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App-vent Calendar - day 16: Guinness World Records: At Your Fingertips (iPad)

App-vent Calendar - day 16: Guinness World Records: At Your Fingertips (iPad)

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For some, Christmas is about giving to those worse off than ourselves and spreading joy and happiness to all. Others rejoice and celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, the son of God. And some take the opportunity to catch up with their families, loved... >>

Guinness World Records 2010 Gamer's Edition out soon

Guinness World Records 2010 Gamer's Edition out soon

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If you received a book token for Christmas, then rejoice, as the Guinness World Records 2010 Gamer's Edition is out this month. The third book in the series, it's described as the best resource (offline, obviously) for video game records, facts, trivia... >>

Mitsubishi gets world record for largest HD display

Mitsubishi gets world record for largest HD display

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Mitsubishi has entered the Guinness World Records book with the world's largest high definition video display. This display takes the form of the "Diamond Vision" video boards at the Dallas Cowboys Stadium. Apparently the world's first four-sided, centre-hung,... >>

Scalextric set for Guinness World Record attempt

Scalextric set for Guinness World Record attempt

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Scalextric, we're sure, has a special place in many a gadget-lover's heart with fond memories of glorious victories over various family members. Setting up the track could sometimes be a bit of a chore, checking the metal pins underneath for dodgy connections... >>

Toshiba "timesculpture" ad gets Guinness record

Toshiba "timesculpture" ad gets Guinness record

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Toshiba's cool "timesculpture" advert, shown here again for your viewing pleasure, will appear in the Guinness Book of World Records. The advert was filmed using 200 of Toshiba's Gigashot HD camcorders on a custom-built, 360-degree rig, used up 20,000GB... >>

Singaporean beats Guinness World Record for fastest texting

Singaporean beats Guinness World Record for fastest texting

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Another world record was shattered this weekend as a Singaporean student set a new benchmark for texting. Ang Chuang Yang typed 160-character SMS message in a blistering 41.52 seconds, beating the previous record of 42.22 by a fraction of a second. Singapore... >>