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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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iPad: If your iPad is within reach when you wake, Morning turns it into a dashboard packed with useful information you need to start your day off on the right foot. The weather, your to-dos, calendar appointments, news headlines and your estimated commute time are all in one easy to read display.

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When it first come out, the world went a bit crazy over Wii Fit and its included accessory, the "Balance Board". A few years on though, and how many people still use the software, let alone the hardware? If you'd like to put the gaming gadget back to work without having to fire up your console, you should check out FitScales.

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Apple has just released a new app under the iTunes brand, called "12 Days of Christmas". Each day, for most of a fortnight, Apple will give something away free. While it's not clear whether you need to download the app to take advantage of the deals, it will notify you as each one becomes available -- with push notifications, if you decide to enable them.

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Android: Google Play has a great wishlist function for apps and content for which you're not quite ready to pull the trigger but doesn't have a way of notifying you when content goes on sale or if there is a price drop. Enter AppWatch, a free app that monitors this so you don't have to.