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Kindle Paperwhite Review: Is It Worth Buying?

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For years, I was adamant that I would never get an e-reader, mostly because of the fact that I love having the physical book way too much. I just didn’t think that it would be the same, and I couldn’t see myself ever actually using it or at least not enough to actually make buying one worth it. But...

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...

You Can Now Automatically Donate To Irish Charities With Revolut

There are things we're all saying a lot. One of these is "2020 has been a tough year". It's been varying degrees of toughness, even within families. Some experience isolation while others suffer loss. All year round and every year, even before COVID-19, charities have been helping people around Ireland dealing with loss and isolation, among other things. While...

Black Friday 2020: The Ultimate Guide To Shopping On Amazon.co.uk In Ireland

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Just a few years ago, ordering from Amazon.co.uk to Ireland was a bit of a pain. Today, there's still not official Amazon Ireland store online. However, that doesn't stand in the way of Irish shoppers spending their money on Amazon.co.uk instead. In a survey, we carried out, 34% of respondents said they had made a purchase with the online...

PSD2 And Shopping Online From January: What You Need To Know

You might have seen an ad on TV lately talking about PSD2. I took a step back when I saw it because it feels like years we've been talking about PSD2. The Second Payment Services Directive was devised back in 2015 and a year later I was actually working in the online team of a bank. That made this...

Electric Scooters To Be Legalised In Ireland Before Christmas

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I'm so reluctant to write that title. There have been a silly number of false dawns when it comes to the legalisation of electric scooters in Ireland. However, speaking to the Sunday Times today, the Green Minister for Transport has outlined plans to legalise the use of electric scooters on public roads before Christmas. Electric Scooters And The Law In...

R̶e̶v̶e̶n̶g̶e̶ ̶P̶o̶r̶n̶ Image Sharing Abuse: More Than You Think It Is

There's no denying that our phones connected to services like WhatsApp have made us all super connected. But it's also opened up a world of problems that we struggle to keep up with. "Revenge porn" is one such symptom of a society that doesn't truly grasp the sheer power of this technology. You might feel my wording is soft...

Why Is Bebo Trending On Twitter?

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What a blast from the past this is! I was just on Twitter and saw Bebo was trending. My mind raced by to sharing "the luv" to a handful of people per day and being "married" to be heterosexual mates. Ah the good old days, but why is Bebo trending on Twitter today? Is the original social media platform...

Permanent TSB Launch Apple Pay: Still No Google Pay

Today, Permanent TSB announced that they now support Apple Pay. Paying with your phone has grown in popularity during COVID-19 as you can use your phone to pay with contactless for transactions over €50 and up to your daily limit. Using Apple Pay With Permanent TSB To use this, set up Apple Pay and then just hold your iPhone or Apple...

The Best Headphones Of 2020 Reviewed: Ranked

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The 2020 market has been absolutely swarmed with incredible audio accessories. From high quality noise cancelling headphones to earbuds to help you work. There really has been something released into the market for everyone this year so now it's time to reveal the best headphones and earbuds of 2020. These will be ranked by quality and, where possible, include...