News Headlines - 06 April 2011

▽How Yuri Gagarin's historic flight was nearly grounded - The Guardian
His 108-minute journey into space made him the first man to orbit the Earth and one of the 20th century's greatest heroes, but Yuri Gagarin was almost undone by a wonky door and an overweight spacesuit.
Newly declassified documents show the Russian cosmonaut's flight into space 50 years ago this month was beset by last-minute technical hitches.

▽3DS refund row hits Nintendo - The Sun
FURIOUS gamers made ill by Nintendo's new 3DS console have been REFUSED full refunds.
Record return levels were reported after thousands suffered headaches and dizziness. Many only got some cash back from shops - or nothing at all.

▽Why iPhone users look rich but are usually poor - Daily Mail
With their expensive taste in gadgets, iPhone users may appear to have ample disposable income.
But almost one in five owners of the must-have phone admit that their main bank account is always overdrawn.
This is around double the national average, with one in ten Britons admitting to being constantly in the red.
In comparison, 54 per cent of those who own a phone that uses the rival Android operating system and half of BlackBerry owners say they are never overdrawn.

▽Android 'now the most popular smartphone' - Telegraph.co.uk
Some 28 per cent of smartphone users owned an Android, with 26 per cent using an iPhone and 14 per cent a BlackBerry, the YouGov poll of 2,000 adults for Intelligent Environments, a digital banking provider, found. More than four million British people over 18 years old own an Android and it is popular with both young professionals and older people.

▽Oldest working television set expected to sell for £5,000 - Telegraph.co.uk
Britain's oldest working television set, which was manufactured by Marconi in 1936, is expected to sell for more than £5,000 at auction.







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