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Thursday Evening (11 Comments) (link)
 Thursday, 9-December-2004  22:24:01 (GMT +10) - by aftahours

POLICE will be able to access stored voice mail, email and mobile phone text messages under new laws passed by federal parliament today. Full story here, thanks Murray.

Ashley sent in news about a Universal Browser Exploit. It seems to affect all IE, Mozilla and Opera based browsers. It allows another website to hijack a popup window, which definitely threatens Internet Banking.

Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0 has been released, you can read the press release here.

Nvidia will supply the graphics chip for the successor to the PlayStation 2 games console being developed by Sony Computer Entertainment (SCEI), the companies announced on Tuesday. Full story here, thanks Murray.

OCModShop has a DIY Heatcore guide posted, but they use a Chevette heatercore, which might be a bit hard obtain down-under. :)

The guys over at Neoseeker has a play with Intel's new Matrix RAID.

Corsair have just taken a step into the ever growing Flash Media world, annoucing their new USB and SD cards.

PimpedOutCases.net has an article about dual-channel and DDR2.

The BTX formfactor is Intel's answer to the aging ATX standard and promises to bring better thermal management and smaller PCs. Hardware Analysis take a look at some of the problems that plague ATX and whether BTX offers a compelling solution to remedy these.

A few people sent in news about IBM selling off its business to a Chinese firm - Lenovo, formally known as Legend.

Another Gift Guide posted on The Tech Zone, but this one is named the 'EXTREME Techie Christmas Gift Guide'.

Brisbane reseller, Concorde has unfortunately been forced into Administration, after not been able to pay about $1.6 million worth of creditor debt. More details over on ARNnet.

Tech report has a great comparison on mid-range PCI-E videocards, featuring the ATI X700, and the new nVidia 6600 series.

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