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iPhone SE Ireland: What you need to know…

Apple have just announced the iPhone SE, which they claim to be the most powerful 4-inch phone ever. Quite some time ago, we brought you what the rumour mill was churning out regarding this demi-flagship, but have Apple created what the demand seeks or are they simply using some left over parts? iPhone SE design The biggest talking point of the iPhone...

Best Startups at Web Summit 2015

Best Startups at Web Summit
Now that we've nailed down Automation, Big Data and the protection of that collected data as a key topic at this year's Web Summit, we've shifted our focus towards the best startups at Web Summit 2015. Frink - Free drink Given the tendency of the Irish market to enjoy the odd pint, Frink should prove massively popuilar for Night Summit attendees. Frink,...

Watch Game of Thrones Season 5

watch game of thrones
Just hours ahead of the Game of Thrones Season 5 premiere in the US, the first four episodes have been leaked. It's believed they have originated from DVDs given to journalists prior to the premiere. Now you must ask yourself and important question. Should you watch these leaked episodes, or live under a rather large rock avoiding the impending spoiler...

Snapps: Showbox is still going strong

watching showbox on a smartphone
Over three years ago, we brought you the fantastic entertainment app that is Showbox. In fact, I'm pretty sure it was one of the first apps we ever reviewed. For an off the radar app, Showbox is still running surprisingly well. Here's everything you need to know and how to download Showbox. Get the latest and best apps to your inbox...

Find Ireland’s cheapest petrol with Pumps.ie

Pumps.ie
The price of filling up your tank is soaring right now. With the current political strain in the world, it's unlikely to get better any time soon. Still, every forecourt is different so Irish people can still make a tidy saving on their fuel purchases. If you're looking to find Ireland's cheapest petrol, the team at Pumps.ie are making easier...

Apple iPhone 5SE: Innovation or desperation?

iPhone 5SE
In the past couple of weeks, rumours have emerged surrounding the possible release of the Apple iPhone 5SE. Apple sources have stated that the iPhone 5SE, apparently code named 'N69' internally, suggest that the phone will be an upgraded version of the iPhone 5, rather than a budget version like the iPhone 5c.  These reports have surfaced a couple of weeks after it...

iKydz – Control Internet Access in your Home

iKydz App
Kids are getting devices from a younger age with every passing year which yields great benefits as they learn skills that will last them a lifetime. With these benefits comes inherent dangers of the online world. New Irish Kickstarter campaign iKydz is a must have device for all parents with children accessing the internet in the home. The modern home...

Capture moments like it’s 1985 – VHS Camcorder

VHS Camcorder
Brilliantly low quality video and cheesy throwbacks ahead as we test out Rarevision's VHS Camcorder app on iOS. It's funny that in a world where innovation is key, every now and then a few steps backwards is thoroughly enjoyable. Retro gaming has proven popular with successful Kickstarters such as Mini EMU and Starforce PI. However, if you really want to dive into nostalgia,...

Crowdfunded: FlipFlic smartblinds

FlipFlic
New to Kickstarter this week is FlipFlic, a disruptive smart blind option for your home. Disruptive technology is arguably always the most exciting technology. In the tech world, disruptive is a title given to alternative and often cheaper smart solutions. Imagine you wish to install smart blinds in your home, which can be opened and closed through your smartphone. They...

The problem with Tesla launching in Ireland

It was with much fanfare and applause that Elon Musk announced news of Tesla launching in Ireland later this year. @[email protected] coming later this year — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) February 23, 2016 While it's great to see the very latest in automotive technology about to hit Irish roads, Tesla might just come up against some unique obstacles when trying to break into the...