PC Pro Podcast 216

On this week’s podcast we discuss IT woes at RBS, Microsoft’s surprise Windows Phone 8 announcement, Google and Microsoft’s big investments in tablets and how Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has weighed in to support Richard O’Dwyer’s fight against extradition. Our hot hardware candidate is the TomTom Start 60, a satnav with a big screen but a small price.


PC Pro podcast 215

On this week’s podcast, Microsoft pulls the covers off its Surface tablet, an MoD-funded report urges the UK to spend less on AV and more on busting online crime, and Barry Collins takes BT to task over its patchy fibre network. Finally, Disgo’s budget tablet, the snappily-titled Disgo 9104, delivers Ice Cream Sandwich for less than £200.

PC Pro Podcast 214

On this week’s podcast we discuss the newly announced iOS 6, the cost of the ICO’s dithering over cookies, the proposed Defamation Bill that could see online bullies named and prosecuted, and the 4G alliance between O2 and Vodafone. Our hot hardware candidate is Apple’s new MacBook Pro with Retina display.

PC Pro Podcast 213

This week’s podcast is a Windows 8 Release Preview special. We discuss what’s new in this latest pre-release, plus what works and what doesn’t. We also look over reports of new Windows 8 hardware emanating from the Computex expo in Taipei. Our hot hardware candidate is HP’s mighty Z1 all-in-one workstation.