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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.

Jun 20 2019

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.

Jun 20 2019

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.

Jun 19 2019

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.

Jun 19 2019

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.

Jun 18 2019

Turn any mobile phone into a heart rate monitor

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The company who brought us the BodyKom™ series are at it again.

Kiwok, a Swedish software company have developed an amazing and potentially live saving device which attaches to any mobile phone to monitor heart rate function.

Jun 18 2019

5 times as much Malware

Reports suggest that there were five times as many malicious programs on the net in 2007 than in 2006. AV, a security software testing organisation saw over 5 million unique programs compared with under a million for 2006.

Jun 17 2019

Wireless technology makes nightclubs silent

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A new trend is taking over the nightclub scene in Europe - Instead of massive 1000 watt speakers, nightclubs are pumping the music directly into party-goers ears over an FM radio broadcast from the DJ box.

The idea is going to be experimented in the United States on Saturday February 23rd 2008 in Boston - Silent Dance Experiment.