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Tuesday Morning (10 Comments) (link)
 Tuesday, 24-October-2006  02:08:49 (GMT +10) - by Agg

A few people pointed out that Firefox 2.0 seems to have been uploaded to the mozilla FTP site a day early, with the launch scheduled for later today USA time. Some comments here on ArsTechnia.

The Independent have an article about some of the earliest computer games. Meanwhile this blog lists their 10 biggest computer flops of all time. Good to see Microsoft Bob yet again.

Tweaktown compared Radeon X1650 Pro video cards from GeCube, PowerColor, Sapphire and HIS. We will be looking at the cards alone with a pair in Crossfire mode to see what type of performance is on offer from one of ATIís newest GPUís.

HardCoreWare meanwhile compare PSUs. Today we're looking at eight power supplies from five different manufacturers. All of these units are compliant to at least the ATX12V 2.01 spec; some are 2.20.

Boy Scouts in Los Angeles can now earn a patch for respecting copyrights, thanks KP. Scouts will be instructed in the basics of copyright law and learn how to identify five types of copyrighted works and three ways copyrighted materials may be stolen. Ahh, but where's the "can source 0-day warez" patch?

ExtremeMHz checked out WinSAT. WinSAT stands for Windows System Assessment Tool. It is basically an application featured in the upcoming Ultimate version of Windows VISTA that conducts a number of tests, both during and after install, that will help determine your system's overall performance in order to provide you with some or all of its features.

Spanish site MadBoxPC have two articles (links are translated).. firstly some desk-modding and secondly, what not to do with LN2.

Apparently some internet users are addicted, spending "up to 40 hours a week" on the internet. Surely not!? :)

Interesting Threads:
I don't believe it! in AMD Hardware.
Arctic Silver's new TIM application method for Core 2 Duo in Intel Hardware.
Vegemite BANNED in the USA! in Current Events.
The Korean Wall in Current Events.
Microsoft going into chip design? in Current Events.
New way to cook up some chips (using a PC) in Geek Food.

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