News@8pm: Orange's iPhone 4 prices and GT5 launch
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.
Apple iPhone 4 tariffs have finally emerged for the UK. Orange is the first to offer iPhone 4 prices across monthly contracts, business deals and PAYG setups. Tesco has also shown itself as a holder of the new Apple device although no price details have yet been revealed. Elsewhere on the iPhone 4, news has reached us that the iPhone’s Micro-SIM will not be interchangeable with the iPad’s. This comes on the same day as Apple launch their official Apple Store App for the iPhone and iPad. All in all, another busy day for a phone that is still to arrive.
Gaming’s main players have all appeared with their opening speeches at E3 now and so we round up their contributions. Whilst covering the Nintendo event we also give our first impressions of the newly unveiled Nintendo 3DS. We also look at Sony’s E3 show with the PlayStation Move and 3D gaming whilst touching on their new paid-for PSN service PlayStation Plus.
Mobile phone handsets making appearances in today’s coverage include the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 which is to get HD video and the mystery BlackBerry slider that is now expected to be called the BlackBerry Torch. We are also lead to believe that Samsung’s projector phone, the Samsung Beam will be with us next month whilst the HTC Hero is to land before June is out. If all that mobile goodness wasn’t enough for you, we have a review of the Nokia 6700 Slide.
Games unveiling galore has follow the speeches at E3 and so to keep you up-to-date we have compiled a list of the top 10 titles shown at the Electronic Entertainment Expo. Gran Turismo 5 is the top unveiling as the long awaited title gets a November 2nd launch date. To play this feast of new gaming content, Microsoft’s new Xbox 360 Slim console has gone on pre-order at just £199 whilst Virgin Gaming is launched with cash prize incentives.