PC World Podcast 48: Android Mania, Google Voice, Sony Laptops, and Miley Cyrus
This week on the PC World Podcast, editors Darren Gladstone, Ginny Mies, Tim Moynihan, and Mark Sullivan try to cover as much of the week's tech news as possible in 24 minutes, 11 seconds.
Download the podcast here. Here's what's on tap in this week's show.
- Take a deep breath and don't panic: Miley Cyrus has stopped using Twitter. To cheer yourself up, take a look at Mark Sullivan's roundup of the 10 funniest people on Twitter.
- The CTIA wireless show just wrapped up in San Diego, and Mark Sullivan and Ginny Mies have filed an audio report directly from the show floor. Learn about the onslaught of Google Android announcements, swanky new phones from Samsung, the very promising Motorola Cliq, and how AT&T is addressing the data requirements of iPhone users--as well as the resulting groundswell of criticism from bloggers and users.
- A group of lawmakers is asking the FCC to look into Google Voice's less-than-reliable service for calls to remote and rural areas. Learn why Google Voice is under fire, and find out who's complaining and why.
- Finally, Sony unveiled some swanky new Windows 7 laptops this week: the very sleek Sony Vaio X and the lower-end Sony Vaio CW. Hear Darren Gladstone's take on the two new machines.
For comprehensive coverage of the Android ecosystem, visit Greenbot.com.