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May 10, 2017 (3,563 Comments) by Evan Coughlan

If you’re fond of listening to an aul’ podcast or two, you’ll understand the struggle of trying to find one that you’re willing to listen to. If you are struggling, we’ve made a few suggestions that we think are well worth a listen. Check them out! An Irishman Abroad Hosted by stand up comedian Jarlath Regan, An Irishman Abroad is a weekly podcast which comes in the shape of a long form interview with an Irish person or someone of Irish heritage who has achieved recognition outside of Ireland. The podcast is particularly interesting as Jarlath does not hold back in his questioning of guests about controversies in their lives, but […]

March 1, 2017 (No Comments) by Dean Fitzgerald

Two weeks ago an estimated 10,000 people attended the Dublin Tech Summit in the Convention Centre in Dublin city, a new conference that was put in place after it was found that the mega successful Web Summit was moving to Lisbon last year. Although attendance numbers were slightly below expectations, there was a sense of satisfaction that the Summit had attempted to tackle a question that constantly sits on the minds of those invested in technology: What is the future of the tech industry in Ireland? Businesses and Speakers Some heavyweight companies were involved in the Summit as partners as well, which only served to further enhance the event’s reputation […]

February 28, 2017 (2 Comments) by Hannah Kielty

I don’t know about you, but I love a good bargain. If I’m paying less than the asking price for a particukar item, then I’m happier than a pig in filth to be honest. Here are my favourite apps for hunting down those bargains, and of course, they’re all free. PriceSpy The PriceSpy app is the ultimate price comparison and bargain hunting tool that monitors international markets, including Ireland. There’s a real-time search, so you can hunt down the best priced products online as well as compare products side by side to get the most suitable one for you. With the PriceSpy app, you can scan barcodes to compare prices when shopping in-store […]

February 23, 2017 (No Comments) by Hannah Kielty

Apps are great at distracting you from your mundane daily commute, however the problem is that most of them have no longevity whatsoever, which leads to them being completely forgotten about or just deleted altogether. So, we at The Sharpe, have put a definitive list of apps together that’ll provide you with some great listening, reading and entertainment for that commute of yours. Spotify Music is essential for any journey whether you blast it in your car or stick in your headphones to block out the noise. Spotify is arguably one of the best music apps available thanks to its helpful features. Users can create an unlimited number of playlists to suit their […]

February 22, 2017 (No Comments) by Dean Fitzgerald

Human beings are, by nature, scabby pricks. Everyone loves getting things for free because it’s who we are. So when anyone hears that there are apps that provide things for free, we’re all over it! Human beings also love music, because music gives us a point of release, it can reflect or change our mood, keep us entertained, and it can allow us to express emotions in a way that we feel comfortable. That, and Ed Sheeran. The man is an international treasure and probably great craic on a night out. So a combination of the two is something that we simply can’t resist. Free music apps provide entertainment in […]

February 7, 2017 (No Comments) by Andy Leech

In the past decade, we as a species have grown a new limb. And no, this is not because of any transgenerational genetic damage due to exposure to nuclear energy. Nor is it due to generations of inbreeding. Nope, this new limb is a result of technology. Its name? The smartphone. Oh my, we cannot put these bad boys down. If you want proof of this, take a trip on any form of public transport. A man could literally hop onto a Luas wearing nothing but a soiled nappy, and nobody would notice. Everyone is too busy catching up on Donald Trump’s tweets or Kim Kardashian’s snapchats to bother looking […]

February 6, 2017 (No Comments) by Annabel Hynes

Just as we’ve all updated our kitchen appliances, phones, and even jewellery, the car should receive a similar treatment. There are plenty of gadgets and accessories for your car that can vastly improve your driving experience on a daily basis. Here are some of the things you’ll need to make that commute to work or trip across the country a whole lot easier on yourself. Dash Cam There are a number of reasons to invest in a dashboard camera, most of which involve maintaining your safety and the safety of your passengers. Dash cams record everything that happens on the road, which will be an asset in the case of […]

February 3, 2017 (No Comments) by theSharpeUser

If you’re currently on the job hunt then you’ll know that it can be a daunting and stressful process. There are hundreds of job advertising websites and there are only so many you can trawl through before you lose the rag altogether. If you lose your cool, you run the risk of missing out on that dream job, and that’s no good now is it. Thankfully for you, we at The Sharpe have put together a list of the best apps to use for the job hunt, two of which can help prepare your CV as well as your interviewing skills. LinkedIn Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll […]

February 2, 2017 (No Comments) by theSharpeUser

If you want to make your wanderlust dreams a reality, then this article is definitely for you. These five apps can help you snag some great travel deals, save money, aid you in getting from A to B and help you find those little gems off the beaten track. What’s even better? They’re all free! TripAdvisor The Tripadvisor app is the Holy Grail for any explorers out there. Millions of travellers rate and write reviews about hotels, bars, restaurants and tourist attractions. One of the best features of the Tripadvisor app is a crowdsourced rated list of the must-see attractions in a city. There’s no excuse for missing the best a […]

February 2, 2017 (No Comments) by Darren Bates

Choosing a camera that suits your needs, and for a price that won’t bankrupt you, can be a mighty task. Luckily, we at The Sharpe, have put together a list of the best value cameras currently on the market to help make your choice that little bit easier. The Best Fast Acting Bridge Camera – Panasonic Lumix 4K Average price: €750 Link: The Panasonic Lumix 4K is one of the best digital cameras available on the market right now. It is a 16.05 megapixel bridge camera with a huge 24x zoom. The impressive zoom is paired up with a 25mm wide angle range to make sure nothing is missed out […]

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