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How Twitter Reacted to Brussels Lockdown

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Within a week of the tragic Paris attacks, Brussels police have locked down the capital city owing to terror fears. We've already looked at how the tech world reacted to the Paris attacks, but a new trend has emerged following a Tweet from the Belgian Police. Par sécurité, veuillez respecter le silence radio sur les médias sociaux concernant les opérations de police en...

Instagram for Desktop: This 1 quick hack lets you post to Instagram on desktop

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I'll admit, I have a better understanding of why people love Instagram these days. Since starting my Motivating Marty efforts, I've realised that different social media sites suit different types of posts. What I don't understand, is why I couldn't post to Instagram on desktop, until now. Today, Instagram launched a new mobile site which actually benefits desktop users more...

The Great Debate: Do people still send SMS messages?

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You know, there was a time when SMS messages were the dog's kahonas, but do people still send SMS messages? We've taken a look at ComReg's report on the second quarter of this year to see if they do. Like learning random tit-bits about tech and people's tech habits? Get the Goos3DLetter Back in the day... God, when SMS came out first...

Irish rugby players on social media

irish rugby players on social media
With the rugby world cup in full flight and the player taking a well earned break after the first round of games, we turn to the Irish rugby players social media streams for entertainment. We've pulled together the most entertaining social media feeds to keep an eye on. Irish rugby players on Twitter Sean Cronin is first in on our list...

Boards DDOS attack: What is a DDOS attack?

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Boards.ie is perhaps Ireland's longest standing and most successful online community, where you can find out anything from local mechanics to the best bargain alerts on the web, while also being the most in-depth bank of knowledge on the Atari Jaguar. Boards.ie is currently ranked 26th in Ireland and just over 7,000th in the global Alexa rankings. However, on...

The Smart Address Finder: Eircode

It's finally happened. Ireland has postcodes, we just call them Eircodes. Here's a quick overview for you. An Post certainly don't need Eircodes. This guy tested out their delivering ability Eircode Low Down Basically, every Irish address now has been assigned an Eircode. We're not going to go into the finer details because, to be fair, you can read about them almost...

Marvin.ie & Apache Pizza – Happy Days

Last month when we brought you news of Marvin.ie. Marvin.ie is the new online takeaway site is set to challenge JustEat from May. The new site is gathering further ammunition. Earlier today, Marvin.ie Managing Director, James Galvin, announced that the new site would be launching with Apache Pizza on board. Robert Pendleton of Apache Pizza stated that it was a...

ComReg Report: How are Irish people using their mobiles?

ComReg Report
Each quarter, the Commission for Communications Regulation, that's ComReg to me and you, release a Key Data Report. This ComReg report provides great insights into Irish mobile users. We've dissected the report to being you the most interests nuggets of info on how the Irish public are using their smartphones. Average monthly spend Many are likely to believe they spend too much...

Tech Christmas Gift Ideas 2015

Christmas gift ideas 2015
We're just going to have to accept that people are already looking for Christmas gift ideas and crossing things off their list. It's worth considering tech gifts as an alternative to socks to add a little spark to Christmas morning. Here's our breakdown of the best tech Christmas gift ideas for 2015. Smartphone Mini-tripod - Dealz - €1.49 This is one of those things...

Best Cyber Monday Deals: 2015

Cyber Monday
Once Black Friday passes the search for the best deals on Cyber Monday is next on the agenda with over €40 million to be spent online in Ireland before settling into the next big date, Farmers Day, on the 8th December. For the time being, we've looked at the very best deals to be had during Cyber Monday 2015. Asus Transformer...