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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.

Trending on Twitter: Why Is World War 3 Trending On Twitter?

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Congratulations everyone! We made it to the third day of 2020 before the most worrying hashtag in imaginable has started trending. Today, #WorldWar3 and #WWIII have been trending on Twitter. Slightly concerning right? Here's the lowdown on what's going on. Why is World War 3 Trending on Twitter? Well, surprise surprise, World War 3 is trending because the United States has...

Plan a Smart Wedding: Use tech to get more from your big day

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With everything else becoming smart in the world, we bring you through the steps required to plan a smart wedding. What is a smart wedding? The modern age has seen our world become more connected that ever. Often a celebration of tradition, there are several ways you can discreetly usher technology in your smart wedding. To host a smart wedding is not...

Facebook provides over 70 gender options

Irish Facebook users can now define their profiles more accurately, with over 70 gender options now available. Following a successful introduction of the feature in the UK last June, Irish users can now customise how their gender appears on the social networking site. Of course, users can also set to whom such information is available to. From the settings panel, Facebook...

What happens to people caught downloading torrents?

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Chances are if you haven't done it yourself at some stage, you have benefited from someone downloading torrents. There have been many warnings to users over the years, but what actually happens when you are caught downloading torrents? Is downloading torrents illegal? Downloading torrents is perfectly legal. Torrents are simply broken up files shared between users in peer to peer downloading....

PriceSpy will save you money when shopping online

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Shopping for gadgets and electronics can be a minefield. We've already shown you how stores like CEX could be ripping you off when you're buying tech. If you are planning to get yourself some new gadgets, you really should check out PriceSpy first. What is PriceSpy? If you've been shopping for something like a TV recently, you'll know there's a wide...

Wondering if your LinkedIn profile photo is professional enough?

You only ever get to make a first impression once. If you're on the job hunt right now, you might not even get to make one in person. More employers are relying on LinkedIn profiles instead than CVs these days. That's why it's important to have a belter of a LinkedIn profile photo. There's a new service that will scan your LinkedIn...

Amazon in Ireland: Free UK Shipping And Some Other Tips

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With Brexit still around the corner in what seems to be a never-ending corridor of WTF, shopping over on Amazon.co.uk is still an option for consumers in Ireland. Actually, it looks like it won't be going anywhere any time soon. I'll be honest, I fully expected Amazon Ireland to appear in the two years since the UK announced they...

HouseMyDog: A One-to-One Alternative to Dog Kennels

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If you're a dog owner, bringing your beloved pet on holidays isn't always an option. Your destination might not be dog-friendly, maybe you don't like the idea of travelling without your dog being in your sight at all times or maybe you just don't want to mind your dog when you take a break. All legit reasons why you...

DPC Publish Annual Report Including Mention Of Catholic Church Investigation

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Personally, I've had quite the week in terms of data protection. Two years ago, shortly after the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force, I decided to try and leave the Catholic church through data protection law. Just last week, it was national news and I even got a spin out on Kildare FM too. Naturally, I...

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...