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About 130 phones are stolen per week and only 10% are recovered
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About 130 phones are stolen per week and only 10% are recovered

Sep 2nd 2020, 9:18 AM 17,348 Views 38 Comments

The mobile phones stolen in Ireland since 2019 are worth about €5 million.

More customers left out-of-pocket after Click.ie reappears amid ongoing investigation
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More customers left out-of-pocket after Click.ie reappears amid ongoing investigation

Jan 18th 2020, 12:05 AM 45,608 Views 26 Comments

A consumer watchdog said it is taking customers’ allegations “very seriously”.

Sinn Féin supports calls for a government review into the health impacts of 5G rollout
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# Networks

Sinn Féin supports calls for a government review into the health impacts of 5G rollout

Nov 12th 2019, 3:16 PM 19,723 Views 53 Comments

Sinn Féin says it is open to talks with Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil after the next general election.

Three promises to refund customers after credit is taken from accounts
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# No Internet

Three promises to refund customers after credit is taken from accounts

Aug 7th 2019, 3:10 PM 70,165 Views 53 Comments

Some customers received an SMS advising them that they had zero credit and/or had reached their roaming limit.

Vodafone resolves issue after network went down for customers around the country
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# Outage

Vodafone resolves issue after network went down for customers around the country

Updated Jun 13th 2019, 6:31 PM 38,991 Views 72 Comments

Vodafone mobile data and broadband services were affected by the outage this afternoon.

Irish users may actually be starting to use their smartphones a little bit less
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# Put It Down

Irish users may actually be starting to use their smartphones a little bit less

Nov 20th 2018, 12:12 PM 11,381 Views 19 Comments

A new survey suggests people are attempting to address ‘our addiction to smartphones’.

'Was your Snapchat worth it?': Emergency brakes used by Luas drivers 550 times this year
# Ding Ding Ding
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# Ding Ding Ding

'Was your Snapchat worth it?': Emergency brakes used by Luas drivers 550 times this year

Nov 5th 2018, 7:30 AM 23,023 Views 46 Comments

People breaking red lights and not paying attention are two of the main reasons for near-misses.

Former employees claim Click.ie sold 'faulty' phones
# Liquidation
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# Liquidation

Former employees claim Click.ie sold 'faulty' phones

Aug 19th 2018, 12:10 AM 28,297 Views 21 Comments

The company has denied the allegation.

Reboot of controversial website Click.ie led by the company's former boss
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# Liquidation

Reboot of controversial website Click.ie led by the company's former boss

Aug 18th 2018, 12:10 AM 25,083 Views 15 Comments

Ex-staff members have said they are “livid” with the development.

Hundreds of customers still in dark as Click.ie is up and running again
# Liquidation
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# Liquidation

Hundreds of customers still in dark as Click.ie is up and running again

Aug 16th 2018, 12:05 AM 35,804 Views 15 Comments

The website reappeared online last week.

Google records people's movements even when told not to
# Location History
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# Location History

Google records people's movements even when told not to

Aug 14th 2018, 3:01 PM 22,072 Views 43 Comments

The privacy issue affects some two billion Android users and hundreds of millions of iPhone users worldwide.

Fuming customers say tech retailer Click.ie hasn't shipped their phones or issued receipts
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# In The Post

Fuming customers say tech retailer Click.ie hasn't shipped their phones or issued receipts

Mar 26th 2018, 12:05 AM 53,428 Views 48 Comments

The company sells refurbished smartphones at at marked down prices.

Varadkar says children need to be protected from predators online
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# Smartphones

Varadkar says children need to be protected from predators online

Jan 31st 2018, 10:49 PM 9,354 Views 69 Comments

The digital age of consent in Ireland is 13.

Trumpets, tiaras, and trainspotting notebooks - a journey through Irish Rail's lost and found
# Desperately Seeking
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# Desperately Seeking

Trumpets, tiaras, and trainspotting notebooks - a journey through Irish Rail's lost and found

Oct 1st 2017, 9:00 PM 23,145 Views 19 Comments

Connolly Station in Dublin deals with a truly heroic amount of lost and found items on a daily basis.

Meteor will be called Eir from September
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# Rebranding

Meteor will be called Eir from September

Jul 24th 2017, 1:19 PM 21,267 Views 53 Comments

There will be no change to contracts or mobile plans for customers.

Going on holiday? Roaming charges are abolished from today
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# Roam Like Home

Going on holiday? Roaming charges are abolished from today

Jun 15th 2017, 6:01 AM 19,707 Views 26 Comments

“Eliminating roaming charges is one of the greatest and most tangible successes of the EU,” EU leaders said.

Poll: Do you take your phone on holiday abroad?
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# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Do you take your phone on holiday abroad?

Jun 9th 2017, 12:45 PM 19,651 Views 36 Comments

Give it to us straight. Honest answers only.

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

This gadget will sound an alarm if your charger overheats

May 13th 2017, 8:00 AM 23,240 Views 33 Comments

It recently won an innovation award.

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

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

Apr 25th 2017, 6:02 PM 24,589 Views 38 Comments

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

Live A Better Life tips: How to spend less time on your phone
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# Live A Better Life

Live A Better Life tips: How to spend less time on your phone

Apr 22nd 2017, 9:55 AM 9,496 Views 3 Comments

We have some real-life tips and tricks here for you.

Here's what you need to know about Eir's record fine from the telecoms watchdog
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# Poor Service

Here's what you need to know about Eir's record fine from the telecoms watchdog

Apr 14th 2017, 8:07 AM 26,343 Views 37 Comments

The company blamed the weather for delivering poor phone services in 2015.

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

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.

Problems with your phone? Here are the most common causes
# Troubleshooting
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# Troubleshooting

Problems with your phone? Here are the most common causes

Jan 2nd 2017, 6:30 PM 138,174 Views 21 Comments

If you take some pre-emptive measures now, it can save you a lot of trouble.

525 phones confiscated from Irish prisons so far this year
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# On The Line

525 phones confiscated from Irish prisons so far this year

Dec 7th 2016, 8:40 AM 7,560 Views 27 Comments

Prisoners found in possession of a mobile phone could be prosecuted.

14 problems you will only relate to if you're always losing your phone
# Here Today Gone Tomorrow
# Here Today Gone Tomorrow

14 problems you will only relate to if you're always losing your phone

Nov 12th 2016, 9:30 AM 3,861 Views 1 Comment

You didn’t choose to be this way, but you are, and you’re just going to have to live with it.

Own a Galaxy Note 7? Samsung will replace it or refund you
# Catching Fire
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# Catching Fire

Own a Galaxy Note 7? Samsung will replace it or refund you

Oct 13th 2016, 11:08 AM 8,888 Views 26 Comments

The company has said it’s “truly sorry” about safety issues surrounding the smartphone.

People are firing their phones up in the air for this ridiculous new selfie craze
# Self Five
# Self Five

People are firing their phones up in the air for this ridiculous new selfie craze

Oct 10th 2016, 8:33 PM 5,365 Views 6 Comments

Come through, cracked screens!

Samsung has responded to the Galaxy Note 7 reports - and says it is 'adjusting production'
# Explosive News
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# Explosive News

Samsung has responded to the Galaxy Note 7 reports - and says it is 'adjusting production'

Oct 10th 2016, 5:30 PM 15,783 Views 11 Comments

Reports from South Korea say the phone has been shelved over exploding batteries.

The Gardaí found a phone with an unusual screensaver and inspired a rake of puns
# Buns Hun
# Buns Hun

The Gardaí found a phone with an unusual screensaver and inspired a rake of puns

Oct 6th 2016, 8:09 AM 14,933 Views 2 Comments

These puns are toast.

There's been a BIG drop in the number of people buying iPhones
# Mixed Messages
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# Mixed Messages

There's been a BIG drop in the number of people buying iPhones

Jul 27th 2016, 9:15 AM 43,526 Views 95 Comments

Analysts were expecting worse though, so investors won’t be too unhappy.

Should public payphones be hung up, permanently?
# Cutting The Cord
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# Cutting The Cord

Should public payphones be hung up, permanently?

May 31st 2016, 3:01 PM 15,256 Views 40 Comments

If a payphone is not being used then Eir is allowed to take it away.

12 things the kids of today will never understand about landlines
# House Phone
# House Phone

12 things the kids of today will never understand about landlines

May 24th 2016, 9:30 PM 12,007 Views 7 Comments

You used to call me on my house phone…

Gardaí crackdown on drivers using mobile phones
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# Put It Away

Gardaí crackdown on drivers using mobile phones

May 13th 2016, 8:00 AM 15,700 Views 76 Comments

Gardaí say they are planning to carry out more targeted operations over the coming days.

This story about two kids chatting on a Dublin bus will make you feel super old
# They Say The Darndest Things
# They Say The Darndest Things

This story about two kids chatting on a Dublin bus will make you feel super old

Feb 1st 2016, 7:55 PM 14,876 Views 3 Comments

Phones with buttons. Why hasn’t anyone thought about that before?

'We're so obsessed with documenting our life on social media, we're forgetting to live it'
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'We're so obsessed with documenting our life on social media, we're forgetting to live it'

Jan 17th 2016, 6:30 PM 9,609 Views 39 Comments

Put your phones away and live your life without the lens, writes Andrew McGinley.

5 apps worth downloading this week
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# Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Dec 26th 2015, 11:15 AM 12,843 Views 4 Comments

Featuring help in keeping your camera roll clean, a security camera and a way to hail Hypnotoad.

There are 6 different types of phone users... Which one are you?
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# Sponsored By ID

There are 6 different types of phone users... Which one are you?

Nov 20th 2015, 5:17 PM 60,299 Views 17 Comments

Let’s find out.

This photographer has caused a social media storm for telling wedding guests to leave their phones at home
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# Opinion

This photographer has caused a social media storm for telling wedding guests to leave their phones at home

Nov 9th 2015, 11:00 AM 5,092 Views 74 Comments

Photographer Thomas Stewart appeared to hit a nerve with his recent Facebook post. Do you agree?

Lost something at Electric Picnic? Here's your chance to get it back
# Our Nerves
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# Our Nerves

Lost something at Electric Picnic? Here's your chance to get it back

Nov 6th 2015, 12:16 PM 17,712 Views 25 Comments

Just look at those car keys…

This picture of all of the car keys lost at Electric Picnic will give you palpitations
# Our Nerves
# Our Nerves

This picture of all of the car keys lost at Electric Picnic will give you palpitations

Nov 5th 2015, 5:23 PM 7,951 Views 7 Comments

HOW DID THEY GET HOME?

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