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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 theSharpeUser

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 […]

January 26, 2017 (No Comments) by Aoife Crilly
how to get out of my mobile phone contract

Are you wondering how to get out of your mobile phone contract? You must be. If not you wouldn’t be here reading this! So, you’re probably pretty unhappy with the current contract you’re in and more than likely pretty desperate to break the contact some how. Phone companies tend to be extremely vague in advising how you can get out of a bill pay contract which makes a lot of sense because they want to keep getting your hard earned cash. It’s because of this you’ll find it very difficult to locate a clear guide on how to get out of the contract without it costing you a fortune. You might […]

January 20, 2017 (2 Comments) by Evan Coughlan

Can’t sleep won’t sleep, can’t sleep won’t sleep. Sorry that’s probably not helping. Let’s be honest, sleep is the best, and we as human beings need at least 8 hours of it a night, or else we start acting nuttier than a squirrel’s sh*t. Most people have no trouble nodding off at night, but there are those of us who struggle quite badly when it comes to catching those all-important z’s. Unfortunately, if you’re reading this article, it probably means you’re a bad sleeper, but you need not worry because, we at The Sharpe, have scoured the web in search of the five best apps to help you get a […]

January 12, 2017 (2 Comments) by Evan Coughlan

I believe it was the great philosopher, Mick Jagger, who said ‘You Can’t Always Get You Want’ and that is particularly true of wireless headphones, that is unless you’ve a few hundred quid stuffed under your mattress, of course. There’s no point in beating around the bush here, top quality wireless headphones are expensive, really expensive! Like any other form of technology today, your pair of wireless headphones will be either broken or out of style within a few years of purchasing, so what’s the point in spending a week’s wages on a pair, am I right? Let’s take a look at the three most important things when you’re considering purchasing […]

December 20, 2016 (No Comments) by Annabel Hynes
Tablet pc, smartphone and smartwatch with gifts and decorations in front of Christmas tree. Focus on smartphone.

Tech geek? Still not sure what you want for Christmas off your parents, partner, godparents, grandparents? No need to panic. We’ve got your back. Have a look at part 2 of  what we think are some of the best gadgets available this Christmas. (Check Top Gadgets For This Christmas – Part 1 right here for even more suggestions) Kaiser Baas Alpha Drone+ The drone is becoming an ever more popular gadget because of the high quality and high fun nature with which you can make videos. This particular model is at the lower end of scale and is aimed at those of us who just enjoy having a bit of […]

November 18, 2016 (No Comments) by Annabel Hynes

Juice Power Station 11200MAH – £29.95 Buy it here: Juice Power Station Christmas is a time for gifts, and in the modern age we live in, that means a great deal of shiny new iPads and smartphones being drained throughout Christmas Day. What a treat then, to have the Juice Power Station – a charging station that can power up to two devices at once. With its 2.4 amp charging port and 1 amp port, your tech will be ready to go in no time. This gadget is ideal for the person on-the-go, or for those pesky kids whose tablet just died while you were on the way to visit […]

November 11, 2016 (No Comments) by Geoff Dorrity

The 2016 Web Summit has finished and the dust is just about settling on what is largely considered to be the years biggest annual tech conference around the world. The event, now in its seventh year has been referred to as the “Glastonbury for geeks”, boasted a powerful lineup of sports stars and celebrities from Ronaldinho to Joseph Gordon-Levitt. As you can imagine, an event of this magnitude has developed quite the fan base with over 53,000 attendees represented by 15,000 companies, all of this proving that the Summit has come a long way from its humble beginnings of 400 attendees in Dublin back in 2010. So Why The Switch? […]

September 6, 2016 (No Comments) by theSharpeUser

Roku is a TV streaming service that is similar to devices such as Apple TV or Sky On Demand. It collects all your favourite streaming sites (Netflix, YouTube, Putlocker etc.) and catch-up sites (BBC/RTE player, 4od etc.) into one box. Dam useful! Unlike TV service providers such as Sky or Virgin Media, Roku is a one off payment for just the box and control. There is no contract and monthly payment scheme but many of the streaming sites on the box will require individual contracts which most people will be familiar with. To break it down, Roku is simply a way of choosing what you pay for and what you […]

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