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 Saturday, 18-December-2010  15:46:55 (GMT +10) - by Agg

Our 2011 Motorsport Calendar is up now, and worth bookmarking if you're eagerly waiting for the various seasons to start up again next year.

TPG are in hot water with the ACCC, being their latest target for advertising unlimited plans. The ACCC has instituted legal proceedings against the company in the Federal Court in Melbourne, alleging contraventions of the Trade Practices Act.

The State Library of Queensland has donated 50,000 images to Wikimedia Australia. The images – a mix of people and places from urban, regional and rural Queensland – provide a unique pictorial record of the state. Over the coming months these images will be uploaded to Wikimedia Commons, tagged, enriched, commented on and used to improve Wikipedia.

GameTrailers have an interesting video about the complexities of character modelling in video games. Raising the bar of video game realism, facial expressions, motion capture, and 3-D rendering all come together in the immersive effect of the L.A. Noire story.

The Australian Federal Police have officially stated that Wikileaks have not broken the law. "The AFP has completed its evaluation of the material available and has not established the existence of any criminal offences where Australia would have jurisdiction," the force said in a statement released today.

Dasuperham spotted something odd about the 6970 / 6950 cards that have appeared lately. If you unmount the cooler of a reference card, you could notice an obvious abrasion over the corner of the inner 6/8-pin power connector socket. No, it ain't by chance you've got a bad pick. It's common among all the popular review sites. Anyone out there with a retail card who can confirm if it's the same on the shipping products?

Opera 11 has been released. Opera Software debuted the newest version of its award-winning browser today. Opera 11 combines elegant design, smart updates to some of our most popular features and new ways to customize Opera to your preferences.

Commodore USA have unveiled the new Commodore 64. It houses a modern mini-ITX PC motherboard featuring a Dual Core 525 Atom processor and the latest Nvidia Ion2 graphics chipset. It comes in the original taupe brown/beige color, with other colors to follow. The new Commodore 64 features genuine Cherry brand key switches, which provide a feel much better than the original, with a lovely IBM classic mechanism and click sound.

KingKrapp sent in this article on the new Android phone from Google. There has been a steady stream of flagship Android devices since the Nexus One, and it’s finally time to update that hardware. This time around the marketing message mirrors what the Nexus One morphed into - buy this handset, and you’re getting the stock Google Android experience with no carrier branding, fast software updates without vendor overhead, and a few new things such as near field communication hardware support.

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