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.

Gadget Guru

Gadget Guru

Emmet Ryan reviews the latest tech products

Singlepoint aims for 75 more jobs over three years

Singlepoint aims for 75 more jobs over three years

The company, which is based in Dublin’s North Dock, is also investing €2 million in product development and management along with other services

Musicians drawing the line at facial recognition

Musicians drawing the line at facial recognition

Plans by Ticketmaster to use facial recognition as an alternative to physical or digital tickets for events have been met with a serious backlash from leading performers

Craft brewers in plea to keep vital excise relief

Craft brewers in plea to keep vital excise relief

In its pre-budget submission, Independent Craft Brewers of Ireland, which represents 34 craft breweries across the island, said the 50 per cent excise relief was vital to the survival of the sector

Get ready to jump on Google’s great privacy merry-go-round

Get ready to jump on Google’s great privacy merry-go-round

Brave is chasing Google is chasing Huawei over data protection issues, while two new phones and Android 10 get thrown into the mix. Dizzy yet, anyone?

Hinge benefits: A dating app for those who want more than just a hook-up

Hinge benefits: A dating app for those who want more than just a hook-up

Driven by heartbreak, Justin McLeod came up with an app designed to get you off your phone and on a date, and it’s now the fastest-growing in Europe, writes Emmet Ryan

Enet boss backs state’s decision to stick with National Broadband Ireland

Enet boss backs state’s decision to stick with National Broadband Ireland

Peter McCarthy suspects wireless would have been used to connect more premises under Eir’s plans

Gadget Guru

Gadget Guru

Lenovo's latest AR tie-in, Nextbase's latest dashcam and the Airthings Wave Plus

Pint of view

Pint of view

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Connected Podcast: Top gamers Josh Juliano and Eric Finn

Connected Podcast: Top gamers Josh Juliano and Eric Finn

Top gamers Josh Juliano and Eric Finn talk to Emmet Ryan for the latest Connected podcast

Samsung takes budget-conscious step for 5G

Samsung takes budget-conscious step for 5G

The announcement by Samsung of its first mid-market 5G phone, the A90 5G, is a whopping leap forward for the take-up of the technology

Building their own devices

Building their own devices

Founded in 2016, internet of things (IoT) business Wia has become one of Ireland’s brighter start-up success stories

Up in the air: Meet the drone takeaway delivery entrepreneur

Up in the air: Meet the drone takeaway delivery entrepreneur

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a spice bag. Emmet Ryan meets Bobby Healy, a serial entrepreneur who plans to make billions by using drones to deliver food to your door

Huawei will be hit hard by Google apps blow

Huawei will be hit hard by Google apps blow

Regular users in the West will struggle to get past the lack of YouTube, Gmail and other apps as the US government’s restrictions start to bite the Chinese phone-maker hard

GadgetWatch: Swot up on the top gadgets for college

GadgetWatch: Swot up on the top gadgets for college

School pupils are already back in the swing of things, but third-level students are only starting to get ready for the coming year. We’ve put together a guide to gadgets that should come in handy for anyone looking to hit the ground running this term