Google Tops Social media approval poll

In a recent survey in the US, GOOGLE, TWITTER, Apple, Facebook faced a popularity contest, who do you think would walk away with the crown and bouquet, according to the Irish Times?

It turns out that the general public – at least in the US – adores Google. Apple comes a close second. But Facebook, surprisingly to me anyway, barely musters a “like”. Read the rest of this entry »

Only basic broadband for 30% of State by 2020

The Irish Times has reported that up to 30 per cent of the population may only have access to basic levels of broadband by 2020, according to a report published yesterday by the Government-chaired Next Generation Broadband Taskforce.

The taskforce, set-up by Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte last June and described by him yesterday as a “unique experiment in partnership” between industry and Government, comprised chief executives of the State’s largest telecommunications companies. It was tasked with making recommendations on how to overcome barriers to greater investment in the roll-out of high-speed broadband services across the State.

What chance Cloud Computing in Ireland ?

Google Chrome Overtakes Internet Explorer

Google’s Chrome is now the most popular Web browser worldwide, surpassing Microsoft’s Internet Explorer for the first time, according to the latest figures from StatCounter. After years of slowly chipping away Internet Explorer’s market share, Chrome took the lead with 32.76 percent share, while IE dipped to 31.94 percent. Read the rest of this entry »

E-Mail Fraud – Your tax return appeal is declined

The latest e-mail fraud concerns receiving e-mails with the subject line “Your tax return appeal is declined”

Ignore the e-mail, block the sender and never reply as you could suffer being a victim of fraud, identity theft or much worse.

 

 

iPad 3 from Apple

Irish Times have a feature on the launch of the new iPad 3 from Apple.

What’s new:

The display: You wouldn’t think that you’d notice much of a difference in the display; after all, the iPad’s display was already pretty impressive. Read the rest of this entry »

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