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Sony Xperia XZ Premium Review: This Is Living

Sony Xperia XZ Review
I'm a Samsung man. I used to be an iPhone man. My first ever brand-new smartphone was a HTC. But, back in the day, my first love was a Sony Ericsson K750i. I'm not sure what happened after that or why I never had a Sony again a question I'm asking myself ever more since I got to review...

iD Mobile Liquidation: What It Means for Irish Customers

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The Carphone Warehouse-owned network iD Mobile Ireland has just filed for liquidation. Following an announcement last year that Dixons Carphone (the parent organisation for both businesses) would withdraw iD Mobile from the Irish market, efforts to find a buyer for the network failed, adding to the question marks surrounding the company's future in Ireland amid reports the retail store...

App of the Week: Sky Sports Soccer Quiz

It's always tough to admit, but the Premier League season is coming to a close. Fortunately, Sky Sports have released a cracking quiz app which will pit your wits against your mates. Sky Sports Soccer Quiz is sure to pass some time sure the preseason months. You take on the role of your favourite team, answering questions to work your...

IFTTT Series: WeMo Lights

WeMo Lights
It's only right an proper that our IFTTT Series moves on from the IFTTT app itself to look at WeMo lights created by American company Belkin. Founded in 1983, today Belkin is a market leader in home automation technology through it's WeMo division. WeMo have been involved in IFTTT from the very start, being the first piece of hardware to have its...

You Can Now Automatically Donate To Irish Charities With Revolut

There are things we're all saying a lot. One of these is "2020 has been a tough year". It's been varying degrees of toughness, even within families. Some experience isolation while others suffer loss. All year round and every year, even before COVID-19, charities have been helping people around Ireland dealing with loss and isolation, among other things. While...

How Twitter Reacted to Brussels Lockdown

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Within a week of the tragic Paris attacks, Brussels police have locked down the capital city owing to terror fears. We've already looked at how the tech world reacted to the Paris attacks, but a new trend has emerged following a Tweet from the Belgian Police. Par sécurité, veuillez respecter le silence radio sur les médias sociaux concernant les opérations de police en...

HorseSales.ie – Buy and Sell Horses Online.

Remember our mate Brenny? He's been on the podcast before and he's one of the guys behind the brilliant CyberSmarties and GymGo. Well, this bunch of serial tech entrepreneurs are back again with their latest venture. Not going to lie their new company is a proper curve ball and it's going to properly disrupt a market we genuinely have...

Huawei FreeBuds 3i Review: €99 For Excellence

I was a driven anti-AirPod guy. I was against everything they stood for. The death of the headphone jack, the commercial monster that is Apple and the style of them. Everything irked me. Then, I realised it was time to say goodbye to the headphone jack. Apple actually builds some pretty great products. And the design of AirPods means...

Free Phone Fix Friday with Vodafone

We all know someone who is an absolute disaster artist when it comes to breaking their phone. Seriously we all know of at least one person who will give us a shout through Facebook on a Monday morning to let us know their phone is out of action while they get it fixed...again! And let's face it these repairs...

Visual Ping: A handy way to detect website changes

There are a lot of powerful online apps out there, but not many are as cool as Visual Ping. You might think being able to detect website changes isn't that sexy, but you'd be wrong. What is Visual Ping? Basically, Visual Ping is web service that will detect website changes and notify you. There is a free version you can try...