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CNET UK Podcast 201: The latest from IFA 2010 and new Apple things

This week we are amazed by the new gadgets pouring out of Germany and Cupertino and we talk about car eyelashes and the week's news

We’re still coming down from the epic episode 200, but that doesn’t mean we can rest. In one of the busiest weeks of the technology calendar, Apple announces new hardware, and we hear about some of the cooler things being announced at German trade show IFA.

Digg redesign goes live, users not happy
Sony launches Qriocity video-on-demand service in Europe
Sonos integrates Spotify into its music systems
Microsoft to increase XBox Live subscriptions by £1 a month

Microsoft Kinect
Motorola Defy
LG 31-inch 3D OLED TV

Facebook Feedback and competition
Our competition this week is simple. Just tell us, via the comments section below, or on our Facebook wall, what ‘green screen’ background you think we should record our review videos on. The winner will get some Paperjamz instruments, signed by original Sex Pistol Glen Matlock. We have a guitar, an amp and a drum kit that we’re offering to a lucky winner, selected for the best idea.

This week is a big one for technology, with the German trade show IFA happening in Berlin. We took a look at the Samsung Galaxy Tab, Samsung 65-inch 3D LED TV, and an ultra-cheap Android device made by Huawei called the Ideos.

It’s also Apple week, and Cupertino’s merry men and women have been hard at work producing a brand new iPod shuffle that’s like the old one, y'know, back when it had buttons. There’s also a new nano that looks like a shuffle with a screen and, of course, there’s the iPod touch update, which adds a retina display and some camera functions. We also talk Apple TV, and who might want to pay £100 for it.

Woot of the Week
This week, we couldn't possibly give a woot to anything made by Apple, the Sonos and Spotify integration or any of the numerous innovations to come out of IFA, because our Woot of the Week has to go to eyelashes for cars. Seriously.  

Single syllable review
This week, it's Flora’s turn to review a product using only a single syllable or sound. Her choice? The BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 and, as always, you can read a real review in our mobile phone section.

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