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Reeling in 2016 with Team Goos3D

2016 review
Many are ready to close the door behind them on 2016 and leap into a new year. Before we do, the Goos3D team have taken a look at the year that was 2016. Please do play this in the background as you read: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBllejn5fVA What were your tech highlights for 2016? Martin: People are finally embracing video. I'm surprised Facetime didn’t break down barriers...

Apple Launches the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max

After months of rumours, Apple has launched its range of iPhones for 2019/2020. On an evening which saw the launch of a new Apple Watch, iPad and Apple Arcade, it was, as always, the new iPhones which stole the show. Here's what to expect from the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max. The Apple iPhone 11 The...

WWDC18: Everything About the Next Suite of Apple Updates

wwdc18 apple updates
Summer is finally here, and the reason we know that for sure is that Apple has just opened the doors to their annual June WWDC (World Wide Developer Conference). In the opening keynote speech, Apple's CEO Tim Cook and his fellow Apple Execs announced a myriad of new software features coming this Autumn across all platforms. This year’s keynote...

Return To Sender: DHL Suspends All UK Landbridge Deliveries To Ireland

DHL suspends Irish deliveries
Lads. What the hell. I've described the end of 2020 as being like that series you're watching building up to a season finale cliffhanger. But, when will the crescendo peak? Obviously, "new strain of COVID-19" and "Ireland closing border to the UK" are top of the list in terms of dramatics, but DHL suspending deliveries surely is right up...

New drone regulations come into force

Pardon the pun, but when tech takes off it can be hard to hold it back, with drones being a prime example. Drones have become increasingly popular in the past year with them being used for a wide range of things including herding sheep! It's estimated that Ireland is home to over four thousand drones. With all their rise...

Virgin Mobile expands to include mobile phones

Usain Bolt and Richard Branson promoting Virgin Mobile
2015 saw UPC become Virgin Media and the Irish mobile market welcomed two new MVNO networks, owing to Three's merger with O2: iD Mobile and Virgin Mobile. Virgin Mobile have now moved into advancing their operations in Ireland by offering mobile phones to customers. What do Virgin Mobile offer? "Piggy-backing" on the Three network, Virgin Mobile offers what should be great...

5 Top Tips For Protecting Your Kids Online

OK, by now I presume everyone has at least heard of the Momo Challenge that was recently doing the rounds online. The creepy image was everywhere as the hoax went viral and was broadcast across the media, which in turn exasperated the problem. The face had been used and plastered across videos and hoaxes within content aimed at children....

Tech Clear Out: What To Do With Old Phones And Gadgets

what to do with old tech
It’s that time of year again. The time when many of us wake up on a cold December morning to the sight of the latest iPhone under the tree. Or maybe a new telly for your man-cave from the Mrs.? Some of us may even be lucky enough to get an Xbox Series or PlayStation 5 if our loved...

The future is handsfree

In most of our favourite science-fiction movies over the years it's been tough to not fall in love with the idea of interacting with technology through speech. From speaking to the ship in Star Trek, interactive droids in Star Wars. In more recent times full relationships, seen romantically in the movie Her and in a more buddy sense through Tony Stark conversing...

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...