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Monday Evening (3 Comments) (link)
 Monday, 6-February-2012  09:11:09 (GMT +10) - by Agg

Aussie domain trader Netfleet have had a security issue. Netfleet bills itself as Australia's largest and most active domain name trading website operated by “a small team of developers and domain enthusiasts”. It said hackers may have stolen customers' name, email and street addresses, phone numbers and encrypted credit card numbers with expiry dates.

Meanwhile the FBI are sheepishly admitting that Anonymous snooped a conference call.. about Anonymous. "Hacktivist" group Anonymous is having a laugh at law enforcement's expense after secretly recording a conference call between the FBI, U.K. authorities, and other foreign police agencies, and then posting the recorded conversation online.

Panasonic are forecasting a $10.2B loss in 2012. Panasonic will join Japanese rivals Sony and Sharp in trying to revamp and restructure its business to achieve profitability again. Together, those three companies expect to lose around $17 billion. That loss highlights just how battered Japan’s electronics businesses have been by South Korea’s Samsung and LG.

The FPSRussia guy has recreated some action scenes from a movie, using his own weapons. The M4 is a transferable machine gun so it costs around $15,000, the M21 is basically a modified M14 and cost around $2,400 as is, the scope on it is a premiere and cost $3,000, the LAW is a 37mm and is actually not even regulated, mine cost about $500 the rockets are the hard part haha. I don't feel so bad about my own gadget collection now.

TheWedgie spotted this Star Trek TNG remastering comparison video. Comparison of the SD and HD versions of Star Trek: The Next Generation "Encounter at Farpoint", now in 720p and 1080p HD. Looks good!

Jmart38 has some interesting Augmented Reality info: I thought this was pretty interesting, this new AR software can use real world objects as markers instead of the traditional basic markers. The linked video shows how they can manipulate a soft drink can in real time.

Guru3D have a Radeon HD 7950 Overclock Guide. We take a Radeon HD 7950 overclock it the normal way and then voltage tweaked. So that way we will demonstrate not one, but two maximum overclock conditions alongside TDP, heat, noise and performance levels.

Tech Report check out SSD performance scaling. An SSD's capacity can have a big impact on its overall performance. We've tested a collection of different drive models in a range of capacities and with RAID configurations to see how contemporary favorites stack up.

YoYoShop are the latest to send a camera to the edge of space - with a yoyo, of course. Does that count as the biggest "around the world"? Or the longest "walkin' the dog"? And.. that's me out of yoyo jokes.



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