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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.

Nov 26 2018

Only 5% of Music downloads are legal

That’s right it’s been reported that around 95% of music downloads are illegal - An increase in legitimate music sales over the past year did not come close to offsetting the billions of dollars being lost to music piracy, with illegal downloads outnumbering the legal ones sold on-line by a factor of 20 to 1.

Nov 25 2018

Japanese not satisfied with normal HD

Research engineer’s at NHK’s Science and Technical Research Laboratory in Japan have plans to produce a Super High Definition Video format that will have 16 times the resolution of current HD at a whopping 7680×4320 pixels!

Nov 25 2018

Signal from Everest, Olympic torch shines bright

China Mobile, China’s largest mobile phone service provider have successfully transmitted from Mount Everest, making it possible for climbers to make calls from the summit.

Nov 24 2018

Skype offers protection to criminals

German police are unable to decipher the encryption used in the internet telephone software Skype to monitor calls by suspected criminals and terrorists, Germany’s top police officer has reported.

Skype allows users to make telephone calls over the Internet from their computer to other Skype users free of charge. (VoIP)

Nov 24 2018

Heath Ledger’s death triggers net spike

Heath Ledger’s shock death caused one of the biggest internet spikes since the death of Steve Irwin in 2006, with news sites and search engines experiencing huge amounts of traffic.

Yahoo reported that four of the fastest moving search terms on its Buzz index were Ledger related, with searches on the quickest mover, “Heath Ledger”, sky-rocketing a staggering 110,285 per cent.

Nov 23 2018

Text thumb, first case reported

A New Zealand student, who sent up to 100 text messages a day on her mobile phone, has been diagnosed with the country’s first known case of text-messager’s thumb.

Nov 23 2018

UK set to get Super fast Broadband at 100Mbps

Autumn 2008 proposes to be an exciting time for some UK consumers as 100Mbps broadband will be made available. As with most new services, this will be limited to a select few, around 600 homes to be precise, but this will hopefully rise to 10,000 homes by the year 2020.