News@8pm: No PSP Phone and HTC Desire HD spotted
Welcome to your nightly round-up of the day's news and goings on courtesy of T3.com
Sony’s PlayStation phone it seems will continue to be a pipedream a little while longer after a Sony senior exec dismissed rumours about a device landing in 2010. In more positive gaming news however, the drug-fuelled, top down great that is GTA Chinatown Wars HD arrives on the iPad letting you strafe Yakuza rivals in an attempt to avenge your father’s murder. It’ll cost you £5.99 from the App Store, but you can always save some money with our Best free iPad apps to make up for it.
App developers will delight in the news that Apple has decided to relax its App Store guidelines which now means devs are not restricted to using Apple’s own development tools. Hopefully that’ll mean we will see more great free iPhone apps like these.
Windows Phone 7 has firmly been on the radar this week and now an Asus Window Phone 7 smartphone hands-on video has surfaced on the web. Android phones have equally been leaking all over the place after the HTC Desire HD was spotted with a Windows Mobile UI, while there has been talk of an Android-toting LG Optimus Pad launching next week.
In other tech news the Olympus E5, the company's latest Micro Four Thirds snapper has been teased after an invite to an event made its way on the web. Controversial VoIP app Google Voice could make a return to the iPhone in the near future, while it’s bad news for Nokia CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo who has been shown the door just days before Nokia World kicks off on the 14th September.