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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

NuraLoop is now available for pre-order

May 15, 2019 |

After our glowing review of the Nuraphone, Nura reveals further details of its highly anticipated NuraLoop. They’ve just confirmed that these new earphones are available for pre-order right now and they’ve a whole slew of impressive features and design choices … Read More

REVIEW: Sony Xperia 10

May 9, 2019 |

Announced back at MWC in February, we’ve finally had the chance to take Sony’s newest midrange handset, the Xperia 10, for a spin. Sporting a uniquely 21:9 tall aspect ratio, the phone is being pitched as the ‘go-to’ device for … Read More

Anker Launches First PowerIQ 3.0 Mobile Charger

May 8, 2019 |

​Anker has just unveiled the new generation of its proprietary PowerIQ fast-charging chips in the form of the PowerIQ 3.0. These new chips make the USB-C ports on Anker’s chargers and portable batteries compatible with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 and Power … Read More

HANDS ON PREVIEW: Google Announce Pixel 3a & 3a XL – Available in Ireland tonight!

May 7, 2019 |

Google has just unveiled two brand new handsets, the Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL at their annual I/O conference in San Francisco. Admittedly, multiple leaks tipped us off to their imminent arrival but it’s nice to see them … Read More

REVIEW: HP Spectre x360 13 Convertible Laptop

May 1, 2019 |

One thing’s for certain, if you’re in the market for a laptop that’s going to grab attention, the HP Spectre x360 13 is your answer. This is one of the most strikingly designed laptops we’ve seen in a long time. … Read More

Athlone TY Students to Represent Ireland at ‘F1 in Schools’ World Finals in Abu Dhabi

April 26, 2019 |

Vintius Racing, an ‘F1 in Schools’ team based out of Marist College Athlone, achieved second place in their National Finals and have qualified for the F1 in Schools World Finals in Abu Dhabi this November. “Our team name comes from the … Read More

WATCH: New Trailer Shows the Answer to ‘What is RAGE 2?’

April 25, 2019 |

What is RAGE 2? It’s something that’s very hard to describe in safe-for-work words, so we’ll let this explosive new trailer do all the talking for us.RAGE 2 launches on May 14, 2019 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. Here’s additional … Read More

REVIEW: Days Gone

April 25, 2019 |

Sony’s latest AAA blockbuster exclusive is almost upon us and we’ve been taking it for a spin for the last few weeks. Days Gone is an open-world action game set in the high-desert of the Pacific Northwest two years after a mysterious … Read More

WATCH: Mortal Kombat 11 Launch Trailer

April 18, 2019 |

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and NetherRealm Studios have just released the official Mortal Kombat 11 Launch Trailer set to a remix created by Dimitri Vegas and 2WEI, of the song “Techno Syndrome,” an iconic, cultural staple of the Mortal Kombat franchise since 1995.

In the … Read More

REVIEW: Jabra Elite Active 65t Wireless Earbuds

April 13, 2019 |

Finding a good pair of headphones is hard to do. Especially ones that are truly wireless. No cords means the fit has to be perfect or they’re uncomfortable or, worse, painful to wear. The Jabra Elite Active 65t headphones, having … Read More