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  • Sky to launch 3D TV on Friday; household arguments imminent

    September 29, 2010 @ 4:00 pm | by Ciara O'Brien

    Sky is to make its 3D channel available to Irish subscribers from October 1st, just in time for the Ryder Cup to start. (more…)

  • Fable III’s latest cast video

    @ 2:21 pm | by Ciara O'Brien

    If ever there was a sign that video games have truly made their mark, the line-up for Fable III would be it. The latest cast video shows Ben Kingsley,  Stephen Fry and John Cleese among other lending their vocal talents to the game.

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  • Say hello to eMobile

    @ 11:27 am | by Ciara O'Brien

    The mobile market just got a new operator, with the launch of eMobile.


  • Get your Game On

    September 28, 2010 @ 10:24 pm | by Ciara O'Brien

    I can trace a lot of pivotal moments in my life through games. From the first time I ever got my hands on one (Space Invaders and Asteroids in the Dalkey Island Hotel) to this very moment in time, I’ve been hopelessly addicted.

  • RIM unveils PlayBook

    @ 12:29 pm | by Ciara O'Brien

    It’s been flagged for a while, but yesterday, Blackberry maker Research In Motion unveiled its challenger to the iPad. Say hello to the RIM PlayBook.


  • Tech Tools: Star Wars USB sticks

    September 27, 2010 @ 5:23 pm | by Ciara O'Brien

    I can’t tell you how excited these make me. Probably far more than they should considering I’m supposed to be 1) sensible and 2) a grown-up.

    But anyway. In the event that I was neither, I’d currently be coveting one of these USB sticks. Star Wars-themed Storm Trooper USB sticks. The lids are customised to look like helmets. The alternative is the character’s hair.


  • Tech Tools: Sony Xperia Mini Pro

    @ 5:10 pm | by Ciara O'Brien

    The trend recently has been for large screens and touch capable phones. Sony Ericsson has bucked at least part of this trend with the diminutive Xperia mini handsets.


  • Aaaaand we’re back.

    @ 5:01 pm | by Ciara O'Brien

    So after a brief period of less than regualr activity (for various reasons, far too dull to get into here), my new resolution is to update this more regularly. Honestly.

    Let’s see how this goes.

  • Google Instant goes live

    September 9, 2010 @ 8:58 am | by Ciara O'Brien

    In case you missed it, Google has put the foot down on its search engine and ramped up the speed. Google Instant shows results as you type, predicting what you want to search for and displaying the results instantly.


  • And so it starts….

    September 6, 2010 @ 1:12 pm | by Ciara O'Brien

    Look what arrived in the office today: