Doro Liberto 820 Mini: a decent alternative Android device

Doro has made its business out of developing more accessible technology. The company’s range of mobile phones is designed to be used by older consu(...)

The study found 46% of Irish teenagers prefer not to reveal their identity online. Photographer: Bloomberg

Irish teenagers are more likely to hide their social media activity from their parents than their counterparts from the US and UK, according to a stud(...)

David Maxfield: “A troll will eat any little lamb that is crossing the bridge. A cyberstalker will decide that you, specifically, are the lamb they want and this is far more dangerous.” Photograph: Getty Images

“I hope you drink rat poison and die,” says Prof Steven Knowlton. We are having a conversation about the often negative and often abusive comments (...)

Illustration: Frazer Hudson/Ikon via Getty Images

Since the web entered public consciousness 20 years ago, there has been a lot of talk about its dangers and all the rogues who lie in wait for them(...)

Now there is no longer a 140-character limit to private messaging

Slowly but surely Twitter is being transformed: new functionalities, plenty of user interface tweaks, promoted tweets, “while you were away” highlight(...)

Social media is largely bookended by narcissism and outrage. Opinions fall like rockslides, pebbles pinging you with stupid, reactionary points of view. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

I’m not quite clear when it happened, but in future years I’m sure there will be studies written about the moment social media turned sour, the point(...)

Sundar Pichai, who will become chief executive of the slimmed-down Google. Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

In case you missed it this week, Google is now Alphabet. It’s still GOOG and GOOGL on the stock exchanges, and there’s still a company called Google (...)

Stan Massueras (left) and Charles Alix from start-up YapMe  picutred in their new premises upstairs in Music Maker, Exchequer Street, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

For a certain demographic, documenting key moments in life is a necessity. And while technology and social media is both user-friendly and fast-evolvi(...)

The life coach and I are 15 minutes into a session. “I just feel there are loads of things I should be doing that I’m not doing,” I say, before lis(...)

Peg Plunkett, one of Dublin’s most famous women  in the 18th-century.

The Women’s Museum of Ireland is asking the public to help put women on the map of Dublin. By creating a city map drawing attention to sites related (...)