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21/09/2013

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This week on click, preserving the past with the latest 3—D tech. We

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are in Italy to use jam the stainless landmark before it reaches

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that tipping point. We will show you how to 3—D is Dan who own place and

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face using a standard kit. If you have never heard of Los Santos,

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allow us to take you on a tour and tear the place up a bit as we

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explore the world of grand theft auto fire. All that plus the latest

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tech news and a cool way to do business to just leave with

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Webscape. Welcome to click, welcome to Sion house outside London. It is

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lovely. Sadly, not all of the lovely. Sadly, not all of the

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historic buildings are as well preserved. Many are crumbling to

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dust around the world before dust around the world before

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conservatives can make a record conservatives can make a record of

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them with photos and drawings. There is now a new device which allows

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experts to make a 3—D laser scan of a building in the time

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walk around it. Some MPs and walk around it. Some MPs and

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everybody wants to see the leaning Tower, and offer it a bit of

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support. The famous belltower does not mean as much as at one Sturt

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tool in the Conservative arsenal is not mean as much as at one Sturt

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tool in the Conservative arsenal is 3—D scanning which can map every

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stone in the building and buy the ultimate reference manual for future

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repair works. ultimate reference manual for future

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spotted. While wasn't possible to scan the fall was the interior of

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the tower because of its type the tower because of its type

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spiralling stairways. We have walked up 360 get to the top of the tower

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of Pisa, this is the device they are using to get to the top of the

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tower. It is called Zebedee after the famous children's TV character.

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It is designed by Westralian It is designed by Westralian

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National science agency. At slates side—by—side once a second, sweeping

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the walls and ceiling with its laser. It uses the physical

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landscape around it as reference points to build a 3—D visualisation

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and record speed, however types and record speed, however types be

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navy. Other systems, you have two set up a tripod and me that those

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two plays. But the system, we can walk around and map the world and

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the time it takes to walk around. 3—D scanning is not just for the

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conservationist is, we conservationist is, we can

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experience the Tower of Pisa in experience the Tower of Pisa in all

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is 3—D glory in this virtual reality cave which allows we to skirt around

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the tower, even to fly through it. It belongs to a local university

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which is collaborating on the which is collaborating on the

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project. They hope the data could be used to create interactive

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experiences for visitors to Pisa. With 3—D models, you can fly, you

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can go anywhere you want. You can see the subtle details the

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macro reality, you would be stuck to all around. That you

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macro reality, you would be stuck to the ground. Museums using novel

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technologies to attract viewers exhibits which may have been lost in

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London science Museum shipping London science Museum shipping

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year, it is now being given a new lease of life, a virtual shelf on

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in 2012, before the gallery closed, in 2012, before the gallery closed,

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275 laser scans were made in 2 billion precisely measured points

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were preserved by these lasers, which could be turned into a point

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cloud of this historic exhibit which had been here for 50 years. The

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London Petrie Museum was an early adopter of 3—D scanning technology.

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It started scanning its collection of Egyptian six years ago. Scans

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were used to create these apps so visitors could do more than look at

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a class displays. They could have a virtual play as well. It is not just

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about engaging visitors, 3—D is quickly becoming an important tool

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in archaeological research too. These little figures are commonly

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found in ancient Egyptian tombs, found in ancient Egyptian tombs,

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servants for the deceased in the afterlife. It was not able to tell

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until now with the figures were crafted or mass produced. 3—D

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scanners that us look at the object beneath the design. We saw evidence

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for mould usage and mass production of these objects. It is important

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from a research point of view, whereas the design comic you may

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think you have an object that was made entirely by one person, and

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Artisan, if you have mass production of the object, you have production

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line industry with ancient Egypt, that could help develop our notion

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be multiplied using 3—D printing. also means these fragile relics

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be multiplied using 3—D printing. Many collections of archaeological

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finds are scattered in different museums around the world, now,

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uniting these collections is as simple as pressing print. Other

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museums can be the same thing eventually, you can see the fine

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together again for the first time. That would give you a unique insight

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you that opportunity to bring masses what the deck was about, who

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you that opportunity to bring masses them again. Should the fact become

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damaged, 3—D printing could be in Bluetooth create precise

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replacements. These are 3—D scans of the line sculptures of Blenheim

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palace, birthplace of Winston palace, birthplace of Winston

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Churchill. These could be fed into a stone cutting machine and new lines

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made robotically. Back at Pisa, Jonathan Roberts and Zebedee have

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moved to another monument, the mediaeval muscle Liam damaged in

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Allied bombing raids during the Second World War. Science is no

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stranger to Pisa, this is the birthplace of Galileo, you cannot

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help thinking he would have approved of the 3—D laser scanners walking

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about as old hometown. Helping to preserve its wonders. There is is an

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—— an exact three of the print of a line from Blenheim palace was made

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using the data gathered during his report. If you do not have a stately

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home or a 3—D laser scanner, don't worry, there are consumer versions

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of the same technology that you can play with. All you need is a smart

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phone with a decent camera and a decent view of the room you would

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like to scan. This app is called Homestyle, works at the perspective

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of the room and image and allows you to drop in, to see how the place

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would look with a reject. The would look with a reject.

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credentials, it also makes industry credentials, it also makes industry

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grade software like Myer and grade software like Myer and

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AutoCAD. Although its succeeding the simplistic, its other free service

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allows you to add allows you to add accurately and

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and take 70 photos of the interior, and take 70 photos of the interior,

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then upload them to the website. Quite breathtakingly, these voters

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will be stitched together and eat your tree of the room calculator to

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breathtakingly because this is a lot and

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breathtakingly because this is a lot of number crunching, more than the

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average personal computer can average personal computer can

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handle. The priority —— the priority is the access to an access point on

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the cloud. Promote computers with significant amounts of processing

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power. As long as you have a desk top or mobile device with a browser

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due can manipulate the data, using the power of these external sources

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of remote sources in the cloud but physical computers elsewhere. And,

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the inside of a room, you can the inside of a room, you can

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capture the outside of an object. Take between 20 and 70 photos from

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different heights and angles, a few close—ups of areas of special detail

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and once uploaded they will be stitched together, John the tree

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calculator to in the background removed automatically. It can take a

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while for the cloud —based computers to do their stuff, but once that is

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results can be viewed online as a results can be viewed online as a

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fully rendered 3—D model for you to Explorer or 3—D print at your

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leisure. It is that kind of stuff that takes working on this show so

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have the tech news. Antivirus have the tech news. Antivirus

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the top ten most dangerous the top ten most dangerous

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This year, Phil Collins daughter 's This year, Phil Collins daughter 's

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of landing on a page that tested positive for malware. Sandoval

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Avenue late in our second and third. The mad men actor John Ham is at

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viewing of its video content for viewing of its video content for

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mobile devices, up until now, viewing of its video content for

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uploading clips has been a breach of the site 's terms of service, from

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November, viewers will be download without an Internet connection. You

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tube said it will tube said it will release

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information about how long viewing trips will be available for four

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after the launch. After a lot of speculation after the future of

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BlackBerry, it has relaunched a BlackBerry, it has relaunched a new

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smart phone, with a five inch screen, stereo speakers and a quad

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core snap Dragon CPU, its sports high end specifications. In the same

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week it announced bans to lay off 40% of its workforce, the question

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is is that too little too late for the Canadian mobile manufacturer.

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Georgia tech has demonstrated its own master garment for next season,

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a wearable vest with sensors for working dogs. It is called the Fido

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Project, and facilitates interaction for dogs and occupations, it has

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total is which respond to tugging biting all waiting by the canine

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wearer. The aim is for working dogs like lets you to choose which sends

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it is activated. The choice triggers AT computer audio message which

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plays to its computer or owner. The plays to its computer or owner. The

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walking sensor may wear out first. Few videogames have achieved the

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success or notoriety of the Grand Theft Auto series. The player

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assumes the role of a nefarious character who is up to no good

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counterpointed by the wry sense of Theft Auto. These actions are often

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counterpointed by the wry sense of humour of the series and the wry

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storytelling. It has earned it both success and

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some people don't get the joke? As much

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some people don't get the joke? As Grand Theft Auto fibre launchers,

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much has been —— we have been to the fictional home, loss —— Los Santos

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to find out. this job that if they pulled it off,

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this would be the School of a this would be the School of a

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lifetime. More cash than anybody involved had ever dream doll. All it

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had to do with live had to do with live upto the

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expected in the beginning public. Expectations which are

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understandably high for one of the biggest titles in gaming. It is

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rumoured to have cost a staggering £170 million to make and market

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it the most expensive videogame ever it the most expensive videogame ever

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produced. No pressure to perform, then? It is an industrial area so

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and thinking vehicles, tow trucks. Videogame stores across the globe

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are open to midnight —— at midnight on the launch day, fuelling the

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hype. It seems that the developers and publishers are' gamble has paid

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off. With Grand Theft Auto off. With Grand Theft Auto V

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generating £495 million in its first date of sale. It could be one of the

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biggest games of all time. There has not been a GTA game for five years.

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It has been a long wait since GTA IV. The level of investment that has

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been put into it suggests that it will get either.

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The series has come a long way from the first iteration in 1997. Back

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then, a top—down, 2—D title. Now a 3—D open world

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console and can pity game at console and can pity game at

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aficionados is set in the fickle city of Los Santos, an astonishingly

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detailed version of LA. It was created by the developers Rockstar

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games. The player can choose to and swap between ad will one of

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three characters, an ex— robber, a young aspiring gangster,

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and a dangerous dog, during the course of the story mode. I have

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been somewhere stuck between joyful and peachy. With a title like Grand

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Theft Auto, as of its Hollywood movie inspired

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parts. This is your moment! Please don't ruin the great work your

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plastic surgeons have been doing! The world of Los Santos is sprawling

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with beaches and mountains counterpointing the city. The player

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can indulge in sports extreme or otherwise, watch television shows,

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customised cars, a quiet apparel and even visit and old therapist. It is

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the sheer level of detail which makes it a compelling place to

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visit. The player is constantly discovering new things to do and

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see. When I was playing, I quite often felt like a computerised

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jurists, soaking up the many varied and virtual vistas that Los Santos

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have to offer. Lush landscapes aside, a lot of the story mode does

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involve action which is adult in nature. One scene in which we cannot

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show involves torture. It is content like this which has landed the

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series in hot water. Everybody from newspapers to politicians. Some

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videogames offer children but others are designed for adults. If Grand

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Theft Auto V was a movie, it would be a Martin Scorsese movie. Violent

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and artistic in equal measure. It is definitely a game that pushes your

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limit. That is why people who look at it have given it an 18 rating.

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Retailers can get arrested. And two children and parents should not let

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children played. Strictly, over 18 children and parents should not let

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means adult entertainment. An escape from the humdrum of everyday

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mirrored real life a little too mirrored real life a little too

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closely may not have the same mass appeal. GTA: Offers Edition. Acquire

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That was on Grand Theft Auto V. Now onto other stories. And with the

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last time he came out one of these? The first examples of business,

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trade cards surfaced in London in the 17th century, probably. At posh

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estates like this one. It is amazing to think that all these years on, we

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are still using the same technology although Kate Russell thinks that we

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should not be because, would you believe, she has an app for that?

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Here is Web skate. Here is Web skate.

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In this age of digital everything, the traditional business card is

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fast becoming irrelevant. the traditional business card is

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fast becoming irrelevant. Camcard.com is a great example of

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details have been brought up to date details have been brought up to date

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using smartphone technology. The basic app lets you capture card

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details with optical character recognition so that it can easily be

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indexed on your phone. With the paid indexed on your phone. With the paid

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application, you can sink to the cloud and get the ability to access

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device. your contact of

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device. One really nice feature is the

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ability to add your own augmented reality content to your business

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cards like graphics, audio, and video. It is a great way to showcase

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your work as well as being a your work as

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fantastic conversation starter. This is now —— now, this may

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versions are in development. One for each of the

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versions are in development. One last quick mention for bu.mp which

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we looked at back in 2010. Free on we looked at back in 2010. Free on

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Android and iPhone, it bump handset with other users to share contact

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details and other files via details and other files via

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Bluetooth. With over 125 million downloads so far, the Alp has been

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so successful that it was announced this week that the company has been

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snapped up by Google. Cloud —based website builders let

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you through together sites without any coding skills. You cannot

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generally look get true creative is tempered customisation. Not so with

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webydo, a new service that offers as much flex ability as writing your

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own HTML. You never need to look at the code. This means that pretty

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much anyone can get stuck into the design process.

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This tool has clearly been designed by a designer. It is crisp and

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elegant with the option to tweak and customisable templated as much as

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you like. All wrapped up in a drag and drop workspace that will feel

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very familiar to anyone who has worked with design software. A free

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account gives you a site on account gives you a site on

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webydo's domain with 15 pages and one gig of storage with a range of

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premium accounts offering more pages, storage and your own domain.

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Apple sold 19.5 million iPads in the second quarter of this year. With so

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many tablets on the market, you think that someone would design a

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dedicated browser for the platform rather than just a scaling up or

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down existing software. That is exactly what Opera has done with

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last week's release of Coast, a browser that fits perfectly on the

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iPad. The minimalist home screen opens with a familiar icons with

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swipe and tap navigation completely intuitive for the average tablet

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you missed them along with tons of you missed them along with tons of

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