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Sunday Morning (8 Comments) (link)
 Sunday, 17-April-2005  02:21:51 (GMT +10) - by Agg

Xbit conducted some "ultimate testing" of recordable DVD media - over 40 different kinds.

Microsoft's Longhorn may be delayed further, with patent problems.

French site Overclex experimented with dry ice for PC cooling.

OneTonneMusic have an article about podcasting and legal issues. The term podcasting refers to recording music and or spoken word to be later played back on portable music devices. It can be delivered via RSS feeds or just linked on a webpage, or a blog.

Some more dual-core rumours about AMD on Xbit and the first dual-core PC, from Dell using an Intel CPU, on PCMag.

SilentPCReview looked at CrystalCPUID, which they call a user-configurable substitute for Cool 'n' Quiet, with an Athlon A64 system.

There's a disappointingly short article here about the first patient to control external devices by means of electrodes implanted into his brain. A quick google reveals more info here and here.

Here's a weblog about spying on Area 51 via Google Maps.

I can't remember if I've linked this before or not - Sciby mentioned it first - but Kim reminded me about it. It's an amusing weblog entitled I am a Japanese School Teacher. Funny stuff, but possibly a little distasteful in places, if you're sensitive. :) Can chew up a lot of time if you get hooked on reading it, too. Speaking of which:

Interesting Forum Threads:
Beer Can Chicken taken to the next level, with pics in Geek Food.
945/955 boards showing up at vendors in Intel Hardware.
Dual core Opterons release date in AMD Hardware.
Think vulnerabilities only affect IE? in General Software.
Introducing HDA Digital X-Mystique 7.1 in PC Audio.
ADSL2+ is here! in Networking & Internet, thanks David.
Deadhunt - awesome 3d killing 10MB game in Games.
Psychonauts demo for download in Games.



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