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Date: 16/11/2011 - 10:29am

Apple has recalled the first generation ipod nano after a safety risk was discovered with the battery. The company began notifying customers on the weekend with a brief email explaining the problem.

Apple has determined that, in very rare cases, the battery in the iPod nano (1st generation) may overheat and pose a safety risk. Affected iPod nanos were sold between September 2005 and December 2006.

Apple | battery | ipod | ipod nano

Date: 20/05/2011 - 10:15am

I was recently contacted by a person who had bought one of these easy to use portable backup drives.I think its important to share with everyone the problems you can run into with these types of drives and why you should not purchase one.Below is a copy of his email for you.

Date: 21/12/2010 - 10:10am

Medicare Australia has again decided to run peoples lives, this is the latest attempt to control it's employee's.

Below is a recent email that all Medicare Australia employee's received.


Date: 21/08/2010 - 5:02pm

Sony's Playstation 3 has been hacked.A process which has never been done until now.In the four or more years since Sony's Play Station 3 has been around, it's never been hacked to play pirated games, until now that is.

PS Jailbreak has released a USB dongle that lets you play pirated as well as homemade games on a retail PS3 by converting it into a "debug" unit, a special version of the PS3 used by developers and others to access non-retail versions of games.

modchip | PS3

Date: 12/04/2010 - 9:44am

Seems somebody has exploited google gmail somehow and is sending hundreds of spam email from peoples accounts.You can read more about it here.


Date: 11/04/2010 - 2:42pm

Now that the Apple iPad has been released in the U.S, I thought I would have a look at the specifications between the iPad and the ADAM.The results are pretty clear cut and it is pretty safe to say I know which one I will be buying.It really annoys me to think about the amount of people that still buy a product based on it's name rather than it's specifications and quality!!!

ADAM | Apple | iPad | NotionInk

Date: 06/04/2010 - 9:24am

Expand your visual real estate across up to 6 displays

Gigabyte Technology, a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards today is pleased to launch the latest addition to its premium graphics cards selection. Gigabyte’s GV-R5876P-2GD-B is built with ATI Radeon™ HD 5870 Series GPU which is based on 40nm processor and advanced GDDR5 memory technology. The powerful GPUs provide for a host of innovative new features including Microsoft DirectX® 11, ATI Eyefinity Technology, ATI Stream technology, Quad mode ATI CrossFireX™ multi-GPU support, UVD 2 and PowerPlay™, and offer an incredibly immersive HD gaming experience and unrivaled performance.

Date: 02/04/2010 - 1:12pm

Recently Stephen Conroy had an on-camera interview with Fairfax Media's national Canberra bureau chief, Tim Lester.During the interview Senator Conroy made some outrageous and accusations and provided false and mis-leading comments.Senator conroy claims that the criticism over his policy his due to "misleading information" spread by "an organised group in the online world".If these organisations are providing false or mis-leading information, please set us straight and give us the answers we are looking for with direct responses, not government babble.

Date: 31/03/2010 - 9:54am

For all those disagreeing with the forced net filtering a simple method to get around it is to use a VPN connection or software.This can be achieved free of charge by using the software available at

Another option is to use googles advanced search feature

Date: 30/03/2010 - 4:31pm

Senator Conroy's Internet Filtering Scheme has been made a fool of time and time again, yet the minister still refuses to see common sense.At what stage did the australian politicians become so arrogant that they forgot who they work for.Senator Conroy I ask you to listen to the people, and remove this buracratic crap or the australian people will sack you.......

Date: 28/03/2010 - 4:31pm

AMD Six-Core Processor Specs Leaked

AMD's plans to launch its own six-core processors have been leaked on to the internet. It's well known that AMD intent to release a six-core processor but when is the unknown variable. Thankfully the guys over at VR-Zone seem to have gotten a copy of the AMD roadmap that reveals what AMD intend to release in 2010. From what I understand, all the processor's in that will be released in 2010 are designed for the AM3 socket, but will also be compatible with the AM2+ boards that are sporting DDR2.All processor's.

AMD | cpu | leaked | processor | roadmap | six-core

Date: 28/03/2010 - 2:27pm

AMD GPU PerfStudio Icon

GPU PerfStudio 2.1 is the next generation GPU Performance Analysis & Debugging Tool from AMD. It offers clear advantages to developers by cutting software development time and improving graphics quality.

AMD | developer | GPU | perfstudio | software

Date: 12/03/2010 - 10:46am

A hacker has been sentence to 2 years 7 months prison by an Estonian court for using a DDoS attack against his insurance company. Artur Boiko,  a 44-year-old Estonian national, received a prison sentence for authoring and using the Allaple Virus against his insurance company, If Insurance.

DDoS | hacker | technology

Date: 12/03/2010 - 10:32am

Pirate Bay is heading back to court on the 28th of September for their appeals trial.The Svea Court of Appeals said on Wednesday. It has been almost a year since Fredrik Neij, Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, Peter Sunde and Carl Lundström were found guilty of being accessories to crimes against copyright law, and each sentenced to one year in prison. The court also ordered them to pay around 30 million Swedish kronor (US$4.2 million) in damages. All four subsequently appealed the verdict.

Date: 12/03/2010 - 9:34am

Intel have unveiled their newest processor, the Core i7 980x Extreme. The CPU pushes the envelope by including six physical cores, and hyper threading technology to virtualize twelve cores--its almost like having twelve computers in one.With massive gains in some applications, in my opinion there is no other processor on the market that matches its performance.

cpu | intel | processor | technology

Date: 09/03/2010 - 12:04pm

Zeus or sometimes known as Zbot is a malware package that was originally sold and traded through underground forums.Basically it is a executable file with a web based front-end that helps you to control it.Zbot is a generic back door that allows full control by a remote user, the primary function of Zbot is financial gain, and stealing credentials such as FTP, email, online banking, and other online passwords.Zeus has existed at least since 2007, but has been further enhanced and honed over time. It has been rumoured that Zeus originated in Russia or Russian speaking countries as initial help files and other files in the package were written in Russian.

exploit | malware | security | zeus

Date: 09/03/2010 - 9:17am

Google are at it again, They seem to have their hand in everything these days. Now the search engine giant has been reported to have been dabbling in a new TV programming search service.

Google's been testing their "television programming search service" for about a year. The project is a collaboration with Dish Networks and the testing of it "could be discontinued at any time." This doesn't sound too enthusiastic, Information about the project itself has been extremely secretive.

google | TV

Date: 07/03/2010 - 10:00am

Intel Corporation have launched its first Intel® Atom™ processor-based platform optimized for networked home and small office/home office (SOHO) storage devices.

atom | cpu | intel | processor | technology

Date: 06/03/2010 - 4:41pm

Apple's recent patent infringement lawsuit against HTC proves that hypocrisy is alive and well. Years ago, Apple was sued by Xerox PARC for stealing the Mac interface. Back in those days Steve Jobs declared, "We have always been shameless about stealing great ideas." But that was then, and this is now. Lawyers, not designers, have taken center stage and innovation suffers.

Android | Apple | HTC | iPhone | lawsuit | Steve Jobs

Date: 06/03/2010 - 2:18pm

Google have announced that they will offer ultrahigh-speed Internet access in some communities in a test that could showcase the kinds of things that would be possible if the United States had faster broadband networks.

broadband | google | technology

Date: 04/02/2010 - 1:13pm

After browsing my usual news sites and blog's whilst having my morning coffee, I came across a post that seems to imply that if you complete one of the following prerequisites you are entitled to a Microsoft Office 2010 free upgrade.You be the judge.

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