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.

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...

Is My Flight A Boeing 737 MAX? – How To Avoid The Boeing Plane

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The online world has brought a lot of scaremongering into the world. It's one of my biggest bug bearers from when I browse the internet. With that said, there are times when the news warrants the fear it instils. Within a space of six months, two Boeing 737 MAX aircraft were involved in fatal crashes leading to the planes...

Trending on Twitter: Is the Queen Dead?

Tonight you may have noticed that The Queen is trending on Twitter. Every couple of months, David Attenborough trends on Twitter and I have a minor heart attack myself. It's usually a new documentary or something but there's always that brief moment I fear the worst.Tonight, when I saw "The Queen" trending, my first thought was the royal Netflix...

Shopping Tips: How To Find The Best Black Friday Deals

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Where the bloody hell has November gone. We're staring down the barrel of Black Friday with Christmas just around the corner. It's been a rollercoaster year but don't let that all distract you. This is the time of the year where you can all to often part with money a little easier that you should as we all get...

Kodak Smile Printer: Print Your Photos With An AR Video Twist

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Tech tends to move in cycles. Cycles which I'm sure leave many companies furious. Kodak could well be one such company. After creating the digital camera, they kind of suppressed it for fear it would kill their film business. The company survived many mistakes over the past few decades while also missing many opportunities. Today, one of the biggest...

Track Storm Lorenzo Live With Google Maps

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One of the most impressive things that Google has developed over the years isn't there search engine. At least, for me it's not. To me, it's Google Maps. With Google Maps, we have a tool which can quite accurately estimate journey times based on live data from real users and even offer you an alternative, faster route. It can...

Goosed Stats: 32% of Irish Consumers Shopped On Amazon.co.uk in the Past 12 Months

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We're, unfortunately, counting down the days to Brexit. Personally, this is kind of like the whole Google/Huawei app thing. Surely, something is going to happen at the death and make all the panic obsolete, right? Unfortunately, things are ramping up for Brexit to happen and one of the knock-on effects will be increased friction when trying to order from...

Lidl Is Trending After Taking A Stance Against Racist Abuse

I'm going to try and write this article without referencing one of the involved individuals because, quite simply, she's not worth the pixels. You may have noticed that Lidl is trending on Twitter today. When Lidl starts trending, memories of a snowy March last year come flooding back, but the supermarket chain is trending on social media for a...

Coinnovation: The Big Trend of IFA 2019

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I remember the first tech conference I attended as media after starting Goosed.ie. It was Web Summit in Dublin. As much as I was blown away by the consumer tech on show in the RDS, it was the trends that blew me away. Terms like the Internet of Things hadn’t become so buzzworthy yet and everything was about democratisation...

“Sorry Me Hole” Is Trending After Man Dumps Matress In Boghole

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I'm not going to lie. I thoroughly enjoyed typing that title. It's one of those incredibly Irish moments, isn't it? One of those moments where you forget about Brexit. You forget about Trump, and you just sit back and appreciate the fact we're living on a wee island that can avoid all the shite. We come from the land...