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Jane Ruffino: Why I won't get an Apple Watch

Jane Ruffino: Why I won't get an Apple Watch

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The Gadget Guy: Colin Baker A hunger for power

The Gadget Guy: Colin Baker A hunger for power

I’ve always wondered and marvelled at the magic beyond the assumptions. The assumptions we make when we click a light switch or hit the TV remote. What if nothing happened? What if we had to endure a whole day or even a week without power? Life as we

Dublin was built for horses and carriages and no matter how much data we could collect about traffic patterns, it would always be a nightmare on the quays

Dublin was built for horses and carriages and no matter how much data we could collect about traffic patterns, it would always be a nightmare on the quays

I read recently about a city that was smart. The traffic lights and transportation schedules were timed using data drawn from traffic patterns, weather, and predictive data using mobile tracking and transport card swipes. The street lamps along the p

Chips with everything

Chips with everything

Until now, Irish tech company Movidius has worked under the radar. But after raising €38 million in funding, it is gearing up to take on the internet of things

The end of Moore’s law, or just of complacency?

The end of Moore’s law, or just of complacency?

Since 1965, Moore’s law has been at the heart of the semiconductor business. Revised in 1975, it essentially means that the number of transistors that can be put on a microchip doubles roughly once every two years.

Future shock: the internet of things

Future shock: the internet of things

With the internet of things (IoT) promising to be a key market for Movidius in the coming years, the company’s chief executive, Remi El-Ouazzane, said the firm’s early start in the sector would give it a significant advantage.

A wilfully ignorant the tech and investor community

A wilfully ignorant the tech and investor community

If not for the patriarchy, maybe our working lives could be designed around our bodies’ physical abilities

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iPads and Android tablets are increasingly being used in all walks of life

It’s no big deal if your child spends a lot of their day on the
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It’s no big deal if your child spends a lot of their day on the computer

Chasing the big ticket deals

Chasing the big ticket deals

While Irish start-ups seem to have no trouble raising seed capital, when it comes to bringing in the big bucks they struggle

The Gadget Guy: the latest in battery technology

The Gadget Guy: the latest in battery technology

Colin Baker leads the charge on the latest in battery technology

Going mobile: the importance of a good connection

Going mobile: the importance of a good connection

Working from everywhere is the new working from home, but without reliable mobile internet connection, businesses are tied to the office, writes Emmet Ryan

Being an entrepreneur is hard

Being an entrepreneur is hard

It’s important that we don’t conflate the challenges of enterprise with suffering for a kind of greater good

The Gadget Guy: drone delivery

The Gadget Guy: drone delivery

Amazon's delivery systems aren't all pie in the sky. Amazon’s delivery systems aren’t all pie in the sky