The Personal Computer Show on WBAI – Jan 6 edition – New Thinkpads, PC recycling.


Summary: There is a huge security flaw in encrypted USB flash drives from three different companies. New Intel cpus integrate low end graphics processing. New Atom processors for netbooks increase battery life. Lenovo just started using AMD processors in their Thinkpads. As a result prices are dropping, but battery life will decrease. The new Thinkpad X100e is much cheaper than prior X series models. A new T series Thinkpad has a new battery offering 22 hours of battery life. To recycle an old computer see To securely erase files on a Windows computer you can use two free programs: Eraser at or Inferno at How to destroy a hard drive. Listener phone calls.