Thursday, March 5, 2009

iPhones become Kindles; Google netbook giveaway; Dell XPS 16 review

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5 March
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Dear Charles,

Welcome to the latest PC Pro newsletter

News headlines: Amazon app turns iPhones into Kindle eBook readers; Google ponders netbook giveaway; and Asus sees double with dual-touchscreen laptop

This week's new reviews: Dell brings a touch of luxury to the Dell Studio XPS 16; Canon balances budget and quality with its latest i-Sensys laser printer; and Freecom's ingenious MediaPlayer XS
turns any external hard drive into a media player

PC Pro podcast: On this week's show the team discuss Ofcom's decision to give BT free rein on fibre prices; Skittles' social networking experiment; the impact of the Kindle 2; the comings and goings at Yahoo; and the Shuttle D10 vies to become our Hot Hardware of the Week. Download it now

Best of the blogs: David Fearon casts a wary glance at the next generation of robotic butlers; Sasha Muller bows before the fastest laptop on earth; and Barry Collins laments the deluded world of book publishing

Barry Collins - Online Editor

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Amazon turns iPhone into a Kindle
Free app turns the iPhone into an Amazon-compatible eBook reader

Google to give away netbooks?
Search engine chief says service providers may pay for netbooks in the future

Asus unveils dual-screen laptop that does everything
Concept dual-screen PC can be used as a laptop, multimedia machine or eBook reader

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Dell Studio XPS 16
The XPS range recieves another lavish addition as Dell refines its flagship laptop brand

Canon i-Sensys LBP5050n
Canon's latest colour laser printer expertly balances price and quality

Freecom MediaPlayer XS 2
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Broadberry CyberServe RS100
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Sun Microsystems Sun Fire X4140
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