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British parents regret gifting gadgets to kids


June 1st, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) A study in Britain has found one third of parents regretting having given their children mobile phones, computers, and games consoles.According to the study commissioned by ... Read more...

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London cops vow to nail Twitter, BlackBerry rioters


August 10th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Police have vowed to hunt down the thugs who used social media to organise the riots in London, a media report said Tuesday.Detectives called in forensic ... Read more...

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Middle class at maximum risk from thieves


March 31st, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) Middle-class families who have computers and gadgets on view through their home windows and have cheaper cars parked outside are at maximum risk from burglars.But more ... Read more...

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We spend 4 hours on Christmas understanding gadget instructions


December 20th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 20 (ANI): A study has revealed that we will spend more than four hours on Christmas Day unwrapping presents, removing packaging and struggling to understand instructions for new gadgets."Gadget rage ... Read more...

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Apple set to revolutionize TV?


October 25th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): When Apple TV was launched four years ago, it bombed - but this autumn, with YouView, the British internet TV box just round the corner - Apple has ... Read more...

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Fish and electronic chips - new dish in marine research


September 12th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 12 (ANI): Scientists have plans to plant sensors similar to chips used in computer games consoles into fish to get better understanding of their movements.Researchers from the Centre for ... Read more...

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Mobile phones may help partially sighted ’see’ better


May 19th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Mobile phones or hand-held games consoles can be used to provide training course for partially-sighted people, helping them become more self-reliable, according to a new study.The new ... Read more...

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Brit kids stare at screens for 10hrs a day


August 17th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 17 (ANI): British children spend ten hours a day glued to TVs, computers, mobiles and games consoles, according to a new survey.The survey by energy firm Npower found that ... Read more...

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Video games favourite pastime among two-third Aussies amid recession


May 21st, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 21 (ANI): A survey has revealed that despite the economic slump, Australians are still splashing out on video games.The study revealed that people Down Under spent a record 2 billion ... Read more...

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X-box, PlayStation to mimic real stench of war


May 18th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 18 (ANI): X-box and PlayStation lovers would soon be turning their bedrooms into battlefields, courtesy the new technique that will allow games consoles to mimic the stench of war.The new ... Read more...

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UK’s hardened criminals having a ball with TV and breakfast in bed!


April 17th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 17 (ANI): While the recession is forcing Britons to cut down the cost of living, UK prisoners are leading a luxurious life, with direct access to Sky TV, video games ... Read more...

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Granny Sheila is a footie boss at 74


April 11th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.11 (ANI): At 74, great grandmother Sheila Yorke has set up her own football team to get boys off the streets.Sheila has passed the Football Association coaching badge so ... Read more...

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The top 10 ”inventions” that changed the world


March 13th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): Credit cards, trainer shoes, social networking sites, and GPS technology have made it to the list of things that have changed the world. To mark the National Science ... Read more...

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Viewing TV two hours a day doubles asthma risk


March 3rd, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Young children who spend more than two hours glued to the TV every day double their risk of developing asthma, a UK study has found.The study, published ... Read more...

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Soon, a super console that plays every game ever invented


February 17th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 17 (ANI): Techies have come up with a super console that can read original formats of every computer game ever unveiled.Experts at the University of Portsmouth, along with assistance ... Read more...

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Kids cramming about 6hrs of screen time a day


January 19th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 19 (ANI): A new study has revealed that children these days spend increasing amounts of their lives in watching television and playing video games, cramming about six hours of ... Read more...

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Playstation 3, Wii games top Oz burglars wish list!


January 13th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 13 (ANI): Computers games like Playstation 3 and Nintendo Wii are not just popular among youngsters, for even the burglars love the gaming consoles, says new Aussie research.According to ... Read more...

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Foot spas named Most Useless Gadget


August 1st, 2008 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 1 (ANI): Foot spas have been named as the most useless gadget pushing the bread maker to the second spot to walk away with the crown, says a new ... Read more...

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Now, you can race with Hamilton and Schumacher sitting on your sofa


June 12th, 2008 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
London , June 12 (ANI): F1 racing fans could soon compete against racing aces like Lewis Hamilton and Michael Schumacher, and that too sitting in the comfort of their living room, ... Read more...

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Hi-tech gadgets forcing couples to sleep apart


March 7th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by admin
London, March 7 (ANI): BlackBerrys, hand-held games consoles and laptops are taking a toll on the sex lives of British couples, according to a new research.The Sleep Council, which conducted the study, ... Read more...

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Now, gadget doctors to de-mystify highly complex electronic devices


December 28th, 2007 - 4:37 pm ICT by admin
London, December 28 (ANI): Now you neednt worry if the electronic gadgets you were gifted by a loved one this Christmas are not working properly, for various companies in Britain have appointed ... Read more...

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Soon, more lifelike computer games, courtesy super-chips


December 26th, 2007 - 1:17 pm ICT by admin
London , Dec 26 (ANI): Soon, computer games will become more realistic and lifelike than ever before, for scientists from the Glasgow University and the Semiconductor Research Corporation in the US are ... Read more...

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Nintendo, Nokia and Motorola flunk the Green test


November 28th, 2007 - 4:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Nov 28(ANI): Nintendo, Nokia and Motorola have flunked a toxic test conducted by the quarterly Guide to Greener Electronics.The latest edition of the mag assessed for the first time TVs ... Read more...

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Brits own 418mn gadgets


November 14th, 2007 - 2:31 am ICT by admin
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