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: August 2012
Bing Maps completes most ambitious mapping project ever in the US, Western Europe next
Bing Maps has completed what it calls its “most ambitious mapping endeavor ever”, collecting 30cm resolution imagery of every square inch of Continental United States – in just two years.
Wajam’s iPhone app brings social results to multiple apps
Wajam moves from desktop browsers to mobile and injects social search results in Google Web and Google Maps search for iPhone with patented technology.
Controversial music streaming app Grooveshark returns to Google Play
Controversial music streaming service Grooveshark is available as an Android app once more as it returns to Google Play. The app was removed from the Android Market in April 2011 following complaints from the music industry.
Firefox 15 has arrived, but where’s its Omnibox?
Firefox 15 has arrived with a number of welcome improvements but it’s still missing one key element of the modern day internet browser – a unified address bar and search box.
US College Football to kick off with spectacular live YouTube event in Dublin, Ireland
The American College Football season will kick off in Dublin Ireland and YouTube will be there to live stream the opening concert from the city’s O2 Arena.
Irish hosting company announces construction of new data centre
Blacknight, Ireland’s largest hosting company, has announced the construction of a new energy efficient data centre at its base in Carlow.
Amazon Cloud Drive now available throughout Europe, sort of
Amazon’s answer to Dropbox, Amazon Cloud Drive, is now available throughout Europe, having first launched in the United States 17 months ago.
The first man on the Moon, Neil Armstrong dies, aged 82
The family of the first man on the Moon, Neil Armstrong, has announced his death, aged 82.
The confusing case(s) of Apple vs Samsung
Apple vs Samsung doesn’t come to an end with Friday’s $1.4 billion ruling against the South Korean manufacturer, it’s just another step in a series of cases that are shaping the industry.
RTÉ.ie is Ireland’s largest online media property
RTÉ.ie is Ireland’s largest online media property serving 4.4 million monthly unique visitors, that’s according to the recently published ABC Island of Ireland report.
South Korean web users get their anonymity back after court ruling
The South Korean Constitutional Court has overturned a law requiring web users to verify their identity before they could post comments on national sites.
Microsoft’s new logo – there’s a fine line between minimalist & meh
After 25 years Redmond redesigns its brand but, during a crucial year for the company, is Microsoft’s new logo a missed opportunity?
Do phone bans really reduce road traffic accidents?
A study has found that the link between using a phone while driving & road accidents is not as clear as we think.
Are compact cameras turning into smartphones?
You would usually find us here talking about how smartphones are replacing compact cameras but now, with the announcement of Nikon’s first Android-powered camera, the Coolpix S800c, are cameras turning into smartphones?