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REVIEW: Panasonic SC-GA10 Smart Speaker with Google Assistant

December 4, 2018 |

After its unveiling at IFA last year, the Panasonic SC-GA10 Smart Speaker with Google Assistant has finally made its way to Irish shores. For me, it’s great to see Panasonic entering this smart speaker category in the market as they’ve … Read More

REVIEW: Earin M-2 Wireless Earphones

November 20, 2018 |

Last year we reviewed Earin’s first set of truly wireless earbuds, the M-1. Earin was one of the first companies to release fully wireless earbuds. They were small, sounded good, but ultimately, the technology let them down and they were … Read More

REVIEW: Amazon Echo Plus

November 19, 2018 |

Earlier this year, we reviewed the Amazon Echo (2nd Gen) and now as we come towards the end of 2018, we’re here with the brand new replacement for that Echo, the Amazon Echo Plus. In this review we’re going to … Read More

REVIEW: Xiaomi M365 Electric Scooter

November 15, 2018 |

Xiaomi (pronounced SHOW-ME, think of ‘shower me’ without the ‘er’) recently launched in Ireland through a partnership with Three Ireland and while they are mostly known for their mobile phones, Xiaomi are now more of a lifestyle technology company who … Read More

REVIEW: KuaiFit K Sport Wireless Earphones

October 15, 2018 |

True wireless earphones come in all shapes and sizes. The most familiar ones out there would be the Apple Airpods. Makers of wireless earphones are doing what they can to make themselves stand out in an increasingly crowded market.

 

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REVIEW: NOW TV Smart Stick

September 6, 2018 |

NOW TV  has been out a while in Ireland and it originally launched with the NOW TV Box. The box was small and fit into most setup pretty seamlessly, but it was starting to age and technology has moved on, … Read More

Driving meets Technology – Part 1

August 27, 2018 |

The Effect.net is mainly a tech and gaming review site right? Then why does this article’s title talk about driving? When I joined the team here, I was driving nearly 60,000 km a year around the country. I’m now based … Read More

REVIEW: Amazon Echo Spot

June 27, 2018 | 1

I’m a huge fan of Amazon Echo devices and have several in my own home. I’ve discussed them in the past on here (and reviewed some other ones as well – links at the end of this review). I’ve been … Read More

REVIEW: Lenovo Mirage Solo VR Headset & Mirage Camera

June 20, 2018 |

Anyone interested in the virtual reality industry knows that great VR experiences are expensive. You’re either paying a couple of hundred euro for a VR headset for the smartphone you already own or you’re paying out more than €1,000 for … Read More

REVIEW: Sky Soundbox

June 1, 2018 |

When Sky Q was first released it was billed by many as a premium product, not just in price but quality too. It was the first time the satellite giant cracked ‘fluid’ multi-room viewing, while offering Ultra HD picture quality.

One area … Read More