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Counting Down To .Irish Launch

In a few days time the .irish top level domain name will be available to the public. From June 25th they’ll be open for registration on a “first come, first served” basis, though you can currently pre-order during landrush. It’s going to be interesting to see who registers one and how they end up using […]

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IPv6 In Ireland 2015 Edition

I’ve been running IPv6 via a Sixxs tunnel at home for several years. When I first set it up I was using an old LinkSys with alternative firmware. It worked, but it had a tendency to break randomly. After a couple of years I got a FritzBox! which “just works”. Over the years the number […]

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Getting Irish Business Online

I’m delighted that we (Blacknight) are involved in a wonderful initiative to get Irish business online. More info on the site and on the company blog Related Posts:Irish Retailers Don’t Get The WebPre-ordering Personal IE DomainsThe .Irish Domain Is Now Available#LoveSMEs Enter The SME Awards!Register365 No Longer Irish

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So What Is The Internet?

Last week’s episode of The IT Crowd finally explained what the internet was. It’s all in this one little box…. Related Posts:Spartacus – Lots of Blood.. and Silly TshirtsGprs on the cheapDilbert On Technical SupportStar Wars Jedi Mind Tricks And FilesharingAre Irish Tech Conferences A Rip Off?

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Finding A Hotel In London With Free Wifi

As I’m heading over to London later this week, and I’m a bit disorganised, I only got round to booking a hotel this evening. I’m heading across for a mixture of business and pleasure, so my laptop will be an obligatory accessory. With that in mind I needed to find a hotel that offered wifi […]

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Are Irish Tech Conferences A Rip Off?

I don’t mind spending money if I feel like I’m getting value. Unfortunately a lot of events being run in this country seem to be completely overpriced. IT@Cork are running a conference in November. Although they seem to have sponsors to cover pretty much everything they’re still overcharging people 400 euro a head to get […]

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