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The BBC’s new complaints site launches. Roll up, roll up. “It seems we live in an age when technology amplifies our strength of our voices but not always the quality of what we say.” # 1st February 2005, 11:36 pm

New Blog Gets Big Bucks; Popular Blog Goes on Hiatus;. Crikey: Sony are sponsoring that new LifeHacker blog to the tune of $25,000 a month! # 1st February 2005, 9:34 pm

MSN Search: spam like it’s 1999. Phil spots some nasty holes in their ranking algorithms. # 1st February 2005, 6:36 pm

Installing OS X on a PC (via) Using the open source PearPC emulator. # 1st February 2005, 6:33 pm

Apple restricting DVD region-changes -- voluntarily! As a UK owner of a US PowerBook I ended up having to hack my firmware. # 1st February 2005, 4:50 pm

Build Your Own PVR (for free) with HackTV (via) You also need a digital camcorder with a video pass-through option. # 1st February 2005, 1:12 pm I hadn’t seen this one before. # 1st February 2005, 1:04 pm

mini Tower (via) Here come the accessories. # 1st February 2005, 1:02 pm