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 Wednesday, 8-August-2012  09:21:39 (GMT +10) - by Agg

NSW Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione is drawing some flak for his comments about video games, thanks alch. The video game expert said Mr Scipione ignored longer trends that showed no increases in youth violence. A report by the Australian Institute of Criminology released in March showed crime rates had fallen across most major categories. It showed that car theft had dropped over 60 per cent over the past decade and homicides had dropped by 27 per cent between 1996 and 2010.

Tech-Report checked out a new open all-in-one platform from Intel. Today, we're going to be spending some quality time with an all-in-one PC based on Intel's Thin Mini-ITX standard. The individual parts are all available at retail, and the resulting machine is slim, slick, and surprisingly straightforward to put together.

Here's a scary but fascinating read about being hacked. In the space of one hour, my entire digital life was destroyed. First my Google account was taken over, then deleted. Next my Twitter account was compromised, and used as a platform to broadcast racist and homophobic messages. And worst of all, my AppleID account was broken into, and my hackers used it to remotely erase all of the data on my iPhone, iPad, and MacBook.

A new high-tech city in South Korea has some interesting features. Songdo's residents use 40% less energy per person than an average existing city, because of things like building insulation, high-tech lighting, heating, and air conditioning systems, and the like, according to representatives. And the city has almost 14 million square feet of environmentally-certified space. Here are 10 features Songdo offers that most cities don't have. One resident told me they make living in Songdo feel "very George Jetson."

NikKTech compared three DDR3 SODIMMs. Fast forward a few months later and finally today we can release our 3 way comparison (which is not really a comparison but rather just a way to see if 8 is really better than 4) between 3 SODIMM DDR3 Dual Channel kits from both Kingston and Nanya.

PCPerspective report on Day 3 of QuakeCon. The final day of Quakecon 2012 featured more expert discussion panels from leaders in the gaming industry about the latest games people at Quakecon were excited about like Dishonored, Halo 4, and Borderlands 2 to name a few.

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