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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.

Mar 22 2019

Forget iPhone, Think Google Phone

Google Phone

The Observer of London is reporting that Google might be working with HTC and mobile/telecom giant Orange to build a Google Mobile Phone, which could possibly have Google software inside the device, and would be able to do many of the web tasks smartly. The device, article speculates, could go on sale in 2008. (Of course, we would all have forgotten by then… if it doesn’t happen.)

Mar 21 2019

How to Survive a Robot Uprising

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If popular culture has taught us anything, it is that someday mankind must face and destroy the growing robot menace.

In print and on the big screen we have been deluged with scenarios of robot malfunction, misuse, and outright rebellion. Robots have descended on us from outer space, escaped from top-secret laboratories, and even travelled back in time to destroy us.

Mar 21 2019

Podtech MS Research

Offsite Link to Youtube Video

With just a normal web cam and special “Podtech” software, you can turn any monitor into a gesture reading, touch-less display. Continue reading to watch a demonstration.

“Using topological depth technology, it figures out what’s the static background, and differentiates it between the changing foreground. By pinching areas within the camera’s view you section off ovals which you can use to rotate and move around the display, and the researcher said more gestures are being worked on”

Mar 20 2019

Organic Computers

Scientists have written a message into the DNA of a living organism, a breakthrough they believe could lead to a new era of organic computers capable of healing themselves if damaged. The researchers encoded Einstein’s most famous equation and most prolific year into the genome of one the hardiest strains of bacteria in the world, Bacillus subtilis. The characters “E=MC^2 1905!” were then read from the bacterium at a later date by analysing its genetic sequence.

Mar 20 2019

WatchFire WebXACT

Offsite Link to WebXact Validator

WebXACT is a free online service that lets you test single pages of web content for quality, accessibility, and privacy issues.

We have used this on-line tool for quite some time now, and although it can be a little slow at times, it is a decent method for checking many different guidelines all at once.

Mar 19 2019

FREE! 5 metre CAT5 cable pack, simply leave your details to get your free pack.

5 metre cat 5 cable

5 metres of Gigabit ethernet cable FREE for the first 25 customers. Currys price is £15 plus delivery!

FREE UK delivery, simply leave your details (NAME & UK ADDRESS) on our contact form.

Mar 08 2019

Fastest Broadband

A 75 year old woman from Karlstad in central Sweden has been thrust into the IT history books - with the world’s fastest internet connection. Sigbritt Löthberg’s home has been supplied with a blistering 40Gbps connection, many thousands of times faster than the average residential link, and the first time ever that a home user has experienced such a high speed.