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 Friday, 11-October-2002  03:28:22 (GMT +10) - by Darkness'

The reviews keep coming in for Intel's new chipset (i845PE/GE). Here's one from Accelenation.

Apple apparently neglected the gaming community with its latest ads, so someone has gone and made one for them. (Parody)

Dan has found more things to play with and call it work. This time its a mini RC car!

There is an article up on TV-Out management on GF4 Ti and GF4 MX Cards.

Ok this is the coolest thing I have read in a while, Lightweight Collar WiFi Badges. "Vocera Communications has begun selling a wireless telephone system that replaces bulky handsets with badges pinned to shirt collars, the company said Monday." Not only that, but they are voice activated too! Thanks eDust.

Having trouble unlocking your brand new Athlon XP 0.18 micron Chip? Here's a guide to help you out.

HardwareZone have had a walk around the Nike-Phillips portable sports audio launch. Might be worth checking out if your into funky audio gadgets.

Here is an article for all your DC project people out there. How to make a cheap folding farm.

BernieVink is looking to set up a computer recycling location to give old computers to the poor/elderly. Check out this thread for more details. 'On ya mate!

Interesting read on Hardware vs. Software: Which drives which?

Telstra's GameArena is soon to be firewalled, which leaves you not being able to connect to their game servers unless you are using COGS. Thanks zbis.

Nathan sent in this RC monster truck which "... used to run at 300F, now it runs at a measly 170F or so. I think its a pretty good effort, esp. the self fabricated radiator he uses, which is less than 3" x 4"..."

Apparently KDE 3.0.4 has been released.

Trying to hide pirated software on your PC at work? Well, look out! "Macrovision and Websense are teaming up to develop new tools that could identify illegal content on office PCs." Thanks Osiris11

There are some very strange people in this world. Some of which bring you CatBoxing.

Interesting read on the PC Memory market of 2002. Goes into detail about prices, the ups and downs and what we can expect in the future.

Apparently, "A MUSLIM IT worker claims he was discriminated against and threatened with the sack for taking a prayer break at work."

A man has come forward to the FBI and admitted flooding porn site emails with torture and horror stories. He wasn't charged.

Yahoo has released word that it made a small net profit of of $28.9 million. I bet there would be a lot more Yahooing going on now.

Intel are about to launch yet another product derived from Digital. "Next month, Intel will bring its hyperthreading technology to desktops, another advance in the chip world that can be traced to Digital Equipment Corp."

Cinea has just scored a $2 million grant to try and jam peoples cameras in theaters to stop piracy.

Noise a problem with your PC? Check out How to Build a Quiet PC.

Here's a long read on Microsoft Licensing 6.01.

Finally, if you have a bit of bandwidth spare (~20-30mb), Check out this amazing acrobat/ninja guy. I had a look at the 18mb clip, Incredible stuff.

Reviews :
PlexWriter 48x Burner @ ClubOCer
Fortisatech A93 from R&B
AMS G-Mono Case Plus mods @ ocia
Abit IT7-MAX2 and Media XP from deviantPC
ColorCases 'X-Bee' ATX PC Case at 3dvelocity
Compex UE202-B 10/100 USB Network Adapter @ subzerotech
Asus A7V8X KT400 from OCNZ
Master Neon LED Fan from viperlair
Imation's RipGO! mini CD burner & MP3/WMA player @ bjorn3d
HighPoint RocketRAID 404 Controller Reviewed by xbitlabs
RocketRAID 404 Controller @ hothardware
Logitech Optical Mouse from eliteguard
Radeon 9000 Pro at thetechzone
Belkin Nostromo N30 Gaming mouse by burnoutpc
Titan Aluminum Fan @ subzerotech
Samsung SM-322 Review from monkeyreview



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