voodish logo
tweet rss book of faces Linked In

Internet Tools

A compact resource of Internet-based tools for information retrieval, interaction, and computer-mediated communication (human communication via computers.

Dec 21 2013

Only 5% of Music downloads are legal

That’s right it’s been reported that around 95% of music downloads are illegal - An increase in legitimate music sales over the past year did not come close to offsetting the billions of dollars being lost to music piracy, with illegal downloads outnumbering the legal ones sold on-line by a factor of 20 to 1.

Dec 19 2013

Skype offers protection to criminals

German police are unable to decipher the encryption used in the internet telephone software Skype to monitor calls by suspected criminals and terrorists, Germany’s top police officer has reported.

Skype allows users to make telephone calls over the Internet from their computer to other Skype users free of charge. (VoIP)

Dec 19 2013

Heath Ledger’s death triggers net spike

Heath Ledger’s shock death caused one of the biggest internet spikes since the death of Steve Irwin in 2006, with news sites and search engines experiencing huge amounts of traffic.

Yahoo reported that four of the fastest moving search terms on its Buzz index were Ledger related, with searches on the quickest mover, “Heath Ledger”, sky-rocketing a staggering 110,285 per cent.

Dec 11 2013

Wikia Search gets luke warm reception

wiki-search-logo.png

Wikia Search, a potential rival to Google was launched yesterday but has already taken fire from Bloggers. Spawned from the co-founder of Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales aim was to provide a search engine which internal workings were totally transparent to users and developers a like.

Dec 10 2013

Command Shift 3, the Hot or not of webdesign

Battle websites against each other in this ‘Hot or Not’ style interface. A great idea that introduces you to lots of new sites, not as involving as Stumbleupon, but then it doesn’t claim to be.

Its super fast, rapid fire voting system makes it easy to log on for a quick run through the latest sites out there.

Nov 26 2013

Top 10 most subscribed RSS feeds

According to Feedburner the Top 10 most subscribed RSS feeds to date are as follows:

Nov 24 2013

97 per cent of mobile network performance issues go unresolved

Actix, the recognized global leader for systems that enhance mobile network customer experience have revealed that resource constrained network engineers are only able to investigate three per cent of network issues every month!