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Could using Facebook be making you brainier?

Scientists think they’ve found a connection between the number of friends someone has – either online or offline – and the size of certain areas in the brain. The number of Facebook friends you …

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BlackBerry Blackout – Are You and Addict?

If you have a BlackBerry, you’ll know all too well about the problems that Research in Motion have been having over the last two days. It all started with a huge crash at the …

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Apple vs Samsung battle continues

The war between Samsung and Apple looks set to carry on for months. Today, news reports say Samsung have filed several more lawsuits to try and get the brand new iPhone 4S banned in …

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New video social network from Napster team – AirTime

Did you have a Friendster account back in the day? Since then, you’ve probably had accounts on lots more social networking sites: Myspace, Bebo, Orkut, Facebook, Twitter, Google+… it seems like there are hundreds …

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How Do You Rent Your Films?

From today, customers in the UK can rent movies via YouTube – the service has finally launched here after running in the US and Canada since the spring. Anything you rent will be available …

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Is there room for another tablet? Enter the Amazon Fire

Last week, Amazon revealed their newest Kindle – although, unlike the Kindle 3, this device is more than just an e-book reader. Amazon now sell more Kindle books than real books, and they are …

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Will you swap your iPhone 4 for the iPhone 4S?

In the tech world there’s only one story this morning – the iPhone 5. Or, to put it another way, the iPhone 4S. The lack of a brand new 5 model was a disappointment …

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Rules on broadband ads are changing

What speed do you get from your ISP? Is it anywhere near the speed they were advertising when you ordered your connection? Are you locked into a contract and unable to cancel, despite not …

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New Japanese smartphone checks for radioactivity

So your smartphone can help you to communicate, tell the time and help you navigate. It might also be able to act as a compass, a thermometer, a Tesco Clubcard and a barcode reader. …

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