How Google Images can help you research your family history like never before
Why you can’t judge a social network by its number of users
BBC investigation doubts value of Facebook advertising
Irish PM to NYSE: We can become the cloud computing capital of the world
Two tourists capture stunning murmuration of starlings above Ireland’s longest river
Monthly Archives: September 2010
Google URL shortner now open to the public
According to a tweet by Google the company’s URL shortner, goo.gl, is now open for public use.
Top 5 things to see on Google Street View Ireland
As you might have seen with our blanket coverage Google Street View was launched in Ireland today. The actual service will go live on Friday afternoon (although we have discovered a nice trick to allow you to use it before then).
How to use Street View in Ireland before everyone else
While Google Street View isn’t officially available to the public until tomorrow night, we’ve discovered a really simple trick that allows access before anyone else.
It’s official: Google launches Street View in Ireland [UPDATED]
As speculated in a previous post, Google officially announced the launch of Street View in Ireland today. A total of 80,000km of panoramic imagery of Irish streets and roads will be made available on Google Maps from tomorrow night, including the cities of Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway, and Waterford.
Google to launch Street View in Ireland today [BREAKING NEWS]
Rumours have been circulating on Twitter in the last few hours that Google will officially launch Street View in the Republic of Ireland today.
HTC, an object of Desire in Ireland
Irish consumers may face a disappointing Christmas this year as Irish mobile phone stores struggle to satisfy demand for HTC’s aptly named Desire handset.
Eircom launches new €10 a week mobile service
Earlier today Paul Donovan, Eircom CEO, and Conor Carmody, Director of eMobile announced the launch of Eircom’s latest mobile service – eMobile. Undoubtedly, the most exciting aspect of the eMobile service is its €10 a week prepay price plan.
Yahoo! launches Irish portal but not all ties have been cut with Yahoo! UK
Web portal giant, Yahoo!, has launched a regionalised version of its site for the Irish market but not all ties have been cut with Yahoo! UK.
Irish students asked to Doodle 4 Google
For a third consecutive year Google are inviting Irish students to take part in the Doodle 4 Google competition, with this years theme of ‘To me, happiness is….’
Irish Web Awards 2010 shortlists announced
Shortlists for the Irish Web Awards 2010 have been announced with over 700 unique entries in 28 different categories. The preliminary round of judging has taken place with all shortlisted entries now published on their website.
Game on, the history and future of computer games
With Sony and Microsoft launching their assault on motion responsive gaming this year, in direct competition to Nintendo’s Wii, the future of home gaming has never been so hard to predict. But as Piers Dillon-Scott found at the “Game On Dublin” show, that has always been the case.
Kenny’s, Ireland’s largest bookstore “challenging Amazon”
Kenny’s bookstore, based in Liosbán, Galway, now boosts up to 6.5 million titles, with a recent statement from Des Kenny, bookstore management, saying: “We’re challenging Amazon”.
Could the United Nations be about to appoint an ambassador for the final frontier?
In a decision that would have Gene Roddenberry spinning in his space urn (if it hadn’t burned up on re-entry) several UN scientific committees are set to discuss the possibility of appointing a full-time ambassador for alien affairs.
The worlds first scientific examination of the web takes place this week
The Royal Society, the oldest scientific research body in the world, will this week conduct one of the worlds first ‘scientific examinations’ of the World Wide Web.