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Tuesday Evening (2 Comments) (link)
 Tuesday, 19-July-2005  19:56:23 (GMT +10) - by aftahours

Bona Fide Reviews has the second part of their backup guide posted. Check it out here.

News from Arty about an Xbox X360 falling into the wrong hands. The son of a Microsoft employee gets first public crack at company's next-gen console and posts pictures on the Web. More info on Gamespot and 360 Hacker.

On the same topic as Xbox, The Tech Zone has a close look at both the PS3 and the Xbox 360 in their latest article.

Newsforge has an article/review on KnoppMyth, a product that is designed to work as a Personal Video Recorder. Thanks Bern!

Interesting read on PCReview regarding the legality on File sharing. They focus their examination on the recent high profile case between MGM and Grokster. Full article here.

BBC has news about a robotic Humvee has managed to drive itself for seven hours without crashing on a race course in the US. This robotic vehicle will be eventually competing in a competition where autonomous racers must make their own way cross a desert course within a specified time limit. I'd love to have a go with one of them! =D

eWeek has info regarding more flaws in service pack 2 when it was released, and Microsoft's attempt at fixing them.

Bern sent in news about the new 3D Chip technology. Professor James Lu and other researchers of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, managed to create three-dimensional chips (coral cache) to optimize the design of future processors and prevent overheating. "Make the interconnect wire shorter, and you cut the delay time," says Lu. "A simple way to make them shorter is to stack the transistors. Full story on Slashdot.

Mad Penguin have a good, long look at the latest Slackware. I've never really done any form of review of Slackware Linux and I'm not really sure why. Maybe it's because it might come across as biased since I consider it one of the most attractive distributions available today. Maybe it's because I've called it home for so many years. Who knows. I will say that I recently changed my mind about it and this is my story. Full article here.

More reviews to follow later tonight.



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