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Tuesday Evening (8 Comments) (link)
 Tuesday, 4-January-2005  22:15:21 (GMT +10) - by aftahours

Voidyourwarranty has an article on PC Security which they describe as a sticky subject. You can't teach it without first going over the ways of how one attacks a system. The best way to guard against an attack is to know how an attack is done in the first place. Thus, the purpose of these articles.

Ninjalane has just posted an Interview with DFI that covers some of the new features found on their LANParty nForce4 enabled motherboards. This interview is in audio format and will be streamed from the website once every two hours starting Jan 4th 2005 @ 12:00am MST (3am Eastern, 11pm Pacific) (MST est. stream times 2am 4am 6am 8am 10am 12am etc... 12min.)

The Tech Zone has a guide on preventing computer slowdowns and issues, handy article for those fairly new to computers. For some (odd) reason the picture displayed in that article makes me chuckle.

The Top 10 Apple stories of 2004 have been posted on arstechnica.

Tech Report has decided on 2004's best hardware, ranging from CPUs to sound cards.

For those looking at making a cheap basic system, then you might want to look at MikailTech's guide on building one based around the Socket A design.

Being the BBQ season that it is, Sydney-siders might want to check out this thread in our forums about a BBQ being held on the 23rd of this month.

TweakHound have their Super XP Tweaking Guide - SP2 V1.0 Final posted.

eBay will stop using Microsoft's Passport for log-in to their site, and Microsoft have now also stopped marketing its sign-on service to other Web sites. Full story on Information Week.

Looks like the Mars Rovers are living longer than expected, which is allowing both rovers to reach additional destinations and to keep making discoveries. I'm still waiting for pictures of aliens, but chances are slim, I know. :(

Tech Power Up has a handy mod for those X800 Pro VIVO card owners, you can bios flash them to an XT PE!

The company that owns the famed Commodore computer brand has been sold to Yeahronimo Media Ventures, a Beverly Hills, California, digital music distributor. Full story on Yahoo.

More 2004 awards have been handed out, this time at OCW. The results for the 2004 Readers' Awards are out, and in the article they share and analyse some of the results of the polls by their readers.

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