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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.

Dec 06 2018

Most Expensive GameBoy

Genuine diamond and gold Gameboy selling at the bargain price of $25,000.

Dec 06 2018

Digital Music history

The digital compact disc is the most successful consumer electronics entertainment medium in history. It has been available for longer than Edison’s cylinders, Philips’ cassettes, Pioneer’s laserdiscs or JVC and Sony’s videotape formats.

The LP record has a longer history, but there is more music available on CD than there ever was on LP, and a greater number of CDs in circulation. Indeed, the technology is older than most people think. This year marks the 80th anniversary of the invention of digital music.

Dec 05 2018

Save YouTube video to your desktop

Is this possible to do?
Yes, but as suggested in a recent Google document only by retrieving it from Cache - although there are alternatives such as website Flashload and the Firefox add-on VideoDownloader.

Dec 05 2018

CERN opens its doors to the world

Today, 6 April 2008, CERN opens its doors to the public, offering a unique chance to visit its newest and largest particle accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), before it goes into operation later this year.

This scientific instrument, the largest and most complex in the world, is installed in a 27 km tunnel, 100 metres underground in the Swiss canton of Geneva and neighbouring France. CERN will open all access points around the ring for visits underground, to the tunnel and the experiment caverns.

Dec 04 2018

Fix Google Mail (G-mail) crashing Firefox

There have been a lot of reports about Google Mail crashing Firefox, normally when trying to access the ‘All Mail’ section of a Google Mail account.

Thankfully we think we’ve found the problem to be caused by the HTML Validator plugin trying to access mail.google.com, here’s how to modify it and get back to crash free browsing.

Dec 04 2018

Redtacton turns the human body into one big swipe card

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Redtacton, which looks remarkably like a big pot of kryptonite is said to allow over 200kbps of data through the human hands or feet.

Dec 03 2018

Facebook loses 400,000 hits a month

The site had 8.9 million visitors in December 2007, but this has fallen to 8.5 million in January 2008. Maybe, it just isn’t as fashionable any more, but mostly users report that they are sick of spam emails or requests from complete strangers on log in.