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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.

Jul 28 2020

Bill Gates playing down Yahoo bid

Microsoft chairman Bill Gates today played down the chances of a fresh takeover bid for Yahoo, saying the US software giant would focus on an independent strategy.

Jul 27 2020

Play Rick Dangerous - 80s classic game

Not sure how many of you will remember this game, but I used to love it on the old Amiga.

I’ve made it available to play here or to download at your leisure, Absolute Classic CORE DESIGN.
*Note there is Music onload.

Jul 27 2020

Most Expensive GameBoy

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

Jul 26 2020

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.

Jul 26 2020

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.

Jul 25 2020

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.

Jul 25 2020

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.