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.

Laptops: Do you need a laptop?

Laptops: Do you need a laptop?

For years, desktop computers were under siege from the laptop market. But now the usurper has a target on its back. Emmet Ryan reports.

Connected News: Young Scientists 2015 is launched

Connected News: Young Scientists 2015 is launched

The 2015 BT Young Scientist and Technology exhibition was formally launched last month.

Connected News: NCBI launches awareness app

Connected News: NCBI launches awareness app

A new smartphone app called AMD Aware has been launched by the National Council for the Blind in Ireland (NCBI).

Pint of view

Pint of view

Buxton Axe Edge. Price: Euro 3.49. Available: specialist off-licences.

Connected News: European award for Airspeed Telecom

Connected News: European award for Airspeed Telecom

Liam O'Kelly, the chief executive of Airspeed Telecom, has won the Entrepreneur of the Year category at the European Business Awards.

Editor's Letter

Editor's Letter

Ireland has finally achieved political and public unity on something.

Connected News: Digital investment on the up

Connected News: Digital investment on the up

Investment in new technology is growing at a faster rate than at any time since 2006.

ICT in Sport: Data, set, match

ICT in Sport: Data, set, match

Every summer, for two weeks, the eyes of the world are fixed on Wimbledon.

ICT in Sport: The all seeing eyes

ICT in Sport: The all seeing eyes

In the first of Connected's two-part look at how technology is changing sport, Emmet Ryan speaks to the people behind the IT that is making athletes better.

Connected News: Summit predicts Ireland's digital future

Connected News: Summit predicts Ireland's digital future

The fifth annual Digital Summit, organised by The Sunday Business Post, took place in Croke Park last month. The day-long event, chaired by Anthony Quigley of the Digital Marketing Institute, was a

ICT in Sport : A different perspective

ICT in Sport : A different perspective

Google Glass has yet to hit the mainstream, but Europe's top basketball league is already finding ways to help it change the game.

Connected News: Big data and cloud on EMC's agenda

Connected News: Big data and cloud on EMC's agenda

EMC World, the IT giant's annual showcase, took place in Las Vegas, Nevada, last month.

ICT in Sport : Staying on track in formula 1

ICT in Sport : Staying on track in formula 1

Michael Taylor, chief information officer with Lotus F1 team, told Connected how IT played a key role for his team in getting up to speed.

Connected News: Mobile is the increasing focus of Citrix Synergy

Connected News: Mobile is the increasing focus of Citrix Synergy

Citrix held its annual Synergy event in Anaheim, California, last month.

Business of Sport: The Spread

Business of Sport: The Spread

Smart betting at the World Cup