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 Wednesday, 25-June-2003  19:45:07 (GMT +10) - by Agg

Ambush and a few others pointed out this article which questions Apple's claims about the performance of their new G5 PowerMacs. Slashdot have some coverage and opinions, of course, and there's some more info here. Apple's VP of Hardware has responded to the claims.

TheDDRZone have taken a quick look at a dual Opteron motherboard.

Microsoft are taking aim at spammers, on both a legal and technological front. "Like almost everyone, I receive a lot of spam every day, much of it offering to help me get out of debt or get rich quick," wrote Mr Gates. "It's ridiculous."

Eazyduzit sent in these 300GB HDD's from Maxtor. 5400rpm only, tho.

The proposed Australian Senate inquiry into broadband competition has been crushed.

Some more P4 3.2GHz review stragglers: AnandTech, TheTechZone, SimHQ and UKGamer.

VooDoo spotted this Geek Test.. I'm only 31.36095% geek, apparently. There must be some really geeky people out there, then. :)

Linus Torvalds has some things to say about the SCO vs IBM legal battle.

HardOCP have another article about their thoughts on the future of benchmarking.

Tigger says this search shows some Victorian laws about doing naughty things on computers. I had a dig around and the NSW laws are very similar, it seems. Might give wannabe hax0rs and system admins something to think about.

Win y'self a KT400A motherboard on VIAArena.

eDust sends word that NEC have announced some foldy LCD monitors.. no pictures, though. Also, a review of the iPAQ h1940, h2200, and h5500 featuring Windows Mobile 2003 (previously called PocketPC 2003).

New research suggests that if you don't use your mind you're more likely to lose it.

Fans of HomestarRunner, StrongBad and the gang will enjoy this Wired interview with their creators.

Interesting Forum Threads:
Fairlane | 1,234HP | Naturally Aspirated in Motoring.
Another spaceship case! in Modding & Electronics.
What's the longest thread on OCAU? in Site Discussion.
Suggest a free webpage editor? in Programming and Graphics.



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