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From bitcoin bankruptcies and industrial espionage to data breaches and drone chases, 2018 has been an eventful year in technology. But what can we expect in 2019? With the tech world increasingly becoming part of the mainstream news agenda, we gaze into our crystal ball to make predictions about the technologies that will make an impact over the next 12 months. Augmented reality This year has been huge for genomics and artificial intelligence, but in 2019 the way we see the world will change literally, not metaphorically. Augmented reality looks set to revolutionise the way we use media. The technology aims to make TV screens redundant, plunging you into sports arenas, for example, and overlaying info on the action. Advanced haptic feedback The latest iPhone models have dropped the physical button on the front and added a 3D Touch function, which means the screen can vibrate in places when tapped or pressed. Advanced haptic feedback can make flat screens feel like sliders and butto...

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