News@8pm: iOS 4 first impressions and Kinect priced
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Apple’s iOS 4 is here after weeks of waiting, and now we’ve had a bit of time to get to grips with it here at T3 Towers, we give you our first impressions and let you know whether the new Apple iPhone OS has really been worth all those sleepless nights. Get your ultimate fix of all the Apple-y (*ahem*) goodness with our video of its ten best features and in-depth review of the update.
The gaming world has seen announcements from each of the big three today, as the fallout continues following last week’s E3 gaming expo in Los Angeles. Microsoft’s US store has shown a price for Kinect: $149.99 (£101), we’ve learned that the Nintendo 3DS will be released worldwide by March 31 2011 and the BBC has said that iPlayer 3 is heading for the Sony PlayStation 3 this year.
iPad price war has begun, with Amazon cutting the price of Kindle’s eBook reader to compete with Apple’s device. Elsewhere, the Dell Inspiron R series laptops have been unveiled, designed with modern family life in mind. Check out our review of the Toshiba Satellite A660-15T, which sees a consumer-friendly range complemented with high-end components to create a powerful and affordable notebook.
iPhone 4 obsession rages on with only 37 ridiculously excitable hours left until you can get your hands on one. Some lucky blighters look like they’ll be getting theirs a day before its official release. That’s tomorrow! Us? Jealous? Never. SlingPlayer Mobile for Android got its release today, giving you TV access on your Google blower wherever you may be, and some dodgy pics have been unearthed, supposedly showing the HTC Mozart, the first Windows Phone 7 mobile, amongst suggestions that it’ll hit shelves in October.