Tim Cook, chief executive of Apple, fielding questions about the Apple watch ahead of its launch last April. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

The desire for “flow” – the process of making our daily lives smoother – is set to prompt future uptake of wearable devices, according to new research(...)

Adrian Yeates, managing director of Volvo Cars Ireland, in the new XC90: “Safety will always be our number one concern, and that has a conservative dimension, but now we want to go over and above that with a focus on design.”

Volvo held a “first look” event in Dublin this week for its new XC90 SUV – billed as “a new chapter” in its design history. The choice of venue, the B(...)

Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon

It is standard these days for organisations to claim to be “busy” when it comes to public relations. But in the case of the Office of the Data Protect(...)

Britain’s Prince Charles, Prince of Wales (L) and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (R) visit the harbour in the village of Mullaghmore in Ireland on May 20, 2015 where the prince’s great-uncle Lord Mountbatten was killed in an IRA explosion in 1979. Photograph: Arthur Edwards/AFP/Getty Images

Prince Charles drew Irish viewers to Sky News last week, according to the broadcaster. It says its live coverage of his “emotional trip” to Ireland, i(...)

Minister for Communications Alex White will launch ‘FuJo’, the Institute of Future Media and Journalism, at DCU next month. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Journalists are “journos”. Journos who file stories and shoot video on their mobiles are sometimes called “mojos”. But what do you call the Institute (...)

Smart Flies Aer Lingus still: the ad is Aer Lingus’s biggest brand repositioning for many years

It features a voiceover from Chris O’Dowd, stars real cabin crew and is soundtracked by a modern recording of the big band classic Sentimental Journey(...)

Channel 4 comedy Catastrophe with Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan: one of the shows available on its on-demand service All 4, which evolved from 4oD

Watching on-demand? Don’t be surprised if the advertisers seem to know your name. Channel 4’s on-demand service All 4 will “imminently” roll out an ad(...)

Nicola Weldon,  island of Ireland meats marketing director for Kerry Foods.

Henry Denny, the early 19th-century Waterford merchant who gave his name to meat brand Denny, “always did go further to please”, says the voiceover on(...)

Wimbledon as Gaeilge: farewell pointe an bhua (match point)

It’s the end of the “feall dúbailte” (double fault), the cúlbhuille (backhand) and the pointe an bhua (match point). TG4’s rights to show Wimbledon on(...)

TV3’s ‘Red Rock’: Embattled Sharon Cleere (Jane McGrath) looks over her shoulder at villainous colleague Brian McGonigle (Sean Mahon).

With the main story arc in the first batch of Red Rock episodes approaching a climax tonight and scheduling competition from RTÉ big gun Operation Tr(...)