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“Boxing Day and Weekend Sale From 7dayshop.com”

Amazing delivery inclusive deals from 7dayshop.com – save up to 86% off recommended retail prices. Deals updated every 30 minutes. If you are looking for some post-Christmas bargains then 7dayshop is the place to head to. Or Perhaps Father Christmas has given you some money to spend. Whatever you are looking for – whether  it’s watches, memory cards, headphones, gadgets or something else – check out the deals. Fresh deals will be added through the weekend. The sale begins on Boxing…

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How to track Santa: follow his Christmas journey live

Father Christmas has started his annual present delivery run across the world and you can track his progress right now – with a little help from rival tech companies Microsoft or Google. St Nick’s journey has been tracked for more than 50 years by the North Amercian Aerospace Defense Command (Norad) and it has teamed up with Microsoft for a second time on its tracker, reports the BBC. The Norad Sanata tracker – the full website can be found at www.noradsanta.org and offers…

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2015 technology trends: the year of the smartwatch?

Apple Watch could be a “game-changer” in the smartwatch market Sure, smartwatches have been around for a while – but arguably have not yet reached that tipping point when they become a mass consumer item. But could the next 12 months see smartwatches and wearable technology reach a tipping point and hit the mainstream? Apple could sell 30 million Watches in 2015 Apple’s iPad has been credited for helping transform consumer demand for tablets with its style, performance and desirability.…

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Could a smartphone app replace your driving licence?

Drivers in the US could soon be using a mobile app as their official driver’s licence, it has been reported. Transport officials in the American state of Iowa have revealed that the app will be available in 2015 at no extra cost. The digital licence will be accepted by Iowa law enforcement officials during traffic stops and by security officers screening travellers at the state’s airports, reported the Des Moines Reporter newspaper website. Motorists will be able to stick with…

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The Evolution of a Terabyte of Data: 1956 – 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Data storage has been transformed in the last 50 years from huge, clunking machines with limited capacity to tiny memory cards that can store a fantastic amount of data but are no bigger than the size of a finger nail. The cost of data storage has also plummeted. In 1956 a 5Mb IBM RAMAC 350 Disk File – the highest capacity data storage device at the time – weighed a tonne and cost a fortune. But in 2013, Kingston released…

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Spider dog: top trending YouTube video of 2014

A video featuring a dog dressed in a spider costume has been named as the top trending video on YouTube this year. Mutant Giant Spider Dog has been viewed more than 114 million times. And bosses at YouTube have named it as their top trending video of the year, based on views, shares, comments, likes and more. Interestingly, the now famous iPhone 6 Plus Bend Test video is in at number 5. It has had more than 59 million views. You can see…

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5 gadgets that could be great Xmas presents from 7dayshop.com

5 gadgets that could make great Christmas presents

Here’s just 5 “buyable” items from 7dayshop.com. They include a smart way to watch TV, extending your Wi-Fi easily, tiny-sized storage for your movies and music, a high-spec great price tablet and how to avoid your phone running out of juice at the worst moment. They could make great Christmas presents for friends and family who love a bit of handy technology or perhaps a gift to yourself. Freeview TV on your phone You can watch Freeview TV on your smartphone,…

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iPhone 6 boosts Apple’s share of smartphone market

Apple reaches its highest share of Britain’s smartphone market thanks to the iPhone 6, says research. It had 39.5% of UK sales for the three months to October 2014, compared to 29.1% in the same period in 2013. The research by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech shows that Android sales are still ahead at 52.3%, although that’s a fall compared to the 54.6% market share for the three months to October 2013. Windows is in third place, but has seen a decline in market share. The most recent…

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Tablets & touchscreens could help boys read, research

Boys reluctant to read could be helped by touchscreen technology, says the National Literacy Trust. The technology can be more effective in engaging children aged 3 to 5 with reading than books – and is particularly beneficial when it comes to helping poor children and boys where literacy is a concern. The findings in the Early Years Literacy Survey have been published by the National Literacy Trust and publisher Pearson. Key findings: Twice as many young children from low-income backgrounds read…

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