PC Pro Podcast 113

In this week’s edition, we take a look at the looming e-reader price war that’s threatening to shake up the market; take a look at the newest dual-screen laptop that lacks a keyboard; wax clueless about battery chemistry and carbon nanotubes; wonder if reports of the death of mobile broadband are premature; and put a staggeringly cheap internet-access laptop through the Hot Hardware of the Week grinder, to see what comes out the other side.

PC Pro Podcast 112

On this week’s podcast we ponder whether Linux is really a safer OS than Windows, cast an unsympathetic eye over Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system and mourn the passing of O2′s unlimited mobile data plans. A study suggesting that young children should be kept away from computers has Darien and David waxing nostalgic, just for a change. And we coo over not one but two shiny new pieces of hardware, namely the new Apple Mac mini and the joojoo internet tablet.