- IBM settles Deskstar 75GXP class action suit. Hrrm. I think I have one of these (well, it's a 40gig IBM drive anyway), still in the static bag from when I got the first one replaced under warranty. I've toyed with the idea of running it up as a system drive and seeing how long it lasts.
- TAG Heuer's Diamond Fiction brings a new level of bling - Engadget - www.engadget.com. Nouveau riche geek?
- Das Keyboard - UberGeeks Only. The worst thing is, there are only a couple of keys I'd have trouble with...
- Review: Juvenile felis catus. Missed this one at the time, but it's bloody funny. Even if puppies are rated unfairly low in the final roundup...
- MUSA the Kendo-bot's gonna school you shinai-style - Engadget - www.engadget.com. Yep, we're one step closer to inventing household machines able to beat the shit out of us.
- Strippers terrorise guards | The Other Side | Breaking News 24/7 - NEWS.com.au (29-06-2005). Riiight.
- Australian IT - UK launches 'Crazy Frog' probe (Adam Pasick in London, JUNE 30, 2005):
BRITAIN is launching a probe into the wildly popular 'Crazy Frog' mobile phone ringtone, after complaints that it dupes children into signing up for an expensive subscription plan.Same scam that's running here... signing kids up to ongoing subscriptions.
- IOL: Big toys for big boys at this theme park...:
An enterprising construction contractor in Germany has come up with a money-making scheme for putting his idle machinery to use on weekends - by turning his bulldozer lot into a theme park where boys of all ages can come and make that childhood dream come true.That is so damn cool. I want to go there.
- Boing Boing: Pi memory record broken:
Akira Haraguchi, 59 of Tokyo, recited Pi from memory to 83,431 decimal places, doubling the world record. According to a BBC News report, Haraguchi lost his place three hours into his first try and had to start over.
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