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#Mobile Phones

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.

From TheJournal.ie More people with intellectual disabilities are using the internet, but it's still very low Online

More people with intellectual disabilities are using the internet, but it's still very low

The research also found that less than one in twenty could send a text message.

This 'Samsung' response to the bendy iPhone is just perfect

Well played, well played.

13 problems only hardened Android users will understand

Calling all the aliens.

16 constant struggles only iPhone obsessives will understand

Charge fast, die faster.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what the new iPhones will cost in Ireland Pre-order

Here's what the new iPhones will cost in Ireland

All the networks are offering them on 24-month contracts.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland ditches texting for web messaging as phones continue to outnumber people The Death Of The Text

Ireland ditches texting for web messaging as phones continue to outnumber people

The number of people in Ireland texting fell by 24.5% from this time last year according to new figures from ComReg.

From TheJournal.ie 'If he'd been a kid from a disadvantaged area stealing €4k he might have got a different sentence' Ivor Callely

'If he'd been a kid from a disadvantaged area stealing €4k he might have got a different sentence'

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has been reacting to the Ivor Callely sentencing today.

From TheJournal.ie Willie O'Dea: What Ivor Callely did was wrong and the man has to take his punishment Reaction

Willie O'Dea: What Ivor Callely did was wrong and the man has to take his punishment

A former Fianna Fáil colleague of jailed Ivor Callely has been speaking today.

A busy footpath in Washington DC got a 'no mobile phones' lane

But did people actually pay attention to it?

6 indispensable Android hacks that will make your life much easier

These are not the Androids you are looking for.

9 emoji masterpieces that'll make your texts look boring

How did we communicate before emojis? HOW?!

From TheJournal.ie Would you give up your smartphone....for this?

Would you give up your smartphone....for this?

Some people are, you know.

From TheJournal.ie EU approves Three takeover of O2, but ComReg is concerned Three Into O2

EU approves Three takeover of O2, but ComReg is concerned

The deal brings Three’s market share to 37%, but ComReg isn’t sure it’s a good deal for the industry.

From TheJournal.ie Banning mobile phones and cigarettes - this MEP candidate wants a simpler way of life Cancer

Banning mobile phones and cigarettes - this MEP candidate wants a simpler way of life

“We are literally floating in a sea of radiation nowadays. It’s completely reckless.”

iPhone users send filthier texts than those on Android

They’ve bitten the Apple of temptation.

The Burning Question*: Is txtspk eva OK? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The Burning Question*: Is txtspk eva OK?

Let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

From TheJournal.ie Over 1,200 people were caught on their phone while driving last Thursday and Friday Roads

Over 1,200 people were caught on their phone while driving last Thursday and Friday

That is despite gardaí warning road users that they were clamping down on the offence.

From TheJournal.ie Mobile phones found to help boost literacy rates in developing countries Learning Rate

Mobile phones found to help boost literacy rates in developing countries

The report from UNESCO found that access to mobile devices encourages people in developing countries to read full-length books and stories through their phone.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you welcome a ban on mobile phones in restaurants? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you welcome a ban on mobile phones in restaurants?

Or should basic manners dictate the practice?

The 6 most annoying things EVER about phone credit

“Sorry, I had no credit.”

From TheJournal.ie The iPhone 6 is coming in September You Can't Stop It

The iPhone 6 is coming in September

That’s what the Japanese are saying anyway.

10 text messages in your inbox, and what they REALLY mean

Decoding the communications that MATTER.

18 things everyone knew before smartphones

Bring back the Nokia 3310, the Motorola Razr, polyphonic ringtones and non-predictive text.

These kids don't know what to make of old-school telephones

Prepare to feel quite old.

From TheJournal.ie Former minister Ivor Callely pleads guilty to false phone expense claim Courts

Former minister Ivor Callely pleads guilty to false phone expense claim

The former Fianna Fáil TD and Senator has appeared before Dublin Circuit Criminal Court this morning.

10 ancient texting traumas that are now a thing of the past

The prehistoric times before WhatsApp.

Ireland is going mad for some unique Flappy Bird merchandise

When will the madness end?

From TheJournal.ie ‘Little evidence’ that moderate mobile phone use is associated with cancer Health Risks

‘Little evidence’ that moderate mobile phone use is associated with cancer

Investigating radio frequency fields associated with mobile phones and children should be a ‘high priority’ said the EU Commission.

From TheJournal.ie Europe isn't happy about Three trying to buy O2 Competition

Europe isn't happy about Three trying to buy O2

Three Ireland wants to acquire O2 for €850 million, but the European Commission has raised questions about competition in the mobile phone market.

From TheJournal.ie Pic: Just one of the people caught by gardaí during mobile phone crackdown Nabbed

Pic: Just one of the people caught by gardaí during mobile phone crackdown

The gardaí handed out more than 100 fixed penalty notices at checkpoints today.

9 gadgets that seemed incredibly high-tech in the 1990s

Hit me on my beeper.

6 ways your phone can improve your commute

You know what they say – there’s an app for that.

7 mortal dangers of sending a text message

7 mortal dangers of sending a text message

We’re living life on the edge with every single text.

From TheJournal.ie Gilligan loses appeal against constitutionality of sentences John Gilligan

Gilligan loses appeal against constitutionality of sentences

The Supreme Court has rejected a bid by the criminal challenging consecutive sentences he was given for mobile phone use.

7 ways your phone is making you sad

You always hurt the ones you love.

From TheJournal.ie Irish news producer freed by Egypt police after being held for five days Russ Finn

Irish news producer freed by Egypt police after being held for five days

Russ Finn was freed yesterday, his employers Al Jazeera have confirmed. He was held without charge after being arrested with three colleagues last Tuesday.

9 things today's first years have no memory of

Secondary school first years were probably born in 2000. KILL US NOW!

From The42 Here's a list of things that Paolo Di Canio has banned at Sunderland He So Crazy

Here's a list of things that Paolo Di Canio has banned at Sunderland

The Italian coach has forbidden players from singing in the shower, claiming it “disrupts concentration”.