Phillips Hue Review Incoming – What do you want to know?

The smart home item item we probably get the most questions for are the Phillips Hue  smart lights. We've just received a set from Phillips and will be putting them through the ringer over the following weeks. What questions would you like answered on them? Let us know in the comments at the bottom of the … Continue reading Phillips Hue Review Incoming – What do you want to know?

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Get unlimited music on your Echo for €3.99 a month!

We've had a few questions from readers over the last few months about Amazon Music and we're glad to announce that the Amazon Music Unlimited service has now officially rolled out in Ireland! According to the press release we received, the service has over 40 million songs which sounds impressive. We wanted to give this … Continue reading Get unlimited music on your Echo for €3.99 a month!

Amazon’s Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sales Have Begun! Here are the BEST deals + tips on the tech that works in Ireland

Amazon generally has two big sales each year. The first is Prime Day on July 12th and Black Friday which is next Friday, the 24th November. The best thing about Amazon's Black Friday sales is that they begin a week early, saving you from waiting until the 24th to pick up a bargain. As such … Continue reading Amazon’s Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sales Have Begun! Here are the BEST deals + tips on the tech that works in Ireland

The first waterproof & portable Echo speaker is now available to buy from Ireland

Amazon has a lot of Echo devices now, with each seemingly designed with a specific room in mind. For your kitchen there is the screen equipped Show, for your bedroom there will soon be the Spot and for your living room there are the new multi-room enabled standard Echo speakers. But what about when you … Continue reading The first waterproof & portable Echo speaker is now available to buy from Ireland

This is the best smart speaker right now… it’s also the easiest to buy from Ireland!

Update: 22/11/17 - One of our readers has commented below (tip of the hat Brian) that Alexa is not working in Ireland through the Sonos One. We will update once we know more. 2nd Update: 21/12/17 - One of the forum members on Boards.ie has got Alexa to work in Ireland by changing the location … Continue reading This is the best smart speaker right now… it’s also the easiest to buy from Ireland!

Should you wait to buy the Apple HomePod instead of an Echo or Google Home to use in Ireland?

A couple of months ago Apple waded into the connected speaker wars with its own take called "The HomePod", which uses Apple's long time digital assistant "Siri". Apple is nothing but a marketing machine however and it knows that Siri can't go head to head in smarts with Alexa or the Google Assistant and as … Continue reading Should you wait to buy the Apple HomePod instead of an Echo or Google Home to use in Ireland?