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Can’t find the time to keep up with tech news? Looking for some awesome lockdown listening? We have you covered with the Noise Cancelling podcast, which is brought to you by TechRadar and our sister sites Laptop Mag and Tom’s Guide.

The show is presented by Gareth Beavis, Editor in Chief of TechRadar, and Sherri L. Smith, Editor in Chief of Laptop Mag.

This week our guests are Phillip Tracey, Assistant Managing Editor at Laptop Mag, and Jess Weatherbed, Computing writer at TechRadar, who join us (remotely, of course) to talk about the last seven days in tech.

Show Headlines
00:00 Start
01:57 T3 Awards – Big Question
10:25 The best laptops we’ve ever used
16:03 Laptop Pet Peeves
21:56 iPad Pro vs Surface Pro
24:56 Samsung’s new laptops
30:50 The future of laptops
34:55 Gadget Hall of Fame
39:06 Tech News – Gareth’s higher or lower
45:26 Sign off

This week we have a whole bunch of laptop experts on so it would be a shame if we didn’t do a big old laptop deep dive. We chat all about our favorite laptops of all time, our biggest laptop annoyances and answer the ultimate question – Laptop vs Desktop vs Tablet.

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