Apps

Thanks to our increased use of smartphones, apps are big business. More importantly, the latest smartphone apps will make your life that little bit easier.

Camo: Get DSLR Quality Video Calls With Your iPhone 11

There's a good chance you've found yourself asking more webcam-related questions lately. More than ever, we're being seen by people through the lens of a laptop webcam. People have started looking into their setups, tweaking where they position their laptop and concentrating on their lighting to try get a better shot. There's only so much you can do though...

Vibe: Out the ticket tout

If you've been following EURO 2016 and the Balls.ie facebook group you're sure to have seen endless amounts of banter and fun being had over in France with the Boys in Green. Slightly less craic are tickets that go for above face value from touts looking to turn a profit. Lucky enough, there is a team vowing to "out the tout". Vibe...

Motivating Marty: A journey to better health through tech

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Most people who know me, know I love the odd bit of tech. Unfortunately, I also love the odd takeaway and I don't love the gym. Next month, I turn 29 and I want to make sure I see plenty more of these birthday things. That's why I've started my 'Motivating Marty' movement. What is Motivating Marty all about? While I...

You Can Now Stream Netflix When You Travel

Portability of digital content services. Christ that sounds like the most boring thing ever. Let me sexy that up a little bit. Going to be out of the country for the All Ireland Hurling final? No problem, you'll be able to watch RTÉ Player in every European country from now on. I think that's sexied it up a bit,...

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...

Amazon Music Unlimited: Spotify Alternative Now Available in Ireland

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Back in December, we brought you the delightful news that Amazon was now officially supporting Alexa powered devices like the Echo and Echo Dot in Ireland. This meant you could actually download their Alexa app in the proper stores rather than having to sideload the app to your mobile device. Turns out, we were breaking an exclusive without even...

Revolut Web Launches In Ireland

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I've been a massive fan of Revolut for many years. The only-only bank makes splitting bills with friends and family a non-event. Recently, Revolut teamed up with Irish charities for some awesome new fund-raising features. Along with a pretty neat Rewards section in their app too, Revolut never ceases innovating. A welcome change in the banking space given traditional...

MyFitnessPal Hack: What Are Hashed Passwords?

I know I've tried many times to get fit and that journey usually starts with getting back into MyFitnessPal. The app helps you track your calorie intake and exercise to maintain a healthy balance of food and fitness. So popular is the app, in 2015 sports giant Under Armour bought it. They might be regretting that a little bit...

Duet is a great use for your old iPad

The life cycle of technology means even cooler stuff is condemned to that drawer where tech goes to die, but former Apple engineers have now developed a great use for your old iPad. Duet allows you to use your old iPad as a secondary display for either your Apple or Windows device. Right now you fall into one of two categories:...

Which Music Streaming App Suits You?

Music Streaming Apps
Thanks to publicity from Tidal, Taylor Swift and now Apple Music, choosing a music streaming app has become the top priority for a lot of people. The market is now swarming with apps which seem to offer the same thing. We take a closer look to see if there’s a music streaming app that suits you best. Why Choose a Music...