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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.

Posts By John Reilly

Watch Dogs: Legion Update 1 (Title Update 4.0) Available Now

May 4, 2021 |

Ubisoft has just announced that the previously revealed first major update for Watch Dogs: Legion is now live on PlayStation, Xbox, PC, and Stadia.

Update 4.0 brings with it the ability to customise an Operative’s hair, facial hair, piercings, make-up, … Read More

REVIEW: Google Nest Hub 2nd Gen – Smarter Sleeping

May 4, 2021 |

Google’s new Nest Hub (2nd gen) smart display launches today in Ireland and offers improved audio and a new sleep tracking feature powered by their Soli radar sensor. For those of you wondering what Soli, Google first announced its radar … Read More

Samsung announces 3 new Galaxy Book devices for Ireland

April 29, 2021 |

At their latest Unpacked event, Samsung has taken the wraps of 3 brand new Windows PC laptops in the form of the Galaxy Book, Galaxy Book Pro and Galaxy Book Pro 360. Below is a breakdown of the key specs … Read More

REVIEW: HUAWEI Sound Speaker – Solid Sound

April 27, 2021 |

When it comes to buying a speaker of any sort for my apartment, Huawei wouldn’t have been a brand that came to mind first. Looking at our site, you’ll see we’re big fans of their mobile phones, laptops, earbuds and … Read More

REVIEW: Samsung Galaxy A52 5G – Mid-Range Done Right

April 22, 2021 |

Samsung made some serious enhancement to its mid-range Galaxy A-series in recent years. While previous A-series models used to be bulky and sluggish, the South Korean tech giant has upped the game to compete with the arch-rivals. Carrying forward the … Read More

REVIEW: Master & Dynamic MW08 True Wireless Earphones

April 16, 2021 |

As each year passes, competition in the wireless earphone market grows bigger and stronger, especially as more and more brands refine their premium offerings even more with the inclusion of much sought after features such as active noise cancelling (ANC). … Read More

Google Lens adds Flora and Fauna search functionality in Ireland

April 15, 2021 |

Google Lens has just announced that you can use its image search functionality to identify flora and fauna across Ireland. Google has said that Ireland is home to tens of thousands of different species including 400 species of birds, … Read More

Ubisoft announces new gTV Gaming Channel – Arrives Tomorrow

April 14, 2021 |

Ubisoft has just announced its new content and gaming channel, gTV, will launch tomorrow, Thursday, 15th April on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Twitch. gTV will feature a wide range of original programming inspired not only by Ubisoft, but by the video … Read More

Sony announces Xperia 1 III, Xperia 5 III & Xperia 10 III

April 14, 2021 |

Sony has officially announced their latest handset offerings in the form of the new Xperia 1 III, Xperia 5 III and Xperia 10 III. The Xperia 1 III is the flagship model in the line up and Sony has installed … Read More

Square announces early access programme for businesses in Ireland

April 9, 2021 |

Square, the payments software and hardware company, has just announced an Early Access Programme in Ireland which will be offering access to an integrated suite of tools to help Irish businesses to sell in-person and online. This limited-space programme is … Read More