A look at Microsoft’s Windows 8 teaser video

Friday, June 24th, 2011

Microsoft have released a new video, embedded below, demoing what is now being called Windows 8. Microsoft had refused to name the successor to Windows 7 until recently when Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer recently naming the new OS at the CES conference in Las Vegas. The video continues the trend of naming the new OS [...]

The curious case of Microsoft’s Skype purchase

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

After a longer than expected hiatus, Ger Healy returns with to blogging with my comments on the biggest news in tech this year. On 10 May, Microsoft confirmed its acquisition of Skype for an impressive figure of $8.5 billion. While regularity approval is still outstanding on the deal, it is planned that Skype will become [...]

The Weekly Record: Ireland isn’t spamulicious, Tennis players team up with Sony Ericsson, and Gamestop roll out the giveaways

Saturday, January 15th, 2011

It’s been a busy week with some product launches, news about spam, and plans to make Tennis players better at social media all announced.
We begin with some number crunching this week as IT security firm Sophos has published the latest Dirty Dozen of spam relaying countries, covering the fourth quarter of 2010. The United States [...]

Feature: A thorough look at Windows 7

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

Rather than just judge Windows 7 straight out of the box, I opted to actually use the operating system before deciding what I thought of it. Over the course of a month from the launch date onwards, Microsoft’s replacement for Vista was given a thorough examination.

Feature: iQ Prize Final

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

The final of the iQ Prize was held in the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin on Wednesday night. The competition, run by iQ Content, recognised good Irish internet business ideas. A top prize of €10,000 was on offer, as well as an audience prize of €1,000.

Blandford is rolling out Decisionsforheroes.com internationally and is currently investigating potential [...]

Feature: Imagine Cup Dragons Den

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

With Trinity Sight set to be Ireland’s sole representatives at the Imagine Cup in Cairo next month, Villa81 looked at how last year’s Irish representatives fared in a Dragons Den event.
Parkit from Sligo IT and AcidRain from NUI Maynooth competed against students from across the globe at the World Finals in Paris last year but [...]

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Feature: Imagine Cup Irish final

Friday, May 1st, 2009

Students from across Ireland gathered at the Science Gallery in Trinity on Thursday to battle it out to become Irish champions of the Imagine Cup. After the morning session the final three were selected and our cameras were on hand to capture all the action.

Trinity Sight will represent Ireland at the finals of the Imagine [...]

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