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Video games help with fire safety

Video games help with fire safety

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A research team at Durham University has discovered that the systems behind popular first-person shooters such as Halo and Doom, can also be used effectively to teach people about safety. After trying a number of titles, the team eventually opted to use... >>

Master Lock launches iCage for iPods

Master Lock launches iCage for iPods

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In the States, Master Lock has launched what it calls a first- of-its-kind range of "locking skins" for iPods, similar to the locks you can get for laptops. The iCage range includes a durable, lightweight protective skin and a three-digit combination... >>

Speed Vest for cyclists shown off

Speed Vest for cyclists shown off

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The Speed Vest is described as "experimental clothing designed to create an environment in which bicyclists are respected as equal users of the roadway". However, we agree with the Wired blog that suggests its more the perfect way to show off just how... >>

Thanko offers numeric padlock for flash drives

Thanko offers numeric padlock for flash drives

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If you prefer your security a little less virtual, you may be interested in Thanko's latest offering - a numeric padlock to protect the data on your flash drive. >>

Kensington launches ComboSaver portable laptop lock

Kensington launches ComboSaver portable laptop lock

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Kensington has launched the ComboSaver portable notebook lock, designed to offer laptop protection while on the move. A specially designed combination lock with a coiled cable, Kensington says it's its "most portable and secure offering yet". Aimed at... >>

Yakkay's "brainwear" hat-style helmets launch

Yakkay's "brainwear" hat-style helmets launch

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Available at retailers in Denmark, Yakkay's cycle helmets are aimed at those who want to protect their bonce, but not lose serious street-cred in the process. They offer four different hat-like "covers" to fit their helmets - that are interchangable -... >>