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Weird Wide Web: Marvel, fresh Facebook look and just the right lighting

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

WELCOME TO THE WEIRD Wide Web – where we take a look at the week’s best offerings in tech and social media news.

Comic book app of the week

(Image: Marvel.com)

Attention comic book fans! The day has finally arrived. Marvel have launched a new app, giving users unlimited access to over 13,000 comics for $9.99 monthly or just under $60 a year. Gizmodo has done a video run-down of its features which appear easy to use, with a few kinks to work out.

Gadget of the week

This attractive little mouse has the ability to store your digital identity and files so you can carry it with you and use it on different computers. It can also be used like a remote control or to play games, similar to Nintendo’s Wii controller. On top of it all, the Ego! Smartmouse comes in six stylish colours.

(Video:Laura Sapiens/Youtube)

Facebook announcement of the week

Facebook is doing a bit of spring cleaning, getting rid of the clutter on your newsfeed. This week the social networking giant announced the new version, with a fresh new look, which will place a greater focus on the newsfeed. The new design will be rolled out over the coming weeks on web and mobile.

(Image: Facebook)

Setting the mood gizmo of the week

Planning a romantic evening, an important business meeting or just a lazy night on the couch – all of these events can be made more successful with the right lighting. This impressive set up involves a camera which is mounted to the ceiling of a room, Gizmodo reports. Then all you have to do is paint the perfect lighting arrangement on your tablet and the series of dimmable lights in the room will set the mood.

(Image: Diginfonews/Youtube)

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