On this week’s podcast: Nokia readies its first Android handset; Microsoft tells XP users to buy a new PC; HP cuts off free updates for out of warranty servers; and James Dyson invests £5 million in a robotics lab for Imperial College London. In hot hardware of the week, Tranquil PC’s fanless NUC chassis, the Abel H2-5, tries to keep its cool.
On this week’s podcast: we examine the first major update to Windows 8.1; Satya Nadella takes the hot seat at Microsoft; Sony considers selling off its VAIO laptop brand; and we discuss plans to introduce coding to the UK school curriculum. In hot hardware of the week, Asus’ dual-personality hybrid, the Transformer Book Trio, attempts to unite Windows and Android.
On this week’s podcast: the UK government abandons Office for open-source; Apple admits disappointing sales of the iPhone 5c; Sky’s parental control filter oversteps the mark; and Sony and Microsoft push consoles as educational tools. In hot hardware of the week, we take a closer look at Dell’s business tablet, the Venue 11 Pro.
On this week’s podcast: Google Glass gets a cinema-goer in trouble; we discuss whether Spotify needs to slash its prices; LogMeIn Free breathes its last; Microsoft extends security updates for Windows XP; and Adobe adds 3D printing support to Photoshop. Finally, Asus’ compact Windows tablet, the VivoTab Note 8, makes its case in hot hardware of the week.
On this week’s podcast we discuss the future of Windows 8; Google’s acquisition of smart home company, Nest; the UK government’s plans to bring super-fast broadband to the countryside; and the arrest of a US man for sending out a Google+ invite. In hot hardware of the week, Apple reinvents the PC with the long-awaited Mac Pro.
On this week’s podcast we look at some of the new products unveiled at CES, including Intel’s tiny Edison PC, Sony’s ultra-short-throw 4K projector and a host of machines ready to run SteamOS. We also discuss the charges against abusive tweeters. Our hot hardware candidate is the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga, a convertible business Ultrabook.
In a special seasonal podcast, the team members are quizzed on the news stories and major product reviews of 2013.