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5 apps worth downloading this week
Featuring oldschool Mega Man action, watching YouTube on any iPad app and quick notes
The Nexus 6P is the device Google needed to show off Android's strengths
The Nexus range isn’t exactly associated with premium range, but the 6P changes all of that.
'A tour to the past of 15 years ago': Turning off technology for a weekend
A group of people will be meeting at a hotel in Donegal next weekend for a digital detox.
5 apps worth downloading this week
Featuring music discovery, HDR photo editing and a custom browser for your apps.
These are some of the best smartphone games released this year
Like you were going to do anything else with your free time.
If you're changing phones, here's how to disconnect your old device from your account
If you’re changing phones, make sure you don’t have any old phones connected to your current account.
This is how you can backup the files on your phone or laptop
If your phone or laptop malfunctions, having a backup will save you a lot of hassle.
Eyes getting sore from looking at a screen? Here's how to ease the pain
If you have to look at a screen regularly, you may as well make it easy on yourself.
Sony's Xperia Z5 Compact is the best sub-5-inch screen smartphone around
The mid-range series has been a highlight in Sony’s smartphone portfolio, and it’s still going strong.
You'll soon be able to top up your Leap Card on your phone from January
The NTA is currently trialing a method which allows users to top up their Leap Card by touching it against their smartphone.
Anyone like a smartphone that can last for 10 days? Step right up
You may not have ever heard of Oukitel before, but its latest smartphone has one thing going for it.
5 apps worth downloading this week
Featuring music making, contrasting photos and Tetris with a twist.
This is how you can stop your number from showing up on caller ID
If you don’t want your number to show when you’re ringing someone, there are ways of getting around that.
5 apps worth downloading this week
Featuring sleep patterns, a charged up keyboard and Snake for the modern age.
This smartphone's big selling point is you can clean it with soap
The Japanese firm say it’s the first phone that can withstand a soapy bath.
The Hailo for doctors app wants to take the pain out of regular GP visits
MeeDoc launched in Ireland today, and it wants to take the pain away from GP appointments for everyone.
5 apps worth downloading this week
Featuring app blocking, widget drawers and dangerous dungeons.
The Samsung S6 Edge won plaudits, but does a bigger version bring anything new?
The original S6 Edge gathered the most attention earlier this year, but does the Edge Plus bring anything new to the table?
5 apps worth downloading this week
Featuring YouTube for the younger generation, journaling your thoughts through music and a soul-crushing game.
Pepsi (yes, that Pepsi) is trying to fund its own cheap smartphone
The soft drinks company is using a crowdfunding site in China to fund its own budget Android device.
Which mobile provider is right for you - SIM-only plans
If you would like more freedom and not be tied down to one provider, then this is for you.
Which mobile provider is right for you - Prepay plans
The classic pay as you go system still holds strong and it’s popular for a very good reason.
Is the Nexus 5X Google's return to form in the smartphone market?
After the mixed reaction to the Nexus 6, Google has released two phones this time, but what role does the 5X play?
This smartphone game is so addictive it is ruining people's lives and destroying their sleep cycles
Remember Candy Crush Saga? This is worse…
One in three people have answered the phone during sex
That’s according to new research which says smartphones are getting in the way of love-making.
5 apps worth downloading this week
Featuring custom GIF creator, the ability to create your own custom apps and an homage to the classic PS1 game Wipeout.
People actually spend 5 hours a day staring at their phones
And they don’t even realise they are doing it
Motorola claims this phone's screen won't shatter if you accidentally drop it
Good news for those of you out there who are really clumsy.
The HTC One A9: iPhone on the outside, but what's it like on the inside?
Its look has received a lot of attention, but is it worth getting?
HTC's new hope for its smartphone range looks virtually identical to its biggest rival
(In case you haven’t guessed, we’re talking about the iPhone 6 and 6s).
The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus: Are they worth the upgrade?
It’s the standard s model upgrade, but it does have a few extra tricks up its sleeve.
5 apps worth downloading this week
Featuring password managers, blocky adventures in dungeons and a real way to help you relax.
Poll: Are you going to buy the new iPhone?
Or will you be looking elsewhere for your next phone?
This man has every reason to be incredibly happy today
Apple just sold a record number of new iPhones again and a date for its release in Ireland was revealed.
Here's how to charge your phone properly
We’ve been doing it wrong all along…
5 apps worth downloading this week
Featuring a way to temporary block annoying apps, a fitness app that’s also a tamagotchi and a twist on the classic Solitaire.
The new Moto G might be a modest improvement, but it's a great budget phone
It’s the third version of Motorola’s low-price smartphone range, but does it still stand out in a sea of cheap devices?
5 apps worth downloading this week
Featuring the ability to create your own video GIFs, a rapid-fire video camera and the natural evolution of Pac-Man.
Google's 'make-it-yourself' smartphone has been delayed because of a major snag
It looks like it’s not a fan of falling.
Ireland is getting another mobile phone network. Here's what you need to know about iD
The focus of Carphone Warehouse’s new network iD is on flexibility and transparency, but is that the case?