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Nintendo Switch overtakes the Wii U

The Nintendo Switch games console has outsold its predecessor, just 10 months after its launch. Nintendo sold 7.23 million Switch consoles in the previous quarter, bringing total sales to about 14.86 million devices. The Wii U, which went on sale in November 2012, sold 13.56 million units before it was discontinued in 2017 and was […]

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Fitness tracker Strava lights up military base

Image copyright Strava Image caption The movements of soldiers within Bagram air base – the largest US military facility in Afghanistan Military personnel around the world have been publicly sharing their exercise routes online – including those inside or near military bases. Online fitness tracker Strava has published a “heatmap” showing the paths its users […]

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Slime takes over at the toy fair

Toy-makers are responding to the popularity of slime videos on YouTube with bucket-loads of DIY slime kits. One slime-making manufacturer at Toy Fair 2018 told the BBC’s Rory Cellan-Jones that it wanted to get children “off technology” and having fun again. Source link

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January blues

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Do you find it harder to get up for work in the dark days of January? During winter when the nights are long and days short, getting up for work in the dark and coming home in the dark can be grim. Some of us succumb to the January […]