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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

PREVIEW: Google Stadia – Is this the future of gaming?

November 18, 2019 |

Google Stadia’s launch is almost upon us with the new game streaming service coming to Ireland and 13 other countries tomorrow. Officially announced back in March at GDC, Google’s entry into the game streaming business has had an interesting journey, … Read More

Eir announce new partnership with Amazon and their Prime Video service

November 14, 2019 |

Eir has just announced a brand new offer, in partnership with Amazon and their Prime Video service. The offer states that all eir TV customers will automatically gain access to Amazon Prime Video as part of their package. This can … Read More

REVIEW: Huawei Watch GT 2

November 7, 2019 |

​​We’ve been using the new Huawei Watch GT 2 for over a month now and, having moved from an Wear OS powered Fossil Watch, there were quite a few things to get used to. In our full review below, we’ll … Read More

REVIEW: Google Pixel 4 XL

October 21, 2019 |

Last week, at an official event in New York, Google announced a whole range of new products and updated devices with the star of the show being their newest smartphone, the Google Pixel 4 & 4XL. We’ve been playing with Google’s … Read More

REVIEW: Jabra 85h Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones

October 17, 2019 |

When it comes to wireless headphones, a few of the brands that immediately come to mind are Sony and Bose. However, while Jabra is one that not many people think about when looking at wireless headphones, the company’s latest Elite … Read More

eir launches eir TV powered by Apple TV 4K

October 17, 2019 |

Following on from the launch of their new GoMo network on Tuesday, eir has just announced eir TV, a new TV service which will run on an Apple TV 4K as the set top box. As expected with … Read More

Google announces Pixel 4 & 4XL with 90hz Display, ‘Motion Sense’ & More

October 15, 2019 | 1

At an official announcement event in New York this afternoon, Google took the wraps off their latest hardware products including the newest installment in their smartphone range, the Pixel 4 and 4XL. They also announced a brand new PixelBook Go … Read More

Ireland’s Newest Mobile Network, GoMo, Launches Today – €9.99/Month for all calls, texts & 4G data

October 15, 2019 | 1

Ireland’s newest mobile network, GoMo, (which is working of eir’s mobile network) launches today for just €9.99 a month and offers all calls, texts and 80GB of 4G data. You also get 10GB of roaming data in the … Read More

PlayStation Now cuts price in half and adds God of War, Uncharted 4 & more

October 10, 2019 |

With the imminent arrival of both Google Stadia and Xbox’s xCloud preview programme, Sony are finally starting to kick things up a gear for their own game streaming service, PlayStation Now, by halving the monthly price and adding some blockbuster … Read More

Microsoft unveil Surface Duo phone, Surface Neo tablet & much more in New York

October 2, 2019 |

At an event in New York today, Microsoft unveiled their latest Surface devices, some of which will be available before the end of this year, while others won’t be launching until Christmas next year. The event follows on from … Read More