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  • Get health advice from your receipts Get health advice from your receipts

    In the UK, 64% of adults are classed as being overweight or obese. Public Health England is developing new ways to encourage the public to stay healthy and lose weight. Could you soon be receiving weight loss advice from your supermarket receipt?

  • Jibo is a robot for all the family Jibo is a robot for all the family

    Robots were once a thing of the future - but they're finally becoming an everyday reality. Researchers expect to see a $6.5 billion market for home robotics by 2017. Jibo is a desktop robot that can do everything from take your picture to reply to your text messages.

  • Life without Facebook for 99 days Life without Facebook for 99 days

    Status updates, baby pictures, event invites - the average person checks their Facebook 14 times a day, and 79% of smartphone users check their Facebook within 15 minutes of waking up. But what would life be like without Facebook? An experiment lets people find out.

  • Teaching kids with a smart games console Teaching kids with a smart games console

    With 70% of teachers saying that educational video games can increase student engagement, brands are keen to enter this area. LeapFrog is set to launch a smart gaming console LeapTV that aims to teach kids aged 3-8 maths, science and reading through video games.