Tech Today: PSN back online, iPhone 5 display hint
It's the tech news that broke this weekend.
T3's Tech Week video
PlayStation Network resprouts in the UK
This weekend has seen the first signs of life on the PSN in almost a month and on Sunday, the first UK users were able to reconnect thanks to the PlayStation Network 3.61 firmware update. The rest of Europe is set to follow after US users were able to get back on the network yesterday.
Apple iPhone 5 to have edge-to-edge screen?
The latest purported leaks of the fifth-generation Apple iPhone hint at a device with an edge-to-edge display with no vertical bezel and a camera flash position shifted to the top right of the device. The pics come from Chinese case manufacturer, so hardly concrete proof, but it wouldn't be the first time iPhone design news had been prematurely revealed in China.
Link: PC World
Apple, App Store enter record books
The chaps at Guinness World Records handed out awards to the iPhone 4, for becoming the fastest-selling portable gaming device ever, and the App Store for being the most popular app marketplace in its latest gaming-themed edition. Angry Birds also scooped a gong as the top paid-for app.
Link: LA Times
More bad news for the BlackBerry PlayBook
Slowish sales and very poor reviews for the PlayBook have tempered the launch of RIM's iPad rival and now the company has been hit by news that some 935 BlackBerry Playbook tablets are subject to a recall. The affected serial numbers were sent to Staples stores in the United States.
Endeavour finally set for launch
After numerous delays a glorious era will finally come to an end tomorrow when NASA space shuttle Endeavor sets off on its final voyage tomorrow in Florida. The 16-day mission spells the final flight in the NASA space program that put a man on the Moon.