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19 March
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Dear Charles,

Welcome to the latest PC Pro newsletter

News headlines: Dell delivers its MacBook Air rival; eBook readers come of age with colour screens; and 27 new features announced for Windows 7

This week's new reviews: Microsoft attempts to take back its browser crown with Internet Explorer 8; Samsung's NC20 netbook arrives to topple its brilliant predecessor; and Apple bulks out the MacBook Pro with a superb 17in screen

PC Pro podcast: On this week's show the team discuss AMD's admission that the industry lies about battery life; the new service that allows you to play games before you've finished downloading them; and the latest version of Chrome comes under the microscope. Download it now

Best of the blogs: The £250 challenge comes to end with the team begging for your vote on the best machine; David Bayon lauds Lost Zombies; and Barry Collins wonders if BT is losing its bottle on Phorm

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Dell's MacBook Air rival launched
The much-trailed Adamo finally arrives - find out what's inside its sleek aluminium casing here

Fujitsu launches world's first colour eBook reader
Japanese firm launches first colour e-paper device - albeit at a staggering price

Windows 7 improvements keep coming
Microsoft unveils another 27 improvements that will make their way into Windows 7

Phorm: opt-out is good enough
Controversial web advertising firm claims opt-out system will be enough to fend off Government concerns over its technology

Chrome brings back beta
Google claims new beta version of Chrome handles Javascript 35% faster than stable release

Mobile Firefox hits first beta
The promising first beta of Fennec has been released to Nokia 810 owners

Cut and paste finally arrives on iPhone
The latest version of the iPhone OS brings support for downloadable content within apps and cut and paste

AMD: Intel "wants us dead"
Intel's licensing threat has provoked a furious response from AMD's top lawyer

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Internet Explorer 8
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