Emmet Ryan

Emmet Ryan

Emmet Ryan is editor of Connected and a business & technology reporter with the Sunday Business Post. Ryan is also the beer and betting columnist along with hosting our successful Connected podcast. In 2009, he was named Journalist of the Year at the IIA NetVisionary Awards and won the Alumni Choice award at the 2014 Business Journalist Awards.

External hard drive option gaining ground

External hard drive option gaining ground

The spectre of security fears has loomed large over external hard drives for as long as the devices have been in use.

Last chance for companies to enter €280,000 competition

Last chance for companies to enter €280,000 competition

Time is nearly up for firms which hope to win a share of €280,000 in the 2008 All-Island Seedcorn competition.

HEALTHTECH: Repetitive strain injury

HEALTHTECH: Repetitive strain injury

Repetitive strain injury (RSI) is part of a family of workplace injuries that can cause a lot of trouble for firms and their staff.

HEALTHTECH: Containing an outbreak

HEALTHTECH: Containing an outbreak

What's the problem? > SMEs by their very nature tend not to employ large numbers of people. If one person catches the flu or some other ailment, the firm's productivity can be slowed considerably.

Presidential hopefuls use web to weave campaign magic

Presidential hopefuls use web to weave campaign magic

Though not the force for change it appeared to be in 2004, the internet is giving momentum to the 2008 US presidential race.

HealthTech: Cardiovascular troubles

HealthTech: Cardiovascular troubles

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HEALTH TECH: Compu-rage: who's afraid of technology?

HEALTH TECH: Compu-rage: who's afraid of technology?

Everyone can get fed up with their PC now and then, but can it lead to genuine rage or phobia, asks Emmet Ryan.

HEALTH CHECK: Seasonal Affective Disorder

HEALTH CHECK: Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a depressive mood disorder associated with changes in the seasons. The most recognised form of the illness is known as Winter SAD which, as the name suggests, tends to strike around this time of year. What is it?

EA keen to keep Ireland in the game

EA keen to keep Ireland in the game

Ireland has become a key market for computer game developers, with a recent glut of Hollywood-style launches showing that it’s more than just kids that play video games.

HealthTech: Fears of Facebook addiction

HealthTech: Fears of Facebook addiction

Social networks have become massively popular among all ages, with Facebook proving particularly popular in recent months.

Healthtech

Healthtech

Bacteria, grease, grime, and dirt - all these little critters are found on items used in the workplace every day such as keyboards and telephone handsets. Grime time

Healthtech

Healthtech

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Users lap up the fruits of battle between the heavyweights

Users lap up the fruits of battle between the heavyweights

Science and technology tend to advance quicker in times of war.

How to combat screen-related eye strain

How to combat screen-related eye strain

What's the problem? A dryness or irritation in the eyes may be caused by misuse or overuse of a computer screen.

Virtually free wireless calls

Virtually free wireless calls

Wireless voice over internet protocol (VoIP) technology offers an opportunity to cut down on telecoms bills when staff are out of the office and on the road.