Tech Today: Apple Black Friday deals, Lumia 800 battery fix
Good morning shoppers. Are you ready to pick up a Black Friday Apple bargain? Also in the news is the European Court of Justice's decision to deny blocks on file-sharing sites. It's the tech news that broke after you logged-off
Dominos iPad app lets you design and then eat your own pizza
Reborn pizzeria Dominos has launched a new app for iPad which challenges you to design the perfect pizza. The new Dominos Pizza Hero iPad app challenges users to put together their own crust and toppings in the fastest time possible and then lets other users rate your creation. The best part? You can order your creation straight from the app and then yum it down with aplomb.
Euro court blocks torrent site filtering
A ruling in a European court has dealt a huge blow to media producers hoping to force ISPs to filter out torrent sites. Just months after BT was initially ordered to block torrent site Newzbin, the European Court of Justice has ruled that: "EU law precludes the imposition of an injunction by a national court which requires an Internet service provider to install a filtering system with a view to preventing the illegal downloading of files."
Apple's Black Friday deals roll-out in the UK
UK Apple fans holding out for the traditional 'Black Friday' Thanksgiving sales event can now score 10 per cent off a range of the company's top gear. Apple is offering £31 off an iPad 2, while there is £15 off iPod nano models.
Battery fix coming for Nokia Lumia 800 phones
Rapidly draining battery syndrome seems to be catching these days. Following the iPhone 4S' woes, the Nokia Lumia 800 also appears to be suffering from stone insta-drain. Nokia says it will issue two software patches for the Windows Phone-toting handset. The company said: "A software update in early December will include improvements to power efficiency, while a second update in early January introduces further enhancements to battery life and battery charging."
Apple in-game subscriptions roll-out doesn't last long
Remember earlier in the week when we reported that Big Fish Games had convinced Apple to allow an in-game monthly subscription to all of its titles? Well it appears that just two days after the developer got Apple on board, Cupertino simply decided to get off at the next stop. The $6.99 monthly subscription has been pulled and Apple hasn't said why. Change of heart?