CES Preview on PCWorld Podcast #103

It's January again, and that means the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is about to begin. This year, we'll see some huge strides in laptop and desktop PC performance, a massive wave of new smartphones running Google's Android OS, and more tablets than you can shake a fist at.

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Join PCWorld editors Robert Strohmeyer, Jason Cross, Ginny Mies, and Nate Ralph as they look forward to the week's hottest tech trends, and be sure to check back often at PCWorld.com for the latest news from the show floor in Las Vegas.

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Interactive Cake and Tech Nostalgia On PCWorld Podcast #102

The team from the GeekTech blog invades the PCWorld Podcast! Listen in as PCWorld's David Daw, Nick Mediati, Armando Rodriguez, and Alex Wawro chat about interactive foodstuffs (what?), Minecraft, and our first computers on this GeekTech Edition of the PCWorld Podcast.

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Holiday Tech Wish Lists On PCWorld Podcast #101

What tech treats top our holiday wish lists? Join PCWorld editors Robert Strohmeyer, Steve Fox, Ed Albro, and Jason Cross as they run down their most coveted technology items for 2010. From digital cameras to smartphones, tablets to flying cars, there's bound to be something on our lists that you'll love, too.

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PCWorld's Robert Strohmeyer (left) checks out the interior of the Skycar with inventor Paul Moller.

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Wikileaks and Top Tech Stories of 2010 on PCWorld Podcast #100

As the Wikileaks scandal continues to unfold, "hacktivists" and "hacktivistas" are joining the fray with a volley of hacking countermeasures aimed at weakening Wikileaks from the one side, and retaliating on the other. Join PCWorld editors Robert Strohmeyer, Steve Fox, Jason Cross, and Ed Albro as they explore highlights of Wikileaks' past exploits and the site's future prospects amid growing controversy.

Next up, the editors talk about their favorite tech stories of 2010, from the iPad and Galaxy Tab to the rise and fall of Facebook privacy and the resurgence of Microsoft.

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Robert Strohmeyer Talks Top 100 Products on LA's KPFK Radio

This week, the PCWorld Podcast is taking a holiday-season break in preparation for our 100th episode, which will run next week. In the meantime, check out this clip from KPFK Radio Los Angeles's Digital Village program, in which PCWorld executive editor Robert Strohmeyer talks about the Top 100 products of 2010 with KPFK hosts Ric Allen and Doran Barens.

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Facebook Updates, Near-Field Communications, and 25 Years of Windows on PCWorld Podcast #99

It's hard to believe it has been 25 years since the first release of Windows. In this episode of the PCWorld Podcast, editors Steve Fox, Robert Strohmeyer, Ed Albro, and Jason Cross take a look back at the highlights and lowlights of the ubiquitous operating system's history.

Also discussed are Facebook's new messaging features and a deal with MySpace that leaves us wondering what MySpace is really for anymore. If you want to pay for things with your smartphone, you'll be interested to hear about Near Field Communications (NFC), coming to Android in the near future, and possibly other phones as well.

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