First battery-free mobile phone that uses almost no power

By |2020-04-02T09:48:27+01:00July 7th, 2017|Tech|

Able to make Skype calls During testing, the team was able to make a number of Skype calls on the handset made of commercial, off-the-shelf components that can receive and transmit speech and communicate with a base station. “We've built what we believe is the first functioning cellphone that consumes almost zero power,” said co-author of the paper, Shyam Gollakota. “To achieve the really, really low power consumption [...]

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Lawyers of the future will need an understanding of coding

By |2020-04-02T09:48:27+01:00June 23rd, 2017|Google, Tech|

  Lawyers of the future will need to understand coding and the opportunities it can create, according to leading Irish law firm, Matheson. The comments were made by Matheson Litigation Partner and Leader of the Matheson Smart Programme, Rebecca Ryan, at the launch of Smart Week, the firm's annual forum dedicated to promoting innovative thinking and the creation of new efficiencies, as well as showcasing new technology products [...]

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How to see every Google search you’ve ever made!

By |2020-01-27T16:56:56+00:00September 12th, 2016|Google, Tech|

If you made a search while logged in with your current Gmail or Google account, it's been recorded. We're not just taking about the recent searches that pop up on your current machine. We're talking every search you've made on every device. Yes indeed it doesn't matter whether your searches were done on a mobile or desktop, they've all been stored, and they're waiting for you to rediscover [...]

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What you can do about “Ransomeware”

By |2020-01-27T17:03:32+00:00August 8th, 2016|Tech|

I want to share some very useful advise we received from Paul Brierton or Primary IT Services ( www.primaryitservices.ie)  about "Ransomware". Paul Said: As a point of interest to you and your customers, I have had a few cases recently of "Ransomware" infections, where the user's documents were encrypted and would only be decrypted on payment of a ransom (in one case $360). The infection was contained in [...]

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Online tool tells you how strong your email and Facebook passwords are

By |2020-01-27T17:24:23+00:00May 9th, 2016|Facebook, Tech|

It'll take hackers just 0.29 seconds to crack into your email or Facebook account if you use “password” or “12345” as your password. Seriously, it's time to choose better passwords for your online accounts — and make sure they're unique, too. If you're not sure about how to go about setting up better passwords, there's an online tool that will tell you how quickly hackers can break them using today's [...]

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Free .ie domain names for Startups!

By |2020-01-27T17:52:17+00:00September 30th, 2015|Tech|

You may be aware that next week is Ireland's first Startup gathering week - an initiative by Startup Ireland backed by Bank of Ireland, Enterprise Ireland and Richard Bruton's Department for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation. In support of this event, which will run from the 5th – 10th October, we have agreed to give free .ie domain names to all startups; who apply for a .ie domain during [...]

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Windows 10 Warning: Latest Updates Are Crashing PCs

By |2020-01-28T15:20:55+00:00August 18th, 2015|Google, Tech|

Welcome to some unwanted deja vu. Last week Microsoft MSFT +0.00% released a cumulative bug fix for Windows 10 which caused endless crash loops. Now Microsoft has released a cumulative bug fix to address it and guess what? Yes, it is also causing Windows 10 computers to crash over and over again… ‘KB 3081438′ was pushed to Windows 10 users on Friday and the ever alert InfoWorld has [...]

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