HWRoundup: Crystal balls and pornography

Unusual topics for hardwarelanders

If you have had enough of cynical journalists and reviewers being nasty about everything they come across, then you may need a breath of fresh air. An enthusiastic review (to say the least) of a 24 inch widescreen monitor from Game PC should go some way to redress the balance.



Over at the good doctor's place, Van Smith comes over all eloquent about the forthcoming months - warning us not to be complacent just because its all gone a bit quiet recently. Click

here

for some crystal ball gazing, Dr. T style.




Ars Technica has provided the world with a review of the Lian Li PC-12 Mid-Tower. Requiring 220 ish of those US dollars, the fact that this one does not come complete with power supply is not, Ars maintains "a deal breaker" but it is mentioned and it is never nice to have to fork our even more cash. Go

here

for more.




Not quite hardware - but I'll link anyway because I don't think I'll get a better opportunity to get "porn" into a hardware roundup headline. DansData has taken a look at some filtering software that analyses images and decides whether they are full of naughty bits. I think it was quite revealing that it didn't like a picture of George W Bush and his wife.

here

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