Google Chrome OS on the PC World Podcast

Google Chrome OS
In this week's special (and slightly long) episode of the PC World podcast, editors Robert Strohmeyer, Tim Moynihan, Melissa Perenson, and Nick Mediati discuss the just-announced Google Chrome OS.

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The lean, netbook-centric operating system isn't for everyone--especially those who want to run installed applications or store all their media locally--but it is an exciting development for the cloud-computing world.

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PC World Podcast 53: Intel and AMD Settle, Microsoft and Apple Copy Each Other

PC World Podcast
This week, PC World editors Steve Fox, Robert Strohmeyer, and Tim Moynihan are joined by Macworld's Jason Snell for to explore all the hubbub over allegations that Microsoft has copied Apple in the design of Windows 7.

But first, Steve Fox walks us through the history of Intel's disputes with rival chip maker AMD, and sheds light on the settlement between the two companies.

Also, do Microsoft retail stores make sense? The gang weighs in.

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PC World Podcast 52: Moto Droid Invades, AT&T Sues Verizon, and BlueBeat Rips Off the Beatles

This week on the PC World Podcast, Hassle-Free PC blogger Rick Broida joins PC World editors Robert Strohmeyer, Tim Moynihan, and Mark Sullivan for a half-hour discussion of the week's biggest tech stories.

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First up, Robert Strohmeyer talks about his first impressions of the Motorola Droid and his early-morning purchase of the device from the Verizon store.

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PC World Podcast 51: Motorola Droid, Sneaky Fees, and Google's GPS App

Happy Halloween, everybody! This week on the PC World Podcast, editors Tim Moynihan, Ginny Mies, and Mark Sullivan talk about a big week for Google's Android mobile platform.

Download the podcast here. Here's what's happening on this week's show.

* Ginny has been putting Motorola's Droid phone through its paces, and she's ready to tell you whether the new Verizon smartphone lives up to its anti-iPhone smack talk. Is this the best Android phone yet? And how does it compare to the iPhone? Find out now.

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