Web

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.

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,...

Why is AdBlock not blocking Amnesty International banners

Amnesty International AdBlock
While online advertising is big business, almost 7% of internet users have decided blocking these ads improves their browsing experience. Sure enough, 7% might not sound like much, but that comes to 198 million internet users who are not served by online ads. Today, these 198 million users will probably do a double take as Amnesty International ads are...

Avoid Star Wars spoilers you must

Star Wars Spoilers Extension
Remember when yer man Darren was killed off in Love Hate and Ireland erupted into a steaming pile of hatred between those who saw the finale and those who didn't? We're facing into another fragile time for spoilers as Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set to hit the eyes of cinema goers shortly. We urge you to use...

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....

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...

Which 2016 General Election candidates to vote for

smartvote
While many of you have probably voted for your own preference of the 2016 General Election candidates, thousands of you who have yet to move your votes are likely moving around the country to vote. Chances are, the candidates in this constituency may not even mean much to you, leading you to vote like you have in the past...

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...

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...

The Internet VS First World Problems

Every day, we encounter the slight inconvenience inducing threat of First World Problems. Thankfully, the creation of the internet coupled with smart phones have built bridges for us to stroll over these minor day to day inconveniences. Ordering Takeaway What is it about actually calling takeaways we all hate so much? Perhaps it's the fact there are 5 other people in...

Data privacy day: How many passwords do you use?

data privacy day
It may be one of the lesser known international holidays, but data privacy has grown in importance right alongside the increase in online usage. With our individual online presence growing ever larger, you'd think we would all be security crazy and struggle to remember all our passwords. Online behaviour Email provider TopMail has surveyed internet users on their password usage, and...