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  • Created by: nikizee
  • Created on: 16-05-16 20:13
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  • Home Entertainment
    • Gaming
      • Advantage
        • Can be sociable
        • Strategy games- intellectual/ educational
        • improve hand-eye co-ordination
        • improve reaction time
        • Games are fun
      • Disadvantage
        • Single player games- unsociable
        • could waste time / unproductive
        • RSI -Health problems - could make you unfit
        • Expensive
        • Addictive
    • Interactive TV
      • advantage
        • sending comments to programme
        • Viewing extras
        • Booking cinema, shopping, games, betting, email.
        • voting for programmes / online betting
      • disadvantage
        • Don't leave the house
        • Credit card needed
        • no physically picking up winnings
        • addictive
        • people may gamble more
    • Social networking
      • Advantage
        • instant messages
        • comments, friends newsfeed
        • groups / events -locate friends gps
        • search friends - share pics / vids
        • video calling
      • Disadvantage
        • Paedophiles
        • addictive
        • future employers / teachers / colleges - friends need to be on the site
        • cyberbullying
    • Music downloads
      • Advantages
        • 24/7
        • track or whole album can be burnt onto CD
        • portable - phones / ipods
      • Disadvantage
        • Viruses
        • may illegally - not pay
        • could be cut from internet provider
        • no physical CD
    • Plans for on-line voting
      • advantages
        • encourages voters
        • no need to physically count faster
      • disadvantage
        • not everyone has a computer
        • good security needed
        • initial costs very high
    • Webcam services
      • advantages
        • distant learning - seeing people online
        • capture and edit images
      • disadvantage
        • could be someone filming - paedophiles
        • poor quality
    • Basic digital photography
      • advantages
        • cheap - no film to develop
        • photos can be shared by email - phones
        • photos can be edited on social networks

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