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AboutJohn Reilly

John Reilly

John Reilly

John is Founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheEffect.Net. His favourite gaming series is Uncharted and his favourite film is Interstellar. He is also known to quote 'Father Ted' and Keith Lemon more than is normal. John@theeffect.net

Posts By John Reilly

Disney+ launching a week early in Ireland – Now arriving March 24th for €6.99/month

January 21, 2020 |

Disney has just announced that their new video streaming service, Disney+, which launched in November in the US, Canada and a handful of other countries, is now arriving a week earlier than expected in Ireland. It’s original release date, along … Read More

Huawei hosts first Developer Conference in London – €23.5M offered to developers to build apps for its new OS

January 17, 2020 |

Huawei hosted its first developer day in London on Wednesday where it announced a £20 million (€23.5 million) investment to entice British and Irish app developers to make apps for its own Huawei App Gallery.

This announcement can be seen as … Read More

REVIEW: Amazon Echo Show 8

January 15, 2020 |

The Echo Show 8 is Amazon’s newest smart display device, sitting between the 10.1-inch Echo Show and the 5.5-inch Echo Show 5. It looks a lot like the Echo Show 5… just bigger.

The Echo Show 8’s tubby wedge shape is not the most inspiring form … Read More

Panasonic launch new RZ-S500W and RZ-S300W True Wireless Headphones

January 7, 2020 |

Panasonic has just announced two new true wireless headphones, the RZ-S500W and RZ-S300W, with the more impressive RZ-S500W model packing what Panasonic are calling “industry-leading noise cancelling performance”. They’re achieving this by using new Dual Hybrid Noise Cancelling Technology … Read More

REVIEW: Samsung Galaxy Note10+

January 3, 2020 |

Launch in 2019, Samsung unveiled their vision for their business orientated smartphone line, the Galaxy Note. Things were different this time around as, for the first time ever, Samsung has two new Galaxy Note devices — Galaxy Note10 and Galaxy … Read More

REVIEW: Master & Dynamic MW07 Plus and MW07 Go True Wireless Earphones

December 17, 2019 |

When I got my hands on a pair of Master & Dynamics first entry into the true wireless earphones market, the MW07s, they really stood out from all the other earbuds I had reviewed with their impressively punchy sound and … Read More

Microsoft reveal next gen ‘Xbox Series X’ – Arriving Christmas 2020

December 13, 2019 |

At last night’s Game Awards in Los Angeles, Microsoft finally unveiled what their next gen console will look like along with the official name, Xbox Series X. This title leads us to believe there will be additional next gen titles … Read More

Ireland’s 2019 Google ‘Year in Search’ Results Revealed

December 11, 2019 |

​As 2019 comes to a close, the annual Google Year in Search results provide a telling snapshot of what caught the interest of the nation over the last 12 months.

The Rugby World Cup tops the overall search … Read More

REVIEW: Google Nest Mini

December 10, 2019 |

Digital assistants are here to stay and there are plenty of assistant-enabled devices. Our Google Nest Mini review looks at the tech giant’s second iteration of their small speaker with Google Assistant functionality. Read on for our full review!

Specs

The … Read More

REVIEW: Huawei Mate 20 X (5G)

November 26, 2019 |

With the beginning of 2019, 5G really started to get momentum as mobile giants started to manufacture and release launch dates for their new 5G devices. Fast forward to November though and only a few 5G smartphones have been introduced. … Read More