Thursday, March 26, 2009

BT’s first fibre to=?UTF-8?Q?wns?=; $500 Apple logo; HP Mini 700 review

Having trouble viewing this email? Please click the link below:

Computing In The Real World

26 March
Subscribe to the mag | View mag subscription details | Unsubscribe from newsletter
Dear Charles,

Welcome to the latest PC Pro newsletter

News headlines: Find out if you're next in line for BT's superfast broadband; the Government reveals plan to snoop on social networks; and Steve Ballmer blasts the $500 Apple logo

This week's new reviews: HP delivers the drop-dead gorgeous Compaq Mini 700 netbook; Apple crushes our benchmarks with its latest Mac Pro; and AVG welcomes behavioural analysis to Internet Security 8.5

PC Pro podcast: On this week's show the team discuss the furore around Google Street View; Samsung's assault on the netbook market; and the Hauppauge HD PVR bids to become our Hot Hardware of the Week. Download it now

Best of the blogs: Barry Collins vandalises Street View and is alarmed at how easy it is; Tim Danton takes a first look at the 1970s-loving Samsung NC310 netbook; and David Fearon offers a step-by-step guide to connecting a PC to a hi-fi

Win a Zen V MP3 Player: Complete our short music-player survey for your chance to win an MP3-Player. Complete the survey here

Barry Collins - Online Editor


Misco is the one-stop-shop for all your must have business IT essentials at incredible low prices. Choose from desktop PCs to printers, monitor to hard drives and notebooks to networking solutions. With over 20,000 IT essentials from top brands such as Xerox, Microsoft, Blackberry, HP and more; you'll be sure to find the perfect product to suit your business needs.

Click here for more information..


BT reveals which towns will get fibre first
29 towns to get 40Mbits/sec broadband by 2010 - we reveal where they are

The Government is... watching you on Facebook
Minister announces plans to monitor our communications on social-networking sites

Ballmer on Macs: why pay $500 more for a logo?
Microsoft boss says buyers are fed up with paying over-the-odds for Apple hardware

Major websites urged to boycott Phorm
Privacy advocates call for leading websites to take the lead in the campaign against Phorm

Vodafone admits over-egging mobile broadband speeds
Mobile giant admits its "7.2Mbits/sec" network actually runs at between 1-5Mbits/sec

Privacy group calls for Street View shut down
Google's privacy safeguards are failing citizens, claims civil liberties group

Quarter of Government databases "illegal"
Campaigners question the legality of 11 Government databases, including the National DNA Database

Google designer quits over (41 shades of) the blues
Lead designer leaves Google with blast at the company's design philosophy

All the latest news

RSS news feed:

Lenovo. New World, New Thinking.
Buy Direct from Lenovo and SAVE!
Lenovo strives to be a new world company that makes award-winning PCs for our customers. We design innovative and exciting notebooks, desktops, workstations, accessories and services to meet all of our customers' needs. And now it's even easier to buy Lenovo with the introduction of Lenovo Direct, our new web shop.
Visit us today to see our great offers.


HP Compaq Mini 700
The netbook race welcomes a stylish new contender with the best keyboard we've seen yet

Apple Mac Pro
The Mac Pro workstation combines a superbly powerful machine with Apple's usual sense of style

AVG Internet Security 8.5
Behavioural analysis is an impressive addition - but it comes at a cost as our reviewer discover

ZoneAlarm Extreme Security
ZoneAlarm delivers a security suite with a broad range of tools

ESET Smart Security 4
A lightweight security suite that's making bold promises about its new features

Netgear ProSecure STM150
An impressive first attempt at web and messaging content security that delivers excellent anti-spam and web-filtering performance

All the latest reviews
RSS reviews feed:

-----------------Sponsor's Message-----------------
Infosecurity Europe

Infosecurity Europe is the No. 1 industry event in Europe held on 28th – 30th April in its new venue Earl's Court, London. The event provides an unrivalled free education programme, exhibitors showcasing new and emerging technologies and offering practical and professional expertise. For further information please visit

-----------------Sponsor's Message-----------------
Win £4,000 worth of prizes
We have over £4,000 worth of prizes to give away, including wireless network cameras from Logitech and LG

Shuttle mini-PC up for grabs
We have more than £3,800 worth of prizes on offer, including a Shuttle P2 3500G mini-PC and a Pure Evoke Flow digital radio

Fancy a Perseus ST18 PC from Cube247?
If you fancy a powerful, feature-packed PC to take full advantage of all Windows Vista's features, take part in our exclusive competition
From ink cartridges to PC maintenance, you'll find a range of services and supplies in our classified section

Create a one-minute video and you could win £10,000 worth of Computer Warehouse prizes!
Computer Warehouse, in association with Mac User presents This is NOT my office. We are encouraging entrants to do a take on the Microsoft advert, showcasing how they use Macs and technology in general. Start 2009 with a new £10,000 Final Cut Pro video workstation simply by entering our competition! All entrants must film and edit their own work, which will be judged by Computer Warehouse and two external industry experts.

For thousands of white papers, analyst reports, case studies and product information, go directly to the PC PRO IT Whitepapers
SAVE up to 33% on the shop price of PC Pro
Why pay full price for the UK's biggest selling PC magazine - when you can subscribe and SAVE up to 33%? Click on the link below and you can take 3 trial issues of PC Pro to make up your mind, plus your exclusive free gift. Visit
[ Click here for more information ]
Subscribe | View mag subscription | Unsubscribe
As always, thank you for your interest.

Barry Collins
Online Editor

© Copyright Dennis Publishing Ltd
30 Cleveland Street, London. W1T 4JDR
Registered in England with Company Number: 1138891

The latest PC Pro
Hot reviews
Medion Akoya E2005D
Pure Digital Flip Mino HD
Transcend 1.8in Solid State Drive
Deal of the Week
Novatech special offer
We've teamed up with Novatech to bring you the ION 'Low Power' Desktop PC Bundle, the super value PC System that is compact, fast and affordable
Sponsored links

No comments:

Post a Comment

Thanks for understanding that we need to prevent the nasties.

Terms of Use

Personal & Educational Use Only This blog consists mainly of FREE newsletters from computer web gurus that I receive. I thought you might like to see them all in one place than try to discover them on your own. A moderate amount of editing may be done to eliminate unrelated repetitious ads or unnecessary text which bloat the post. However I have given the authors full credit and will not remove their site links because you deserve to see where it comes from and they deserve to get credit for what they have written. Your use of this site is simply for educational purposes. For more computer-related help go to: CPEDLEY.COM for free software, advice and tips on low cost products which are very helpful. If you want to contact the editor, please go CPEDLEY.COM and check the Contact page for email address.