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Fitbit Receives Regulatory Green Light To Identify Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)

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A couple of years ago at Web Summit, I listened to a great talk on wearables. The guy speaking introduced me to the concept of the halfway test. If you leave your house and get halfway to your destination, what would be important enough to turn around an go home for? Your wallet, almost certainly. Your phone,...

IKEA And ASUS Republic Of Gamers Team Up For Gaming Furniture

ikea and rog launch furniture range
IKEA is famed for making affordable but stylish furniture. Today, the Swedish homewares giant announced they would be partnering with ASUS' gaming division, Republic of Gamers (ROG) to develop a new range of affordable gaming furniture and accessories to bring the gaming experience at home to a new level. Tapping Into Gaming

Who To Follow On TikTok In Ireland

who to follow tiktok ireland
Writing this post is a big old gamble. I don't think TikTok is going anywhere anytime soon, but the United States has fixed crosshairs on the Chinese social media platform, just like they did with Huawei. The company must sell US operations before September 20th or risk being banned in the "Land of the Free". But this...

Marshall Uxbridge Smart Speaker Review: Guitars And Google Home

marshall uxbridge smart speaker
It feels like you can buy anything and everything with a Google Assistant built into it now. Looking around my sitting room, I have a Google Assistant-powered soundbar, a Google Home in the kitchen and Google Nest Wifi which has an assistant in the bedroom too. In such a small space adding another smart speaker meant it...

New on Netflix: The Social Dilemma

The entire internet is now built for one reason. To catch your attention. In running this site, I've resisted for years adding ads to the site. But I'm trying to build a business which can bring more and more people the best tech news on a daily basis. So I caved. Unless you're using an ad...

48 Launch Best In Market €7.99 Per Month Phone Plan: What’s The Catch?

Not that long ago, I looked at Gomo's unbelievable launch in Ireland. With parent company Eir looking to mop up the younger mobile market they offered unlimited calls, texts and data for €9.99 per month. Today, Three's youth network 48 has undercut this even further with €7.99 for all calls, all texts and 100GB of data. So...

The Last Stand Of The QR Code

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User experience is something that changes dramatically as technology changes. Developers and designers quickly adapt and adopt to what consumers like you start to do. It's your real world actions that shape the services you interact with. At least, that's how the good services operate. In a world where we've been told we'll likely have to learn...

Is The Skerries COVID Video Real?

A video has begun to circulate on social media today regarding COVID-19 and Skerries. Whether or not the video is real is the subject of some debate with some wondering if it's real at all. So, is the Skerries COVID video real? What Is The Skerries COVID Video? The video which...

Revolut Junior: A Bank Account For 7 To 17-Year-Olds

Revolut Junior growth in Ireland
Banking in Ireland often leaves a lot to be desired. While KBC is leading the way in terms of the traditional banks, Revolut is gaining ground quickly. Not only are they gaining customers, but the online-only bank is also offering unique features like rewards and quick ways to split bills. Revolut has also been offering a Junior...

Fitbit Launches Sense Smartwatch And More

elderly lady using ECG fitness tracker
There comes a time for a select few brands when they pass through a process called "genericisation". This is when a brand becomes to generic term for their product. Think all 4x4s being called Jeep, all tablets being iPads or your internet search being called a Google, regardless of the search engine. When it comes to fitness...