Author Archives: Maire Rowland

Facebook takes on Snapchat with new app

Facebook takes on Snapchat with new app

Ding! Ding! Round 2! Facebook are all set to re-enter the ring and take on Snapchat with their own ephemeral messaging app. Slingshot allows users to send disappearing photo and video messages to each, like Evan Spiegel’s Snapchat. Slingshot is so much like Snapchat initially that it can be difficult from initial appearances to figure out […] Read more

Top 5: Songs used in Games

Top 5: Songs used in Games

Video games and music tend to go hand in hand these days. Although there are plenty of games that compose their own unique scores there have been many momentous occasions where the combo of games and a particular track have created a memorable impression on gamers. In honor of the loving and explosive relationship between […] Read more

Prayer??? There is an app for that!

Prayer??? There is an app for that!

Have you ever felt lonely praying alone? Perhaps you take great comfort in prayer but would prefer the company of like-minded individuals to join your prayer and help it touch more people all around the world? Pray may be just the perfect way to make your prayer social without having to head to a place […] Read more

The lady doth cost too much!

The lady doth cost too much!

Ubisoft, the masterminds behind the fantastically successful and beautifully made Assassin’s Creed have left fans slightly bewildered by announcing this week that they are cutting their playable female character from their new title Assassin’s Creed Unity. According to Ubisoft’s technical director James Therien their female assassin has been cut as a matter of “focus and […] Read more

Perfect apps for the World Cup!

Perfect apps for the World Cup!

It is almost World Cup time folks and to celebrate what’s sure to be an intensely contested competition in the colorful surrounds of Brazil we’ve decided to take a look at some of the best World Cup 2014 games and apps available to compliment the football fever! FIFA World Cup 2014 Do you know who […] Read more

Gaming Heroes: Will Wright

Gaming Heroes: Will Wright

Each week Eazel are going to look at important, interesting and innovative individuals that have helped shaped the gaming industry, past, future and present. First up is a man who’s innovative games created their own gaming genre and got everyone from grannies to teenagers excited about computer games… Will Wright Some game developers have earned […] Read more

New York vs Airbnb

New York vs Airbnb

US courts have decided not to honor the New York attorney general’s subpoena for customer information from Airbnb.  According to the AG Eric Schneiderman, Airbnb, the unique non-hotel accommodation listings app, is operating an illegal business. However, before the judge dismissed the subpoena for records of Airbnb hosts, he stated that there was sufficient evidence of […] Read more

Snapchat makes major changes

Snapchat makes major changes

Snapchat has become an insanely popular photo messenger application, its developers have resisted a very attractive buy out offer from Facebook and it continues to be a fun and unique method of communication for smartphone users worldwide. Now Snapchat has decided to broaden its horizons considerably by adding an instant messenger and video message feature, […] Read more

Worst PC games ever?

Worst PC games ever?

The discovery of thousands of copies the video game E.T. for Atari in a dump in New Mexico this week has hit the headlines as the graveyard for what some have called “the worst video game ever” has finally been uncovered. In celebration of this momentus discovery we are going to take a look of […] Read more

Browser Wars: Will Firefox topple Chrome?

Browser Wars: Will Firefox topple Chrome?

Are you happy with your browser? Does it cater for your every whim, organize your tabs to perfection and sync your history over a variety of devices? Google Chrome and Firefox are the top two browsers in the world and are jam packed with brilliant user friendly features but with the release of the exciting […] Read more