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Nokia 3310: It’s Finally Happening

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2 August 2017. Chalk it down and remember the date. Finally, the most hotly anticipated phone of 2017 is going to hit Irish shores.A year ago, if you said to anybody that a retro Nokia would be the big hit of Summer, you'd have been locked up. But that is exactly what has happened.The all new Nokia 3310 is...

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...

How to Get the Atari Box in Ireland: Rumours and Release Date

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We love our retro gaming in Goos3D Tower. That's why we were knocking down doors to get into Token not so long ago. For me personally, gaming was my gateway into computers that led to my love for technology. I had an Amstrad 464plus which came with a book full of code. You'd have to make your games, line by...

Huawei to Release Limited Edition KFC Phone

There are some partnerships that make sense in the tech world. Samsung and Occulus for example. Spotify with Vodafone is another. Being a sponsor of the Dublin Smartphone Film Festival is up there. But Huawei's latest partnership left us scratching our heads. Kentucky Phone Chicken?THE DESIGN WILL INCLUDE AN IMAGE OF COLONEL SANDERS ENGRAVED ON THE BACKYes, Huawei have teamed...

How to buy the Nokia 3310 in Ireland

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In a world where mobile smartphones are becoming increasingly complex (to the point where they have so much going on that they overheat, catch fire and explode), a lot of people have started yearning for a bit of simplicity in their telecommunications devices. And since nostalgia is worth big bucks these days, those clever people at Nokia have gone...

Happy 10th Birthday to the Apple iPhone

Today is one of them weird and random days in the tech world that just makes all of us take a step back and realise how far we have come in such a short space of time. Today quite possibly the most iconic phone of all time (sorry Nokia 3310) has turned an amazing ten years old and honestly...

Unboxing the OnePlus 5: The giant killer is now a giant

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For a couple of years now, the OnePlus range has been a plucky underdog, nipping at the heels of the big-brand smartphones. This year, it looks like the giant killer is set to become a giant with the launch of the OnePlus 5.With a full review now in the pipework, I first unbox the OnePlus 5.https://youtu.be/-mxMA4H3ayM

Can tech help provide insurance for young drivers?

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Ireland is in dire straights at the minute when it comes to car insurance. Drivers up and down the country are getting ridiculous quotes for premiums and renewals. Now, pause for a moment and imagine your a young driver who can no longer swing the name driver with a parent trick. Yeah, pretty harsh scenario right? BoxyMo is hopefully going...

BleeperBikes: Ireland’s First Station-Free Bike Sharing Service

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We've already dived into why BleeperBikes are different to Dublin Bikes, but we wanted to go further and see if they are any good. We sent Martin out to brave the streets of Dublin to review BleeperBikes. What are BleeperBikes? BleeperBikes are shared bikes, now available in South Dublin with plans to hit the city in the new year. Unlike Dublin...

BleeperBikes or Dublin Bikes? – What’s the difference?

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Dublin Bikes has been a resounding success since their introduction in 2014. These Coca-Cola sponsored bikes are an affordable and fast way to zip around Dublin City. But now, building on a popular concept from China, Dublin has a new way to rent bikes called BleeperBikes. Here's how the two systems stack up against each other. What are Dublin Bikes? Dublin Bikes is...