Posted by Martin Fee on 12/10/16
Finding a TV and broadband plan that best suits your needs can be a bit of a head scratcher. Luckily, we’re here to help ...
Last month we held our first ever Smart Census, where we asked you, the people of Ireland, to tell us about some of your favourite gadgets.
Make sure your data is never lost with some of our helpful hints.
Warranties are far more important than you may think. Here's why.
Downloading music and apps drains more than your battery life.
It's Ryder Cup time again and we've selected five apps that should come in handy for keeping on top of the action and improving your game.
In a surprise to no one, BlackBerry has announced that it will no longer design and build its own phones due to falling profits.
Don't throw your bill in the bin – it could tell you what plan you really need.
Are you regularly exceeding your monthly data limit but not sure where all that precious data is going? We have some tips.
Both the Desire 10 Lifestyle and Pro should be hitting the Irish marketing in the next two months.
It's the battle of the 4-inch iPhone with the SE vs. the 5s.
Apple launched its new wireless AirPods along with the iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2, let's take a closer look.
Over 20% of Irish students spend over five hours a day on their laptops, which equates to more than 24 hours of screen time a week.
Apple unveiled the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus at an event in California last week but let's take a closer look at what's under the hood.
Time for an upgrade? Hot foot it down to your local Carphone Warehouse and pick up the new Galaxy S7, we promise you won’t be disappointed.
Feeling nostalgic for the TV shows of yore? We’ve got good news, a whole host of your favourites are returning to TV soon.
Apple unveiled two new iPhones – the 7 and 7 Plus – at an event in San Francisco last night.
We'll be keeping you in the know with live updates from the Apple event in the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco.
Samsung’s new Gear S3 smartwatch offers a number of key improvements over its predecessor, including GPS and IP68 certification.
Last week Apple was granted a patent for what appears to be a wireless VR headset.
All those iPhone 7 rumours exactly where you want them, in one place.
As expected, Samsung revealed its new Gear S smartwatch in Berlin yesterday.<br />
Our pick of the best apps for EP festival goers.
Apple has sent out press invitations to an event on next Wednesday, September 7th.
Everything you need to know about trading in your old phone.
The instant messaging app announced yesterday that it plans to share users’ details with its parent company Facebook.
Everything you need to know about ‘pay as you go'.
We previously reported on Google's proposal to create a new bank of gender neutral emojis; well now Apple is getting in on the act.
Shopping around for a new pre pay phone for yourself or your child before they head back to school? Here are our top five picks under €200.
SolidEnergy, the company behind a new type of lithium metal battery has announced that it is now ready to bring its product to market.
We recently got hands on with Samsung's mid tier Galaxy A3 2016, here's what we thought.
Google is finally about to launch its Facetime-like video calling app Duo.
It looks like Samsung may be about to reveal the latest generation of the Gear S smartwatch later this month.
The Galaxy J3 is one of Samsung’s newest additions to the budget smartphone market, and has lots to offer anyone looking for an upgrade.
Our top 10 tips to making sure you don't run out of juice.
Let's take a look at some of the similarities and differences between the Note7 and its older brother, the Note5.
Slither.io is a simple addictive game that lets you be a worm, just like the Nokia classic, Snake. And trust us, it's addictive.
Finished with Mike, Eleven and the gang on Netflix and need something else to binge on? We’ve found some tasty alternatives on Sky Box Sets.
Samsung announced the latest addition to the Galaxy range yesterday at an Unpacked event in New York, the Galaxy Note7.
Samsung unveiled the latest Galaxy Note 5.7-inch phablet at an Unpacking event in New York yesterday.
It’s Samsung Galaxy Unpacked time again and now you can watch the live stream from New York right here on carphonewarehouse.ie.
We're a bit obsessed with Microsoft's new iPhone photography app, here's why.
Tim Cook made the announcement this morning that after nine years, Apple has now surpassed the one billion iPhone sales mark.
Hunting for Pikachu on Henry Street with a phone battery that's at 5%? We've got you covered at Carphone Warehouse.
We asked the Carphone Warehouse Dún Laoghaire team to pick their five favourite features on the new Huawei P9. Here's what they chose.
The latest version of Corning Gorilla Glass should be available on devices later this year, in fact we may even see it on iPhone 7.
If you’re a sports fan, you may have noticed that Setanta Sports has nowbecome eir Sport. But what exactly does that mean?
With news that iPhone app of the moment Prisma is about to launch on Android, we thought it was high time we see what all the fuss is about.
Did you download Pokémon Go before it was officially available in Ireland? Are you sure you didn’t download a nasty virus with it?
You’ve heard of pre pay and bill pay, but do you know about SIM only?
Slow Wi-Fi and concerned about not getting the most from your broadband provider? We can help with these speed test tips.
Become a Galaxy S6 ninja with this handy guide.
The HTC 10 has some incredible new features, including the ability to set up a Personal Audio Profile, here's how to set yours up.
Are you someone that likes to take lots of photos and videos on your iPhone or iPad at concerts? Your days might well be numbered.
The top five questions we're always asked about upgrades.
Perfect your serve and get Wimbledon ready with some of these handy tennis gadgets and apps.
Whether you're home or still in France, if you lose your phone at EURO 2016, we can help with these tips.
Officially launching on July 8th, Sky Cinema will offer 75% more new movie premieres than its predecessor.
Huawei pulls out all the stops with its latest addition, the Huawei P9. We recently got 'hands on' with P9, here's what we thought.
Streaming music from your phone to speakers in your home has never been easier with the Google Chomecast Audio.
To prepare your eyes for the culinary delights you’re about to experience at Taste, here are 15 Irish foodies to follow on Instagram.
Unveiled on Monday at Apple’s WWDC 2016, iOS 10 promises a whole host of new features and improvements. Here are 10 that caught our eye.
Bluetooth 5 will be announced next Thursday, June 16th in London and promises to offer double the range of the current offering.
With Father's Day just around the corner, we've compiled a list of 10 great gifts we're confident your dad would love to receive.
Have you just gotten your hands on the new Galaxy S7? Here are our suggestions for five of the best apps to download and enjoy straightaway.
There are plenty of apps and websites you can use to keep in touch with news from UEFA Euro 2016. Here are some of our favourites.
At last it’s June, the sun is out and festival season is upon us. Heading to a festival this weekend? Don't forget these tech essentials.
We recently got a chance to try out the highly anticipated HTC Vive; here's what we thought.
<p class="p1" style="line-height: 20.8px;">Love nature photography? We've uncovered some of the rising stars in Ireland, and shone a light on the global influencers.</p>
We get hands on with the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge to see how it measures up to its predecessor.
HTC has released what it believes is its best smartphone to-date. But can the HTC 10 really stand on the shoulders of the much-loved M9?
Na na na na na na na na na na na na na na na na Samsung!
OtterBox has announced it's first modular case, the uniVERSE Case System, which aims to remove all reasons to take the cover off your phone.
Does your favourite make the list?
Just bought a Samsung Gear VR headset and want to know how to get the best out of it? You've come to the right place.
From adding bling to keeping your phone safe – here's our guide to mobile accessories.
Some factors to take into account when choosing a broadband package.
App analytics and market intelligence provider, App Annie has revealed the top Google Play apps of all time, for both downloads and revenue.
<p class="p2" style="line-height: 20.8px;"><span class="s1">We're down to the final 10 in our #IrishSunset competition, now help us pick the winner.</span></p>
In an effort to stamp out gender inequality, Google has proposed 13 new emojis that depict women across a range of professions.
Social messaging app WhatsApp has introduced a new desktop app for both Windows PC and Mac users.
Become a keyboard warrior with these simple iPhone hacks.
The lowdown on how to easily switch mobile networks.
Audio platform Soundcloud has launched its new streaming service Soundcloud Go in the UK and Ireland today.
It's never been easier to stay safe on the road with these handy gadgets.
Want to avoid <em>Game of Thrones</em> spoilers? There are some simple things you can do to stay out of the know until you catch up.
Samsung has announced a pink gold variant of its latest hero handsets, the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. <br />
We get hands on with the Microsoft Lumia 550, the first entry-level smartphone to run Windows 10.
The deal will allow Sky customers to have exclusive access to all new and future Sony releases before any other subscription service.
For the first time ever, Android devices will offer more emojis than iPhones when Android N is released next month.
Huawei is set to enter the VR market as it announces a new VR headset to rival Samsung’s Gear VR.
HTC unveiled the impressive new HTC 10 earlier today, which it hopes will revive its fortunes and flagging sales numbers.
HTC unveiled its new flagship smartphone, the HTC 10, this morning.
Huawei unveiled its two latest hero handsets at an event in London on Wednesday, let's take a look at the specs on the P9 and P9 Plus.
Samsung has received a patent to develop smart contact lenses which could take photographs and project images directly into the user's eye.
Huawei has unveiled its new flagship smartphones and, as expected, they’re called the P9 and P9 Plus and both feature a dual-lens camera.
We take a look at the most recent <span style="line-height: 20.8px;">ComReg </span>report, which uncovers some interesting data about how Irish people use their mobile phones.
What does it mean if a phone is IP68 certified and why is it important?
This Friday is April Fools’ Day which means it's the perfect day to pull off one of these tech-inspired pranks.
Did you see <em>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</em> over the weekend? Well now you can explore the Batcave in all its glory on Google Maps.
What is Night Shift on iOS 9.3 and how do you enable it on your phone?
To celebrate the arrival of the new Samsung Galaxy S7, Carphone Warehouse launched S7Live to find Ireland’s hottest new musical talent.
Launched on Monday, the 9.7-inch iPad Pro offers all the same features as the 12.9-inch device at a fraction of the weight.
If you said fast, you’re in the majority with 90% of people opting for a faster phone over a secure one according to a poll.
Apple launched the all-new iPhone SE on Monday, let's take a closer look at the specs.
What happens to your iPhone after you've finished with it? It meets Liam.
Apple launched the all new iPhone SE at an event in Cupertino, California yesterday.
Is today the day we find out about the 4-inch iPhone? Stay with us as we find out and bring you updates from Apple's event in California.
Smartphones have revolutionised how we travel. If you're taking a trip you should consider downloading some of these handy GPS apps.
Are you celebrating St Patrick's Day away from home tomorrow? Share your experiences with friends and family around the world.
As expected, Sony finally unveiled the price and availability of its VR device at GDC 2016 in San Francisco yesterday.
<div>A first look at the all-new Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, fresh from the box.</div>
We let Oculus get inside our heads with the new Samsung Gear VR headset. Here's what we thought.
Eir has announced the first locations that will receive broadband of speeds of up to 1Gbps, as part of its rural fibre broadband rollout.
Although the iPhone 7 isn’t set to be released until September, the rumours are coming in thick and fast about what we might expect.
Dropped your phone down the toilet? Want the Galaxy S7 to impress your friends? You may be eligible for an early upgrade.
Leaked images, obtained by VentureBeat, appear to show a dual camera on Huawei’s upcoming flagship phone, the P9.
With a larger screen and addition features on the screen's 'edge', the Galaxy S7 edge certainly represents a step up from the S6 edge.
Our list of the five best movie apps <span style="line-height: 23.1111px;">that have given ‘Oscar-worthy performances’ over the last 12 months.</span>
Unveiled during the Samsung Unpacked event at MWC, the Gear 360 could be one of Samsung’s most important product launches in years.
It looks like we’ll finally get a glimpse at the PlayStation VR headset for the PS4 next month.
Samsung launched its latest hero headset, the Galaxy S7, at MWC 2016 on Sunday evening.
Yesterday at MWC 2016, Sony unveiled its new-look Xperia range, which includes three new smartphones and the Xperia Ear.
We’ve been waiting a while, but HTC has finally revealed the Vive consumer edition at MWC 2016.
Samsung unveiled the latest members to the Galaxy smartphone family this evening in the form of the S7 and S7 edge.
The Galaxy S7 and S7 edge were announced at Samsung’s Unpacked event in Barcelona this evening.
What new features will we see in #TheNextGalaxy and what else does Samsung have up its sleeve for MWC 2016? It's time to find out ...
Samsung Mobile’s innovation story, unpacked, one box at a time.
Want to video chat with more than one friend at once on your phone or tablet? Now you can.
Here's everything you need to know to make the switch.
Yes a llama named Kuzco got to unbox the new Galaxy phone before you. Jealous? Because we are.
Get immerse game play like never before with the Samsung Gear VR.
Here’s our S7 feature wishlist.
According to the <em>Financial Times</em>, Google is set to launch a successor to its budget VR headset, Google Cardboard.
Do you own a Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge or S6 edge+? Did you know you can record amazing 4K video on your phone and stream it to your TV?
Your Android Wear smartwatch is now capable of supporting cellular.
We’re in for some exciting handset releases this year.
Even though it’s not expected to launch until September, the rumour mill is already turning about what we might expect from iPhone 7.
As of yesterday, February 1st, both Gmail and WhatsApp now have over one billion people using their services on a regular basis.
<span style="line-height: 20.8px;">Samsung has announced it will unveil #TheNextGalaxy </span><span style="line-height: 20.8px;">at its </span><span style="line-height: 20.8px;">Galaxy Unpacked event on February 21st.</span>
According to a report from Bloomberg, Apple is working with manufacturing partners to try and develop new wireless charging technology.
It looks like Apple’s long touted 4-inch iPhone could be called the 5se and it may launch as early as March.
Are you an Apple user? Well you’re not alone.
We take a closer look at the <span style="line-height: 23.1111px;">TomTom GO Mobile app.</span>
Good news for Android users!
The only legitimate rival to the iPad Pro.
Vodafone TV starts at €40 for Vodafone Broadband customers.
The TV's got some treats for us this winter.
New developments include Night Shift and Touch ID on Notes.
The pink variant joins the existing green, white and black options.
Need some motivation to hit the streets? We’ve got you covered!
The company made the announcement at CES 2016.
HTC and UA have created the world's first connected fitness system.
Samsung’s ‘hero’ smartwatch will soon be compatible with your iPhone.
Maybe you should stop for the sake of your health.
Is Apple set to ditch the headphone jack entirely?
The movers and shakers in the gadget world in 2015.
Here's what we searched for the most on Google in 2015.
Thinking of making a New Year's resolution this year?
Our top picks for apps to download and use with your new VR headset.
Tech stocking fillers for all the family under €100.
Awaken The Force this Christmas with these Star Wars gadgets.
The X9 will apparently very closely resemble the A9.
GoPro will enter the consumer drone market in 2016 with the Karma.
How many viral videos can you name?
A new Apple Watch could be hitting the shops early in 2016.
This morning Facebook revealed the top 10 global trends of 2015.
Our top phone picks on bill pay this Christmas.
Foldable and rollable phones may be on the cards at Samsung.
The Santa Tracker is back and better than ever!
The new Galaxy A7, A5 and A3 will launch in 2016.
Samsung Internet is specially designed for the Gear VR.
Looking for a VR camera and got $60,000 lying around?
Our top pre pay handsets to gift this Christmas.
Thinking of buying a VR headset for Christmas? Here's the lowdown.
We find out if the Samsung Galaxy Tab A can make the Android tablet grade.
We take a look at Samsung’s first VR product powered by Oculus.
LG is getting its own mobile payment service.
It’s Prime Wars as Samsung's Grand Prime takes on the Core Prime.
Is bigger always better? Huawei certainly think so.
We've just launched our Christmas TV ad, watch it here.
That means taking and making calls from your smartwatch.
Got a question about how to switch networks? This might help.
Looking for a budget smartphone this Christmas?
We put HTC’s new hero handset through its paces.
That’s more than the entire population of China.
Is Sony’s new flagship up to scratch?
There's no stopping that Apple rumour mill ...
Need a last minute Halloween costume?
Can this entry-level handset stand up to competitors?
Rumours circulating that Chrome and Android will be one by 2017.
Frightgeist is the only costume planner you’ll need this year.
Life often imitates art; this is certainly true when it comes to Bond.
Here's what we know so far about the HTC One A9.
Watchmaker Fossil has announced a range of smart accessories.
Yesterday HTC unveiled the latest addition to its One family.
Great Scott it's time! Marty McFly should be ‘arriving’ tomorrow.
it looks like Facebook is no longer 'down with the kids'.
According to reports, PepsiCo. is set to release a smartphone next week.
Did you know you can make and receive calls on Apple Watch?
Apple's much-loved iPhone has come a long way since 2007.
Make the most of your M9 with these handy tips.
Demystifying Apple's latest iPhone software offering.
Does the S6 edge+ have enough of an edge to be better than the rest?
A closer look at some new features on the Galaxy S6 edge+.
Virgin also announced plans to launch a mobile service in Ireland.
One of Roald Dahl’s classic books gets an app-over.
Make the most of your €9.99 a month subscription fee.
Is bigger always better and which one do you need?
Our starting 15 apps to keep you entertained throughout RWC 2015.
Here’s everything you need to know about Office 2016.
Upload a selfie and find a playlist to suit your mood.
A look back at where it all began for the PlayStation.
The virtual scrapbooking site now has over 100 million monthly users.
Some of the most interesting products from IFA Berlin 2015.
eircom and eMobile as we know them, are no more.
We get hands on with HTC’s latest offering, the Desire 626.
Five questions to ask yourself before buying a laptop for college.
The new features we can expect on the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus.
A closer look at Apple's new flagship handsets.
Live updates from Apple's 'Hey Siri' event in San Francisco.
Beautiful things come in Apple packages.
UPDATED. Everything we know so far about the next iPhone.
Having problems keeping your smartphone secure? We can help.
The new Z5 Premium promises the world’s first 4K UHD smartphone display.
Huawei has revealed its new flagship device in the Mate series.
Download our top picks before hitting the lecture halls.
Check out Samsung's latest flagship, the Galaxy S6 edge+.
Heading to Electric Picnic next weekend? Read this.
The date was unveiled to the media yesterday.
Get the most out of your Sony Xperia phone.
Could this be the new Microsoft 'Cityman' and 'Talkman'?
How to transfer your data from an iOS device to the Samsung Galaxy S6.
iD, Ireland’s newest mobile network, went live across Ireland this morning.
Google unveiled it's latest version of Android yesterday.
Microsoft has released a translator app for your smartwatch.
According to Motorola the answer is probably yes.
Smartphones are now the most popular devices used for web browsing.
The sequel to the original is finally here.
According to Huawei, we’re a snap happy nation.
Motorola unveiled the Moto G, Moto X Play and Moto X Style earlier today.
The top innovations to expect in Windows 10.
Share your memories of Dublin with this interactive map.
We pit the new Xperia M4 Aqua against its predecessor.
Are you paying too much for data on your monthly plan?
Samsung unveiled its latest tablet this morning.
SIM cards will apparently be replaced by e-SIMs in 2016.
It looks like Nokia is resurrecting its mobile devision.
You can now use your iPhone to pay for goods and services in the UK.
A closer look at Meteor's new price plans on both SIM only and bill pay.
The Xperia M4 Aqua offers style and durability.
We have the lowdown on the next generation virtual pet.
Ireland’s newest mobile operator was revealed in Dublin this morning.
The EU has agreed to abolish roaming fees after 2017.
Rumours are circulating that the new iPhone has gone into production.
Introducing WhatsApp messaging for your desktop.
Samsung are investing heavily in wireless charging, here's what you need to know.
A budget smartphone that packs a punch, introducing the Lumia 535.
The average user's monthly time spent on apps has increased by 63%.
What mobile broadband option is right for your needs? Get the lowdown.
Make your tech-savvy dad happy this Father's Day.
Apple unveiled the latest generation of its mobile operating system yesterday, here's what we found out.
We take a look at an app that's set to revolutionise 'small talk'.
Samsung has accidentally released the user manual for its newest phone in its Active range.
Nearly all of your household devices will be 'smart' by 2020.
Time for an upgrade? We put HTC’s latest offering – the M9 – up against its predecessor to see if it’s worth the investment.
<span style="line-height: 23.1111106872559px;">According to research, 3.2 billion people will be online by the end of 2015.</span>
It’s Android vs. iOS, as our experts pit the HTC One M9 and Samsung Galaxy S6 against the iPhone 6 for market-leading features.
According to new research by Google, not very.
Market research firm Gartner Inc has estimated that 7.3 million Chromebooks will be sold this year worldwide.
Needless to say the HTC One M9 has some pretty big boots to fill.
What are the hottest wearables on the Irish market right now and how can they improve your life? We have the lowdown.
An interactive horror movie in your house!
Apple’s upcoming music streaming service will likely be called Apple Music ...
We check out the Samsung Galaxy A3 to see how it performs compared to the best handsets in its class.
Facebook has teamed up with nine news publishers to launch ‘Instant Articles’.
The average adult internet user claims to now spend 20+ hours online per week.<br />
The rumour mill for the next-generation of iPhone has started to turn.
Some helpful hints on how to keep your phone bill down when abroad.
Android users will be glad to hear that they can now pre-register for upcoming apps on Google Play.
Eight questions to ask yourself about tablets before you buy.
More people are using their smartphones to shop online than ever before.
Nintendo announced yesterday that it is currently working on releasing its first smartphone game by the end of 2015.
Phablets claimed 21% of all US smartphone sales in Q1 2015
Could this be the future of 'in-the-field' healthcare? Researchers at UC Berkeley think so.
The latest smartphone data released this morning by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech shows that the popularity of Apple iOS continues to grow.
What option suits your needs best? We have the lowdown.
Samsung has reasserted its global lead in smartphone shipments for the first quarter of 2015, according to the IDC.<br />
Easily one of the most eye-catching phones I have ever used, with the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge you know you have something special.
What’s the difference between 3G and 4G – and do you really need 4G?
What is unlimited data and why do operators insist on a fair usage clause? We have the lowdown.
According to International Data Corporation (IDC) almost 20 million wearable devices were sold in 2014 ...
Enter the new Samsung Galaxy S6, the amalgamation of years' of smartphone knowledge by Samsung. It's more than a headline full of numbers.
This week saw Apple unveil the new Apple Watch, a product they describe as “the most personal product we’ve ever made".
With a heading like that you're expecting a lot I assume ...
The successors to the Galaxy S5 are here.
Fresh onto the Irish market this month is the new HTC Desire 620 <span class="st">–</span> the latest edition to HTC’s Desire series.
<span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px;">The HTC One M9 is one of this year's most eagerly anticipated smartphones launches. Here, we take a look at what </span>fans can expect.
To mark the recent iPhone 6,we at Carphone Warehouse Ireland decided to conduct a fun analysis of the evolution of the handset.
Is the price tag worth it? Here's a side-by-side on some of the key features to help you decide.
Huawei's flagship handset the Huawei Ascend P7 has arrived ...<br />
CES Las Vegas; where the biggest tech companies flex their muscles with their latest, and (sometimes) greatest kit
The Bank of Ireland Mobile Banking App is now available on both Android and iOS for mobile and tablet devices.<br />
Every few years, something new comes along that leaves us wondering 'what happens next'? The Sony Smartband is just such an item.
<p>Depending on your TV provider, there are a number of free add ons available. Here, we have a look at some of the top freebies.</p>
We got our hands on the new Sony Xperia Z3 last week. Here's what we thought of it.
With the unmentionable season approaching, two technology giants get set to do battle in the smartphone arena.
Apple are set to make one of their usual big September announcements. Put September 9th in your diary if you're an Apple fan.
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is the latest in the surface-series tablets in Microsoft's quest to create the tablet that can replace your laptop.
After anticipating this moment for some time, we’ve finally got our hands on a fully functional Samsung Galaxy S5.
The latest addition to the Galaxy family is now confirmed, after Samsung reveal the Galaxy Gear Smartwatch at IFA 2013 in Berlin.
Samsung recently launched the latest addition to the table market with its next generation Galaxy Tab range, the Galaxy Tab 3.