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Weird Wide Web: Internet addicts, an emotional book and some very lonely songs

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.

Emotional book of the week

Some really great works of fiction can make you feel like you’re part of the story but this book allows readers to actually experience the protagonist’s emotions, which are conveyed through vibrations on a wearable vest and other indicators like lighting.


Internet addiction quiz of the week

Falling asleep with your phone in your hand, browsing on the sly all day at work, having a zillion tabs open all at once – the telltale signs of an internet addict. But just how MUCH of an internet addict are you? Take Buzzfeed’s quiz and tell us how you get on…


(Image: Shutterstock)

Forgotten music library of the week

If you love Spotify, you may be surprised to hear that there are about four million songs on it that have never been played by anyone, ever. Poor, lonely songs. This site, Forgotify, will help to to explore these forgotten tunes and give them the attention they deserve… though some of them don’t deserve that much, admittedly. [Business Insider]


Google Glass facelift of the week

So Google Glass is getting better looking with the new Titanium Collection. These bad boys come with prescription frames which the device clips onto and corrective lenses can be fitted into them for those of you with less than 20/20 vision.


(Google Glass/YouTube)

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