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Huawei To Launch Mate Xs In Barcelona

A couple of weeks back, the phone rang. “Marty, Huawei would like to bring you along to Mobile World Congress for a product launch”. Unfortunately, a few weeks later, the phone buzzed again with news that, to be fair, seemed inevitable. Mobile World Congress was cancelled. While that ended up...

The Gooseys: Rounding up the Best Tech of 2018

That's it! 2018 is coming to a close and I think it's fair to say that it has been a bumper year for technology as a whole. From the re-invigoration of the smartphone industry to the increasing options of food service apps there has been a lot of good stuff going on. That's why we've decided to start our...

5G: Everything You Need To Know About Next Generation Connectivity

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5G is actually turned on in Ireland right now. Vodafone beat the other networks to the punch and have activated 5G in selected areas around Ireland. It's a pretty big deal, but at the same time, it's very easy to completely miss why. For that reason, I'm going to lash through some of the key points on 5G and...

First Look: Huawei Launch Mate Xs in Barcelona

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You wouldn't think Huawei's Barcelona launch event was hastily organised in the follow up to Mobile World Congress being cancelled. The event had everything from phones to tablets and laptops with some insights into what the future holds. Even if, to get a good look at those, you do need to read between the lines a little. The Huawei Mate...

First Phone of 2019: Huawei Announce the New P smart

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Over the past few years, I've made no secret of how annoying it is to see smartphones being rolled out for the sake of it. Without major upgrades or innovation, many of the world's phone makers were just going through the motions. Then last year happened. Google entered the Irish market with the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL, Xiaomi...

Mate 30 Pro Might Launch Without Google Apps

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Last year was the year of the Huawei. The P20 Pro landed into the Irish market followed by the Mate 20 Pro. While the former was brilliant the latter was sheer perfection. 2019 should have seen more of the same and everything seemed to be sticking to form with the sublime P30 Pro. Now, with the launch date of...

Huawei Plans To Expand Huawei Pay To Fill Google Pay Gap

With Mobile World Congress cancelled, Huawei held their own launch event for a suite of devices. Afterwards I was able to catch a question with Richard Yu, CEO of the Chinese tech giant. "Are there plans to expand Huawei Pay beyond existing markets". The answer was yes. The Google Problem In...

Foldable Phones: Do People Really Want This?

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Foldable phones. Apparently, they'll be the next generation of smartphone technology. I'm really apprehensive about all of this, so please follow me on a journey of me trying to work out how I feel about foldable phones and screens. IFA 2018: My First Look at Foldable Screens ...

Huawei Mate 30 Pro: Leaks To Date And Release Dates

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While the Huawei P20 Pro blew me away last year, the Mate 20 Pro redefined what a smartphone should be. A year later and after falling in love with the sublime P30 Pro all over, I'm left wondering. "Can Huawei do it two years in a row?". Can they release two epic handsets per year, two years on the...

It’s Time To Reframe The “Huawei Without Google Discussion”

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In recent years, the smartphone industry had grown a little stale. Apple seemed to be holding back their best tech to launch slightly upgraded phones every year. Samsung was pushing the envelope a little further but they only ever really needed to offer enough to be ahead of Apple's iPhone. Sony was the next in line without ever really...