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Prepare for 'Internet of Things': Gartner

Web-aware apps will swamp the consumer market

Mr Tully: The abundance of new and intelligent gadgets will tax data centres and networks heavily.

BY 2020, expect to have a home full of Web-aware appliances and you'll be wearing a couple of them at all times as well, say Gartner analysts.

In less than 10 years, we will see manufacturers flooding the market with gadgets in order to satiate unpredictable consumer tastes, and the load...