News@8pm: iPhone 4 issues and Dreamcast returns
Welcome to your nightly roundup of the day's news, reviews and goings on courtesy of T3.com.
It's been another busy day for the tech world - here's the best of the days news in digestible format:
Gaming got a retro boon today with news that the Sega Dreamcast’s library will be winging its way to the PSN and Xbox Live. Elsewhere, rumour spread that not one but two new editions of the PS3 will be announced next week at E3 in order to get the edge on its rivals. If you’re not a console gamer, check out our brand new and in depth review of the Sony Vaio F Series laptop - it’s a bona fide multimedia workhorse. Lastly, today saw details emerge on the third in the successful ‘Motorstorm’ PS3 racing game series. Motorstorm Apocalypse will be with us early next year.
Television addicts will have been happy to hear that Virgin Media has slashed Sky Sports and movie channel prices which should save you around £100 a year. For those looking to watch the World Cup on the go, the ITV Player is expanding to include the PS3, iPhone and iPad. On the apps front Samsung TVs are set to get Facebook and Google Maps, you know when you have to update you status, or get directions before you leave the house and you don’t have a phone to do it on. In case you had forgotten of course, there is a small matter of England versus USA so we've got a guide to making your TV World Cup ready.
And finally: Just four days after the hyped launch of Apple's new blower, the web has unearthed the first signs of iPhone 4 problems with suggestions that the screen might not be as strong, as it is retina delighting. The world's most advanced motorcyle also roared into focus with enough torque to rip your face off coming from an electric two wheeler. And somewhat more importantly T3 Gadget Awards 2010 broke the 100,000 votes barrier. If you've not cast yours, now is it the time. It's going to be tight and Apple vs HTC is shaping up to be a bruiser of a bare knuckle fist fight in a lot of categories.