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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

woman riding Voi scooter in Ireland
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?

old Bebo homepage trending on twitter
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

best headphones of 2020
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...

Fitbit Sense Review: A Good Fitness Tracker And Great Gift Idea

fitbit sense review
Coming into the Christmas season means people are on the lookout for the perfect gift for loved ones. Straight off the bat, I can tell you that the Fitbit Sense is going to be right up there near the top of the list. For this review of the Sense, I've worn it for a month and have come to...

Apple Launches Big Sur Amid Serious Privacy Concerns

There are times in tech where I need to eat humble pie. Macbook is one of those things. I used to give out about people calling their Apple laptops "Macbooks". They're just laptops like, what makes them so special? Then I bought one and I fell in love. I suddenly got it, I got the appeal. I'm no closer...

How To Learn Chess By Yourself: Best Apps And More

Writing and, dare I say journalism, isn't all that hard sometimes. I use Google just like most of the internet world to find what I'm looking for. Google has a tool that shows trends and they've quite cleverly called it Google Trends. Using this tool, I can see that there's a tonne of people searching for terms like "how...

Joe Biden Victory Speech Had A Drone Light Show

After four years of metaphorical fireworks under Donald Trump, it's nice to celebrate some actual fireworks after Joe Biden was confirmed as President-Elect in a close run U.S. Presidential battle. During his drive-in victory speech in Delaware the President-Elect said "the whole world is watching America" and I don't think he was wrong. While I'm delighted with Biden's election...