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 Friday, 28-November-2008  12:21:51 (GMT +10) - by Agg

Queenslanders might be interested in checking out Game On at the State Library in Brisbane. Get ready to play your way through the history of videogames at the international blockbuster exhibition Game On. This action-packed celebration of videogames culture has thrilled more than one million players of all ages around the world. Discussion here.

The Great Melbourne Telescope, which was at Mt Stromlo Observatory when it was destroyed in the Canberra fires in 2003, is being repaired. Now, on the 400th anniversary of the invention of the telescope by Dutch opticians, Museum Victoria has teamed up with the Astronomical Society of Victoria to restore the instrument to its original glory.

HP continued to break excess packaging records, according to TheRegister. Those of you who don't like trees very much will appreciate HP's continuing efforts to deforest the planet by using the maximum cardboard possible when dispatching items to expectant customers.

They also report on a recent ruling in Italy which seems to pretty much make the Internet illegal. Italian bloggers are up in arms at a court ruling early this year that suggests almost all Italian blogs are illegal. This month, a senior Italian politician went one step further, warning that most web activity is likely to be against the law.

XbitLabs compared some thermal compounds. Do you choose thermal interface as carefully as you do the CPU or graphics card cooler? Today we are going to talk about 16 contemporary thermal compounds and their efficiency tested on an overclocked CPU and a graphics processor.

They also checked out game graphics performance. To make this review comprehensive we benchmarked 12 graphics hardware solutions in seven popular games of different genres. We hope this test session will help make you an informed shopping choice.

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