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Thursday Morning News. (8 Comments) (link)
 Thursday, 22-January-2004  01:42:50 (GMT +10) - by Firemoth

First up tonight we have a few reports from different news sites on Mike Rowe vs Microsoft over the 17 year old teenager registering the domain name, mikerowesoft.com. The articles can be found here and here. According to Reuters, Microsoft seems to be backing down. The Register are not convinced, however.

Mred32 spotted this interesting looking couch made out of... mouse pads.

Here are a few amusing pictures of a "Jedi Car". I would neither create or buy such a thing, however the amount of craftsmanship that would have gone into this is quite amazing.

The1 sent in this link to "The World's Largest Twin Engine Motorcycle".

Dan sent in this link to a short story apparently from the person accused of stealing the Half Life 2 source code.

Overclocker Cafe have some information on Futuremark requesting people use specifically optimized nVidia drivers for reviews.

Sick of receiving spam? PCStats have a beginner's guide to stopping spam.

DigiTimes have news that Lead Data will begin shipping 8x DVD-R media in February. Thanks Tekka.

According to The Inquirer, Intel have started shipping the Pentium 4 3.4GHz Extreme Edition. Thanks Tekka.

AnandTech have information detailing the Intel Road map for 2004.

ZDNet UK are running a story on how the next Linux kernel will be named after an Australian animal.

TrustedReviews have an article on their site on Information Highway Robbery aka Online Fraud.

Those of you looking at getting a new computer may want to check out this "Monthly Extreme Gaming PC Buyer's Guide" on Sharky Extreme.

Looking a buying a new game? According to GameSpot, this game shouldn't't be on your list.

Hexus have reviewed the Leadtek WinFast A360TD FX 5700 128MB video card.

Legion Hardware have reviewed the Albatron GeForce FX 5700 Ultra video card.

Guru3D have reviewed the Albatron Gigi GeForce FX 5950 UV Ultra 256MB video card.

hardCOREware have reviewed the ATI Radeon 9600XT 128MB video card.

The Tech Report have reviewed the AMD's Athlon 64 3000+ processor.

addaboy have reviewed the Allsop Raindrop mouse pad.

BurnOutPc have a review of the Vantec NXP-301 Light controller.

X-bit labs have a review of the ASUS DIGIMatrix.

Gaming in 3D have a OCZ High-end RAM Roundup up on their website.

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