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She’s already given us so much – ‘Jolene’, Steel Magnolias, ‘I Will Always Love You’ – but Dolly Parton wants to give more. Her latest thing is the Imagination Library – a charity that offers a child an age-appropriate book every month, from when they’re born to the age of five.
What do you do when an MP3, streaming film rental or app messes up? Well, new plans by the British government will have UK readers covered at least.
If nothing else, this was the week we learned that former US Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich doesn’t know what a smartphone is. But wait! There was plenty else besides that! So once the laughter’s subsided and you’ve wiped the tears from yours eyes, here are a few other things we learned this week.
We’re relatively safe where I live in the UK when it comes to ripping CDs, unlocking phones and all that fairly basic stuff – but believe it or not, it was actually illegal to do that sort of thing until late last year, and it’s still illegal for our readers across the Atlantic. But that could change.
So Google Glass might already have something of an image problem – not entirely the product’s fault – but what about the good stuff? Can it, I don’t know, change … Continue reading
Amazon has shared six ‘pilots’ of kid’s shows, asking users to vote for which one they want to get a full series. Six pilots? Ugh, sounds like a lot of investment in a show that might not even exist soon. So don’t worry, we watch them for you.
Launched at the end of April, the ‘ethical social network’, Peace 21 encourages users to help find missing people, celebrate births, commemorate heroes and lost loved ones, champion good causes and donate to charitable projects.
Another week, another news story that suggests Facebook is at the end of its tether; yeah, I’ll believe it when I see it. Anyway, you shouldn’t rely on auto-streaming ads to determine how much time your kids spend online – as we learnt this week.