 will understand

Your first phone was the best phone.

From TheJournal.ie After its dramatic fall from the top of the mobile world, Nokia is planning a comeback Pride Of Finland

After its dramatic fall from the top of the mobile world, Nokia is planning a comeback

You will start seeing the Nokia name on phones once more.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí planning huge crackdown on drivers using mobile phones Penalty Points

Gardaí planning huge crackdown on drivers using mobile phones

More than 28,000 people were caught using their phone while driving last year.

From TheJournal.ie 20 homes searched in Limerick city in massive garda operation Dawn Raids

20 homes searched in Limerick city in massive garda operation

Gardaí recovered mobile phones and laptops during the search operation.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested at a Libertines gig with 38 mobile phones stuffed down his trousers Can't Stand Up Now
From TheJournal.ie Call for Vodafone, Three and Meteor to be questioned over mobile coverage No Service

Call for Vodafone, Three and Meteor to be questioned over mobile coverage

Labour TD Michael McNamara’s comments have been rejected by the Irish Cellular Industry Association, an alliance of mobile operators.

From TheJournal.ie Three says service is "fully restored" after customers flood social media after outage Network Down

Three says service is "fully restored" after customers flood social media after outage

The network is down for customers across the country.

From TheJournal.ie Denis O'Brien is selling about €2 billion of his company - but he gets to stay boss Numero Uno
From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is it ever okay to record a video of a crime taking place? We're All Watching This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it ever okay to record a video of a crime taking place?

It’s happening more and more.

From TheJournal.ie First UPC, now Eircom's unloved brand could be on the way out Say My Name

First UPC, now Eircom's unloved brand could be on the way out

It’s all change in the phone and internet biz.

From TheJournal.ie Benedict Cumberbatch wants people to stop filming Hamlet because it's 'mortifying' Put The Phone Down This post contains videos

Benedict Cumberbatch wants people to stop filming Hamlet because it's 'mortifying'

“Hashtag the s**t out of this one for me.”

The world's stupidest man has revealed himself

Get off the stage, sweetheart.

From TheJournal.ie EU roaming charges: here's what you'll be paying for texts and calls next year Happy Holidays

EU roaming charges: here's what you'll be paying for texts and calls next year

And we won’t have to worry about extra charges in two years’ time.

From TheJournal.ie Two of Ireland's biggest phone and internet players want to get together Hooked Up

Two of Ireland's biggest phone and internet players want to get together

UPC parent Liberty Global and Vodafone are looking at doing a deal.

11 things all bad texters want you to know K

11 things all bad texters want you to know

It’s tricky to be this lazy.

From TheJournal.ie Over 90 mobile phones were seized in Irish prisons in six weeks Contraband

Over 90 mobile phones were seized in Irish prisons in six weeks

Nearly half of those were in Mountjoy Prison.

From TheJournal.ie O2 has now gone for good from Ireland - so what's the deal for all its customers? Three Figures

O2 has now gone for good from Ireland - so what's the deal for all its customers?

Three bought the company last year and is now Ireland’s second-biggest mobile player.

From TheJournal.ie Sick of constant charging? This phone's battery lasts for a MONTH *FALLS OVER*

9 of the most idiotic iPhone survival tests ever attempted

Don’t try these at home… or anywhere.

From TheJournal.ie 'Revenge porn' may not be punishable through Irish law Explicit Images

'Revenge porn' may not be punishable through Irish law

The Law Reform Commission says there are gaps in the harassment laws that need to be addressed.

From TheJournal.ie Lots of Irish mobile phone users have been ditching Vodafone Switching Over

Lots of Irish mobile phone users have been ditching Vodafone

But it’s not all bad news here for the global telecoms company.

7 annoying phone habits that must be stopped immediately

Bye, bye, bye, bye, bye…

From TheJournal.ie Not using your old phone any longer? Here's why you should recycle it TechKnowHow

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

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

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