Tech Today: iPad 3 set for March, Murdoch savages Google
Still got an appetite for tech news after CES? This weekend brought further news of Apple's iPad 3 launch plans, while Rupert Murdoch has labelled Google 'pirates.' It's never quiet in the world of tech...
iPad 3 to go on sale in March
Bloomberg is the latest publication to go all-in on an iPad 3 launch date, claiming that the device will have a sharper screen, LTE internet and a faster processor. The likely lads, those familiar with the project, have chimed in for the business publication's report.
Hulu will make more original shows
Watch out TV network, the web's big hitters are plotting to take over, with Hulu set to create more original shows. AllThingsD reports that two new shows will come between now and the summer for US viewers. Netflix, which recently launched in the UK, recently announced that its first original series will come in February.
Murdoch attacks Google and calls them 'pirates'
News International CEO and all-round disliked individual Rupert Murdoch has been on a Twitter rampage since joining Twitter earlier this month. "So Obama has thrown in his lot with Silicon Valley paymasters who threaten all software creators with piracy, plain thievery," he said before explaining that "Piracy leader is Google who streams movies free, sells advts around them. No wonder pouring millions into lobbying." Google has called the allegations 'nonsense.'
Amazon reveals best selling games of 2011
Online retailer Amazon has revealed that Modern Warfare 3 was its best selling video game of 2011. While, that's rather unsurprising, the fact that Just Dance 3 beat Skyrim, Arkham City and Battlefield 3 into second place is rather surprising. For good measure, Just Dance 2 came in in eighth place, ahead of FIFA 12.
Sony Xperia S will cost £468, SIM-free
Although all of the major networks, barring Vodafone, have already announced plans to carry the first Ericsson-less Sony handset, if you want to grab it SIM-free you can do so for £468. The Clove website will be selling the device in the first week of March.