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 Tuesday, 26-November-2002  22:06:23 (GMT +10) - by Agg

Whirlpool are claiming a victory over Telstra, who sent a letter to its ISDN Home customers admitting it may have been overcharging them since the beginning of the year, thanks pat77.

SpodesAbode have a guide to replacing your mouse LED with an IR LED.. stops you from being able to annoy people at LAN parties with it, though. :)

Meanwhile, GideonTech show you how to make a cheap projector for playing games on the biiig screen.

Apparently Australian Xbox users with modchipped consoles may not be able to access the Xbox Live service when it starts here, thanks pat77.

Bakka sent in this BBSpot article about an apologetic virus writer.. pretty funny.

Sciby found an interesting article about exploding CD media.

Apollo sent in this page full of crazy mods.. toilet PC, gingerbread PC.. etc.

Dan has some more letters with interesting answers, as well as an editorial about the reliability of information you find on the net.

We may have seen this before, but PiCULar sent in the Star Wars parody of the Apple "Switch" ads.

Sniper noticed a few things on Xbit - firstly, a page with info on several motherboards for Athlon64.. so where are the CPU's? They also have an interesting RAMBUS chronlogy explaining the rise and fall of that technology and company. Finally, a crazy shuttle mini-PC cluster, supposedly with Cray-like computing power.

Digitimes report that Intel's upcoming "springdale" chipsets will support 800MHz FSB (quad-pumped) and dual-channel DDR400.

More oddities in the latest ZZZ Online.

Reviews:
CoolerMaster Alu and Copper RAMsinks on OCIA.
ASUS CRW5224 cd burner on CDR-Info.
SiS Xabre 600 video card on TechReport.
Swiftech MCW50-T GPU water block on IPKonfig.
Abit SR7-8X SiS648-based P4 DDR motherboard on OverclockedCafe.
Romtech Trios drive selector on NexusHardware.
Thermaltake Fan Speed RPM Switch on IANAG.
SiS Xabre 600 video card on Hexus.
AOC LM800 18.1-inch TFT screen on HWZ.
Vantec Nexus Multi-Function Panel on OCrsClub.
Abit BE7 i845PE-based P4 DDR motherboard on AMD3D.
PowerLeap PL-P4/N socket converter on ViperLair.
EverCool NB18-715 socketA cooler on OCNZ.



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