The White House says “more can be done” by Spotify to stop the spread of coronavirus misinformation on its platform. Press secretary Jen Psaki said the streaming giant’s introduction of content advisory warnings was a “positive step” but that all major platforms needed to be “responsible and vigilant”. It comes as Spotify faces fallout from […]
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Free Wordle Might be Going Away Following NYT Purchase
Popular online game Wordle has been bought from its creator by The New York Times Company, and the paper has hinted it may not be free to play in future. Software engineer Josh Wardle has said he decided to sell the virtual puzzle after it snowballed and became “overwhelming” to run, and the NYT has […]
Dumping Spotify? Where Can You go?
While Spotify is definitely the most popular music streaming service in the Irish market, it is not the only show in town. There are a lot of different music services that are available, though many might not cater for the mainstream. So which other services are available and how much do they charge? For the […]
Which Video Services are Winning and Losing in the Irish Market?
Online streaming services are very popular in the Irish market with multiple services available to Irish consumers. The biggest players in the Irish market at the moment are Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Disney+, but there are others who have been gaining market share. Some are new entrants in the market, while others have been […]
Microsoft is Buying Activision Blizzard
Microsoft has announced that it is buying Activision Blizzard. That means that the software giant will own some of the more popular game franchises like Call of Duty and World of Warcraft. They’ll also end up with a nice slice of esports as well as a load of technology. They’ll also inherit the staff, which […]
Here’s What Ireland Watched in 2021
With so many video streaming services available these days it’s often hard to know which TV shows and films are available where. Just Watch does an admirable job of helping you find content as well as suggesting movies and tv shows based on your past preferences. They also track what the most popular TV shows […]
Netflix Raising Prices (Again!)
Netflix has announced that it will be raising its prices in some markets. The streaming giant will be upping the monthly fees for users in the US and Canada. The new higher prices apply immediately to new signups with existing users’ fees being increased after they’ve been notified. Current members will receive an email notification […]
Emily in Paris Renewed!
Emily in Paris stars Lily Collins Netflix’s smash hit “Emily In Paris” won’t be going away anytime soon. The global hit’s second season debuted on Netflix recently and now the company has announced that they’re renewing it for a further two seasons. Season 2, which was released on December 22nd, has already hit over 107 million […]
The Witcher Prequel has an Irish Connection
The second season of Netflix’s The Witcher was released globally a couple of days ago, however the global streaming giant is already working on another addition to the Witcher franchise. The Witcher: Blood Origin is a prequel series which will go on release in 2022. It’s currently in post-production. So what’s the Irish connection? One […]
1850, 1890 and 076 Numbers Killed Off
If you’re still using an 1850, 1890 or 076 number to ring any company that you deal with you’ll need to update your address book. From December 31st 1850, 1890 and 076 numbers are being withdrawn. They’ll stop working entirely. Businesses can still use the non-geographic 0818 numbers or freephone 1800 ones, though the free […]