Mac Netbooks, People Search, and Smart Phone Apps On PC World Podcast Episode 20

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PC World editors Robert Strohmeyer, Tim Moynihan, and Anne McDonald are joined by Macworld’s Jason Snell to bring you a special Friday the 13th edition of the PC World Podcast. Today, the cast discusses some of the latest people-searching websites available. How much information can your ex or potential employer find out about you with a few simple clicks? Since these services offer much more invasive results than a ho-hum Google search, what can you do to protect your privacy?

Rumors are surfacing about the return of the Apple Netbook. Chances are that Apple will remain elusive (as usual) about the product until the developer conference in June or July, if there's any credibility to the rumors at all. It’s said to feature a touch screen, so it may just be a 9 inch version of the iPod Touch. Macworld editorial director Jason Snell offers his insights.

The iPhone isn’t the only smart phone getting sweet app-store action: Others, including Blackberry, Windows Mobile, Palm, and Android, are getting more application savvy now, too. But what differences will there be between the different app store platforms? Can Blackberry and Windows Mobile-specific applications be as entertaining and compelling as those designed for iPhones?

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