News@8pm: T3 Gadget Awards 2011 voting opens

Plus: Samsung Galaxy S II leads the iPhone 4 & Google Chromebook

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

The T3 Gadget Awards 2011 opened up for voting business today letting you choose the standout tech from the past year, including Phone of the Year, Innovation of the Year and the all important Gadget of the Year.

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The Google Chromebook countdown is nearing launch as Three confirmed that the Samsung Chrome Series 5 will be available in June. Details ahead of Google's NFC project have been leaked with the mobile payment system taking the name “Google Wallet”.

The Apple iPhone 4 sits behind the Samsung Galaxy S II in sales charts this week as Android closes the gap on the iOS handset. A new variant of MacDefender was found and Apple is due to release an iOS update to remove the virus in the coming days.

Window's Phone Marketplace is coming to your desktop allowing you to buy, install and back-up your apps. The App Store has a handy new addition for festival goers stores as Orange launched an official Glastonbury app helping you manage your time most effectively while stumbling into one or two tents on the way.