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#FridayFiver ?✋ – Fresh Factoids For Your Feed

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After a brief hiatus, the Friday Fiver is back to celebrate everyone’s favourite day of the week! 

From unlikely TikTok stars to the latest in tech and gaming innovation, check out the biggest and best digital updates from the world wide web this week. 

 

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? Judi Dench on TikTok


Not the most bizarre twist of 2020, but it’s certainly up there – 85-year-old actress Judi Dench joining TikTok. The veteran thespian has been showing off her dance skills with the help of her 22-year-old grandson Sam Williams. Name a more iconic duo…we’ll wait.

Check out her moves here.

? Man Vs Machine Vs Pizza


Seattle tech start-up Picnic have invented a pizza making machine that can produce up to 300 pizzas per hour. The robot, which still requires a little human help to produce the dough base, has grown in popularity since the increased demand for contact-free food. But can AI measure up to a human chef?

View the taste test here to find out. 

? GTA V in VR?


Virtual reality takes the world by storm in new ways every day. And with this week’s announcement that the next major release from Rockstar Games will be made entirely in VR, could this herald a new era for the iconic series? 

Find out more here. 

? Robot Birds Take Flight


German engineering company Festo have created a flock of impressively realistic bionic birds that are able to follow pre-programmed flight paths for around seven minutes. They don’t have any commercial use yet, but they’re highly impressive, with ultra-lightweight artificial feathers and an internal radio system that helps them navigate. 

Take a look here.

? World’s First 5G Laptop


The Lenovo Flex 5G is the world’s first 5G laptop. Featuring Lenovo’s signature sleekness, the laptop is compact, easily transportable and fast performing. And while a global lockdown might not seem like the ideal time to launch a PC whose USP is its portability, this first for tech could be a sign of what’s to come. 

Learn more here.

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