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    Virgin Media's KipstR wearable records shows if you fall asleep

    The wristband tracks changes in blood flow to deduce when you are snoozing.
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    Re: Virgin Media's KipstR wearable records shows if you fall asleep

    I'm not sure why but this device offends me.

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    Re: Virgin Media's KipstR wearable records shows if you fall asleep

    Great if you are a billy no mates but you got a family watching the tv and the guy with the band on falls asleep its going to pause the program for all until he wakes up? Having it just auto start recording is the better idea they pitched.

    Either way still not convinced of the need for this.

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    Re: Virgin Media's KipstR wearable records shows if you fall asleep

    Quote Originally Posted by Article
    and four million arguments over TV are expected at Christmas
    Is that per family?

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    Re: Virgin Media's KipstR wearable records shows if you fall asleep

    Surely if you fall asleep while watching TV, whatever was on wasn't that interesting anyway?

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    Re: Virgin Media's KipstR wearable records shows if you fall asleep

    So, if you rest your eyes during the ad breaks it will pause them and only resume when you awake. Sounds like they just don't want you missing the adverts

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    Re: Virgin Media's KipstR wearable records shows if you fall asleep

    Quote Originally Posted by kawauso View Post
    Surely if you fall asleep while watching TV, whatever was on wasn't that interesting anyway?
    Indeed. Perhaps they need to offer a better range of up-to-date programming that isn't interfaced by the grotesque dated abomination that is their butchered Tivo.

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    Re: Virgin Media's KipstR wearable records shows if you fall asleep

    When I had a Tivo I never watched anything live, you can't fast forward the adverts. Plus if you're falling asleep watching TV you're watching too much and as Kawauso implies you're watching rubbish.

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