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The Dell Streak is now available SIM-free directly from Dell, priced at £449.The device had previously been subject to an exclusivity agreement with O2 meaning that the Telefonica-owned operator was the only place to purchase one but Dell has revoked this in favour of selling the handset directly.
With news of more than 10-billion internet capable non-PC devices already online and suggestions that this number could double by 2014 my thoughts wandered to the security of my new best friend; my HTC Desire.According to the report published on ZDNet Asia, our TVs, digital photo frames, Blu-ray players and PVRs are now all potentially at risk, defenceless without the anti-virus protection afforded to PC users worldwide.