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.

Drone entrepreneur on Brexit: ‘That country is going to be so screwed’

Drone entrepreneur on Brexit: ‘That country is going to be so screwed’

Drone entrepreneur Bobby Healy has said that Brexit is likely to be a boost for his business

Beeb, what are you doing?

Beeb, what are you doing?

The UK's public service broadcaster has announced plans to launch its own digital assistant software

Huawei on war footing as Ren goes over the top

Huawei on war footing as Ren goes over the top

The boss of the Chinese phone giant is ramping up the bombast ahead of a crunch period for the company’s global prospects

Xtremepush works its Magic to make Gartner’s prestigious list

Xtremepush works its Magic to make Gartner’s prestigious list

Set up in 2014, Xtremepush is a mobile software business that tackles a problem that has been around as long as apps themselves: how do you get people to use them once they have been downloaded?

Watch-as-you go with your own private theatre

Watch-as-you go with your own private theatre

Crowdfunded in all of five minutes (albeit with only a $15,000 goal, although it has more than quadrupled that), Dreamglass promises an on-the-move HD theatre

Catch the bad guys in HD

Catch the bad guys in HD

The Nest Cam IQ is well built, painless to use and offers the quality of imagery you would want from any form of security camera

Blurred lines detract from the big picture

Blurred lines detract from the big picture

The reason that the Epson EF-100W gets three stars, and not four teetering on five, is that lack of HD oomph

Google and Mozilla curtail Kazakhstan's browser monitoring efforts

Google and Mozilla curtail Kazakhstan's browser monitoring efforts

The Kazakh government wants to launch a surveillance operation against its own citizens and neither Google nor Mozilla are having that

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

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