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Thursday Afternoon (0 Comments) (link)
 Thursday, 28-November-2002  14:16:36 (GMT +10) - by Agg

Today seems to be Radeon 9500 Pro day, with a few reviews of this new video card/chipset popping up: HotHardware, Beyond3D, AnandTech thanks Lombers, Tech-Report,

Funny article here about those TiVo devices - that intelligently record TV for you based upon what it thinks you'll like - and people who are concerned about their TiVO's "opinion" of them. He also orders cooking shows, which softens TiVo's view of him. "I don't want it thinking I'm an ax murderer," he says.

OCAddiction compared the Thermaltake Volcano 7+ and GlobalWin's cAK4 socket coolers.

This Friday is Buy Nothing Day.. soo.. buy nothing, I guess.

Here's a cool monitor mod, thanks DJ-Studd.

A judge is wondering if the parent company of Kazaa can be sued under American copyright law.. because they're based in Australia and Vanuatu, not the USA.

TechWareLabs have part 1 of their COMDEX coverage posted, including an interview with an AMD person. OverClockersClub have some coverage also.

kRISPY noticed an article about download caps to deter file-swappers.

BurnOutPC have a Darth Vader PC project up.

Goofydave sends word of DetonatorXP 41.09 for Win2K/XP and Win98/ME.. these are leaked BETA software, I assume, so Bad Things may happen if you use them.

TheModFathers have some home-made waterblocks happening, while CyberCPU want to show you how to stealth your drive bays.

Ambush says there are new Logitech Mouseware drivers, which are purported to fix a lot of problems inherent in Logitech's cordless mice (mouses?), including erratic scroll function.

Fireblade sent in this trials riding timewaster! Takes a while to load and is tricky, but quite addictive.

Get well soon, Pleb8tor!

From the PCDB: The_Not_So_Slim_Case is a pretty cool custom acrylic case, while Elnino has a mirrored front and NVIDIA-logo window. FriZZ's silver box turned out pretty well, too.

Reviews:
ABIT AT7-Max 2 KT400-based socketA DDR motherboard on HardOCP.
I-SeaPhoto Digital Outdoor Camera (video review) on 3DGameMan.
SkyHawk Galaxy-Lx PSR4616B7 case on EnvyNews.
Soltek SL-85DR3 i845PE-based P4 DDR motherboard on 3DExtreme.
MobileAction MA-620 IR USB adapter on HardAvenue, our review here.
ASUS A7V8X KT400-based socketA DDR motherboard on Hexus.
Akasa Silver Mountain 2Q copper heatsink on FrostyTech.
Hercules Fortissimo III 7.1-channel sound card on Guru3D.
Albatron PX845PE Pro IIS P4 DDR motherboard on OCPrices.
VIA P4PA P4X266A-based P4 DDR motherboard on PCReview.
CoolerMaster HSC-V62 socket cooler on RadiativeNZ.
Swiftech MCX462+ socket cooler on TweakTown.
OCZ PC2700 DDR Rev3.2 EL on NeoSeeker.
Nostromo N50 Speedpad and N30 Mouse on WorldOC.
Thermaltake P4 Spark7 heatsink on A1 Electronics.
Albatron KX400-8X KT400-based socketA DDR motherboard on OCNZ.
Verre V770 case on TweakersZone.
EL Cable PC Modding Kit on OCrsClubCanada.
Sky Hawk Galaxy PSR4616 case on SystemCooling.
TDK External USB 2.8 CyClone 48x16x48x CDRW drive on HWZ.
Vantec Nexus Multi-Function Panel on MonkeyReview.
Coolink U2L heatsink on FrostyTech.
HighSpeedPC LCD Kit on OCIA.



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