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Articles and Reviews from Voodish

Welcome to our Articles section, we try and update this section at least twice weekly, so check back regularly for the most up to date info. Our sections include Future of Computing, Internet Tools, Tea Break and Web Development.

May 23 2019

Facebook users force Facebooks hand

More than 50,000 Facebook users signed a petition calling on the company to alter or abandon its Beacon advertising technology. When Facebook users shopped online, Beacon told friends and businesses what they looked at or bought.

May 23 2019

Cloned Monkey

Scientists have cloned monkey embryos for the first time, bringing human cloning a step closer. They created dozens of embryos from a 10-year-old rhesus macaque monkey and planted them into surrogate primates.

May 22 2019

The web is TOO big say users

A recent poll has found that 75 percent of users think the web is becoming too vast to be useful.

May 22 2019

iPhones sell at 4 a second

After some self-confessed “nerds” queued in the cold for up to 36 hours to be at the head of the line. They were snapped up at a rate of 4.2 per second at the height of the frenzy at 1,300 outlets.

May 21 2019

Wii named gadget of the year

Nintendo’s ground breaking Wii console has been crowned gadget of the year. The best-selling games machine walked away with the coveted top prize last night at technology website Pocket-lint.co.uk’s annual Gadget Awards, beating off competition from Apple’s much-hyped iPhone and Nokia’s N95 mobile.

May 21 2019

Amazon Kindle sold out in hours

Although not hugely loved by the UK public, mainly for the way it forces people to pay for free content, the new eBook from Amazon has sold out within hours of going on sale. With a sale price of £194 ($400), some think it is far too high for what essentially is a digital screen that you can read books on.

May 20 2019

Supermarket chain uses fingerprint ID for payment

The future of grocery shopping has changed in the Palatinate region of Germany. The Edeka supermarket chain offered in one of its Rülzheim stores fingerprint identification as method of payment. Customers can have their fingerprint put on file and begin using the system as an alternative to cash or card. Customers then place their finger on the scanner to complete a purchase.