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Kindle launches dog-eared e-book for reluctant e-readers

readers 'will get there in the end'‘As well as the usual beverage spill marks, users can now simulate their own book stains simply by choosing a number of modes such as chocolate, blood and ‘unknown but brown and worrying’.’

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Posted: Feb 2nd, 2014
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Grandmother in fear of iPad Christmas present

Grandmother Margaret Edwards has another thirty-six sleepless nights to endure before Christmas Day when she fears her family will be giving her an iPad as a Christmas present.

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Posted: Nov 18th, 2013
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Television owners ‘getting more stupid’, say increasingly intelligent televisions

TVs getting really quite high-browSmart TVs have started to object to being purchased by what they call ‘dumb viewers’. At the third annual conference of the world’s most technologically advanced sentient televisions, a committee of the smartest sets on the market expressed intense concern that a high proportion of their viewers are getting less and less intelligent.

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Posted: Nov 12th, 2013
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Microsoft buys Betamax

Microsoft has bought Betamax, hoping to steal a march on more successful rivals such as Apple and Samsung. Having dismissed the internet as ‘a passing fad’, and countered the threat of tablet computers by putting wheels on a PC, Steve Ballmer, Microsoft’s CEO, is keen to get the company back on track.

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Posted: Sep 4th, 2013
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‘Modern Age’ forces closure of Homewares shop

‘I went in there once to buy a hammer and some nails and tried to pay by credit card. All he did was stare and look befuddled. Then he asked me, ‘What witchcraft is this?”

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Posted: Sep 20th, 2012
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