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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...

Paperless passports

paperless passports
With the likes of Ryanair now allowing most to check in with digital boarding passes, could paperless passports be the next big step? Tapping your pockets every two minutes on the way to the security area of the airport is an important part of the holiday experience. Then the fear of God passes over you as you frantically check all your...

Boards DDOS attack: What is a DDOS attack?

Boards DDoS
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 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...

Order Takeaway Online with Marvin

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Marvin, (as in starvin' marvin) an online service allowing users to order takeaway online, is set to launch this May. The one thing you should "takeaway" from reading this, is why this is a good thing. Here at GOOS3D, we admit clicking on JustEat on a far too frequent basis. Afterall, it's a great service that makes the awkward call to...

5 Taxi Safety Tips: How To Stay Safe When Grabbing A Cab

5 taxi safety tips in ireland
Over the past year, taxi safety has become increasingly important. Various Garda investigations have uncovered bogus unlicensed taxi drivers, transporting people from A to B. Today, there are plenty of steps you can take when taking a taxi alone. Here are our 5 top taxi safety tips on how to stay safe when grabbing a cab. Share Your Live Location...

The Digital Bra

In excess of 85% of women currently wear a bra that doesn't fit properly, which naturally causes discomfort and can lead to medical or self esteem issues. Judy and Tiny van Niekerk of The Digital Bra spoke with us at the recent Web Summit in Dublin, about her startup currently featured on Kickstarter, which aims to tackle this problem. With a philosophy...

Awkward RTÉ Web Summit Interview

The back and forth battle between Web Summit and the Government would appear to have dragged RTÉ into the equation, as seasoned reporter Sharon Ní Bheoláin absolutely grilled Daire Hickey on RTÉ News this evening. Sharon began the interview by trying to land an early punch, stating "I should say we had expected to speak to Paddy Cosgrave, who had...

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...