12% of British turn to their laptops when bored

12% of Brits turn to their laptops for music, DVD watching, Web surfing and e-mail, according to research sponsored by Intel and published in EE Times. 34% now no longer bother sending postcards, preferring instead to text and email friends.

12% of Brits turn to their laptops for music, DVD watching, Web surfing and e-mail, according to research sponsored by Intel and published in EE Times. 34% now no longer bother sending postcards, preferring instead to text and email friends. Average British holidaymaker has thirty-two hours of bad holiday weather time to fill, during which 32% watch local TV in a language they don't understand whilst 56% re-read old magazines for the second or third time and 38% call or text friends to find out about the weather at home.

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