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Buy Irish: The Best Irish Websites For Online Shopping

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Irish businesses are heading into an exceptionally tough time right now. Not only have retailers and restaurants battled to reopen in some way, shape or form over the past few months, but tonight they learned they would have to close under level...

Google Chromecast TV Complete Guide

There is a new Google Chromecast TV out and while the previous renditions of the Chromecast were nearly perfect, this years model...

The Google Nest Audio – Everything You Need to Know!

The Amazon Alexa range, Siri, Google Home, people have rather mixed thoughts when it comes to Voice Assistant Speakers. "They're always listening",...
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Is Twitter Down Right Now?

This is going to be quite the short article, but if you've turned to Google to ask this question, you're not alone....

iPhone 12 Chargers: Is Apple Going Green Or Greedy?

The iPhone 12 has officially been announced and it looks pretty neat. While we learned about all the specs of the iPhone...
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Google Pixel 5 Review: Pure Android Class

I've put myself into a bit of a technological experiment for the last few months. I tested out the Huawei P40 Pro...

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Huawei FreeBuds Pro Review: Incredible ANC Earbuds

I've been writing about Huawei products for a few years now. It started out with phones, most recently the Huawei P40 Pro. More recently Huawei has shifted focus to accessories, namely wearables. I'm currently testing the impressive Huawei Watch GT2 Pro smartwatch and FreeBuds Pro earbuds. This particular review is the latter as I seek to determine whether or not you can trust a traditional smartphone manufacturer with creating a pair of earbuds claiming the "Pro" title. Huawei Audio Products To Date Naturally, when you think Huawei you think smartphones. They've...
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Marshall Uxbridge Smart Speaker Review: Guitars And Google Home

It feels like you can buy anything and everything with a Google Assistant built into it now. Looking around my sitting room, I have a Google Assistant-powered soundbar, a Google Home in the kitchen and Google Nest Wifi which has an assistant in the bedroom too. In such a small space adding another smart speaker meant it needed to be different. The Marshall Uxbridge landed on my desk for review and I fell in love immediately. Classic Marshall Look And Feel I need to get this out of the way early....
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Kygo A11/800 Review: For The Dance Music Fans Not The Audiophiles

There's a whopper volume of headphones hitting the market these days. It's well-timed too. Not all office workplaces encourage headphones, but with more people working from home and seeking the ability to "get in the zone" with noisy surroundings, people want good audio equipment. The Kygo A11/800 headphones are one of the latest pairs of noise-cancelling headphones to land on my desk. I've given them a test drive and here's what I think about them. Who Is Kygo? Truth be told, these are the reviews I hate. I hate them because...

Anker Soundcore’s Liberty 2 Pro True Wireless Review

Anker make some really top notch product so it should come as no surprise the company synonymous with battery packs and random phone gadgets is now one of the better audio manufacturers in the game. The new Soundcore Liberty 2 Pro's are one of the latest models of true wireless earbuds with the company now not just trying to offer good value, they're aiming to be the best. The Anker Soundcore Libery 2 Pro for sure packs a punch with an impressive 32 hour listening time, but how do they stack up? Design Let's kick off with the design. The earbuds...

Nokia 1.3 Review – Budget Smartphone That Might Be Better Than You Think

Nokia, the name just brings back memories of sturdy, sexy, simple phones from yesteryear. They still make phones for those of you know and if you are in the market for a cheap, like seriously cheap smartphone that's under €100 then the Nokia 1.3 might be just what you're looking for. Not long ago it would be crazy to think that a smartphone under €100 would be worth buying but with a better than expected screen, compact design and a decent battery the Nokia 1.3 is quite possibly the best value budget phone in the market. So...

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Google Chromecast TV Complete Guide

There is a new Google Chromecast TV out and while the previous renditions of the Chromecast were nearly perfect, this years model improves across the board, mainly due to the new snazzy control and the brand new Google TV software. This year like the Amazon Fire Stick we see a new dedicated TV interface alongside your usual casting options, this way you have instant access to all major streaming services like Netflix or Disney+ On top of that, there are a number of apps that have been carried over from Android TV, Google TV’s predecessor, that bring...
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RTÉ Is Bringing Back The Den This November

There's been a really interesting trend that's already poking its head out because of COVID-19. We're craving retro stuff. According to Krystine Batcho, a psychology professor in New York, sees a resurgence of nostalgia during COVID-19 as a natural response. We're all experiencing mega-stress and people generally "find comfort in nostalgia during times of loss, anxiety, isolation, or uncertainty". I guess that's why, when you're having a bad day, a good dose of Reeling in the Years always helps. Well, RTÉ is hot on the tails of this trend after announcing that The Den is making a...
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Culture Night 2020: How A Free Night Of Culture Is Going Ahead

Culture Night is one of my favourite night of the year in Ireland. It's a night where the streets of Dublin often got closed to celebrate performances of different kinds. In this COVID-19 world, Culture Night's date kind of snuck up on me and it was only the other day I saw a sign for it saying it was going ahead. This piqued my interest. How could culture night go ahead? What is Culture Night? Culture Night has been a national event for 15 years. It's all about celebrating culture,...
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PlayStation vs Xbox: Which 2020 Console Should You Buy?

Finally, we have all the pieces of the puzzle. That means we can finally put it all together and pick a new games console. Considering the Xbox One and PlayStation 5 launched over six years ago, this isn't like a phone purchase. Buying a games console is a commitment for many years. So which one suits you best? Here's everything you need to know about which games console you should buy in 2020. What Consoles Are Going On Sale? Unlike the PS4 and Xbox One, both of these consoles are launching...
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Irish PS5 Price And Launch Date Confirmed

And there it is. We finally have an Irish PlayStation 5 price and launch date confirmed. After answering your questions about the PlayStation 5 launching in Ireland a few weeks back, here are the final pieces of the puzzle you need. PlayStation 5 Launch Date In Ireland The PS5 will be launching in Ireland on November 19th. That's the good news. The kind of bad news is that we're not in the first wave of launches. A week earlier on November 12th, the PS5 launches in US, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia,...