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# sponsored-by-volkswagen - Thursday 27 August, 2020

'Instantly recognisable in traffic': What is the new Volkswagen ID.3 and how is it different?

'Instantly recognisable in traffic': What is the new Volkswagen ID.3 and how is it different?

Aug 27th 2020, 11:31 AM 21,562 Views 19 Comments

Motoring expert Dave Humphreys explains why the new electric vehicle from Volkswagen is making headlines.

# sponsored-by-volkswagen - Friday 7 February, 2020

Stand front-row at a gig without leaving the house: Would you try the entertainment tech of the future?
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Stand front-row at a gig without leaving the house: Would you try the entertainment tech of the future?

Feb 7th 2020, 10:04 AM 9,514 Views 3 Comments

Tell us how likely you’d be to try augmented reality headsets, interactive movies and more.

# sponsored-by-volkswagen - Thursday 30 January, 2020

WIN: Two tickets for Ireland's Six Nations championship opener against Scotland
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WIN: Two tickets for Ireland's Six Nations championship opener against Scotland

Jan 30th 2020, 4:28 PM 3,537 Views 7 Comments

It’s Andy Farrell’s first game in charge – and you could be there, courtesy of Volkswagen.

# sponsored-by-volkswagen - Friday 24 January, 2020

'Hey Google, don't forget to tip for that pizza': How ready are you for the payment tech of the future?
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'Hey Google, don't forget to tip for that pizza': How ready are you for the payment tech of the future?

Jan 24th 2020, 5:29 PM 11,367 Views 12 Comments

Smile-to-pay, biochipping and more.

# sponsored-by-volkswagen - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Robot builders and homes on Mars: How ready are you for the high-tech houses of the future?
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Robot builders and homes on Mars: How ready are you for the high-tech houses of the future?

Jan 9th 2020, 4:44 PM 9,538 Views 13 Comments

From an automated mason to a radiation-blocking ice house in space.

# sponsored-by-volkswagen - Friday 13 December, 2019

'Hang on, I'll beam my thoughts to your brain': Would you try the communication tech of the future?
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'Hang on, I'll beam my thoughts to your brain': Would you try the communication tech of the future?

Dec 13th 2019, 2:47 PM 5,393 Views 3 Comments

Are you ready for holographic phone calls?

# sponsored-by-volkswagen - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Commuting by hoverboard? Rate how likely you would be to use these travel technologies of the future
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Commuting by hoverboard? Rate how likely you would be to use these travel technologies of the future

Dec 11th 2019, 4:43 PM 7,332 Views 7 Comments

From driverless busses to ticketless train stations – how ready are you to hop aboard?

# sponsored-by-volkswagen - Friday 29 November, 2019

Rain-responsive windows and sci-fi beds: How ready are you for the home decor of the future?
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Rain-responsive windows and sci-fi beds: How ready are you for the home decor of the future?

Nov 29th 2019, 1:05 PM 11,269 Views 4 Comments

From the kitchen to the bedroom, tech is rapidly being integrated into our homes. But how ready are you?

# sponsored-by-volkswagen - Friday 22 November, 2019

'Neat details and lots of space': Meet the Volkswagen ID.3 - here's exactly what it's like inside
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'Neat details and lots of space': Meet the Volkswagen ID.3 - here's exactly what it's like inside

Nov 22nd 2019, 3:43 PM 12,071 Views 10 Comments

Motoring journalist Dave Humphreys attended Volkswagen’s ID.3 preview event this week.

# sponsored-by-volkswagen - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Volkswagen's long-awaited ID.3 will be on the streets of Dublin this week - here's how you can see it

Volkswagen's long-awaited ID.3 will be on the streets of Dublin this week - here's how you can see it

Nov 19th 2019, 5:29 PM 15,269 Views 17 Comments

The electric car already has tens of thousands of pre-orders.

# sponsored-by-volkswagen - Friday 15 November, 2019

Robots that clean the floor (and walk the dog): Are you ready for the smart home of the future?
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Robots that clean the floor (and walk the dog): Are you ready for the smart home of the future?

Nov 15th 2019, 12:07 PM 6,589 Views 8 Comments

We’re heading toward an automated future for household chores, but how on board are you?

# sponsored-by-volkswagen - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

In the market for a new car? 7 buying tips to help you choose the right one, according to an expert
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In the market for a new car? 7 buying tips to help you choose the right one, according to an expert

Nov 5th 2019, 9:43 AM 13,010 Views 9 Comments

‘Ask for a half-hour test drive if you can,’ says motoring journalist Geraldine Herbert.

# sponsored-by-volkswagen - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Self-tying runners and muscle-boosting gym gear: Would you use these fitness technologies of the future?
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Self-tying runners and muscle-boosting gym gear: Would you use these fitness technologies of the future?

Oct 31st 2019, 2:03 PM 12,087 Views 3 Comments

Personalised fitness is closer than ever. But are you open to change?

# sponsored-by-volkswagen - Friday 18 October, 2019

E-bandages to heal your wounds faster? Rate how likely you'd be to use these futuristic pieces of health tech
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E-bandages to heal your wounds faster? Rate how likely you'd be to use these futuristic pieces of health tech

Oct 18th 2019, 3:25 PM 10,547 Views 7 Comments

Scientists have tested ways to speed up healing using electric fields. But would you be on board?

# sponsored-by-volkswagen - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

WIN: We're giving away a signed Ireland rugby jersey
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WIN: We're giving away a signed Ireland rugby jersey

Oct 15th 2019, 4:32 PM 3,193 Views 107 Comments

Check out our competition ahead of Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final showdown with the All Blacks.

# sponsored-by-volkswagen - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

WIN: The ideal Rugby World Cup brunch for you and your friends
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WIN: The ideal Rugby World Cup brunch for you and your friends

Oct 9th 2019, 9:39 AM 5,906 Views 2 Comments

With thanks to Volkswagen, we will feed one lucky group of Ireland fans ahead of this Saturday’s Pool A clash against Samoa.

# sponsored-by-volkswagen - Friday 4 October, 2019

Sunday fry with lab-grown rashers? Rate how likely you'd be to eat these foods of the future
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Sunday fry with lab-grown rashers? Rate how likely you'd be to eat these foods of the future

Oct 4th 2019, 3:16 PM 8,275 Views 4 Comments

How ready are you for insect kebabs and 3D-printed salads?

# sponsored-by-volkswagen - Friday 27 September, 2019

WIN: A luxury golfing weekend in Cork - and a brand new Volkswagen Passat GTE for the drive
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WIN: A luxury golfing weekend in Cork - and a brand new Volkswagen Passat GTE for the drive

Sep 27th 2019, 2:36 PM 11,764 Views 8 Comments

Fancy a weekend escape? Here’s how to enter.

# sponsored-by-volkswagen - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

'The best atmosphere in my 30 years going to Lansdowne Road' - When Ireland beat the All Blacks on home soil
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'The best atmosphere in my 30 years going to Lansdowne Road' - When Ireland beat the All Blacks on home soil

Sep 24th 2019, 11:57 AM 7,492 Views 9 Comments

A highly-anticipated meeting between the nations ranked first and second in the world, Ireland produced a near-perfect performance to overcome New Zealand.

# sponsored-by-volkswagen - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Could humans ever really relocate to the the moon? We're exploring the likelihood here
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Could humans ever really relocate to the the moon? We're exploring the likelihood here

Sep 19th 2019, 5:06 PM 8,132 Views 26 Comments

From exorbitant costs to extreme conditions, life on the moon would be a tough feat – but will we make it happen?

# sponsored-by-volkswagen - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Success Down Under: Remembering Ireland's first Series win in Australia since 1979
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Success Down Under: Remembering Ireland's first Series win in Australia since 1979

Sep 10th 2019, 10:02 AM 4,975 Views 0 Comments

Despite losing the first Test, the Six Nations champions defeated the Wallabies 2-1 in June 2018.

# sponsored-by-volkswagen - Friday 6 September, 2019

Will personal robot assistants ever become a reality? Rate the likelihood here
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Will personal robot assistants ever become a reality? Rate the likelihood here

Sep 6th 2019, 12:11 PM 5,301 Views 12 Comments

Robot servants are a common sight in visions of “the future”, but could the idea ever come to pass?

# sponsored-by-volkswagen - Thursday 5 September, 2019

A key victory over the old enemy that kick-started Ireland's 12-game winning streak
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A key victory over the old enemy that kick-started Ireland's 12-game winning streak

Sep 5th 2019, 10:02 AM 7,845 Views 0 Comments

At the end of a disappointing 2017 Six Nations campaign, Joe Schmidt’s side stopped England from claiming the Grand Slam at the Aviva Stadium.

# sponsored-by-volkswagen - Monday 2 September, 2019

'We had to go out and attack them' - How Ireland made history against the All Blacks in Chicago
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'We had to go out and attack them' - How Ireland made history against the All Blacks in Chicago

Sep 2nd 2019, 2:18 PM 6,345 Views 9 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s side faced down the haka at Soldier Field in 2016.

# sponsored-by-volkswagen - Thursday 29 August, 2019

'Celebrations turned to shrieks' - Remembering the drama as Ireland sealed back-to-back Six Nations titles
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'Celebrations turned to shrieks' - Remembering the drama as Ireland sealed back-to-back Six Nations titles

Aug 29th 2019, 9:56 AM 5,616 Views 2 Comments

2015 witnessed Joe Schmidt’s men secure a second championship thanks to their record win in Murrayfield on the final day.

# sponsored-by-volkswagen - Friday 23 August, 2019

One day in Paris: BOD's farewell, Schmidt's first Six Nations crown and brilliance from Sexton
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One day in Paris: BOD's farewell, Schmidt's first Six Nations crown and brilliance from Sexton

Aug 23rd 2019, 2:54 PM 10,179 Views 8 Comments

In the first instalment of ‘Onward’ with Volkswagen, we relive a great occasion for Irish rugby from 2014.

Smell-killing clothes and stains that clean themselves: The future of doing your laundry

Smell-killing clothes and stains that clean themselves: The future of doing your laundry

Aug 23rd 2019, 11:28 AM 452 Views 0 Comments

Jack O’Higgins looks at the technological and other changes shaping the way we do the washing.

From Pokemon Go to augmented-reality Lego: How your kids' toys will change in the next few years

From Pokemon Go to augmented-reality Lego: How your kids' toys will change in the next few years

Aug 23rd 2019, 11:26 AM 180 Views 0 Comments

Amanda Connolly looks at the coming technological developments that will shape how children play.

'Hey Google, let my housemates know I'm almost home': The future of personal safety

'Hey Google, let my housemates know I'm almost home': The future of personal safety

Aug 23rd 2019, 11:25 AM 83 Views 0 Comments

Sarah Harford on the upcoming tech that’ll give you more peace of mind.

Would you like wallpaper that changes colour with your mood? Here's the future of home decor

Would you like wallpaper that changes colour with your mood? Here's the future of home decor

Aug 23rd 2019, 11:23 AM 305 Views 0 Comments

Sarah Harford on how technological developments could change the way we think about our homes.

Goodbye midnight texts, hello intercontinental kissing: The future of long-distance relationships

Goodbye midnight texts, hello intercontinental kissing: The future of long-distance relationships

Aug 23rd 2019, 11:21 AM 476 Views 0 Comments

Sarah Harford on the technological innovations that are bringing long-distance loved ones closer together.

Bye-bye guide books, hello virtual tours: The future of going on your holliers

Bye-bye guide books, hello virtual tours: The future of going on your holliers

Aug 23rd 2019, 11:19 AM 132 Views 0 Comments

Sarah Harford on the technological shifts that are changing our experience of going away.

No more scrambling for tickets... or listening to commentators? The future of watching sport

No more scrambling for tickets... or listening to commentators? The future of watching sport

Aug 23rd 2019, 11:17 AM 176 Views 0 Comments

Sarah Harford on the technological changes that are set to upend our experience of the big game.

Hello brain implants, goodbye forgetting people's names: The future of your memories

Hello brain implants, goodbye forgetting people's names: The future of your memories

Aug 23rd 2019, 11:16 AM 261 Views 0 Comments

Sarah Harford on the technologies that could change the way we remember things (and mean we’ll never embarrass ourselves at parties again).

Lock the door and activate the drone guard: The future of keeping your home safe

Lock the door and activate the drone guard: The future of keeping your home safe

Aug 23rd 2019, 11:14 AM 335 Views 0 Comments

Sarah Harford looks at how technology could be set to upend our idea of a secure home.

Never struggle for directions to 'la playa' again: The future of speaking other languages

Never struggle for directions to 'la playa' again: The future of speaking other languages

Aug 23rd 2019, 11:12 AM 339 Views 0 Comments

From multilingual earbuds to neural machine learning, barriers between languages are being eroded, writes Sarah Harford.

Goodbye sweat patches, no more 'what to wear' worries: The future of putting on clothes

Goodbye sweat patches, no more 'what to wear' worries: The future of putting on clothes

Aug 23rd 2019, 11:10 AM 579 Views 0 Comments

What does wearable technology mean for the way we get dressed?

Bye bye large Americano, hello alertness algorithms: The future of your morning coffee

Bye bye large Americano, hello alertness algorithms: The future of your morning coffee

Aug 23rd 2019, 11:06 AM 930 Views 0 Comments

Technology has the potential to replace your caffeine fix, writes Sarah Harford.

# sponsored-by-volkswagen - Friday 9 August, 2019

Smell-killing clothes and stains that clean themselves: The future of doing your laundry
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Smell-killing clothes and stains that clean themselves: The future of doing your laundry

Aug 9th 2019, 9:11 AM 13,066 Views 7 Comments

Jack O’Higgins looks at the technological and other changes shaping the way we do the washing.

# sponsored-by-volkswagen - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

From Pokemon Go to augmented-reality Lego: How your kids' toys will change in the next few years

From Pokemon Go to augmented-reality Lego: How your kids' toys will change in the next few years

Jul 24th 2019, 5:12 PM 5,761 Views 0 Comments

Amanda Connolly looks at the coming technological developments that will shape how children play.

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