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iPhone 7 is Beer-Resistant [Video]

iPhone 7 is water-resistant to IP67, meaning that it can withstand immersion in water up to 1m, for 30 minutes. But what happens if you drop it in your pint? Adrian Weckler, technology editor at The Irish Independent, just had to investigate. He’s a brave man – because, while Apple asserts the device is water-resistant as sold, it doesn’t […]

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Loyaltybuild Ripples Spread

Details continue to emerge surrounding the security breach involving customer’s financial data at LoyaltyBuild.  The ESB has confirmed that 6,700 of its customers have had non-financial data compromised in the attack. According to The Irish Times: Loyaltybuild said the further data breaches, yet to be publicised, had only come to light late yesterday evening and […]

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UPC Upgrades its Basic Broadband to 120 Mbps

Writing in this morning’s Irish Independent, Adrian Weckler reports that UPC are upgrading their basic broadband package from 50Mbps to 120Mbps, along with similar increases for other packages, in a move designed to put ‘clear blue water‘ between themselves and Eircom. It’s good news for customers in areas that can receive the service, but as […]

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