CNET UK Podcast 149: Is your reality augmented?

This week, the team are all about exploding fridges, augmented reality, the looming cost of being a music pirate in the UK and how Windows 7 will cost us less than in America

This week, Ian, Nate and Flora raised the portcullis of the technology world once more, to poke a stick at the week's most interesting stories. Most notably, the looming cost of being a British music pirate and the low cost of being a British Windows 7 user.

News

UK music pirates could be fined £50,000
Sony PS3 Slim shown off at gamescom
Windows 7 cheaper in the UK
BT launches 20Mb broadband

Crave

128GB USB drive from Corsair
TomTom sat-nav comes to the iPhone

Feature

Is your reality augmented? We discuss the present and future state of augmented reality -- the 'Terminator vision' technology that makes being lost interesting. Mobile phone applications are bringing this technology to the mainstream with apps such as Layar , and thought it was high time we explained what it is, and where we want to see progress to in the future.

WTF

A fridge blew up in a Yorkshire family's house, leading its confused owners to think a bomb had exploded close by. No-one was injured, so we had a good hearty laugh about it.

All feedback for the show is welcome in the CNET UK Podcast Lounge over in the world's most beautiful forums.

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