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Thursday Morning News (1 Comments) (link)
 Thursday, 4-December-2003  05:09:19 (GMT +10) - by Mred32

Dutch Wink and several others sent this in. An article on Whirlpool says Bigpond users will receive an unexpected early Christmas present. "...unlimited usage all weekend". I'd check it out well before I started on that download frenzy.

It looks like Sony's PSX console machine will not be all that it can be. "Sony has dropped several features from its upcoming PSX, a product the company describes as one of its most important this year, because it has not been able to complete development in time for the year-end sales period". Thanks Murray.

When it comes to cooling a computer system, some people will go to great lengths to get the extra Mhz that comes with a cool CPU. Water cooling has now become almost main-stream but this underground radiator is a bit beyond the norm. We have a thread about it in our forums. Read away!

Distributed Computing projects can bring fame and ...well...fame. A new prime number identified by Michael Shafer, "contains 6,320,430 digits, and would take someone the best part of five weeks to write out longhand". Read more here.

Cougies informs us that there are some new VIA Hyperion 4in1 drivers released, version 4.51.

Futurelooks have interviewed Hideo Kojima, writer of that great game Metal Gear, and the follow-up series among others. Check it out!

On the Lanning front, CQGL will be hosting their CQGL UBaHeat 2003 event on the 13th and the 14th of December 2003 at the YWCA Hall, North Rockhampton, Queensland. Full details can be found here.

Finally for those who like to play with fractals, here is some fractal art that in some cases, boggles the mind.

Thats all for now, reviews on the way soon!

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