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It’s Time To Reframe The “Huawei Without Google Discussion”

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In recent years, the smartphone industry had grown a little stale. Apple seemed to be holding back their best tech to launch slightly upgraded phones every year. Samsung was pushing the envelope a little further but they only ever really needed to offer enough to be ahead of Apple's iPhone. Sony was the next in line without ever really...

WhatsApp status rolls out for Irish users

When was the last time you when a few days without WhatsApp? That app has changed everything about how we communicate. I have a fun fact for you. WhatsApp was never meant to be a messaging app. But WhatsApp doesn't do anything else? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEbwZfkeIt8 WhatsApp does have one other feature. You probably only used it when you downloaded the app - WhatsApp...

Formula E Season 5: Everything You Need to Know

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I used to be a massive Formula 1 fan, back in the days when RTÉ showed the races. I found it hard to watch races until recently when I got Sky Sports, which includes a dedicated F1 channel. I'm loving having regular races to watch again, but now it's the offseason so what's a man to do? Well, if...

Ryanair SEO: Did Someone Try To Hide The Ryanair Website?

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We're used to hearing about the Ryanair CEO, Michael O' Leary. I can assure you, the title of this article isn't a typo. Indeed, this is about SEO or Search Engine Optimisation. Right now, the Ryanair website has an issue which is stopping search engines like Google from seeing new content the airline publishes. But what exactly is going...

New wearable available from “Snapchat Bots”

A few weeks back, Snapchat, now known as Snap Inc, announced Spectacles. Spectacles are the one wearable on this planet that should be able to make us all forget about Google Glass. Spectacles are now available to buy in the most unique product launch to date. Keep an eye out for Snapchat Bots. Buy Spectacles from Snapchat Bots Isn't it just...

Which Companies Have Stopped Advertising With Facebook?

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You know why fines exist, right? If you do something wrong and are told you're wrong, there's a fair chance you'll do it again. If you're hit in the pocket, you're less likely to re-offend. Works for speeding and borrowing books from the local library. It also works in big business. Over the past few weeks, some...

Drop Scale Review: The Smart Way to Easier Cooking

I really enjoy cooking. I used to be a super fussy eater and compared to many, I still am. But cooking opens up a world of foods to me. When you put in the effort to cook things, tasting it as you go and investing time in the creation of a meal, you're much more likely to actually eat...

What You’ll Need to Enter the Dublin Smartphone Film Festival

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Have you ever fancied yourself as a bit of a Steven Spielberg? Or maybe you've had this idea for a story that you'd just love to tell. There's nothing stopping you creating a little bit of cinematic magic and now, thanks to the Dublin Smartphone Film Festival, you can put it out to the public too. What is the Dublin...

Google and the Pirate Bay – It’s complicated

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For those of you who are passionate about file sharing you may be noticed the Pirate Bay is more difficult that usual to access. Likewise, is the recently decommissioned Kick Ass Torrents. In Ireland, eir and Virgin Media make life a little more difficult for those hoping to access the Pirate Bay, blocking direct access But what about Google? Google Many years...

MWC 2016: Nokia – The retro revival

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The humble Nokia, the Chuck Norris of the mobile phone industry. Is Thor's hammer made from a Nokia 3210? Was Hiroshima really just a 6320 falling from a second story apartment? Did Nokia create a phone battery that lasted longer than a day? Wait, that last one is actually true. Unfortunately, just like a certain football team, Nokia have fallen...