Archive | software

Uber

Uber Launches Business Service

Uber launched in Ireland earlier this year and the company has been in the news quite a bit over the last few months as it has been embattled with regulators and incumbents in several markets. Earlier today the company launched a new service geared towards business users. It’s very similar to the offering that Hailo […]

Continue Reading 2
Ryanair.b737-800.aftertakeoff.arp_

Ryanair’s Digital Boarding Pass App gets a Mixed Welcome

They’ve embraced the web and social media and they’re hiring geeks for their “innovation hub” in Swords, complete with giant chess and multi-coloured cubicles (we can’t confirm the existence of beanbags). But the flight path to online success is fraught with turbulence, and the response to Ryanair’s new mobile app, launched yesterday, can be described as mixed. The […]

Continue Reading 10
ryanairlabsf

Ryanair Labs is Launched – and They’re Hiring

Ryanair today announced Ryanair Labs, “a state-of-the-art digital and IT innovation hub” based at its Dublin Office Campus in Swords, as it continues the recruitment of 200 new staff to develop “a world class online travel platform”. It’s the latest step in the company’s embrace of the internet, which saw the replacement of their old “1990s-style” website last […]

Continue Reading 5
uberx-car

UberX Launches in Dublin

While “classic Uber” might not be affordable for everyone, it’s not the only service that Uber offers. Depending on the city you’re in you can choose from a number of Uber services. This weekend UberX launched in Dublin. UberX is described as: uberX is the new cashless, low-cost taxi option in Dublin. All uberX partners […]

Continue Reading 3
hailo-for-business

Hailo Launches Business Friendly Service

We’ve spoken about Hailo several times in the past. It’s an incredibly useful service and I personally love it. Earlier today they announced the launch of a Hailo for Business service. What’s the difference? Essentially the business service lets a company control who can access the company credit card for payments. As an admin on […]

Continue Reading 3
Video thumbnail for youtube video Apple's Vision According to Tim Cook

Apple’s Vision According to Tim Cook

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook provides the voice to a new video from Apple that comes with the simple title “Better”. The video talks about Apple’s environmental credentials and how they’re working on improving them, but it’s also pretty clear that Apple’s “better” refers to its products as well. Here’s the video:  

Continue Reading 3
deezer-osx-app-view

Deezer Launch Beta OSX Desktop Client

I’ve been playing around with Deezer for the last few months. While I was initially quite sceptical of the service, as I was very happy with Spotify, I’ve grown to really like it over the last few months. In common with other music streaming services, Deezer is available via the web and on mobile. Unfortunately […]

Continue Reading 2
heartbleed-visual-passwords

Heartbleed: Graphic Of *Some* Passwords You Might Want To Change

There’s been a HUGE amount of media coverage of the Heartbleed vulnerability in OpenSSL this week and advice for users has been very mixed and at times quite confusing and even contradictory. Venturebeat published this graphic yesterday based on a Mashable article with a nice visual (via) of some of the affected (and unaffected) sites […]

Continue Reading 5
Video thumbnail for youtube video The Story Behind The Windows XP Wallpaper

The Story Behind The Windows XP Wallpaper

The default “wallpaper” in Windows XP is probably one of the most viewed photos ever. You’ve probably seen it hundreds if not thousands of times, but was the photo real or merely the result of some clever photoshop work? Find out the real story behind the photo in this video where the photographer who took […]

Continue Reading 2