There is rising concern about the near trance-like state people can apparently enter while using mobile phones, MP3 players or electronic personal organisers.
An Indian origin researcher has designed two applications that can turn iPod touch and iPhones into remote control for robots.
Those who play loud music on their daily commute are at greater risk of developing iPod-itis.
Apple iPods loaded with patients’ favourite music could help them recover from operations faster.
MP3 players, iPods and more exposure to live music could have caused an increase in hearing loss among teenagers.
The technology rumour mill is busy grinding speculation regarding an Apple event on Wednesday at which the culture-changing firm will unveil its "latest creation."
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Day in Pics: 27th April
Showbiz World - April 27, 2015