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Apple are arguably the best-known brand on the planet. Design and functionality are at the core of what is the world’s most popular smartphone.

Speaking Puppy: Snapchat Filters For Your Dog

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One of my favourite tech things has to be augmented reality. My reason for loving augmented reality is simple; a lot of people are using it every day and have no idea. How is that? AR is the technology behind Snapchat filters and so is the reason you can morph your head into a puppy. As is often the...

WWDC18: Everything About the Next Suite of Apple Updates

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Summer is finally here, and the reason we know that for sure is that Apple has just opened the doors to their annual June WWDC (World Wide Developer Conference). In the opening keynote speech, Apple's CEO Tim Cook and his fellow Apple Execs announced a myriad of new software features coming this Autumn across all platforms. This year’s keynote...

Payment Methods: A Wealth of Options to Spend

Recently I opened a new current account with a bank which offers Apple Pay as one of their payment methods. Being a bit of a technologist, I have an Apple watch (albeit a Series 1) to go alongside my Apple iPhone SE, but I also have a Kerv Payment ring. For those who don’t know about the Kerv ring, it is...

Why Apple Pay Is Better Than Paying With Your Card

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If you're an Apple iPhone, Watch or Mac user and you bank with AIB, KBC or Ulster Bank, did you know you can use Apple Pay to pretty much pay for everything in your daily life which requires parting with your hard earned cash? It's ok if you feel like you need your regular morning Latte Macchiato Lite fix....

Which Smart Assistant: Amazon Echo v Google Home v Apple Homepod

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Ok, it's official. The selection of smart assistants not on the market is incredible. While the title of this article suggests this is a three horse race, Amazon has four Echo smart assistants while Google has three ranging. While rumour has it that Spotify is on the verge of entering the smart assistant space and companies like Sony and...

Apple Plans and Predictions for 2018

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We always have a vigilant eye on the future of tech, especially for new products that are coming our way this year. Jon's review of CES 2018 gave us a look at what some of the world's biggest companies are plotting for the year ahead. Apple of course no longer attend CES, probably out of spite in having to share the...

How to Buy Apple Products on the Cheap

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Maybe you got socks and underwear for Christmas but not that iPhone you had your eyes on. Perhaps you’re a victim of the iPhone Battery Gate and your old iPhone is as slow as walking with your grandmother after her hip operation. Or maybe after dropping it for the umpteenth time, it now looks like it has done 12 rounds...

Got an iPhone and Some Paper?

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Since Apple went and made augmented reality all cool and mainstream late in 2017, I've been a little underwhelmed by what's become available. Sure, you can measure rooms with without a measuring tape, but isn't that a little boring? Thanks to an indie app developer by the name of Hart Woolery, we can finally start boasting about how cool AR...

Apple (finally) Admit to Slowing Down Older iPhones

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We have all long suspected this to be the case, and yesterday, Apple came clean and admitted they do indeed purposely slow down older iPhones via software updates. This came to light after various reports in the tech media recently noticed that battery life on older iPhones can have a significant performance impact on the phone. Then earlier this...

5 Apple Watch Apps to Try Out

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If you've taken our advice and picked up a shiny new Apple Watch, you're probably now wondering what are the best apps to get the most out of your new wearable. Well, look no further as we compile our list of the top 5 Apple Watch apps to try out. Nike+ Run Club Nike has done a great job with this free...