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Tuesday Morning. (0 Comments) (link)
 Tuesday, 14-May-2002  03:14:19 (GMT +10) - by Darkness'

It appears that playstation 3 has become official. "Sony, Toshiba and IBM plan to spend US$400 million to develop the micro processing unit (MPU), for the next console in the PlayStation series. This new MPU is expected to be over 200 times faster than the PS2's current unit".

Activision and id Software have come together for Doom III. "id Software and Activision, Inc. announced today that Activision will be the worldwide licensed distributor for DOOM III , the latest installment in one of the most successful franchises in PC gaming history." Thanks Schrambo.

For all you Matrix movie fans, here's some more info on the upcoming sequel.

There is a Seti@home guide up so check it out if you're interested in seti.

This is just scary. NASA still use 1981 intel technology in their shuttles... and want more! Oh and never as a 'scott' what's under his kilt while on TV.

Could this take spam to the next level?"Researchers in Scotland are developing a new kind of Web monitoring software that they claim can collect enormous amounts of data on Web surfers while remaining nearly undetectable." Ta Mr Chilled. Possibly more info can also be found here. Thanks alx.

Well for all you Window XP users, a Pre-SP1 hotfix list is out. Weighing in at a nice 171 fixes.

How would you like to win a whole fridge full of beer?! mmmm beeer. Thanks trev'

Edit : Sorry for the bad seti comment, T'was not mean to be in bad taste but don't forget our folding competition where you can win free hardware just by folding for OCAU!

On a more personal note, a close friend of mine sadly lost her father who has just passed away. Our thoughts and condolences go out to you Em and your family.

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Crucial DDR333 reviewed at amdzone.
Abit KX7-333r reviewed by legionhardware.
DFI NS70-EL (SiS 645DX) Reviewed over at mbreview.
Nexland Pro400 Internet Security Appliance from 3dvelocity.
Hercules 3D Prophet FDX 8500LE @ hardwarezone.
Compex DSR2216 16-Port Switch Reviewed at hothwardware.
Cooler Master ATC-410 SX-1 Aluminum Server Case from teksector.
MSI K7D Master-L 760 MPX from hdware-test.
DFI AD73-RAID Motherboard Review @ The Tech Zone
P4 e-Cube system from viahardware.
Gainward GeForce4 Ti 4200
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