Emmet Ryan

Emmet Ryan

Emmet Ryan is editor of Connected and technology correspondent with the Sunday Business Post. Ryan is also the beer and betting columnist along with hosting our successful Connected podcast. In 2009, he was named Journalist of the Year at the IIA NetVisionary Awards and won the Alumni Choice award at the 2014 Business Journalist Awards.

Unpicking the politics of Hong Kong's protests

Unpicking the politics of Hong Kong's protests

In 28 years, Hong Kong will lose its special status and become a part of China like any other. Young Hongkongers are protesting – specifically against an extradition law that would lengthen China’s reach, but generally to preserve their way of life as they know it

It’s small and speedy, but be ready to shell out

It’s small and speedy, but be ready to shell out

The speed of the HP Elitebook x360 1030 G3 is tremendous and beats everything in its class save for the Macbook Pro, which slaughters all comers when it comes to getting things done

Think in black and white: The Epson ET M2140

Think in black and white: The Epson ET M2140

If you want colour, this is not the device for you. If you work from a home office or out of a small enough one, keep reading because there is a lot to like

Fasten your seatbelts as Ireland accelerates to 5G

Fasten your seatbelts as Ireland accelerates to 5G

The ultra-fast, ultra-powerful network technology has finally arrived in five Irish cities, and it’s a game changer

Huawei’s transparency policy is unclear

Huawei’s transparency policy is unclear

The Chinese phone maker Huawei professes openness, but it stonewalled journalists who had travelled halfway round the world to its recent conference in Dongguan

The console wars are officially on again

The console wars are officially on again

Sony's PS5 is going to come out in February, with the Xbox One’s successor, still without a name and code-named Project Scarlett, due out sometime in the second half of 2020

Pint Of View

Pint Of View

Porterhouse Slurpasaurus Price €2.80 Available: select off-licences and drinkstore.ie Sometimes...

Online gaming needs to give women a sporting chance

Online gaming needs to give women a sporting chance

Every year, the female-unfriendly sector loses billions by turning away half of a lucrative market

Saving the planet one click at a time

Saving the planet one click at a time

Waterbear, a new wildlife streaming platform, prompts users to take immediate action to save the animals they are viewing

HP keeps it Elite with the latest G5

HP keeps it Elite with the latest G5

It’s not a laptop for finishing a college project: it’s the one for getting work done absolutely anywhere you need to

Huawei’s latest watch is built to stay the course

Huawei’s latest watch is built to stay the course

Emmet Ryan reviews the Huawei Sports Watch GT

Enter the Ninja

Enter the Ninja

The Fortnite streaming star's move from Twitch to Microsoft's rival service Mixer is the biggest move yet in the battle of the live streaming platforms

Cloud security teams are urged not to act ‘as if sky is falling in’

Cloud security teams are urged not to act ‘as if sky is falling in’

Businesses need to be shown that protecting their data is a constant priority, not an emergency measure, says a leading figure at Amazon Web Services

Listen up: Here’s top quality at an entry-level price

Listen up: Here’s top quality at an entry-level price

British company Cambridge Audio’s first truly wireless earphones are simply astounding

Boeing 737 Max set for flight clearance by next year

Boeing 737 Max set for flight clearance by next year

The Boeing 737 Max is almost certain to be back in the skies next year, despite damning revelatio...