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Saturday Morning (7 Comments) (link)
 Saturday, 9-August-2008  04:45:39 (GMT +10) - by Agg

There's going to be an overclocking demonstration by youngpro and moloko_vellocet in Sydney this weekend, during WCG at Luna Park. More info in this thread.

Guszast3r found some info about the person allegedly behind the beijing ticketing scam. Shepherd, now believed to be hiding in Barbados, had planned "one last massive sting" before retiring, Sydney private investigator Ken Gamble, who has been tracking the fraudster's activities since 2003, said yesterday.

Scon spotted this awesome slow-motion lightning video. It's a lightning bolt that's shooting down from the sky, shot in slow motion. I'm not sure exactly how fast this camera is, but it's got to be shooting at a speed faster than the Casio EX-F1 can shoot at, at least at a resolution this high.

Ubisoft are suing a disk replication company, thanks Rezin. It seems that Optical Experts Manufacturing is said to be the source of the PC version Assassinís Creed that was downloaded over 700,000 times prior to the gameís official release. According to what we are hearing, a copy of the title was leaked by an employee after the game was removed from the companyís premise.

A new curved electronic eye brings us closer to bionic eye technology, according to Nature. John Rogers, a materials scientist at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and his colleagues have taken inspiration from our own eyes to create an electronic version.

If you've ever felt you just wanted to get away from it all and do some hardcore gaming, maybe a gaming pod like this is what you need, thanks WishBone17.

Digit-Life consider the problem of balancing CPU power and graphics card power. These tests are time-consuming - in order to find an optimal processor for a given graphics card, we have to try all combinations of CPUs and cards, so each processor increases the number of configurations many times.



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