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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.

May 22 2020

Government backed exams for Smart phones

Mobiles are becoming so complicated to use that the Japanese government has plans to help users by having structured examinations on how to use them!

May 21 2020

Banned UK video game

Rockstar Games have been ordered to have their banned Video game, Manhunt 2 (banned in June 2007 in the UK), to be re-evaluated by an appeals committee.

May 21 2020

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.

May 20 2020

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!

May 20 2020

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.

May 19 2020

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)

May 19 2020

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.