On this week’s Christmas Special edition of the podcast, Tim Danton slips on the quiz master’s jacket and tests the team’s knowledge of the year in tech. Find out how the team prosper/flounder with the Guess The News Story, Mystery Gadget and Name That Quote rounds.
On this week’s podcast we look forward to Windows 8 tablets, look in disbelief at 3′s wireless data plans, talk about a bad day in court for the file-sharing lawyers, and celebrate an end to sponsored blog “reviews”. Finally, Sasha Muller nominates a stylish all-in-one printer as this week’s Hot Hardware.
On this week’s PC Pro podcast we reveal what’s going at Google, investigate an alleged antivirus software scam, probe into BT’s 1Gbit/sec broadband trials and find out why file-sharers aren’t in it for the money. Plus, the Orb MP-1 media streamer is up for Hot Hardware of the Week.
This week: the team tackles the WikiLeaks scandal, in the week where we discovered the truth about the UK Government’s attempt to keep Gary McKinnon out of US jails, a rival supplier accuses BT of acting like a heroin dealer over fibre broadband, and Darien Graham-Smith exudes sympathy for the Pirate Bay trio. Plus, we discuss the ramifications of HP dropping Windows Home Server and attempt to work out whether a 3TB hard disk deserves to be the hot hardware of the week.