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: November 2010
SanDisk, Sony, Nikon join forces to improve HD photography
SanDisk, Sony and Nikon have announced that they are to join forces in the development of new high capacity CompactFlash memory cards for professional photographers.
Copān game postponed due to hazardous weather
Copān, the augmented reality game due to begin today, has been postponed due to the severe weather conditions being experienced in Dublin, and indeed across the country. Players that had signed-up for the game were notified this morning by email.
Google Earth 6 beta available for download
In an official blog post Google Earth product manager, Peter Birch, has announced the availability of Google Earth 6. This latest version of Google Earth introduces integrated Street View, 3D tress, and easier-to-use historical imagery.
IPv6, Ireland, and the future of the internet
A lot of debate has been circulating in recent months about the subject of IPv6 and how it will be the saviour of the internet as we know it. In this article we try to explain what exactly IPv6 is, why it’s so important for the continued success of the internet, and how prepared Ireland is for its imminent deployment.
The Copān game guide [VIDEO]
A short video guide on all you need to know about Copān – the augmented reality game that takes place across Dublin. The game can be played on your iPhone or Android device, with prizes for those who earn the most points.
New HYLAS 1 satellite to bring broadband to rural Ireland
A new satellite, known as HYLAS 1, is due to launch later this evening and promises to bring broadband to many rural locations in Ireland for the first time. HYLAS 1 is the first dedicated satellite to deliver high speed, two-way data services across Europe.
Copān – an augmented reality treasure hunt across Dublin
More details have emerged today about the mysterious augmented reality game based in Dublin known as Copān. The game is part of an innovative marketing campaign surrounding the launch of the new Copān Bar venue in Rathmines, Dublin.
iOS 4.2 update now available
Apple have today released their much anticipated iOS 4.2 update for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Much of the update brings existing features from the iPhone to the iPad, particularly the long awaited multitasking ability.
IMF shows sense of humour on Twitter as Dublin accepts massive bailout
As the Irish government finally admitted that it would accept a massive bailout worth “tens of billions” from the International Monetary Fund, the IMF has been sharing the joke on Twitter.
Winners of The Spiders 2010 announced
Congratulations to all those who won at last night’s Eircom Spiders in the Burlington Hotel, Dublin. Fota Wildlife scooped the prestigious Grand Prix, as well as winning the Best Travel and Tourism Website award.
Postman Patrick – Hilarious Postman Pat spoof
This Postman Pat spoof from YouTube user johnser007 has been getting a lot of hits over the last few days and it’s easy to see why – it’s absolutely hilarious.
British communications minister opposes net neutrality
In a speech at a telecoms conference in London recently Ed Vaizey, Minister for Communication, Culture and the Creative Industries in Britain, made clear his opposition to net neutrality.