Podcast 444The PC Pro podcast add
Is Jeff Bezos a force for good or in it for the headlines? The team discusses his latest altruistic project, before analysing the likely success - or otherwise - of the latest challenger to Intel's dominance. Plus hologram phone calls, Jon Honeyball's take on the Equifax fine and our verdict on the hot hardware of the week: the iPhone XS.
Podcast 443The PC Pro podcast add
The team discusses the pick of new technology from IFA, potential challengers for Adobe's throne, some thought-provoking AI applications and 20 years of Google. Our Hot Hardware candidate is the Surface Go, the latest in Microsoft's neverending procession of tablet-cum-laptop hybrids.
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Podcast 442The PC Pro podcast add
The team discusses Nvidia's new graphics cards, which feature groundbreaking ray-tracing technology; Facebook's plan to award trustworthiness scores to users; Microsoft's discovery of apparent Russian political meddling; and Jeremy Corbyn's suggestion that online journalism could be funded by a technology tax. Our Hot Hardware candidate is AMD's new 32-core Threadripper 2 CPU.
Podcast 440The PC Pro podcast add
The team discusses the government’s pledge to run fibre to every British home by 2030; controversy over Apple’s overheating laptops; Samsung’s unbreakable OLED displays; and a possible end to Windows Update woes. Our Hot Hardware candidate is the Tenda Nova MW3, a Wi-Fi mesh networking system costing just £92.
Podcast 436The PC Pro podcast add
The team discusses the fallout from GDPR, warnings of router-based malware, the BBC's plans to stream World Cup football matches in 4K, and the strange case of the eavesdropping Amazon Echo. Our Hot Hardware candidate is the Acer Chromebook Spin 13, a natty convertible laptop.
PC Pro podcast 435The PC Pro podcast add
The team discusses a new AI from Google that can make phone calls on your behalf, the future of Windows, the highlights of Fujitsu's technology showcase and the advent of GDPR. Our hot hardware candidate is the Sennheiser Ambeo, a headset that makes binaural recordings.
Podcast 434The PC Pro podcast add
Jon Honeyball joins the team to discuss the Windows 10 April Update, a first look at Office 2019, the latest wheezes from Facebook and an embarrassing outage for TSB. Vaughn Highfield drops in too, to talk about the Oculus Go, a VR headset costing an almost reasonable £199.
Podcast 431The PC Pro podcast add
Jon Honeyball joins the team as we discuss Facebook’s data-mining scandal, new concerns over the legality of Bitcoin, Microsoft’s fumbled acquisition of Wunderlist and Uber’s fatal self-driving car crash. Our Hot Hardware candidate is the JBL Link 20, a battery-powered smart speaker running Google Assistant.
Podcast 430The PC Pro podcast add
The team discusses Spotify's financial challenges, new features coming to Windows 10, Amazon's acquisition of the Ring smart doorbell and the controversial topic of violence in video games. Our hot hardware candidate is the KitSound Voice One, a British spin on the Amazon Echo.
Podcast 429The PC Pro podcast add
The team discusses Google’s plan to block dodgy ads, Windows 10’s new “Ultimate Performance” mode, Apple’s iPhone X woes and new fears over the potential of malicious AI. Our Hot Hardware candidate is the Matrix PowerWatch, a smart wearable that’s powered by your own body.
Podcast 428The PC Pro podcast add
The team explores Windows 10's new "S Mode", plus Microsoft's plans to banish misleading "scareware" from the platform. We also discuss TalkTalk's entry into the fibre broadband market, and a legal setback for the Snooper's Charter. Jonathan Bray introduces our Hot Hardware candidate, the Apple HomePod.