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Tech: Hot Press Tech: Reviews and Previews

2017-05-02 17:21:00

Pavel Barter reviews PS4 fantast Blackwood Crossing and looks ahead to the latest releases from LG, Sony and Nokia.

Tech: HTC Desire 10 lifestyle

2016-10-27 14:55:00

Tech: On the Tech, Perfect Ten: FIFA 17

2016-10-24 17:47:00

Xbox One [EA]

Games Review: The Perfect Ten: PES 2017

2016-10-21 16:18:00

PS4 (Konami)

Tech: Tech Review: Phoenix Wright

2016-10-06 14:38:00

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Spirit of Justice

Tech: Tech Review: iPhone 7

2016-10-05 16:00:00

Tech: Tech Review: Abzu

2016-08-24 12:32:00

Fishy business: Abzu plumbs the depths

Tech: Tech Review: End Is Nigh: Director's Cut

2016-07-28 14:16:00

Deep Silver are a dab hand at gritty urban adventures.

Tech: Tech Review: Hitman Go: VR

2016-06-16 15:38:00

Samsung Gear VR (Square Enix)

Tech: Tech Review: Homefront: The Revolution

2016-06-14 15:24:00

Xbox One

Tech: Tech review: Sony Xperia X

2016-06-10 15:32:00

Assault on the low-life battery

Tech: Tech Review: Doom Xbox

2016-06-08 12:55:00

Xbox One (Bethesda)

Tech: Tech Review: Samsung Gear VR

2016-05-31 15:13:00

The future has arrived – and it looks like a storm trooper’s helmet.

Tech: Tech Review: The Division

2016-05-23 14:04:00

Games Review: Tech Review: Ratchet and Clank

2016-05-19 14:28:00

PS4 (Sony)

Tech: Tech Review: This War Of Mine: The Little Ones

2016-03-11 11:55:00

PS4 (Deep Silver)

Tech: Review: HW-K950 Soundbar

2016-02-09 13:39:00

Tech: Review: Microsoft Surface Pro 4

2016-02-09 13:32:00

Surface Pro 4 is the Batman to Surface Pro 3’s Robin.

Tech: Need For Speed+

2015-12-01 12:23:00

EA's newest driving game misses the mark

Tech: Moto 360 Collection - Preview

2015-12-01 12:13:00

Sleek design and high-tech function make this smartwatch a modern classic

Tech: Google Cardboard

2015-12-01 12:02:00

Google's new device brings VR to the masses

Tech: Just Dance 2016

2015-11-17 10:29:00

Tech: Corpse Party: Blood Drive

2015-11-11 10:33:00

Tech: Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection

2015-11-11 10:23:00

Having your Drake and eating it

Tech: Smart Speed 6 - Preview

2015-10-22 15:56:00

Word to the wise

Tech: Chromecast - Preview

2015-10-22 15:42:00

Cast of kings

Games Review: FIFA 16 - Review

2015-10-22 15:29:00

Games Review: Motorola Moto G 2015 - Review

2015-10-06 16:18:00

G Whizz

Tech: Web Summit 2015 - Preview

2015-10-06 16:14:00

Wanna Be Web Starting Something?

Games Review: Broken Swords 5: The Serpent's curse - Review

2015-10-06 16:08:00

Charming The Skin Off A Snake

Tech: Toshiba Satellite Click 10 Preview

2015-10-06 15:59:00

Clickety Split

Tech: Motorola Moto 360 2 - Preview

2015-09-18 15:38:00

Under A Wrist

Games Review: Until Dawn - Review

2015-09-18 15:33:00

Wake Me Up Before You Go Go

Games Review: Mad Max - Review

2015-09-18 15:25:00

The vermin have inherited the earth

Tech: GALAXY S6 EDGE+ - Preview

2015-09-17 10:58:00

Close To The Edge

Games Review: Satellite Reign - Review

2015-09-17 10:55:00

The Darkest Noir Is Upon Us

Tech: PIXMA MG5750, MG6850 AND MG7750 - Preview

2015-09-17 10:51:00

That Inking Feeling

Games Review: Everybody's Gone To The Rapture - Review

2015-09-17 10:47:00

The End Of The World As We Know It

Games Review: F1 2015 - Review

2015-09-17 10:40:00

Life In The Fast Lane

Tech: Lexus Hoverboard - Preview

2015-09-17 10:35:00

A Spot Of Hover

Tech: Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet - Preview

2015-09-17 10:32:00

Dell On Earth

Games Review: God Of War III Remastered - Review

2015-09-17 10:16:00

All Greek To Me

Games Review: Huawei P8 - Review

2015-09-17 10:10:00

Aloha Is It Me You're Looking For?

Games Review: Journey - Review

2015-09-17 10:04:00

Climb Every Mountain

Games Review: Windows 10 - Review

2015-09-17 09:54:00

Ten Of The Best

Tech: Tech Me To Church

2015-01-23 12:10:00

A round-up of 2015's hottest gadgets & gizmos.

Games Review: Rocksmith 2014 Edition - Tech Review

2014-12-02 15:39:00

Don’t fret the small stuff

Tech: Assassin’s Creed Unity Review

2014-12-02 12:55:00

The peasants are revolting

Tech: Web Summit - Tech Review

2014-11-28 12:32:00

Visions of the future

Tech: Just Dance 2015 - Tech Review

2014-11-18 12:24:00

Stepping out of line

Tech: The Evil Within - Tech Review

2014-11-17 11:53:00

Darker than bog water

Tech: Sunset Overdrive - Tech Review

2014-11-14 12:22:00

Fizz kids

Tech: Canon EOS 70D - Tech Review

2014-11-04 12:44:00

Camera Never Lies.

Tech: Sony Experia E3 - Tech Review

2014-11-03 13:37:00

Sony rock ‘n’ roll but we like it

Tech: Alien Isolation - Tech Review

2014-10-31 11:34:00

It’s not rocket science

Tech: Forza Horizon 2 - Tech Review

2014-10-21 12:30:00

Your vroom or mine?

Tech: HP Beats Special Edition 23-nooina - Tech Review

2014-10-20 11:56:00

And the Beats goes on.

Tech: FIFA 15 - Tech Review

2014-10-17 11:43:00

Smack my pitch up

Tech: Destiny - Tech Review

2014-10-07 12:57:00

Everybody’s Starry Eyed

Games Review: Tales of Xillia 2 - Tech Review

2014-09-22 15:12:00


Games Review: Technic - Tech Review

2014-09-19 11:35:00

Lost in music

Games Review: Madden 15 - Tech Review

2014-09-18 12:32:00


Games Review: Galaxy Alpha - Tech Review

2014-09-08 15:10:00

Interstellar Overdrive

Tech: G402 Hyperion Fury - Tech Review

2014-09-05 16:48:00

Click it up

Tech: P.T. Demo - Tech Review

2014-09-04 13:27:00

Silence is golden

Games: Lumia 930 - Tech Review

2014-08-22 10:29:00

Let the love light shine

Games Review: Sacred 3 - Tech Review

2014-08-21 15:41:00

Nothing is sacred

Games: SRS-X3 - Technology Review

2014-08-13 16:47:00

Thinking outside the box

Games: Withings Pulse O2 - Technology Review

2014-08-13 16:30:00

Feel good fit of the summer

Album: TECH REVIEW: The Last of Us Remastered

2014-08-08 13:47:00

Famous last words

Album: Tech Review: Technics DH1250 Headphones

2014-07-29 12:29:00

Ear comes the sun


2014-07-28 17:07:00

Wrestling with your demons

Album: TECH REVIEW- Lumia 630

2014-07-24 11:37:00

Rainbow Coalition

Album: GAME REVIEW: Watch Dogs

2014-07-14 11:14:00

Who let the dogs out?

Album: TECH REVIEW: BT Smart home cam 100

2014-07-11 15:28:00

Cam You Dig It

Album: GAME REVIEW - Wolfenstein: The New Order

2014-07-10 11:55:00

Don’t Mention The War

Games Review: Southpark: The Stick Of Truth

2014-03-31 14:56:00

Oh my god, you killed Kenny

Games: App Attack and Tech News

2014-03-20 11:46:00

Games: App Attack and Tech News

2014-03-05 13:42:00

Games: App Attack and Tech News

2013-12-17 11:27:00

Smartphones are like second homes, so it makes sense they should be pit stops for next generation gaming.

Games: Tech Interview with Fergal Gara

2013-12-16 11:23:00

Sony UK and Ireland boss Fergal Gara ushers in a new generation with the PlayStation 4.

Games: Summit for the Weekend: Tech Interview with Daire Hickey

2013-12-06 10:59:00

Daire Hickey, co-founder of the Dublin Web Summit, on highlights from this year’s event and why young entrepreneurs should never fear to fail.

Reports: App Attack and Tech News

2013-12-03 10:58:00

Now that the NSA knows what underpants you’re wearing, online and mobile security is becoming more important in the world of apps

Games: APP Attack and Tech News

2013-11-19 12:17:00

Hips don’t lie, Shakira once ranted, but the HIPSTAMATIC OGGL APP manages to stretch the truth.

Interview: The Only Way is Up - Tech Interview with Shane O'Brien

2013-11-08 10:41:00

Shane O’Brien of Three Mobile on the UP band for self improvement

Games: App Attack and Tech News

2013-11-05 14:24:00

Windows 8 has an appetite for destruction, on account of a bunch of new foodie apps. BING FOOD & DRINK app dishes up a load of recipes from online publishers, food bloggers and popular cookbooks.

Games: Booty Call: Interview With Ashraf Ismail

2013-10-25 10:50:00

The upcoming Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag takes the stealthy series into an open world of pirates, swashbucklers, and bad teeth. Ashraf Ismail, Black Flag’s director, breaks out his eye patch and shoulder parrot.

Games: App Attack And News

2013-10-22 11:32:00

Shopping is a thankless task. You might spend decades pouring money into Kit-Kat’s coiffures, but what thanks are you getting out of it apart from dentist bills?

Games: App Attack and Tech News

2013-10-08 12:25:00

Other smartphone apps to keep business ticking over? EVERNOTE lets you store, organise and share text, photos, and voice notes.

Games: Tech News: Acting In Good Faith

2013-10-03 12:43:00

PS3 adventure Beyond: Two Souls promises to turn a new page for interactive storytelling. Quantic Dream Guillaume de Fondaumière talks about working with actors Ellen Page (Juno) and Willem Dafoe (Spider-Man).

Games: App Attack

2013-09-19 00:00:00

A new Sky Ireland app lets TV lovers share their favourite programmes with like-minded viewers.

Games: App Attack and Tech News

2013-09-06 00:00:00

There’s more Android geography – this time Earth-based – with gvSIG MINI MAPS, a map aggregator that combines Google, Bing, Open Street Map and more. You can download maps for off-line browsing and peruse official Ordnance Survey maps in the UK.

Games: End Of Day Z

2013-09-05 00:00:00

Post apocalyptic knee-trembler Day Z went from low-budget mod of Czech shooter Arma II, to online phenomena with millions of players. Day Z creator Dean Hall reflects on the game’s success and his plans for Day Z’s standalone version.

Reports: App Attack and Tech News

2013-08-23 00:00:00

The latest app and tech news this fortnight...

Reports: App Attack and Tech News

2013-08-09 00:00:00

The latest news from the app and tech world...

Games: App Attack and Tech News

2013-07-26 00:00:00

Our verdict on all that is new in gadgetry...

Games: The National Anthem

2013-07-24 00:00:00

Casting you as a US President, open world adventure Saints Row IV is brilliantly bonkers. Brandon Bray, audio director, lends us his ears...

Games: Tech News

2013-06-28 00:00:00

Games: App Attack

2013-06-28 00:00:00

Games: Hot Press Meets Floris van de Klashorst

2013-06-26 00:00:00

Floris van de Klashorst, Vice President of Connected Car in Nokia, shifts up a gear with HERE technology, which provides an interactive mapping system for cars and mobile devices...

Games: Hot Press meets Insomniac Games and Fuse

2013-06-12 00:00:00

Insomniac Games, the team behind much-loved franchises Spyro the Dragon and Ratchet and Clank, are launching a brand new IP. Ted Price, Insomniac boss, on the guns and co-op glory of EA’s Fuse...

Games: App Attack and Tech news

2013-05-17 00:00:00

The fortnight’s essential review section...

Games: On The Tech Interview: Andrea Magnorsky

2013-05-15 00:00:00

GameCraft challenges Irish developers and creative types to make a game in 12 hours. GameCraft co-founder and organiser Andrea Magnorsky, from indie company BatCat Games, starts the clock...

Games: On The Tech: App Attack & Tech News

2013-05-03 00:00:00

The fortnight’s essential review section...

Games: On The Tech Interview: Mark Nagurski

2013-05-01 00:00:00

In September, Derry is to host CultureTECH as part of City of Culture 2013. Mark Nagurski, festival director, on bringing narrative to technology and how the Other Voices music TV show got involved...

Games: Crossing The Channel

2013-04-17 00:00:00

Two-way cameras have been around on phones and computers for ages. Now TVs are getting in on the act thanks to the Skype-enabled Logitech TV Cam HD. Logitech Ireland’s Bobby Kennedy tunes in for a chat.

Games: Games Of Thrones

2012-01-05 00:00:00

2011 has been a year of living dangerously, as hackers waged war on online game sites, Nintendo launched the 3DS and Sony began shaping up for its new handheld console. And of course, Modern Warfare 3 smashed film and music sales records...

Frontlines: Motion slickness

2008-03-25 00:00:00

The creator of a new motion-sensor games console hopes to turn couch potatoes into jumping beans.

Frontlines: Videogame nasty

2007-07-06 00:00:00

The Irish Film Censor's Office have banned Manhunt 2. Is this outrageous censorship or a necessary decision in the interests of the community?

Interview: The apple of your i

2006-04-19 00:00:00

The Mac brigade are back – and they’re at it again in style. We’re not talking about Phoenix Park doggers, although iLife 06 does offer an incomparable suite of tools.

Interview: sdf

2003-08-11 00:00:00


Commentary: The only game in town

2003-06-09 00:00:00

Celebrities, geeks and, of course, Elvis all converge on Hollywood for E3, the biggest gaming expo in the world.

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