The iPhone X boasts facial recognition, and its OLED super-retina display gives it a high-pixel density and allows for ultra-rich video content.

Ireland is finally getting a foothold in outer space, with the launch of the first Irish satellite, the Eirsat-1, in the next couple of years. It’ll b(...)

Eir: “Our customer care team has been in contact to apologise.” Photograph: Maxwells

Maura has been an Eir – and before that Eircom – customer since 1992 and has had her landline, broadband and recently Eir Sport with the company witho(...)

Video game developer Brendan Greene in Tokyo, Japan. Since going on sale in March, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), jointly developed by Greene and South Korean developer Bluehole, has sold 13 million copies. Photographer: Shiho Fukada/Bloomberg

Three years ago, Brendan Greene was on welfare in his hometown of Kildare, Ireland, getting an earful from social workers about how he should stop was(...)

While the PSP has sold well, shipments of portable machines have been steadily declining, according to data from Sony and Vgchartz. (Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)

Sony’s gaming chief Andrew House sees limited global potential for handheld gaming in the age of smartphones, saying that the company doesn’t have an(...)

The new products and the holiday shopping season that follows are the most important for Apple in years.
Apple gears up for iPhone launch

A decade after then-CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the first iPhone, Apple on Tuesday is set to introduce a completely redesigned top-of-the-line iPhone alon(...)

Sony Xperia XA1: At 23 megapixels, its  images are bright and crisp, and although the display is not the highest quality in Sony’s pack, it is more than adequate

If you were looking for one reason to buy the Sony Xperia XA1, it would have to be the camera. While the rest of the phone is so-so, the camera is by(...)

Rooney Mara at the 2017 Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills in February. Photograph: by JB Lacroix.Wireimage

By her own admission, Rooney Mara has always been a rather serious young woman. As a youngster, between devouring the works of the Brontë sisters, she(...)

Apple’s market share will decrease from approximately a third in 2016 to a quarter in 2021 as rivals  bring out more wearable devices

Sales of wearable devices such as smartwatches and bluetooth headsets are set to soar this year, according to a new forecast from Gartner. The resea(...)

Four albums in, and Everything Everything still seem like the kind of band that simply shouldn’t work in today’s musical climate. Over the last seven (...)

The company is pushing what it calls the “bothie” as the next evolution of the selfie, using Nokia’s Dual Sight technology to fire up both the rear and front-facing cameras at the same time, shooting video or photos of a subject and the smartphone operator simultaneously, which can be shared live directly to Facebook or YouTube

Nokia has launched the most important new handset in its attempts to revitalise the once world-beating brand for the modern smartphone era dominated b(...)