Sunday, October 07, 2007

ausTech news - Episode 67: WiiJacket

Episode 67: WiiJacket

This week we talk about nintendo's free Wii Jacket offer they are doing - great of them to do that! /As well as that, we see the cool tech thats not in the future, but just about to come out - such as instant boot operating systems.

I don't know about you, but the ability to jump into using your computer for basic Voice calls as well as Internet use (and youtube viewing!) is pretty tempting, especially for laptops that like to have as little going as possible for battery life.

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iPod Nano - pyro edition - source

Amiga boss says AmigaOS 5 - Better than OSX - source

Kids prefer the NES to the psp - source

Woman gets sued $222,000 for songs by the RIAA - source

Ubisoft apologizes for slur used in scrabble on the DS - source

Wiimotes get jackets - for free! - source
For us Aussies, you can claim them with the following info:

To request a "Wii Remote Jacket", contact NINTENDO CUSTOMER SERVICE on (03) 9730 9822 Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm (EST)

Just remember to scribble down your serial number from under the console.

Microsoft tries to push IE7 to everyone - even pirates - source

And, in dedication to finding this out:

Asus motherboard comes with Net and VOIP - instant boot for the win!

Video of the week:
Harry Potter is a bad room-mate
What if you lived in a shared house, with Harry potter?
could you put up with being called a "muggle"?
Go watch on youtube

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