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Last month we talked about some of the upcoming game releases you need to know about, it’s still a vital read for anyone who fancies themselves as a bit of a gamer, as the titles included are among the biggest releases still to come this year. In this article, however, we are going to focus on broader topics for gamers – namely, what major video game developments might befall the industry in the next year or so. Let’s get to it, shall we? Open Worlds Will Move To Virtual Reality In case you haven’t heard yet, Fallout 4 is on its way to virtual reality, and the early buzz is that it will “blow your […]

September 12, 2017 (No Comments) by Alannah Kenny
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Calling all tech lovers, there will be several Irish festivals, conferences and conventions happening this year paying homage to all things technological and scientific. Dublin is no stranger to hosting some of the biggest tech gatherings in Europe, with places like Galway and Cork beginning to get their spoke in too. Be it for educational or entertainment purposes, there’s something to interest everyone. Let’s see what’s on offer in the coming months. UPRISE Festival Originally spawning from Amsterdam, UPRISE is the biggest technology festival in Europe and it will be heading to the RDS in Dublin for a second year in a row. UPRISE is unique in that it’s not […]

August 7, 2017 (No Comments) by Vincent Hung
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So far this year we have had lots of great gaming titles released such as The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Prey, For Honor, Horizon Zero Dawn and Resident Evil 7: Biohazard. While all of these games are still being played day in and day out by gamers around the world, there are still many more coming our way on a variety of platforms. To save you doing your own research and get you just as excited as we are, here is our list of 5 games releases that you need to know about. 1. Super Mario Odyssey Super Mario Odyssey is an upcoming 3D platform game. It […]

August 4, 2017 (No Comments) by Ryan Grace
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Let’s face it, dating can be pretty tough these days. Finding the time to search for Mr/Ms Right isn’t always easy, and can often be really frustrating. Well thank goodness there’s an app for that! The dating game has changed, and it’s never been easier to connect with other people online. With dozens of apps to help your love life, you could just be a few clicks away from finding that special someone. Apps play a huge part in romance and not just in terms of dating apps; there are an endless amount of apps available that can improve our communication with partners but also, assist our sex lives too. […]

July 13, 2017 (2 Comments) by Felipe Wasserstein
A pro-European Union protester phones in front of a EU flag, during a demonstration outside the White Tower in Thessaloniki on July 9, 2015. Greece was to submit a detailed bailout request to its eurozone partners on July 9 in a last-ditch effort to save its collapsing economy and its place in the euro, in an unprecedented test of EU cohesion. With the crisis reaching a climax that could have unpredictable consequences, the EU president urged creditors to compromise on granting debt relief to Greece. AFP PHOTO / SAKIS MITROLIDIS
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Last month, the new EU rules of “Roam Like At Home” officially began. But are Irish citizens aware of this, and most importantly, do they know about the new rules? Well, according to a research conducted by bonkers.ie, the answer is no. Approximately 61% of consumers are still unsure how the change will affect their data usage while traveling the EU this summer. Quite honestly, they can’t be blamed as the campaigns regarding this subject have led many people to believe they won’t have to pay for any fees. This isn’t the case at all and we have all of the facts on why the change was brought about, how […]

July 10, 2017 (No Comments) by Felipe Wasserstein
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The first six months of the year have been glorious for console gamers as they were treated to some huge game releases across a wide variety of genres. RPG fans, in particular, had an excellent first half of 2017 with the likes of Horizon Zero Dawn, Nier: Automata, Nioh and Persona 5. May and June saw the release of two fighting games from two hugely popular franchises – Injustice 2 (sequel of Injustice Gods Among us, a title which inspired a very successful series of comic books from DC comics) and Tekken 7. And fans of the seemingly timeless survival horror series, Resident Evil, enjoyed the release of Resident Evil 7 (and a return to […]

July 7, 2017 (One Comment) by Alannah Kenny
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The Virtual Reality craze is here and it’s coming to a home near you! Just before you jump on the bandwagon though, there are a few things to consider when making a purchase. Applications, comfort, quality and how much you are willing to fork out are just some of the things you should keep in mind and research before splashing the cash. To make the best possible decision, be sure to check out these 10 Things You Need to Know About Virtual Reality Headsets. If you’re done weighing up the details, then we have nine of the coolest Virtual Reality Headsets on the market that you need to know about! […]

June 12, 2017 (3 Comments) by Alannah Kenny
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Virtual Reality (VR) headsets are taking over the tech world but they aren’t a new innovation. The first VR headset was developed in 1994 followed by Sony’s the Glasstron, but these innovations were ultimately weakened by the limited technology they possessed. The VR headset wasn’t revisited again until 2012 and from there we have seen an epic boom after new revamped designs have emerged. So if you are quietly contemplating what the almighty fuss is about, here are 10 things you should know about VR headsets and whether they’re worth it. 1. Takes Gaming to Another Level VR headsets are targeted largely towards but not limited to the gaming community. […]

June 9, 2017 (No Comments) by Felipe Wasserstein
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One of the best things about Netflix is that you have access to countless TV shows, including ones developed by Netflix themselves. But having to choose from such a vast catalogue, creates that familiar feeling we’ve all experienced – you spend more time searching for something to watch than actually watching the shows themselves. Well, we at The Sharpe have got you covered this time. The following titles are some of the very best Netflix has to offer right now. They include hours of entertainment on a variety of genres and topics, just try not to watch them all in one sitting! The Keepers (2017) The Keepers is a documentary […]

June 7, 2017 (No Comments) by Tahlia Peppard
Top Tech Tools On The Market Now

We all know we are becoming a more and more technologically advanced society. We rely a lot on technology to do things, for example; Maps on the App store will basically take you anywhere you want to go in any country, just type in the address. Therefore, today, I’m bringing you the top tech tools on the market right now that may be worth  looking into, especially if your considering picking up a gift for the techy in your life. KNOPS EAR PLUGS These come from Kickstarter and are already retailing at €99. This is basically volume control for your ears, it filters out unnecessary sounds and claims to be an […]

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