News@8pm: Dodgy Kinect demo and OS madness

Plus: One UK council buys Apple iPads. Lots of 'em...

Welcome to your nightly roundup of the day's news and goings on courtesy of T3.com

Today's been pretty mobile-heavy. In terms of hardware, news broke early this morning that LG has announced an update to its yoof-friendly Cookie series. From the Sony Ericsson camp word crept out that the brand new Android smartphone the Xperia X8 would be landing on O2 in September, while an Apple fan has managed to get FaceTime working on his iPhone 4 over 3G.

In terms of software, there's been a raft of operating system titbits today. First off was word that Android 2.2 Froyo – which has been delighting those of you lucky enough to already have it – will land on the Motorola Milestone in September. This coincides with news that Android sales have surged a whopping 886 per cent of late. Is there any stopping google's OS? Nokia hopes so, as this new MeeGo platform video proves...

There was a spot of embarrassment for Microsoft today as a demo of its new motion-control gaming add-on Kinect in Hong Kong went disastrously wrong. Check out the video for a quick laugh. Meanwhile, Playstation's effort – the Sony Move – benefits from the announcement of yet another cool accessory to go with that ray gun. Now you'll be able to buy yourself some Move boxing gloves before smashing your mates into bloody pulps.

Also in your news box for today: Find out why Leicester Council has spent £40,000 on Apple iPads, and check out Casio's new super slim compact cams. Hungry after all that? Does Waitrose have the app for you...