News@8pm: Sharp Quattron 3D TVs and Nokia C1 and C2
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’s iPhone app store has been a defining aspect of the smartphones success and received a new addition today that will undoubtedly please many football fans worried about missing the upcoming World Cup. ITV’s simulcast app will stream live World Cup coverage direct to your iPhone via Wi-Fi or 3G. One of the app store’s most popular ever free apps, Paper Toss has received a reincarnation today as the Paper Toss for iPad app in HD quality. Bonus. Both are serious contenders to appear in T3’s App Chart.
Tablets make headlines more and more often now as the new breed of computing continues to take off. Today saw hands-on footage of a Windows Embedded Compact 7 tablet rock up on our radar as well as the news that HP could scrap the newly acquired Palm Pre Plus in favour of making strides in the tablet market.
Mobile phones continue to appear on a day-to-day basis in new guises and today is no different. As well as Samsung launching the Galaxy S smartphone, an Android 2.1 device with HD video capabilities, Nokia unveiled their first ever dual-SIM handsets, the budget Nokia C1 and humanitarian Nokia C2. Elsewhere is mobile land, we have been having a nosey at the latest RIM handset and give you a review of the BlackBerry Pearl.
Televisions get 3D once again thanks to a new range of Sharp Aquos Quattron 3D models get launched and bring four primary colour technologies to the third dimension for the first time. Other TV-themed news today has seen the announcement of Sky’s Anytime Plus service due to arrive later this year with hundreds of hours of extra on-demand content.