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Friday Afternoon (9 Comments) (link)
 Friday, 14-October-2005  15:49:44 (GMT +10) - by aftahours

Tweaktown have had a look at the new Catalyst 5.10 drivers that were released recently for users of Radeon graphics cards, and compare these drivers to the previous release Catalyst 5.9 to see what has changed.

Firing Squad have posted an interesting article titled Digital SLR vs All-in-One Point-and-Shoot. Alan Dang from FiringSquad.com tests that statement by comparing two 8 megapixel digital cameras: a $600 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ30 point-and-shoot versus a $1400 Canon EOS-20D backed by over $4000 worth of lenses and accessories. What are the cameras capable of? When does equipment become the limiting factor? It doesn't matter if you think you know the outcome, or even if your budget doesn't come close to this price range. This is an article for anyone interested in digital photography.

It's probably a bit late now, but ATI have announced that they have made a tool which they claim improves scores in Doom3 when antialiasing is enabled. Read more here, on Hexus.

The long anticipated Video iPod looks like its coming to fruition, with Apple officially announcing the iPod Video. Read more here on Hexus, WindowsAtoZ, Cool Tech Zone, and Pixelshelf.

On the subject of iPods, Philme noticed Apple have the new updated iPods listed on their site, featuring a thinner design and longer battery life.

Hardware Secrets have posted a new article on their site, showing us how to use a parallel port to control circuits outside the PC, like LEDs, lights and even home appliances.

CharliebrownAU lets us know of this site which offers Multilanguage Shell Packs to make your Windows XP look like Vista.

More reviews to follow later in the evening. =)

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