xlr8yourmac.com has various notes on various topics among them: Cheetah 15K RPM Harddisk performance, OpenSource Marathon and Voodoo3, Pismo Audio hum and yet another rumor for MWNY.
the register on OEM rumor
the register talks about the rumored and heavily denied OEM deal between nVidia and Apple. Their analysis is plausible, but nothing you couldn't have thought of yourself.
1.7GHz P4s under way?
the register notes that Intel has ordered its Israeli Fab 18 to produce about 1 million of P4 chips during the next 6 weeks. The special thing is that the chips are aimed to clock at 1700MHz, quite a lot considering their 1GHz Coppermines are still as much as not available.
MacObserver has their own approach to pre-MWNY rumors. See what they predict. As always they are just a "tad" to aggressive against the rumor sites to remain objective. Talk about getting carried away. Also I pray for them none of the rumors they laughed at really make it into reality, how terribly embarrasing that would be...
Contraband ports parts of DirectPlay API
MacCentral notes that Bill Heineman, from Contraband Entertainment (former Logicware) has successfully ported some DirectPlay code for a project he's currently working on (A vs. P?). Using more or less hacker methods he successfully got some of the protokols running, which might ease the porting of future PC games to teh Mac. DirectPlay is the networking part of Microsofts widely used DirectX API set.
MOSR has an update on possible iMac speedbumps. Unlike some other sites, I can still enjoy rumors.
Intel shows it themselves
Slashdot notes, among others, that Intel's own test have shown that their PC133 SDRAM equipped i815 chipset motherboard is faster than their RDRAM powered i820 chipset mobo. That might again drop Rambus stock a bit.
Do it yourself
Speedy 3D has a tutorial on how to make your own slot fan, which can be useful for cooling PCI cards that produce a lot of heat (Voodoos for example). Some more tinkering for you there.