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Opinion: Sexually violent pornography is being promoted to first-time users of top sites
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Opinion: Sexually violent pornography is being promoted to first-time users of top sites

Updated May 28th 2021, 10:19 AM 36,364 Views 2 Comments

A comprehensive study by Dr Fiona Vera-Gray and Professor Clare McGlynn of Durham University uncovered worrying levels of access to violent pornography.

'Unless parents cure their own smartphone addiction, they won't be able to cure their kids'
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'Unless parents cure their own smartphone addiction, they won't be able to cure their kids'

Jan 1st 2019, 9:00 PM 26,569 Views 25 Comments

An expert says parents need to lead by example.

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

Here's what you need to know about Apple's three new iPhones
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Here's what you need to know about Apple's three new iPhones

Sep 13th 2018, 7:32 AM 39,298 Views 80 Comments

The company has also launched an upgraded smartwatch that detects falls.

Number of ghost estates has 'decreased by 91% since 2010'
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Number of ghost estates has 'decreased by 91% since 2010'

Mar 7th 2018, 2:10 PM 18,851 Views 66 Comments

Meanwhile, a new app is set to let members of the public report vacant buildings.

With 'vulnerable' children contacting strangers, government launches 'internet safety resource' for schools
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With 'vulnerable' children contacting strangers, government launches 'internet safety resource' for schools

Feb 6th 2018, 2:09 PM 13,204 Views 31 Comments

Most children aged between 8 and 13 own a smartphone.

Poll: Should children aged under 14 be banned from using smartphones?
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Poll: Should children aged under 14 be banned from using smartphones?

Jan 28th 2018, 10:53 AM 40,384 Views 115 Comments

The use of smartphones by children was brought into sharp focus this week.

Poll: Do you use your smartphone while walking?
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Poll: Do you use your smartphone while walking?

Dec 4th 2017, 12:49 PM 15,812 Views 33 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Government looking to develop app for serious weather alerts
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Government looking to develop app for serious weather alerts

Sep 21st 2017, 6:10 AM 6,666 Views 31 Comments

Many said they were caught completely off guard by the weather in Donegal last month.

Poll: How often do you make a phonecall on your smartphone?
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Poll: How often do you make a phonecall on your smartphone?

Jun 29th 2017, 12:45 PM 25,463 Views 31 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Live A Better Life: 6 things you need to know about using your phone less
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Live A Better Life: 6 things you need to know about using your phone less

May 12th 2017, 12:50 PM 9,060 Views 2 Comments

Want to use your phone less? We found out how.

Five big things to change about how you use your phone
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Five big things to change about how you use your phone

May 11th 2017, 12:50 PM 10,532 Views 9 Comments

Try these and see how you can make your phone work for you.

From coding to a new language, learn something new using your phone
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From coding to a new language, learn something new using your phone

May 10th 2017, 12:50 PM 10,425 Views 7 Comments

With these apps, you can learn a new language, get fit, or become an astronomy expert.

Simple expert tips on how to make the most of your phone's camera
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Simple expert tips on how to make the most of your phone's camera

May 9th 2017, 12:50 PM 10,426 Views 7 Comments

This week, we’re all about cultivating positivity with our phone. So why not get to know your camera?

Use your phone to journal - and improve your day
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Use your phone to journal - and improve your day

May 8th 2017, 12:50 PM 9,460 Views 4 Comments

Let’s find out how to remember what on earth we did last week.

Here's how to stop lack of phone storage stressing you out
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Here's how to stop lack of phone storage stressing you out

May 5th 2017, 12:50 PM 11,876 Views 10 Comments

This will make your life a whole lot easier.

Here's how to take control over your phone bill
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Here's how to take control over your phone bill

May 3rd 2017, 8:20 AM 5,946 Views 9 Comments

We have a consumer expert here to help answer questions on phone bills and contracts. Plus, we’ve a Facebook Live coming up today.

Is the data on your phone secure? Here's how to make sure it is
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Is the data on your phone secure? Here's how to make sure it is

May 2nd 2017, 12:50 PM 7,144 Views 12 Comments

Security is always a major concern but you have the tools to help prevent the worst from happening.

Easy ways to stop your phone battery from ruining your day
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Easy ways to stop your phone battery from ruining your day

May 1st 2017, 12:50 PM 12,571 Views 3 Comments

Does your battery stress you out? Then read on for a solution.

Have questions about your phone bill or contract? Let us put them to an expert
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Have questions about your phone bill or contract? Let us put them to an expert

Apr 30th 2017, 10:30 AM 12,682 Views 59 Comments

We’ll be holding a Facebook Live event on Wednesday where your questions will be put to the consumer expert.

Challenge 5: Fix something that's bothering you about your phone
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Challenge 5: Fix something that's bothering you about your phone

Apr 28th 2017, 12:50 PM 8,671 Views 6 Comments

A small change can mean a peaceful mind.

Challenge 4: Make an app hard to get at
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Challenge 4: Make an app hard to get at

Apr 27th 2017, 12:50 PM 7,006 Views 4 Comments

You need the app – but you don’t want to be instantly drawn to it. Here’s what to do.

Challenge 3: Drop the phone at dinner
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Challenge 3: Drop the phone at dinner

Apr 26th 2017, 12:50 PM 7,195 Views 8 Comments

Week two of Live A Better Life is all about challenging yourself.

Do you really need all those notifications?
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Do you really need all those notifications?

Apr 21st 2017, 12:50 PM 7,888 Views 8 Comments

Let’s see if a cull is needed. Plus, a chance to reflect on how the week has gone so far.

The sound sleep guide: Move your phone away from your bed tonight
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The sound sleep guide: Move your phone away from your bed tonight

Apr 20th 2017, 12:50 PM 15,451 Views 22 Comments

Move it as far from your reach as possible.

Poll: Do you use your phone at mealtimes?
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Poll: Do you use your phone at mealtimes?

Apr 18th 2017, 12:45 PM 15,544 Views 18 Comments

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

Quiz: What is your relationship with your phone like?
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Quiz: What is your relationship with your phone like?

Apr 17th 2017, 10:31 AM 31,504 Views 21 Comments

Take our quiz and see whether you and your phone need a break – or get on just fine.

Want a better relationship with your phone? Let us help
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Want a better relationship with your phone? Let us help

Apr 17th 2017, 10:30 AM 21,465 Views 14 Comments

Welcome to day one, week one of our Live A Better Life series on having a better relationship with your phone.

These are the easiest smartphone games to play with one hand
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These are the easiest smartphone games to play with one hand

Jan 3rd 2017, 9:15 PM 27,135 Views 5 Comments

Or if you want to hold a cup of tea or coffee while you play. Your choice really.

Location apps could save your life if you get into trouble on a Christmas walk
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Location apps could save your life if you get into trouble on a Christmas walk

Dec 25th 2016, 6:30 AM 7,830 Views 6 Comments

The Coast Guard is asking people to use apps on their phone to provide them with specific GPS coordinates.

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

Dec 18th 2016, 10:00 PM 16,631 Views 11 Comments

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

Are you looking? Half of Irish people check their phones in the middle of the night
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Are you looking? Half of Irish people check their phones in the middle of the night

Dec 1st 2016, 3:00 AM 10,593 Views 13 Comments

The study found that the vast majority of us have access to a smart device.

Poll: Should penalty points be increased for using a phone while driving?
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Poll: Should penalty points be increased for using a phone while driving?

Nov 18th 2016, 8:42 AM 21,380 Views 105 Comments

The RSA says increased penalty points have resulted in changes in the behaviour of drivers.

Your smartphone could be making your sleep worse
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Your smartphone could be making your sleep worse

Nov 13th 2016, 7:30 PM 18,830 Views 16 Comments

Longer average screen-time was associated with poor sleep quality.

Using your smartphone at night could make you temporarily blind
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Using your smartphone at night could make you temporarily blind

Nov 1st 2016, 3:53 PM 18,877 Views 25 Comments

This week, a woman from Fermanagh described her experience of Transient Smartphone Blindness.

Own a Samsung Galaxy Note 7? Turn it off
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Own a Samsung Galaxy Note 7? Turn it off

Oct 11th 2016, 7:12 AM 12,068 Views 12 Comments

The smartphone company has called a halt to worldwide sales of the smartphone due to safety concerns.

Here are some handy iPhone and Android gestures you might not know about
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Here are some handy iPhone and Android gestures you might not know about

Oct 9th 2016, 12:30 PM 33,691 Views 4 Comments

What do you mean there’s more to my phone than tapping on apps?

If you're not using burst mode on your camera, you're missing a trick From TheJournal.ie

If you're not using burst mode on your camera, you're missing a trick

Sep 18th 2016, 1:00 PM 47,321 Views 10 Comments

Why try one photo when you can take loads of them in quick succession.

The latest major update for your iPhone is here, and this is what it brings
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The latest major update for your iPhone is here, and this is what it brings

Sep 13th 2016, 7:04 PM 26,202 Views 18 Comments

iOS 10 brings an expanded iMessages, rejigged lock screen and a handier way to check notifications.

Now aviation officials are telling passengers not to turn on Samsung's new phone
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Now aviation officials are telling passengers not to turn on Samsung's new phone

Sep 9th 2016, 11:33 AM 16,741 Views 12 Comments

As Samsung deals with an exploding battery problem, US aviation safety officials are telling Note 7 owners not to use them on flights.

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