PC Stats gang have tweaked a Barton 3000+ CPU in order to achieve 400MHz FSB speeds and simulate how faster will the upcoming Bartons perform. John C. Dvorak predicts Apple Computer will switch to Intel processors within the next 12 to 18 months. C&VG get their hands dirty with Nokia's upcoming cell-phone/gaming handheld hybrid, N-Gage, among the games they had to test were Sonic, Super Monkeyball and Tomb Raider. Intel says it has come up with a way to automatically thwart distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, in which malicious hackers paralyse a website by flooding it with endless "packets" of junk data. Micron, Hynix face tough business decisions in hard times. Faced with declining market shares the companies are trying to refocus on DRAM.