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Daily News Round #2 for July 23, 2004

Daily News Round #2 news post from TweakTown's online news computing and technology content pages for July 23, 2004
By: Steve Dougherty | Posted: Jul 23, 2004 2:29 pm

- Cooler Master - Case Mod Competition!


If you own a case from Cooler Master or at least 2 other Cooler Master products and you have experience in modding? It might pay to head on over to their official forums whereby they're holding this year's Case Modding Competition. All you have to do is register your details and list the Cooler Master case (and / or products) that you possess, along with some info describing how you've modded them to your own tastes along with a few images showing them off. Entries are to be submitted no later than September 15 and voting will commence between the 17th and 22nd thereafter. Quite a number of nice prizes will be up for grabs, including 10 Musketeer 2's for lucky voting forum members so try not to miss out on this one peeps! An outlay of the rules in more detail over at the Cooler Master forums.


- Creative Announce New ZEN TOUCH MP3 Player

An aussie press release handed out from the Creative lads this morning informs us that they've launched their new Zen TouchT MP3 Audio Player. Featuring 20gb of storage in a 1.8" package, an FM-wired remote control unit which retails for $150 AUD as a seperate product alone!, and their new "Touch Pad" control to allow for a more 'usable' and easier experience, this looks to be quite a nice unit indeed. It's also been mentioned that battery life is said to last up to 32 hrs on this little wonder, although that would of course depend on how you use it. Full details within Creative's supporting press release here folks.


SYDNEY - AUGUST 2, 2004 - Creative Labs Pty Ltd, local subsidiary of Creative Technology Ltd (NASDAQ: CREAF) a worldwide leader in digital entertainment products for PC users, today introduced the Zen TouchT, a 1.8-inch hard drive-based portable audio player that holds up to 10,000 songs in WMA format or 5,000 songs in MP3 format. Available at the end of August 2004, the Zen Touch comes with a 20GB hard drive and includes an extra bonus, FM-wired remote control currently retailing for AUD$149.95 inc GST. The recommended retail price of the Zen Touch will be at AUD$499.00 inc GST which includes the bonus FM-Wired Remote.


- Articles and Reviews from around the Web

- Armari T64-LQX - Liquid Cooled PC @ Trusted Reviews
- Intel to bundle ATI-based VGA cards with 915/925 motherboards @ DigiTimes
- Coolmax Taurus 140mm Silent Switching PSU @ TechTastic
- DFI LanParty NForce II Ultra Revision B @ The Techlounge
- RAID 5 Scaling Tests With Up To Eight Drives @ Toms Hardware
- HIS' X800 IceQIIs Cometh @ Toms Hardware
- Id Software Releases Doom 3 Benchmarks @ XBit Labs


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