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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.

How To Play An Online Poker Game With Friends In Isolation

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Not to long ago, we made a commitment to not promoting gambling. However, during the week a lost a few bob while playing poker with some friends. It absolutely wasn't about the gambling. We had all played poker together before, though we hadn't played in a few months. With everyone in isolation, we realised everyone wanted a bit of...

How To Get Snapchat Filters In Zoom And Microsoft Teams

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Working from home. We've heard a lot of this in the past few weeks. There have been articles galore online including some bits from us too. Working from home means a seemingly endless stream of video calls with colleagues. Video calls aren't all that bad. Personally, I've been astonished by how far video calling technology has come...

Has Houseparty Been Hacked?

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My phone beeped quite a few times yesterday. Text messages with people asking me if Houseparty, the popular isolation communication app, has been hacked. My response was simple. Maybe. The app was fairly rushed to market and there may have been some corners cut. My advice was to uninstall it and I'd look into it. Little did I know...

Working From Home Tips For Non-Techies

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I've been reading a few guides lately which point out some of the tech and apps that will help you work from home. These guides have grown in popularity following a number of Irish companies telling their employees to work from home. However, while really helpful, these guides are probably more helpful for employers who need to work out...

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...

Can You Leave the Catholic Church Using GDPR?

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25 May 2018 was one hell of a day for Ireland. We Repealed the Eighth Amendment and paved the way for the women of Ireland to have bodily autonomy. It was a massive stride forward. It was a stride forward from an Ireland where the Catholic church dictated how things are done, though I still read many articles and...

Mobile World Congress Cancelled Amid Corona Virus Fears

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After days of the world's biggest technology companies pulling out of Mobile World Congress citing fears of further spreading Corona Virus, organisers have cancelled the world's biggest mobile orientated trade show. John Hoffman, the CEO of GSMA, said the outbreak had left it "impossible" to host the event in Barcelona at this time. More to follow...

Who To Vote For? Which Candidate Should You Vote For In The 2020 General Election?

Well, we're well and truly on the way towards a general election. All of a sudden, politicians are getting as many photo opportunities as Shane Ross. There are TV debates and policies and promised being thrown around left right and centre. The funny thing is, that you're about to be asked for a vote by someone you've not heard...

TikTok Frequently Asked Questions: Everything You Need To Know About The New Social Media Platform

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This past week, TikTok announced that they would be creating 100 jobs in Ireland. Naturally, this led to headlines and left people scratching their heads as to what the hell TikTok is. Here's everything you need to know about TikTok. What is TikTok? TikTok, formerly known as musical.ly, is a social media platform. On TikTok, users can create videos up to...

Get Tickets to the Third Dublin Smartphone Film Festival

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It's that time of year again! We've been supporting the Dublin Smartphone Film Festival for the past three years as a media partner and loving every second of it. We love everything about tech that breaks down barriers and lets people do more. Film making has been totally disrupted thanks to smartphones and this month, you can once again...