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Computing In The Real World

21 May
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Dear Charles,

Welcome to the latest PC Pro newsletter

News headlines: Dell declares Windows 7 is too expensive; Mozilla's ready to reinvent tabbed browsing; and find out what Phorm and Tesco have in common

This week's new reviews: Samsung polishes its netbook crown with the N110; MSI introduces its MacBook Air-inspired X-Slim X340; and Acer delivers a nine-hour battery on the Aspire 4810T laptop

PC Pro podcast: On this week's show the team is divided on the merits of Wolfram Alpha; we discuss Apple's advice to apply handcream to prevent shocks (yes, really); the Palm Pre's launch date comes under the spotlight; and the dual-core Atom-powered Novatech Ion vies to become our Hot Hardware of the Week. Download it now

Best of the blogs: Barry Collins finds out what can be achieved when schools get IT right; Jon Honeyball demands Microsoft comes clean on Windows 7 pricing; and Tom Arah gets into the head of spammers

Barry Collins - Online Editor

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Dell: Windows 7 is too expensive
Top PC manufacturer reveals Windows 7 licences will be more expensive than Vista's

Mozilla preparing to scrap tabbed browsing?
Design competition challenges Firefox fans to find a better alternative to browser tabs

Phorm "no worse than Tesco"
Lawyer claims Phorm's web tracking service is "philosophically no different" to supermarket's loyalty scheme

June launch for Palm Pre - but what about the UK?
Palm sets release date for make-or-break smartphone

Craigslist: "we're being publicly condemned"
Craigslist chief executive claims his site is being unfairly targeted by prosecutors

Fennec alpha arrives on Windows Mobile
Firefox Mobile makes its way to Windows Mobile devices - boasting better performance and memory management

Twitter boss rules out ads
Biz Stone claims that Twitter will not serve ads to users for fear of "annoying" them

Apple: apply handcream to avoid iPod shocks
iPod and iPhone owners warned of electric shock danger

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Samsung N110
The best just got better as Samsung refines its winning netbook formula

MSI X-Slim X340
This netbook's got the MacBook Air's looks - but can it offer decent performance to go with it?

Acer Aspire 4810T
Stunning battery life lifts Acer's latest laptop above the pack

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Medion treads the middle ground by offering power and media features at a bargain price

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