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Dublin International Game Music Festival (iDIG) to headline at PlayersXpo 2017

September 18, 2017 |

PlayersXpo has just announced the Dublin International Game Music Festival (iDIG) as the latest act to join the PlayersXpo bill taking place on October 28th and 29th in the Convention Centre Dublin. iDIG will present two unique concerts across the bank holiday weekend, with a … Read More

FEATURE: Nostalgia is a Powerful Thing!

September 18, 2017 |

We’re hurtling through 2017 at break-neck speed but if you take one look at the year’s biggest films and must have games and gadgets, you’d be forgiven in thinking we’re still in the 80’s or 90’s. With re-imagined classics from … Read More

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas For That Special Geek In Your Life

February 6, 2017 |

So it’s that time of year again and many a couple are booking tables in restaurants, buying flowers and boxes of chocolate and doing all round nice things for each other for Valentine’s Day. Being the tech fanatics that we … Read More

Irish Company Using NASA Technology To Create “World’s Coolest Beer Glass”

December 7, 2016 |

Here in TheEffect.Net HQ, we love our tech but, not surprisingly, we also love our beer (cider, stout, lager; you name it, we drink it!) so when we heard about an Irish start up company developing “The World’s Coolest Beer … Read More

Online Gaming Safety Tips

February 4, 2016 |

Following on from our recent interview on The Ryan Tubridy Show on RTE Radio 1, where we spoke about online gaming, the pros and cons and how best to protect yourself and your children from potentially dangerous scenarios and/or individuals, … Read More

The World’s First ‘Gamer Hotel’ Has Just Opened In Amsterdam

January 22, 2016 |

It might be time to book your next holiday to Amsterdam if you’re a die hard gamer like we are here at TheEffect.Net HQ! The Arcade Hotel has recently opened its doors and has some fantastic features for gamers and … Read More

Nest Survey Reveals Ireland Is Not Prepared For Fire & Carbon Monoxide Threat

October 6, 2015 |

Nest Ireland have just released a very worrying survey highlighting how unprepared many Irish households are when it comes to fire and carbon monoxide in the home. To coincide with National Fire Safety Week this week, the survey was carried … Read More

Hey Apple! Why can’t we buy an Apple Watch?

July 19, 2015 | 3

At TheEffect towers, we’ve been reporting on the Apple Watch since when it was just a rumour. Since the announcement, we and we’re sure many other Irish Apple fans have been keen to get their wrists on Apple’s latest product … Read More

Pro-Tip – Get ‘God-Mode’ for Netflix on Desktop

March 23, 2015 |

Have you ever spent those precious seconds waiting and waiting for Netflix’s recommendations to scroll along so you can check out what you want to watch? Well, thanks to Renan Cakirerk, a developer from San Francisco, a little bookmark is all … Read More

Mars One kicks out Dublin Professor Joseph Roche for ‘breaching confidentiality’

March 20, 2015 |

A spokesperson for Mars One told the Morning Ireland programme on RTÉ Radio 1 that Dr Joseph Roche is no longer involved in the Mars One mission, claiming he breached his confidentially agreement.

Roche was shortlisted in the final 100 … Read More