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HWRoundup Alex 'Sharky' Ross, the British founder of Sharky Extreme, the hardware review site, is hanging up his fins.

Read the valedictory here.

Last month, Internet.com effectively made Sharky Extreme, bought in 1999 for an undisclosed sum, its lead hardware site, when it fired all the staff from its more recently acquired property, Hardware
Central
. Sharky's departure may be linked to this, but we doubt it - the guy was on an earn-out, and now he gets to spend the money.



Quantum's departure from the hard drive business has sealed with the completion of the sale of this operation to Maxtor. Check out the press release

here.


Last HWRoundup, we brought you the

Fridge SGI

. Today we deliver something even more useful... You've seen window mods to your cases, you've seen LEDs and other additions, but have you seen a hard drive window? Well neither had we until stumbling across

this

. ®

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