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 Sunday, 27-October-2002  20:52:15 (GMT +10) - by Agg

Happy Birthday to Manaz, for a coupla days ago. Also, the Daylight savings change was last night - so change your clocks if you're affected or you'll be late for work. :)

Arasta spotted this preview of VIA's EPIA M-Series, a version of their "Eden" mini-motherboards that seems more squarely focussed at being a DVD/DivX box, which is what everyone seems to be using them for anyway. Seems a logical move for that platform.

IQ2HI has some info about Google copping flak for not listing certain sites.

Bern noticed that IBM will use Linux for their next supercomputer project, to be called "Blue Gene". Meanwhile, the 2.6 kernel is on the way.

Digit-Life have a SiS648 and SiS645DX P4 DDR motherboard roundup.

From sync_array: Polymers self-assemble to form 2.5-nm diode and IBM scientists build world's smallest operating computing circuits.. more info here, thanks Iroquois.

Xbit compared the Seagate Barracuda ATA V and Maxtor DiamondMax Plus 9 hard drives.

Munkiboy found this pretty cool mix and match faces page.

Tweakers have an article about next-generation fan technology.

Hardcore GF4 Ti4600 cooling on Tweak.dk, thanks Martin.

Marshall sent in this RoadWatch site listing red-light and speed cameras in Oz.

8Dimensional have a listing of Matrox Parhelia reviews.

From Iroquois: Networked homes of the rich and famous. Microsoft gets fined $50 for MSN "graffiti". Good article on DNS, explaining it related to the recent attacks. Critical flaw in Kerberos. A guide to better fonts in Linux.

Ben noticed Ostat, which monitors bandwidth usage for people on broadband.

Loki sent in a funny/silly story about the paranoia of being a software pirate.

LAN stuff: Lanstock in Melbourne on Nov 23+24, DGC in Sydney on 2nd Nov, ClanCentre in Perth on Nov 9+10.

Interesting Forum Threads:
Liquid Metal in Media & Current Events.
OCAU BF1942 Clan on GameArena's Ladder in Games, thanks thetron.
Increasing Fan / Shroud Efficiency in Extreme Cooling.
3DMark Shootout in Video Cards.
Dual-blade fan from Delta in Overclocking & Hardware.
A few reasons for incorrect CPU temp display in OC & HW.
Australia 12th in Media Freedom in Media and Current Events.
BF1942 1.2 Patch News in Games.
Guide to Tubing / Hose in Extreme Cooling.
Samurize Help Thread in General Software.

Reviews:
ATI Radeon 9700 Pro video card on AMDWorld.
16MB Trek Thumbdrive USB storage on XtremeTek.
16MB Trek Thumbdrive USB storage on OCIA, too.
Neng Tyi Nexus NC02 cooler on TweakTown.
CoolMax Aluminium Triple-LED Fan on OCrCafe.
Vantec Nexus Multi-Function Panel on IPKonfig.
Microsoft MN-500 Wireless Basestation on ZDNet, thanks eDust.
Thermaltake Xaser II 5000 Plus case on OtakuPC.
Xoxide Tri-Led Fans on OCHardware.
Lian-Li PC65 case on ClubOC.
Shuttle SB51G small form-factor PC on Hexus.
Koolcase Blue Meany case on OCModShop.
ABIT IT7-Max2 P4 DDR motherboard (video review) on 3DGameMan.
ATI Radeon 9700 Pro video card on HardAvenue.



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