News@8pm: No 3DS in 2010 and Kinect needs 'quiet'

Plus: BlackBerry Torch 9800 launches in UK on Friday

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

Xbox: Kinect sensor 'needs quiet'

In possibly the most concerning development so far, Microsoft has admitted in a developer video that the eagerly awaited Xbox Kinect peripheral will need at least 6 feet of space and a clean and tidy space to work in. Does your living room size up? Let us know on Twitter.

Read more: Xbox Kinect sensor only works in a tidy, quiet room

Nintendo 3DS Christmas delay

Continuing the games theme, Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has explained that millions of us will miss out on a 3D gaming Christmas, because of potential stock shortage issues. Never stopped anyone before Iwata, but thanks for thinking of us. The Nintendo 3DS is set to land in Japan on 26 February.

Read more: Nintendo 3DS delay explained

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iOS 4.2 enables iPad tethering?

A snatched screenshot has revealed internet tethering settings for the iPad. A screenshot from an iPad 3G running on 3's network, shows a dedicated section for the feature which currently only enables iPhone users to share their internet connection with a laptop or desktop computer.

Read more: iOS 4.2 beta enables iPad internet tethering?

BlackBerry Torch 9800 landing Friday

The BlackBerry Torch 9800 is to land on Friday, priced from £35 a month on contract. Will disappointing US sales haunt the QWERTY portrait slider this side of the pond? You'll hear it here first…

Read more: BlackBerry Torch 9800 launching this Friday

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