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With the emergence of apps, it’s easy to forget how important the web itself is. We look at the best websites, Chrome extensions and more, to make your life a little better.

Where are the Best Deals? – Black Friday Ireland 2015

Black Friday Ireland 2015
Black Friday in Ireland has grown in recent years and while many retailers outlined their intent to stay away from this modern phenomenon, there are still plenty of places to get some mad deals this year. Also, don't let the Friday be deceiving, this is likely to be around for most of next week. AmazonEbay The two online selling behemoths are...

Unblock Netflix Part 2: InvizBox Go

We recently brought you news of Indiegogo campaign, Keezel, a box which could unblock international versions of Netflix along with plenty of other features. Now we're bringing you a similar product, built here in Ireland! Let us introduce you to InvisBox Go. Get the latest Irish startup news to your inbox with the Goos3DLetter Given the connected world we live in,...

Instagram for Desktop: This 1 quick hack lets you post to Instagram on desktop

post on instagram on desktop
I'll admit, I have a better understanding of why people love Instagram these days. Since starting my Motivating Marty efforts, I've realised that different social media sites suit different types of posts. What I don't understand, is why I couldn't post to Instagram on desktop, until now. Today, Instagram launched a new mobile site which actually benefits desktop users more...

Unblock US Netflix with Keezel

It's not much of a secret anymore that you can unblock US Netflix, and Netflix of many nations by using VPNs. Currently the process is a little too complicated, but Dutch startup Keezel aims to simplify everything. Get the latest startup news by getting the Goos3DLetter Why can't I watch US Netflix? When you sign into Netflix, the application uses your internet...

Boards DDOS attack: What is a DDOS attack?

Boards DDoS
Boards.ie is perhaps Ireland's longest standing and most successful online community, where you can find out anything from local mechanics to the best bargain alerts on the web, while also being the most in-depth bank of knowledge on the Atari Jaguar. Boards.ie is currently ranked 26th in Ireland and just over 7,000th in the global Alexa rankings. However, on...

Things we hate about modern day media sites

While we are a media site ourselves and don't claim to be perfect, there are several trends emerging from the Irish media scene that's bugging the hell out of us. You've probably spotted them already, but please allow us to rant on your behalf. Click bait sponsored content There is an awful smell of desperation and lack of journalistic pride in...

What is the Condom Challenge?

Condom Challenge Gif
The Condom Challenge is the latest craze to sweep the internet and it seems a natural successor to the Ice Bucket Challenge. We'd love to have a magical way of describing this without making everyone involved sound fairly thick, but as we can't, here's the stripped out version. The Condom Challenge involves people filling a condom with water and dropping it...

An Post Delivers

An Post, the Irish postal service, have a reputation for their ability to get every letter and package to its destination. We are also fiercely proud of their abilities, to the point where other countries don't understand our "just get it to Ireland, the they'll know what to do with it" approach. One man has taken it upon himself...

What is a Selfie?

You might read the title "what is a selfie" and think, this is going to be some deep psychological journey into the mind of someone who takes a picture of themselves. Don't worry it's not. We're keeping things a little more simple to start. What is a selfie? With the dawn of the smartphone, came a dramatic increase in media creation....

Dislike button coming to Facebook

facebook dislike button
They said it would never happen and back in the day, there were countless pages entitled "jeez babez lyk y dont facebook have no dislike button", but the time is here. In what is perhaps the greatest technological advance since the telephone, the internet itself or modern day flying machines, Facebook are set to introduce the "dislike button". A friend...