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Apple Introduces HomePod Mini: A Nicely Priced Smart Speaker

On a night of Apple launches, the price tag of the new Apple HomePod Mini caught my eye. If you're living with an Apple eco-system at home and yet to be convinced by smart assistants, the HomePod Mini makes the leap that bit safer. Sound You'd hope that Apple focus on maintaining quality sound despite the mini tag, something Amazon didn't...

Tronsmart: Affordable Wireless Earbuds, Headphones and Speakers

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A while back two lads got in touch with me about a new website they were launching to support their phone and gadget shops. Without knowing too much about them, but gut said to go along for the ride. Today, they launch their new look brand and a new website to match and it's called Wireless. They guys have...

Pokémon NO: Sick of Pokémon GO?

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We make no secret of the fact we are Pokémon trainers here at Goos3D, but it's not for everyone. Respecting that everyone is entitled to their own opinions there is a way for you to hide Pokémon from your online life at least. Pokémon NO Chrome extension If you are a Google Chrome user and a Pokémon GO disliker, then this...

Watch Today’s SpaceX Launch: Crew Dragon’s Manned Space Flight

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Today marks another attempt by SpaceX to launch their first manned space flight. What Time Is The SpaceX Launch Irish Time? Weather permitting, the SpaceX launch will take place from Pad 39-A at 20.22 Irish time or 19.22 UTC. If it's another no-fly day, the launch will be attempted again on Sunday, 31st May at 20.00 Irish time. Can I See The...

IKEA And ASUS Republic Of Gamers Team Up For Gaming Furniture

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IKEA is famed for making affordable but stylish furniture. Today, the Swedish homewares giant announced they would be partnering with ASUS' gaming division, Republic of Gamers (ROG) to develop a new range of affordable gaming furniture and accessories to bring the gaming experience at home to a new level. Tapping Into Gaming Believe it or not, gaming is still very much...

Echo or Echo Dot? – Which should Irish shoppers go for?

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I honestly remember thinking the voice controlled home was such a cool idea. From a young age, I had some sort of voice recognition software installed on the family PC. Man, has it come a long way in just a few years. I recently took a close look at the Amazon Echo and the Echo Dot to see which...

What time is the Conor McGregor fight at?

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When did Marathon become Snickers and what date did the ice age end are big questions in need of answering, but for today only question that matters is "what time is the Conor McGregor fight at during UFC 196". Considering the start time of this fight depends on several other fights and their outcomes it's impossible to predict the exact...

PayPal Launches QR Code Payments In Ireland

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Have you found yourself noticing more and more how often you have contact with strangers? Even remembering some things that we used to do that probably won't happen anymore? For me, one of those things is buying items on websites like Adverts.ie. That's going to change forever and today PayPal announced a new contactless way to pay in person...

Order Takeaway Online with Marvin

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Marvin, (as in starvin' marvin) an online service allowing users to order takeaway online, is set to launch this May. The one thing you should "takeaway" from reading this, is why this is a good thing. Here at GOOS3D, we admit clicking on JustEat on a far too frequent basis. Afterall, it's a great service that makes the awkward call to...

Electric Scooter Seized In Dublin

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For the past few months, I’ve been commuting in Dublin using my Xiaomi m365 electric scooter. My commute is entirely within the city centre so I’m the perfect use-case of these nimble green modes of transport. There’s a downside though. Right now, electric scooters are moving within what some perceive to be a legal grey area, a grey area...