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.

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...

App of the Week: Messenger gets Video Calling

In the past year, many refused to download Facebook Messenger in defiance of it's mandatory nature. Facebook have just announced a great new feature which may make you rethink that decision. Skype is arguably the most popular video calling platform, owing largely to it's longstanding nature and somewhat reliable performance. Apple battled strongly with a very fast and optimised creation...

App of the Week: Snake ’97

Back in the day, your phone had two distinct functions. Texting your crush, and crushing your friends high score on Snake. Now you can relive your youth. No, we're not saying your old crush is making a come back, but you can challenge your friends at Snake again. Snake '97 is now available to download from the Google Play store...

APP OF THE WEEK: 850 Sports Digest

If you have a passing interest in sport, or simply want to have some water cooler banter ready on a Monday morning, 850 Sports Digest is for you. In the 850 Sports Digest app, you won't find any post match interviews, fan videos or action photographs. 850 Sports Digest is designed to be simple and straight to the point on...

APP OF THE WEEK: Cricket World Cup

It's just not cricket...except it is! For the third time, the Irish Cricket Team have proved they should be underestimated at the peril of their opponents. Last night, they defeated the West Indies (yes the team that had Brian Lara..the only cricket player you know) in their opening game of the ICC Cricket World Cup. Much like everyone has of...

APP OF THE WEEK: Authentic Weather (NSFW)

Are you ever slightly upset upon learning there is a cold snap and a shower heading your way? Yeah we wouldn't word it like that either! If you are more than a little bit sick and tired of crappy weather, why not have a laugh about it and download the Authentic Weather App We're not going to go into too...

Apps to get you through Christmas Day 2014

All around Ireland this year, thousands of new phones will be booted up for the first time and new streaming dongles will be plugged in. You’re going to need a few apps to make the most of all this tech. Showbox - Free TV and Movies If you have an Android phone and have received the hot present this year, a...

Download Showbox – Free Movies and TV Shows

Showbox - Download the App First of all, sorry, only Android users can download Showbox. If you haven't heard of Showbox, it's a free app which allows people to watch tv shows and movies on their Android phone. It's not available from the Google Play Store, as it does operate in a moral grey area (new movies shouldn't be free and you...

Watch Movies on Android – Movie HD

We've been loyal to Showbox for quite sometime, but if you're looking to watch movies on Android, it's time to move to Movie HD You can download the Movie HD apk here. Read on for instructions on installing   Now we love Netflix, don't get us wrong. There are currently some crackers on show there. Netflix also serves as the totally clean...

APP OF THE WEEK: Link Bubble

So we have all seen those terrible infomercials where one guy stands there with a garden hose that expands and contracts as needed while saying “this hose has changed my life”. To be honest, this is not a great example as the X-hose is awesome. Anyway, it’s the terrible and blatantly scripted advertisements for the mundane which led me to...