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Encryption at the Heart of New Apple File System (APFS)

Yesterday’s Apple World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) announced a range of enhancements to its software development platforms, including a completely new filesystem, Apple File System (APFS), to succeed HFS+ which has been in use since 1998. Embed from Getty Images Times have changed since the days of spinning hard drives and floppy disks, and APFS is designed to reflect that. The […]

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Netflix Offering Gift Cards For Christmas

Netflix has been investing heavily in producing original content over the last couple of years. One of its more recent offerings is Marvel’s Jessica Jones starring Krysten Ritter which has been receiving very positive reviews. Now in the run-up to Christmas the company has announced the availability of gift cards, so that you can buy […]

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TIDAL Brings Lossless HiFi Music Streaming to Ireland

TIDAL, the first High Fidelity lossless music streaming service with HD music videos and Curated Editorial, has just announced the availability of its service in Ireland. Billed as “the ideal music service for those who care about quality”, TIDAL boasts an extensive library of 25 million-plus tracks, 75,000 music videos, and curated editorial articles, features and interviews […]

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Apple Most Phished Brand Says APWG

The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) has released their Global Phishing Survey for the first 6 months of 2014 (PDF). According to their research Apple is the most phished brand on the ‘net: Apple’s brand and associated marques, such as iTunes and iPad, eclipsed perennial phishing target favorite PayPal with the computing device manufacturer enduring 21,951 of […]

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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 […]

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The Sodshow’s Peter Donegan on Blogging, Broadcasting & Business [Video]

Peter Donegan never shuts up about gardening. It’s his business, of course, but that’s not enough for him. If he’s not gardening, he’s blogging about gardening. And if that wasn’t enough he started a podcast with Brian Greene, that turned into a radio show: The Sodshow on Dublin City FM. Now, people who should know better have […]

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Translator AR App Word Lens is now Free!

The “Tardis Translation Matrix” is a nice fantasy, but Word Lens is a very impressive reality – and Google have just bought it!  What’s more, it’s currently free on iTunes and Google Play. Launched in 2010, Word Lens is an augmented reality app for iPhone and Android that reads text on road signs, packaging or anything […]

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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 […]

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