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  • The end of an era

    August 25, 2011 @ 9:50 am | by Ciara O'Brien

    It’s the end of an era. Last night Steve Jobs announced he was standing down from his role as chief executive of Apple, and said he would become chairman instead.


  • Is it November yet?

    August 23, 2011 @ 9:58 am | by Ciara O'Brien

    There are two reasons I’m looking forward to November. I get to go on holiday (bonus winter sun!), and the new Assassin’s Creed game comes out.


  • Identity theft: as easy as one, two, three

    August 16, 2011 @ 12:31 pm | by Ciara O'Brien

    Have you ever wondered how much you share online? You’d be surprised just what you’re inadvertently revealing.


  • Review: BBC’s Global iPlayer

    August 7, 2011 @ 2:29 pm | by Ciara O'Brien

    Irish viewers have been excluded from BBC’s iPlayer since the service lunched a few years ago. It’s not something we can really complain about – UK viewers pay TV licence fees to the Beeb, something we, unfortunately or fortunately depending on your perspective, do not. Therefore, they get the free catchup service and we have to make do with Sky Plus and UPC’s digital TV service to ensure we don’t miss out on programmes.