Baby Boomers and Smartphones

Here are some interesting statistics from the USA about baby boomers and the use of mobile phones. It is likely that Ireland’s baby boomers have similar ambivalent attitudes towards the use of smartphones for shopping. It is also likely that they will resist ads on their mobiles. Continue reading

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Freedom on the Internet is declining

According to Freedom on the Net 2015, a report from Freedom House, online freedom has declined overall in the last year as governments around the world are expanding censorship and surveillance on the Internet. Continue reading

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Will the Internet of Things be for Real?

The Internet of Things holds out great promise for the future of life on earth. But will it really all come about? Continue reading

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How are drones regulated?

Drones are increasingly becoming woven into our lives. But are advances in unmanned aircraft technology outpacing the regulatory systems designed to control their activities? Continue reading

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Microsoft Office 2016: What’s new?

Microsoft Office 2016 is the first upgrade to Microsoft’s productivity suite in three years. This latest version of Office comes with numerous features for enhancing collaboration in the work-place. Mary Alleyne provides a brief overview. Continue reading

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Introducing… the Gram – LG’s first laptop for the US

LG is taking a dive into a very crowded computer market by releasing a series of high-end ultrabook-style laptops in the US for the first time. Mary Alleyne has the story. Continue reading

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Hacked routers

Some of Cisco’s routers have been hacked. This has serious implications for network security and the protection of user data. And how will it impact the ordinary consumer? Continue reading

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Apple Launch 2015

Apple’s annual big event took place on Wednesday 9th September 2015 at the Billy Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. Notable new products include a new Apple Watch, the Apple iPad Pro, a redesigned Apple TV and new Apple iPhones. Continue reading

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Developing online tools against terrorism

Social media can be used by terrorist groups to deliver very effective propaganda. So what is the West doing online to counter these extremely hostile messages? Continue reading

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Windows 10 exceeds 75-million installs

The Windows 10 operating system has already exceeded 75 million installations worldwide. This simply means that Windows 10 is one of the fastest growing operating systems in history. Mary Alleyne reports. Continue reading

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