On this week’s podcast we discuss developments surrounding Mobile World Congress, including Nokia’s 41-megapixel cameraphone, Samsung’s projector-phone and Microsoft’s loosening of the Windows Phone 7 hardware requirements. We also discuss the ethics of content-sharing sites such as Pinterest, and our hot hardware candidate is the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7.
This week we kick over Canonical’s plans to run Ubuntu on smartphones; Google’s rapped knuckles over cookie privacy violations; the integration of Microsoft’s SkyDrive service into Windows 8; and an extended lifespan for Vista and Windows 7. Our hot hardware candidate is Samsung’s hulking Series 7 Gamer laptop.
On this week’s podcast: we discuss SOCA’s take-down of an alleged piracy site, Apple’s investigation into factory working conditions, Ofcom’s anti-“broadband slamming” proposals and more details of Windows 8 on ARM. Our hot hardware candidate is a cardboard box. No, really.
In this week’s podcast the team discusses BT’s plans to offer fibre broadband on demand; Google’s beta arelease of Chrome for Android; a fake Twitter account targeting Tesco bank customers; and Sony’s disastrous $2.9bn losses. Our hot hardware candidate is the Nokia Lumia 710 smartphone.
On the show this week: Sky opens up Anytime+ and declares a fibre broadband price war, Symantec’s pcAnywhere falls victim to a hack attack and Apple goes to Dixons for retail advice. Meanwhile, Megaupload nears the giant Recycle Bin in the sky, and Microsoft’s Outlook makes a bid for Hot Web App of the Week.