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 Saturday, 24-October-2009  16:21:14 (GMT +10) - by Agg

Plans are underway for a new Mad Max film. Thirty years on and Mad Max 4: Fury Road is about to restart the local movie industry, being filmed entirely in Sydney and Outback NSW.

FunnyOrDie have a funny video about hosting a Windows 7 torrenting party.

XbitLabs have a SAS HDD roundup. In our todayís roundup we are going to take a closer look at 17 SAS HDDs with storage capacities from 74 GB to 600 GB launched over the past several years. Find out who the winner is in the todayís SAS arena.

DigitalTrends ponder the numbers when it comes to getting caught for piracy. Maybe thatís why the practice of prosecuting individual consumers of pirated material has fizzled down to almost nothing, while organizations like the RIAA shift their focus to the supply side, including vendors who make thousands of peddling pirated wares.

NASA have extended their exploration of the universe to include the iPhone. A NASA App for the iPhone and iPod touch is available free of charge at the App Store from Apple. The NASA application will deliver a wealth of information, videos, images and news updates about NASA missions to people's fingertips.

Byteside is a new event being run by Ben Mansill, previously of Atomic fame etc. For Byteside first-timers, just roll up from 6pm onwards, enjoy a bite and a drink in the luxury of the Shelbourne Hotel's Altitude Bar, and lounge back and enjoy an evening of unique entertainment - it's free, we have cool prizes and it's the best thing to do in Sydney on a Tuesday night.

Meanwhile a different Ben spotted a girl geeks event in Sydney. Sydney Girl Geek Dinners are joining forces with Females In Technology and Telecommunications (FITT) for its first networking event that will provide a fun and interactive speed mentoring game, with the overall goal of sharing ways you can get involved in mentoring & give or receive support from your peers & our amazing role models we are lucky enough to have.

HWZone have a video comparing Win 7 and Snow Leopard. Now that Windows 7 is officially out, we couldn't resist taking a look at how Microsoft's latest OS compares with Apple's recently updated OS with the Snow Leopard release. Check out our fire-side chat with the executives in charge of the OSes for the new direction and features, as well as hands-on demo highlights of each OS in this video feature.

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