News@8pm: Apple's iOS 4.1 launched and T-Mobile G2
Welcome to your nightly roundup of the days news, reviews and goings on courtesy of T3.com.
Apple's iOS 4.1 has gone live as a free downloadable upgrade today. Available through iTunes when connecting your iPhone or iPod the latest mobile OS from the Cupertino Company adds HDR photography and the new social gaming service, Games Centre, Just hours after the update launched, however, those wily hackers discovered a way to jailbreak the new iOS and further annoy the already irritated Apple big wig, Steve Jobs.
Mobile network providers have popped up on our radars today as both T-Mobile and O2 announce new smartphone handsets coming to their rosters. Whilst O2 has today confirmed that it will stock the BlackBerry Torch when it launches in the UK shortly, T-Mobile's stateside leg has unveiled the T-Mobile G2, an Android 2.2 device exclusive to the T-Mobile network that looks remarkably similar to the HTC Desire Z expected to launch in the UK next week.
Mobile phone futures were revealed today by two of the industry's biggest players. As speculation grows around when Microsoft's new mobile operating system will launch, industry experts peg Windows Phone 7 to launch in the UK on October 11th. Elsewhere in mobile land Nokia unveiled its concept phone the Nokia U that will feature a 4-inch capacitive touchscreen and a USB 3.0 port, fancy.
Gaming titles arrive regularly at this time of year with the festive period fast approaching and today, dear reader, was no different. Following an explanation of the keyboards set to feature in the upcoming Rock Band release, Gusto Games announced the number one challenger to Tiger Woods' vice like hold on the golf gaming market with John Daly's ProStroke Golf due to launch on October 8th.