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From TheJournal.ie 'Unless parents cure their own smartphone addiction, they won't be able to cure their kids' Put It Down

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

An expert says parents need to lead by example.

From TheJournal.ie Irish users may actually be starting to use their smartphones a little bit less Put It Down

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Here's what you need to know about Apple's three new iPhones Technology

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Number of ghost estates has 'decreased by 91% since 2010' Reusing Dublin

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

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

From TheJournal.ie With 'vulnerable' children contacting strangers, government launches 'internet safety resource' for schools Be In Ctrl

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

Most children aged between 8 and 13 own a smartphone.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should children aged under 14 be banned from using smartphones? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you use your smartphone while walking? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you use your smartphone while walking?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

From TheJournal.ie Government looking to develop app for serious weather alerts Weather Warning

Government looking to develop app for serious weather alerts

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: How often do you make a phonecall on your smartphone? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

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

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Five big things to change about how you use your phone Live A Better Life

Five big things to change about how you use your phone

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

From TheJournal.ie From coding to a new language, learn something new using your phone Live A Better Life

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Simple expert tips on how to make the most of your phone's camera Live A Better Life

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Use your phone to journal - and improve your day Live A Better Life

Use your phone to journal - and improve your day

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

From TheJournal.ie Here's how to stop lack of phone storage stressing you out Live A Better Life

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

This will make your life a whole lot easier.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how to take control over your phone bill Live A Better Life

Here's how to take control over your phone bill

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

From TheJournal.ie Is the data on your phone secure? Here's how to make sure it is Live A Better Life

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Easy ways to stop your phone battery from ruining your day Live A Better Life

Easy ways to stop your phone battery from ruining your day

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

From TheJournal.ie Have questions about your phone bill or contract? Let us put them to an expert Live A Better Life

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Challenge 5: Fix something that's bothering you about your phone Live A Better Life

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

A small change can mean a peaceful mind.

From TheJournal.ie Challenge 4: Make an app hard to get at Live A Better Life

Challenge 4: Make an app hard to get at

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

From TheJournal.ie Challenge 3: Drop the phone at dinner Live A Better Life

Challenge 3: Drop the phone at dinner

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

From TheJournal.ie Do you really need all those notifications? Live A Better Life

Do you really need all those notifications?

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

From TheJournal.ie The sound sleep guide: Move your phone away from your bed tonight Live A Better Life

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

Move it as far from your reach as possible.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you use your phone at mealtimes? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you use your phone at mealtimes?

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: What is your relationship with your phone like? Live A Better Life

Quiz: What is your relationship with your phone like?

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

From TheJournal.ie Want a better relationship with your phone? Let us help Live A Better Life

Want a better relationship with your phone? Let us help

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

From TheJournal.ie These are the easiest smartphone games to play with one hand Smartphone

These are the easiest smartphone games to play with one hand

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

From TheJournal.ie Location apps could save your life if you get into trouble on a Christmas walk Careful Now

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Are you looking? Half of Irish people check their phones in the middle of the night Smartphone

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should penalty points be increased for using a phone while driving? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Your smartphone could be making your sleep worse Appy Dreams

Your smartphone could be making your sleep worse

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

From TheJournal.ie Using your smartphone at night could make you temporarily blind Put The Phone Down

Using your smartphone at night could make you temporarily blind

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

From TheJournal.ie Own a Samsung Galaxy Note 7? Turn it off Fire Concerns

Own a Samsung Galaxy Note 7? Turn it off

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

From TheJournal.ie Here are some handy iPhone and Android gestures you might not know about Hidden

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The latest major update for your iPhone is here, and this is what it brings Upgrade

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Now aviation officials are telling passengers not to turn on Samsung's new phone Grounded

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

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

From TheJournal.ie This is how much the new iPhone 7 is going to cost you Deep Pockets

This is how much the new iPhone 7 is going to cost you

Make sure you have some deep pockets.

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