Man left brain damaged and paralysed after vicious attack has "spoken" for the time in 20 years – thanks to an iPad

Man left brain damaged and paralysed after vicious attack has 'spoken' for the first time in 20 years – thanks to an iPad By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 16:28 GMT, 17 February 2013 | UPDATED: 17:59 GMT, 17 February 2013 A man left brain-damaged and paralysed after an attack 20 years ago has been able to 'talk' again for the first time with the help of an iPad.

Amazon brings forward its sale to Christmas Day to take advantage of festive shoppers

Amazon brings forward festive sale to 9am Christmas Day to take advantage of online shoppers trying out new gadgetsLast year, online shoppers spent 186million on Christmas DayCustomers were logging on to their favourite stores as early as 6amDebenhams say children's clothes are most popular Christmas Day bargainHarrods' winter sale also starts online on December 25 | UPDATED: 11:51 GMT, 18 December 2012 Amazon has followed in the footsteps of a slew of other retailers by bringing forward its Boxing Day sale to Christmas Day. The online store expects this December 25 to be its busiest after spending on the day trebled over the past five years, in part thanks to families trying out Kindles, iPads and tablets they have been given as gifts. The proliferation of smartphones, home broadband and other gadgets also makes it much easier to make a purchase – and the price-cuts will make logging on as tempting as another slice of Yule log.

Christmas shoppers snap up one tablet computer EVERY SECOND with sales already up 1,000% on last year

Christmas shoppers snap up one tablet computer EVERY SECOND with sales already up 1,000% on last year Retailers brand 2012 the 'tablet Christmas'Frenzy put down to greater choice and wider price range | UPDATED: 13:25 GMT, 9 December 2012 Staggering demand for computer tablets has seen British shoppers buy one every second as the rush for Christmas gifts goes into overdrive. Some shops are reporting sales of tablets like the iPad and Google Nexus 7 are up by 1,000 per cent from last year, leading retailers to brand 2012 the 'tablet Christmas'. The frenzy began last week on Cyber Monday when a tablet was sold every second, and it is forecasted demand will continue to be high during the countdown to Christmas

iPad fury: Parents furious after school tells them to buy tablet for children

Parents 'left hamstrung' by school after it tells them to buy their children iPads Headteacher of Rossett School in Harrogate, North Yorks, causes anger with requestSome parents say they can't afford the 300 tablet and fear 'two-tier' inequality | UPDATED: 12:37 GMT, 8 December 2012 Hard-up parents were left furious after a school asked them to fork out hundreds of pounds on iPads for lessons and homework. Staff at Rossett School in Harrogate, North Yorkshire told children to ask their parents to buy them the 300 tablet for their work. But the request has infuriated parents, hundreds of whom attended a showdown meeting with the headteacher over the cost