Week in Review: Palm Pre arrives

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The Palm Pre has finally - finally - arrived in the UK, many months after first being announced. The reviews, including ours, are pretty positive, but it's going to have to really capture British hearts to knock the iPhone from its perch.

US T-Mobile Sidekick users weren't feeling very warm towards that network or Microsoft's cloud storage arm Danger, after their data went missing. While Microsoft has since said the missing data has been recovered, some users have still filed class action suits against the firms, saying the cloud should be more reliable.

This week, data devotees took over London's Olympia for Storage Expo, taking in talks from all the big names. Amazon claimed parental responsibility for cloud computing, while Google continued to push Chrome as the future of browsers.

Virtualisation and the cloud may be the biggest buzz words to hit tech since web 2.0 - who says that anymore? - but storage leaders see systems staying mixed.

Acer launched a shiny new netbook, which dual boots Windows 7 and Android, as well as a new smartphone, also running the Google mobile OS. All very nice, just keep an eye out on the battery - Acer earlier this week recalled notebooks that were overheating.

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