Tech Today: Sony NGP hands-on, iCloud logo revealed

The PSP "could be huge," a young man who sacrificed a kidney for an iPad 2 and the rest of the tech news that broke after you logged-off.

PlayStation NGP hands-on
The tech world is eagerly anticipating the first look at the Sony NGP console at E3 next week. But our colleagues at Official PlayStation Magazine have already had a hands-on with the successor to the PSP and the verdict is pretty darn exciting. According to the mag the "PSP 2 could be huge" and is "far more like a must-have lust-gadget than a toy."  We also managed to get our hands-on the device, here's our NGP video hands-on.
Link: CVG

Apple iCloud logo revealed
As each day goes by we know more and more about iCloud. Thursday brought the first look at the Apple iCloud logo to be unveiled at WWDC on Monday. It's not like it's a surprise though, it's a cloud outline with a pretty chrome background, the real meat in the sandwich will come after the weekend.
Link: Engadget

 

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Groupon to float on the stock market?
Discount website Groupon is hoping to raise around £460m by offering shares to the public. The company is seeking the IPO to raise further investment. The stock market is currently going nuts for social media with many observers predicting a second dotcom boom.
Link:BBC

Apple reckons tablet sales will beat PC sales soon
COO Tim Cook "sees no reason why the tablet market shouldn’t eclipse the PC market over the next several years." according to an analyst at Goldman Sachs. The report on AppleInsider notes that Apple already sells more iPads than Macs.
Link:AppleInsider

Chinese fanboy flogs kidney for iPad 2
Sticking with the Apple theme, we've all experienced that gadget lust where we'll go above and beyond to obtain our favourite piece of tech. Well this Chinese lad went a step further. He sold a kidney. 17-year-old Mr Zueng says: "I wanted to buy an iPad 2 but could not afford it. A broker contacted me on the Internet and said he could help me sell one kidney for 20,000 yuan." Couldn't he just have flogged some old games on eBay or something?
Link:Digital Trends

News@8: Thursday say Windows 8 unleashed by Microsoft, reports that HP will license webOS to other manufacturers and Nokia dismissing reports that Microsoft is set to take control of the smartphone manufacture. Read-up on that and more in our daily News@8 round-up.

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