PC Pro Podcast 298

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.

PC Pro Podcast 297

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.

PC Pro Podcast 295

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.