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Friday Morning News (6 Comments) (link)
 Friday, 19-August-2005  02:17:59 (GMT +10) - by Mred32

This one nearly slipped past me. A pirated version of MacOS for x86 is available for install. I never seems to take a determined mind long to get around most of the security measures put in place. "Apple has announced that Mac OS X will run on Intel's x86 architecture chips starting in 2006." I didn't know that!

Something interesting sent in by apap100. "Pluto is the only all-in-one solution for your home that seamlessly combines media & entertainment, home automation, security, telecom and computing." Nice sales pitch.

Ars Technica take you through the basics of editing your digital images. "We'll cover a number of goals like adjusting contrast, warming images up and reducing noise from shadows in a more accurate and controlled way. Then we'll get into advanced stuff like masking but all explained in an almost-too friendly, "why are you touching my arm?" sort of way." Read it here.

TechSpot have an ATI Graphics round-up. They cover ten ATI solutions that go from its current flagship, the X850 XT PE, down to the value market with the X300 and X300SE.

Futurelooks check out some net-freebies for tuning up your machine online.

Question: What can you do with an Unisys ES7000 32 CPU/32 GB RAM Server with Microsoft Windows 2003 Datacenter Edition running on it? Answer. Thanks Morgan.

In what way does technology effect humans and their daily lives? Here is one persons take on it.

Hardware Secrets have posted a Power Supply Tutorial. Everything you need to know about power supplies, including types, how to calculate its true power, efficiency, power factor correction (PFC) and more.

Bit-Tech are looking at a pre-production sample of the new SLI small form factor system from Shuttle. Fancy two 6800GTs cooled by heatpipes in your SFF? Look here.

Some Interesting forum threads to finish off with this morning:

P4 670 at 7.1GHz!! in Intel Hardware.
2x BFG 7800GTX SLI Adventures in Video Cards.
MAC filtering in Networking & Internet.
Review: Crumple SLR Camera/Laptop Backpack in Photography.
Pics with self-made flash bounce in Photography.
Project Fishtank - HTPC in a Fishtank in Modding & Electronics: Worklogs.
Is this the end of rubbish dumps? in Current Events.
F1 2006 "silly season" in Motoring.
Hybrid supercar made by highschool kids in Motoring.
Making fried rice without the rice.. in Geek Food.
Kung Fu Hustle - Review in TV, Movies & Music.
A day in the life of.. in The Pub.

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