On this week’s podcast we discuss Windows RT’s uncertain future; Eric Schmidt’s prediction that censorship will soon be a thing of the past; Yahoo’s attempts to get its own employees to use its services; and labour conditions at Amazon’s distribution centres. Our hot hardware candidate is the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX, in both 7in and 8.9in forms.
On this week’s podcast we discuss Google and Microsoft blocking illegal porn searches; we take a look inside the clean-room of a data recovery firm; and we discuss CryptoLocker, a nasty virus targeting British businesses. Our hot hardware candidate is the Moto G, an affordable but high-quality Android smartphone.
On this week’s podcast: we ponder whether fibre broadband can boost the UK economy; Motorola patents a microphone embedded in a neck tattoo; Facebook resets user passwords following the Adobe security breach; and a German ISP offers businesses a hacker-proof ‘clean pipe’. In hot hardware of the week, we ogle the Asus Transformer Book T100 – the first Bay Trail Atom hybrid to land at PC Pro.
On this week’s podcast: Acer and BlackBerry lose their CEOs as Microsoft starts looking for its own new chief; Windows Phone gains momentum; and Google Helpouts go live. Finally, are iPads being used to bug government meetings? We don’t know, but our Hot Hardware candidate is Apple’s new iPad Air.