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.

Pornhub reports increase in searches for clown porn

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Scarier than any clown sightings is the news that Pornhub has seen massive spikes of interest in clown porn. What is Pornhub? Sure, you have no idea. Pornhub is the world's leading online collection of pornography. Annually, the site gets almost 88 billion video views and has 8 million subscribers. Most impressive is the average visit duration of over nine minutes...

Irish online shopping to double by 2021

Online shopping is widely considered a slow burner in Ireland, but a report released today by Virgin Media would there are some misconceptions about the online shopper in Ireland. What is the Virgin Media Digital Insights Report Formerly carried out by UPC, this is the third report of it's kind. The report captures a snapshot of the average online digital user. Naturally,...

You can now share Netflix without sharing your password

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You are one of two kinds of people. Either you borrow someone elses Netflix account, or you are the one who decided to share Netflix. The latter are generous and trusting. Not only do you let your friends have freebies, but you share your Netflix password too. Thankfully, your trust has been rewarded by the team at AccessURL. Is it...

Is Social Media in the US Election the Trump card?

I’m not a fan of reality entertainment. You will never see me sitting in on a Saturday night watching the X Factor, and I’m glad to say I’ve never seen an episode of Big Brother. But…. The largest reality competition the world has ever seen is due to conclude in November this year. I've been sucked into the world...

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...

Google and the Pirate Bay – It’s complicated

Google and the Pirate Bay
For those of you who are passionate about file sharing you may be noticed the Pirate Bay is more difficult that usual to access. Likewise, is the recently decommissioned Kick Ass Torrents. In Ireland, eir and Virgin Media make life a little more difficult for those hoping to access the Pirate Bay, blocking direct access But what about Google? Google Many years...

Pokémon NO: Sick of Pokémon GO?

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We make no secret of the fact we are Pokémon trainers here at Goos3D, but it's not for everyone. Respecting that everyone is entitled to their own opinions there is a way for you to hide Pokémon from your online life at least. Pokémon NO Chrome extension If you are a Google Chrome user and a Pokémon GO disliker, then this...

Should you put tape over your webcam?

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This week saw Instagram reach over half a billion active monthly users which is naturally headline material. Of course that means the headlines have been dominated by a 1cm squared piece of insulating tape on Mark Zuckerberg's webcam. Why does Zuckerberg tape is camera? https://twitter.com/topherolson/status/745294977064828929 Some industry professionals have confirmed the Facebook founder is on the ball in terms of web security....

What are the current Brexit odds?

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If you are wondering what the chances of a Britain leaving the European Union, there is no shortage of bookmakers who will offer you the latest Brexit odds. The past few days have seen a swing in favour of a Brexit. We take a look at the best way to keep up to date with the latest likely outcomes of...

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....