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Thursday Morning #3 (0 Comments) (link)
 Thursday, 7-March-2002  00:41:40 (GMT +10) - by Agg

The plot thickens, surrounding the Hughes Wireless "nobody can find out anything but it sounds really interesting" Internet thing.. more info here, thanks Derek. Brian says I just called the number for the wireless Internet thing and as of 9am they have stopped business and all files have been destroyed. More info here, thanks Peter. Bummer, would have been nice to have more competition in the Australian broadband market. Even Senator Alston thinks so, thanks Josh.

Seems Dingoblue are closing too, thanks Doggyboy and PsyKo-Billy.

Sanies spotted a stealth fan, interesting.

GRC.com have info on a new type of DDoS attack, thanks Morgan. Feelings are mixed about the value of info from GRC, but from a quick skim it looks like an interesting read.

Just what the world needs, a combination phone and iron, thanks HyRax1.. I'm assuming this is a net version of the ancient (insert minority here) joke. :)

Attack of the badge-lite reviews! Incoming from DansData, Teksektor and OCIA. Makes your case badge glow, woo.

xbit feel that Asus have used some dishonest marketing with their GF4 Ti cards, thanks Mothug.

SubZeroTech have compared a few ATI Radeon 8500 driver versions.

VIAHW have an article about the stupidity of keeping spam legal.. the amount of spam I get on a daily basis is unbelievable these days.

TweakTown have a guide to installing WinXP. We had a very early preview article about XP a while ago.

The ACCC took CD giants Warner and Universal to the Australian Federal Court on grounds of abusing their market power and got them slapped with over half a million dollar fines each, thanks Morgan.

It's been 40 years since the first video game was made, thanks Funkdafied.

Noticas3D have posted an (english) guide to tweaking using NVMAX, optimizing your NVIDIA-based video card.

Hellfire found an interesting article that claims several of the hijackers deemed responsible for (and killed in) the September 11 attacks, are alive and well and say they had nothing to do with it.

Reviews:
CoolerMaster HHC-001 heatpipe socket cooler on ThinkTechie.
CoolerMaster HHC-001 heatpipe socket cooler also on InsideProject.
RD1 Bios Saviour on VyW.. actually, a different site called VoidedWarranty, hmm.
IBM DeskStar 60GXP HDD on the same site.
VIA C3 socket370 processor on BlueSmoke.
TRENDnet RK-800R rackmount 8-port KVM switch on PCStats, sounds like what I need.
AMD AthlonXP 2000+ CPU on PCParadox.
Shuttle AK35GTR KT266A-based SocketA DDR motherboard on Accelenation.
Matrix Orbital VFD Display on Bit-Tech.
Global Win YCC-61F1 case on AMDMB.



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