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We’ve been to Token in Dublin. Spoiler alert, it’s amazing

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I remember a few years back when Lyrath, a five-star hotel in Kilkenny, opened for the first time. Joe Dolan played and the crowds swarmed into an unfinished venue. It was a disaster, with door handles coming off and cars getting beached after parking on grass. In Dublin, there's a brand new bar currently in a Beta phase after only...

Car Accessories: Anker magnetic phone holder

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Your smartphone is now the hub of your in-car entertainment. From Spotify to sat-nav, it's important that your smartphone sits central to your cockpit. For that reason, we're kicking off our look at car accessories with the Anker magnetic phone holder. What is a magnetic phone holder? For as long as we've had mobile phones, we've had phone holders in our...

Snapps: Walk Against Humanity is Cards Against Humanity mashed with fitness

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First things first, I presume you've heard of Cards Against Humanity right? The card game for horrible people where the funniest answer wins? Well, now someone has created a fitness app that's definitely inspired by the game. Will a horrible fitness app like Walk Against Humanity help to motivate Marty? What does Walk Against Humanity do? Walk Against Humanity does the usual stuff...

Yer grand! Plynk it to me: Irish money messaging app Plynk is a big deal

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Banks are sweating. How we handle our money is dramatically changing with the imminent arrival of PSD2 and the growing popularity of smartphone payments. Still, transferring money is a bit of a pain in the arse, which is why Irish startup, Plynk, has just raised €25m in funding. What is Plynk? In short, Plynk is a less awkward way to get that cash...

Secrid Wallet Review: A Beautiful Careslide Wallet

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Tapping your card for small payments has become second nature rather quickly. In fact, it's become so popular one UK bank is overhauling what we bank cards look like all together. Of course, some of us might not even be using cards any more considering we can use smartphones and wearables to pay for purchases. Typing a pin number...

Vivino: Buy The Right Wine Every Time – Food Pairing Made Simple

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I'm a born again hipster. After years of fighting the urge to enjoy things like craft beers and avocado on everything, I realised it was the hipster life for me. I expanded my horizons and I tried new things. That led to lots of new foods and flavours I never enjoyed before. When I combined all of this with...

Huawei P30 Pro Review: Looking At My Latest Daily Rider

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Well, tech is never boring, is it? I ride my Xiaomi scooter wondering if I'll be stopped by police. Then I find out it could fall apart at any moment (being overly dramatic there), all the while knowing in the back of my mind, my Huawei P30 Pro is having a rough time in the media because Google might...

DJI Mavic Mini Review: A Somewhat Affordable Gateway Drone

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Last week I finally ticked something off my tech bucket list. Well, actually two things. Fly a drone Buy a drone These two things went nice and hand in hand because of the new DJI Mavic Mini being very fairly priced. Wintery weather took a brief break last week and quick as a flash, I was out in Sandymount to...

Inkhunter brings your tattoo ideas to life

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When you decide to get inked, there's a fair chance you've trawled through dozens, if not hundreds, or tattoo ideas. Even when you whittle that list of ideas down, you're likely to be left with a fair few options. The only thing scarier that knowing someone will be injecting ink into your skin permanently is the thought you might...

OnePlus 5 Review: OnePlus 5 Equals Mobile Happiness

Having lived with the new OnePlus 5 for a month now, I feel I'm ready to give it a proper no holds barred review. Like many others, for years I've been a slave to two mobile devices; one for work, one for personal use. Working in the telecoms industry for the last 19 years and the nature of the...