Black Friday was big in the US and a lot of Irish online retailers also cashed in on the “big day”. But what about “Cyber Monday”? Several online vendors are running deals today including Amazon – they’re offering a Kindle Fire HDX with a £30 discount today along with many other deals Think Geek are […]
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What’s bigger than Black Friday in Ireland? The Late Late Toy Show is what! And RTÉ have announced that the live broadcast will be available worldwide tonight on the RTÉ player. [youtube]http://youtu.be/NDRBjkNh3tU[/youtube] Broadcast rights are bought and sold on a regional basis, and RTÉ generally does not have the right to stream programmes it has […]
“Black Friday” marks the start of the holiday gift-buying season in the United States every year. It’s the day after Thanksgiving, so many people (except retailers!) have a day off to go shopping. An equivalent in Ireland might traditionally have been the 8th of December, the Feast of the Immacculate Conception, and a day off […]
While it might not be on the scale of the Amazon announcement from earlier this week, Carphone Warehouse has announced today that they’re taking on 60 additional staff for the Christmas season. The company, which has 84 stores across the country, already employs over 600 people. Peter Scott, MD of Carphone Warehouse Ireland said: “We […]
A lot of retailers take on extra staff for Christmas. However in the case of Amazon’s US operations the number of staff involved is huge. The online retail giant has announced that they’ll be hiring more than 70 thousand full-time seasonal staff this year! That’s a 40% increase compared to 2012. The company will retain […]
Realex Payments have released another graphic. This time round it’s a visualisation of Q4 2012, which of course includes the Christmas ecommerce activity. It’s pretty interesting to see what the busiest times of the day are as well as the breakdown of the types of cards used along with a wealth of other information:
Brought to you by Blacknight it’s the technology.ie podcast, episode 53 for December 28th 2012, with Michele Neylon and Conn Ó Muíneacháin. They say nostalgia isn’t what it used to be! The ESB is certainly appealing to the Ghost of Christmas Past with the re-run of this old ad. (Ironic that upload of this podcast was delayed by a series […]
This video took 13 people over 900 hours to put together. Its purpose? To provide a holiday greeting.. While it looks fantastic you’d have to wonder about the investment in time, wouldn’t you? 🙂 [youtube]http://youtu.be/TXfTrZ7n00Q[/youtube] You can read about the video production here.
Get an iPad or iPhone for Christmas? Want some nice new shiny apps or other content, but don’t want to pay? Apple’s 12 Days of Christmas app lets you get free apps and other content – 1 item per day – from tomorrow until January 6th. You can download the app here. Related articles […]
Why settle for normal “boring” ice cubes when you can get a Millenium Falcon shaped ice cube? Or how about a Death Star one? If you’re a Star Wars fan, or know somebody who is then maybe this is the perfect Christmas gift?