Tech Talk with Jess Kelly

Tech Talk with Jess Kelly
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iOS 14, GoKonnect and Red Bull Basement
Sep 25 • 56 min
DC Calahane talks through the new features of iOS 14 and looks ahead to the iPhone 12.
Lighting Designer for The Killers and news of PS5
Sep 18 • 51 min
Steven Douglas, Lighting Designer for The Killers, Hozier and many more joins Jess to talk about the impact of the lockdown on live events production crews and staff. John Reilly has the very latest news on the PS5.
Xbox news, kids online and refurbished laptops
Sep 11 • 55 min
Protecting children’s data online and Samsung
Sep 4 • 46 min
EXCLUSIVE: COVID Tracker project lead on developing the app
Aug 25 • 42 min
Gar MacCríosta, Product Manager for the COVID Tracker app at the HSE joins Jess Kelly to discuss the development of the application. This is an in-depth conversation talking through everything from the conception of the idea and the reliability of…
2020 phone buying guide and Catapult events
Aug 20 • 43 min
Jess is joined by John Reilly, editor of to talk through the best phones of 2020. Plus Des O’ Leary of Catapult explains how their business has adapted to the COVID crisis.
EV Mailbag and comedian Jarlath Regan
Aug 8 • 45 min
This week Jess is joined by Derek Reilly to answer your questions about buying an EV. Comedian and podcaster Jarlath Regan tells Jess about hosting his content on Patreon.
GPT-3, buying a drone and esports scholarship
Jul 30 • 50 min
Huawei in the UK, Sky Q and Vodafone Foundation
Jul 23 • 45 min
Jess Kelly is joined by Emmet Ryan of the Business Post to discuss the fallout between the UK and Huawei. Fraser Stirling of Sky talks through the updated Sky Q offering and Liz Roche of the Vodafone Foundation explains the new phone line support for…
Turbulent week for social media, dummies guide to going green and digital pharmacies
Jul 17 • 50 min
What you need to know about ‘Covid Tracker’
Jul 10 • 42 min
Jess Kelly answers some frequently asked questions about the Covid Tracker app and speaks exclusively to the Graham Doyle, Deputy Commissioner at the office of the Data Protection Commission. Plus we’ll hear from Teagasc on how they’re helping to keep…
Should you pay cyber criminals, the MD of Dell and Child Diary
Jul 2 • 54 min
Jess Kelly is joined by Jacky Fox of Accenture to discuss the types of cybercrime that is out there and if you should pay in the instance of ransomware. Jason Ward, MD of Dell Technologies Ireland talks about remote working. We hear more about Child…
Organised Chaos, PS5 and N26 banking
Jun 17 • 47 min
Jess is joined by Sarah Reynolds to talk about Organised Chaos. John Reilly of has a rundown on the Playstation 5, plus we get an update on N26’s progress in Ireland.
One Look Systems, Munster Rugby Gaming and Espy and Iris
Jun 12 • 51 min
This week’s show focuses on Irish success stories. Pat King of One Look Systems explains how their software can help Covid-19 compliance in the workplace. We’ll hear how Munster Rugby has ventured into the world of e-gaming, plus Epsy and Iris tells us…
Fallout at Facebook, Shop Now and Universal Robots
Jun 5 • 53 min
Jess Kelly is joined by Donie O’Sullivan, CNN Business Reporter about the fallout at Facebook. We hear about and Universal Robots
Boom, Trump vs Twitter and Ordee
May 29 • 47 min
Keeping your kids safe online
May 22 • 43 min
Jess is joined by Philip Arneill of Cyber Safe Ireland to talk about keeping your children safe online.
Future of co-working, conferences and gaming news!
May 14 • 49 min
Exclusive: ‘Broadband Plan can be delivered under budget’
May 8 • 46 min
Peter Hendrick, CEO of National Broadband Ireland joins Jess Kelly for an exclusive interview about the progress to date on the National Broadband Plan. Plus Emmet Ryan reviews Disney+.
Deputy Data Protection Commissioner: Dos and don’ts of working from home
Apr 30 • 49 min
Jess is joined by Graham Doyle, Deputy Commissioner from the office of the Data Protection Commissioner to talk through remote working. Daragh Cassidy of talks through the steps you need to take if you want to upgrade or downgrade your…
Keeping our older family and friends connected
Apr 24 • 45 min
Exclusive: Huawei country director chats to Jess Kelly
Apr 17 • 44 min
Bee-saving tech, Guaranteed Irish and Republic of Work
Apr 9 • 46 min
Hereworks, Welltel and Zoom
Apr 3 • 41 min
Workvivo, Microsoft and the greatest gadget
Mar 27 • 49 min
Dr Doireann and games to get you through social distancing
Mar 20 • 43 min
Jess is joined by Dr Doireann O’Leary to discuss Covid-19 and John Reilly talks through the best games for social distancing.
Assitive tech, Tom Dunne on Tidal and more…
Mar 13 • 49 min
Jess is joined by Newstalk’s Steve Daunt to hear how assistive technology is giving him a voice. James Magill of Vodafone Ireland explains new initiatives by the company to include those with autism. Tom Dunne discusses Tidal vs every other streaming…
How IOT can help fight flooding, plus a tour of IADT
Mar 6 • 49 min
Jess is joined by Albert Baker, COO of Danalto to hear how their IOT technology could help in the fight against flooding. Plus Rónán Ó Muirthile of IADT gives Jess a tour of the college campus.
The benefits of digital transformation and the security of 5G
Feb 27 • 48 min
Jess is joined by Nik Healy of Convergent to discuss how businesses of all size can go through a digital transformation, without breaking the bank. John Griffin, country manager at Ericsson stops by to discuss the road to 5G.
Staying safe online, Samsung S20 and no MWC
Feb 13 • 52 min
16 years of Facebook & The Me App
Feb 7 • 49 min
Jess is joined by Emmet Ryan of the Business Post to look back at 16 years of Facebook. Garda Robin Grace stops by the Newstalk studio to discuss the traumatic childhood experience that inspired him to develop the Me App.
Tech preview for 2020, Vesta Living, plus car trends
Jan 30 • 54 min
Jess is joined by John Reilly, editor of to preview the biggest gaming titles and most exciting phones for 2020. We learn more about Vesta Living and Karl Connolly of Car Zone stops by to look at car buying trends.
Facebook on election policy, plus GoMo answers your questions
Jan 23 • 55 min
Jess Kelly is joined by Dualta Ó Broin of Facebook to discuss election campaigning on the platform. Budget mobile network GoMo answers your questions. Plus the man behind the Acorn tablet stops by to explain why he created a tablet aimed at older people.
Tech With Jess: Key Players From CES2020
Jan 14 • 7 min
Jess joins Pat to look back on the key players from CES2020.
Dell on design and gaming plus more from #CES2020
Jan 14 • 45 min
Jess sits down with two executives from Dell to learn more about their new XPS 13 plus their gaming devices. Cormac Ó Conaire from Design Partners explains why the Irish company went along to #CES2020. Paul Guy from TechFynder tells us more about the…
Inside CES 2020: Drone delivery and tech for good
Jan 9 • 40 min
This week’s programme is coming to you from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, with thanks to Vodafone Gigabit Broadband.
Review of the decade & Stuff That Changed the World
Dec 20, 2019 • 49 min
Jess is joined by Emmet Ryan and Simon Tierney.
N26 digital bank, e-scooters and refurbishing
Dec 12, 2019 • 47 min
Jess Kelly is joined by the General Manager for European Expansion Markets at N26 to discuss the development of the service in Ireland. Colin Baker of Back From the Future joins Jess to discuss e-scooters and refurbishing laptops.
Music vs money, RideCell and
Dec 6, 2019 • 41 min
Jess is joined by Stuart Clark of Hot Press to discuss the impact Spotify has had on the music industry. Could ride-sharing platforms be the answer to our cars vs climate conundrum? We hear from on why you should buy refurbished rather than…
Tech in the Windy City with Aer Lingus
Nov 29, 2019 • 45 min
Jess is in Chicago this week with thanks to Aer Lingus to find out about the tech and tourism scene in the city. Plus we’re giving you a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy S10 with thanks to Virgin Media.
Google’s Stadia and EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2019
Nov 22, 2019 • 50 min
John Reilly, Editor of joins Jess to discuss the new Stadia. Plus we hear from the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 nominees.
CEO of National Broadband Ireland on the signing of the NBP contract
Nov 19, 2019 • 6 min
Jess Kelly speaks to Peter Hendrick, CEO of National Broadband Ireland about the signing of the National Broadband Plan.
SuperAwesome: The battle against Big Tech tracking your kids online
Nov 15, 2019 • 30 min
Jess chats to Dylan Collins of SuperAwesome about the battle against big tech. We hear about and Rent The Runway in Ireland.
Web Summit 2019
Nov 8, 2019 • 52 min
Jess is at Web Summit 2019 to meet some of the big-name companies and startups in attendance.
ESB Tech Fest plus the first female tech apprenticeship
Nov 1, 2019 • 46 min
Jess meets some of the young people who were part of the 2019 ESB Tech Fest. Pat O’Connor of VRAI explains why his company has launched a female-only tech apprenticeship. Brian Daly of GrandPal tells us about his business.
Encouraging kids into technology
Oct 25, 2019 • 45 min
This week Jess previews the ESB Creative Tech Fest. Mary Cleary of the Irish Computer Society explains how they’re encouraging children into technology and we listen back to how the smartphone is changing policing
Tech Talk in Seattle
Oct 18, 2019 • 47 min
Jess is in Seattle this week with thanks to Aer Lingus. We hear about the famous Pike Place Market. Enterprise Ireland explains why they recently opened an office in the Emerald City and the CTO of Seattle gives insight into the opportunities and…
ConverCon, Virgin Media and WageStream
Oct 11, 2019 • 45 min
On this week’s show, Jess chats to the co-founder of ConverCon to hear how chatbots and smart assistants have transformed customer service. Virgin Media explain how they’re going to smarten the home of their customers without breaking the bank and…
The best smartphones of 2019: One for every budget
Oct 4, 2019 • 43 min
Jess Kelly is joined by John Reilly of to talk through the top phones of 2019. Plus we hear about Dublin Startup Week 2019.
The future of WeWork, The Business Fairy and Skillnet Ireland
Sep 27, 2019 • 44 min