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 Friday, 27-June-2008  14:21:49 (GMT +10) - by DiGiTaL MoNkEY

Tired of doing your University homework? Outsource it! This is what Information Technology students in the UK have started doing. UK IT students are hiring coders in India to complete their coursework for as little as £5 a go. A-level and university pupils are logging onto computer coding websites and farming out their work to foreign IT graduates. Furthermore It is hard to detect, the number of these sites is spreading all the time and it is impossible for us to monitor all of them.

For all those Lego fans, Gizmodo has been invited to their headquarters for a full tour of their facilities. You can find some interesting video and images from their trip, including a sneak peak inside the “Lego Vault” which contains every Lego set ever made, photos of a 750,000-Brick Kennedy Space Centre Lego Model and even a Lego Airbus A380.

Phoronix review the Radeon HD 4850 and test how it does in a Linux environment. Now that we have had time to complete testing of the Radeon HD 4850, today we are sharing the first Linux results from this brand-new ATI graphics processor. Before you think the Windows and Linux performance is equal for the Radeon HD 4800 series, this isn't the case, at least not yet.

Benchmark Reviews share their experiences using ATI’s Crossfire technology over the past 6 months. Right now going multi-GPU is the most cost-efficient way to maximize video performance, a complete 180 from just a year ago. It isn't without its quirks, but computers in general are rife with idiosyncrasies, so adding one more may not be a big deal to you.

IGN have a Q&A with Crytek's CEO, Cevat Yerli. During our visit to Crytek's Budapest studio, where Warhead is being developed, we had the chance to sit down with Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli. We asked him about Crysis, Warhead, and the company's future as a PC developer.

TechwareLabs has published a review of the Digsby 'Public' Beta. Looking for a good program to help you keep in contact with all your friends, family, and online pals? Chris has a look at the new program called Digsby which is in its beta. Does Digsby work and how well? Find out in our review.

Microsoft has released the Xbox 360 Content License Transfer Tool, which lets you move games or movies that were purchased via Xbox Live Marketplace from one console to another console. Discussion on the forum.

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) approved a plan that removes virtually all limits from URL extensions. According to the plan, every extension, even your name, a city or could be registered and free up an enormous range of new Internet addresses; which are currently limited to 21 top level domains (257 including country codes).



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