CNET UK Podcast 273: Has tech ruined real life?
We love our gadgets, but is it time we stopped staring at screens and just enjoyed the view?
As, are we staring at screens when we should be looking out of windows? As much as we love the latest gadgets, is it time we put down the tech and smelled the roses?
But before we get to that, there's good news from Ofcom:! The average British broadband speed is up, anyway, although rural areas are still struggling for decent speeds.
In phone news, thousands are iPad are built. And we look at -- and ask if we can afford to buy shares in Mark Zuckerberg.for workers in the factories where the iPhone and
You've responded in droves to some of our recent opinion pieces, so we discussand whether the is a worthwhile investment.
This week we welcome new podcastonaut Natasha, who is excited about the arrival of-- it feels like the future! Andy is super-psyched about the , and Luke gets hot under the collar about .
We sent our roving reporter to the tablet installed in each pod -- but shouldn't we be enjoying the view rather than messing with a gadget?to check out the Samsung
As more and more people seem to watch gigs through mobile phones held above their heads and Facebookers check in at parties more than they check out the talent, are we spending too much time with our tech and not enough with our friends? We discuss whether technology is making our life better -- or taking over.
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