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Skywalker upgrades R2D2 to iphone

Jedi Knight Luke Skywalker has shocked his friends by revealing that he has at last traded his old R2D2 unit in for a new Apple iphone.

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Posted: Nov 7th, 2009
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Twitter admits £10m Cornish-language site ‘may have been a mistake’

WTF?The decision followed the massive success of the Welsh version of the site, ‘Twttwr’, where tweets in text-speak were said to have lost nothing for the omission of vowels.

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Posted: Sep 10th, 2009
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Phone-sex affair ends after loss of text drive

'R U UP 4 GOING FRM 2 TO 3?'It wasn’t long before ‘I WNT 2 MK LUV 2 U ALL NITE’ became ‘DO I HV 2? MAN U 2-0 UP’

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Posted: Sep 9th, 2009
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Scientists solve problem of mislaid mobile phones with new ‘landlines’

A team of scientists say they have finally found a solution to the age-old problem of the mislaid mobile phone. The new device has been dubbed the ‘landline’ due to its association of telephonic capability with fixed geographical areas of terrain.’ …

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Posted: May 7th, 2009
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Updated driving test to include mobile phone use

mobile-drivingIn a move described by the Driving Standards Agency as an acknowledgement of the realities of modern life, it was announced that public resources would no longer be invested in attempting to prevent people from dangerous practices such as using mobile phones while driving and instead the driving test will be updated to ensure drivers could manage multi-tasking while in control of a vehicle.

‘It’s a desperately needed step’, claimed Samantha Henshawe, a DSA spokeswoman, ‘the number of accidents that occur while fumbling for a Bluetooth earpiece under the driver’s seat is rising exponentially, but learner drivers aren’t being equipped with the right skills. And really, when was the last time you heard of somebody even trying to reverse around a corner anyway?’

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Posted: Apr 15th, 2009
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