How to completely avoid royal baby mania today & still use technology

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Yes you can stick your head in the sand today & still check Twitter.

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The country, nay the world, has gone crazy with royal baby fever.

Undoubtedly your Twitter feed is full of #RoyalBaby tweets, Facebook is dominated by your 'friends' either congratulating of being sarcastic about the whole thing and don't even get you started on the news. Pah!

But if you would like to royally bury your head in the sand today and not hear anymore about Kate and Wills new addition (buzzkillington that you are) – then here are some things you can do that don't involve going on a Twitter rant.

1. Install Unbaby.Me Plug-In for Chrome
Software developed to help people block news of their friends' children can be used on the royal baby, reports ABC News.

Just install this extension for Chrome browsers, then adjust the keywords that the software blocks. Some suggestions include 'royal baby' 'baby boy' and 'Prince of Cambridge.'

The software will then replace any photos or posts of about the baby with a picture of a cat (but you can change it. A dog maybe? A beach scene?) It only works in Chrome with the Twitter.com and Facebook.com sites mind. Soz - that'll give you something else to moan about for a while.

2. Read the Republican news
The Guardian's website has created a 'Republican' button which blocks all baby news for people that couldn't give two hoots about the monarchy. It replaces all baby content and photos with other news stories.

3. Set up a filter on TweetDeck
If you monitor your social media feeds with TweetDeck, you can set up a block on words and phrases that will make you incandescent with rage. Just go to 'content excluding.'

4. Watch back-to-back Murder She Wrote
If the news is a red rag to you today - click over to some non offensive channel like Dave and just watch repeats of Top Gear or for something more educational, find a crime channel showing old episodes of Murder she Wrote, Diagnosis Murder and Poirot. That never gets old.

4. Stay inside and go analogue
There's nothing for it - it's time to turn your phone off, unplug the TV and throw your laptop out the window. Instead open a good book and make a cup of tea. The royal baby will never find you in the pages of Stieg Larsson.

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