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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

Motorola RAZR i Now Available in White

June 21, 2013 |

Motorola has just made their infamouse Intel powered smartphone available in white. When the phone original launched, we were impressed by it’s speed,  even for a single core phone and it’s large display in such a small form factor although … Read More

Here’s a look at the PS4’s user interface

June 20, 2013 |

In this video from Sony which was published yesterday, we get to have a good look at what the PS4’s user interface will look like. You also get to see how the sharing functionality will work along with a handy download … Read More

Hashtags now work on Facebook

June 14, 2013 |

In a bid to stay relevant and up to date, Facebook have added hashtag support to their desktop site with mobile being added soon.

“To date, there has not been a simple way to see the larger view of what’s … Read More

The Last of Us Review

June 13, 2013 |

As the end credits roll, I am still reeling from it all. The Last of Us is the definition of an emotional rollercoaster and it simply does not let you go once you start.

Coming from one of the the … Read More

The First Gameplay Trailer for Destiny

June 11, 2013 | 1

At Sony’s E3 press conference yesterday, Bungie Studios decided to show of the very first gameplay trailer for their upcoming blockbuster game, Destiny. The trailer shows of some acrobatic combat and the different classes of character. It all looks pretty … Read More

Watch Nintendo’s E3 Stream right here at 3PM

June 11, 2013 |

For this years E3, Nintendo have decided not to do a live press conference but rather show a pre-recorded video, much like their Nintendo Direct videos, with all their latest announcements and a hands-on session right after the video. Will … Read More

PS4: Pricing, Availability & More

June 11, 2013 | 2

Sony held their press conference at E3 yesterday or 2AM Irish time and finally showed us what the console looks like. It does bare a striking resemblance to the Xbox One but that must just be what’s seen as futuristic design … Read More

Ubisoft Announce Tom Clancy’s The Division

June 11, 2013 |

Right at the very end of their press conference, Ubisoft decided to spring this bad boy onto an unexpecting audience. It started with a Watchdog like video telling you loads of scary things about society and disease then went straight … Read More

Apple’s iOS7: Everything you need to know

June 10, 2013 | 1

Apple’s WWDC has just wrapped up and they have announced their latest version of iOS, iOS7. The look of the overall OS has been given a complete overhaul and has been given a much more flattened look, as to go … Read More

HTC One gains Computex Taipei’s Gold medal award for design & innovation

June 4, 2013 |

With what has to be one of the best smartphones released in recent years, HTC’s flagship, the HTC One has amounted a vast array of awards and achievements and can now add a gold medal from Computex Taipei for design … Read More