PC Pro Podcast 250

On this week’s podcast we discuss new devices unveiled at Mobile World Congress, including some low-cost Windows Phone 8 handsets and two phones from Asus that turn into tablets. We also question EE’s claim that unlimited mobile data tariffs are “unnecessary”, and mull over the new Chromebook Pixel. Our hot hardware candidate is the Wired2Fire HAL 4000 gaming PC.

PC Pro Podcast 249

In this week’s podcast we learn that PC shoppers are still opting for Windows 7; we discuss the prospects for Ubuntu’s tablet OS; we look over the results of the 4G spectrum auction; and we ask whether Microsoft’s licensing terms for Office 2013 are really fair. Our hot hardware candidate is Dell’s extraordinarily wide 21:9 UltraSharp U2913WM monitor.