Tech Week: iPhone 4S problems and Siri blackouts

T3's round up of the latest tech events this week

This week in tech: iPhone 5 rumours begin circulating, Nokia Lumia about to launch and the Modern Warfare 3 release date is approaching

Once again in the world of tech, the gadget Gods have been busy in their cloudy domain conjuring up a myriad of gadgets, guises and whatnots for all to enjoy.

Apple has once again dominated headlines with rumours – sssh! – emerging that the Apple iPhone 5 and iPad 3 will soon be in the process of being rolled out.

But the Californian company might want fix the problems with its current handset, before they venture down different avenues.

Earlier this week, Apple admitted that the iPhone 4S battery issues everyone keeps going on about do actually (gasp!) exist.

They said they’re releasing a software update to fix this problem in the coming weeks, so if you’re suffering from low energy, prepare to suffer some more.

On that front, you may want to check out our Apple iPhone 4S problems round up to see what other issues is plaguing the device.

Users have also reported Siri blackouts on the iPhone 4S – we will ensure to keep you updated as soon as we know more!

Mad about gaming? Then you might have heard that the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 price war has kicked off ahead of its November 8 release date.

Fans of rival Battlefield 3 may turn their noses up at the news, but personally, we can’t wait.

Following the launch of Nokia’s Windows Phone 7 debut, pre-orders of the Nokia Lumia 800 smartphone have already kicked-off at Vodafone. Will it be a success or a massive flop? We’ll keep you posted.

Good news for Andriod fans. Google’s hit OS Android Gingerbread is now on 44 per cent of all Android devices. But will Android Ice Cream Sandwich prove more popular? We think so!

Love hearing about all the weird and wonderful things in tech? Read our round up of weird news to see catch a glimpse of a circuit board toilet and some information on how much the internet weighs.

The bosses at HTC also have good reason to celebrate. Record third quarter sales have seen HTC sell 13.2 million smartphones in the past three months, with sales fuelled by the HTC Sensation and the introduction of Beats audio technology


We’ve had a healthy dose of opinion this week. We’ve asked experts on their thoughts about the real future of robots in the home and why online comments sections are so full of hate these days. Trust us, it’s an interesting read.

We’ve also got a rather large feature on Bitcoins and about the future of world currencies. Again, an interesting read.

Want to know what the hottest gadgets around are? You’re in luck as we’ve rounded up the best tech and gadgets 2011 has to offer.


As well as a Nokia Lumia 800 review, T3 also got its mits on the new Call of Duty: MW3 game, which is set to rock the gaming world as we know it, and if games aren’t your thing, self-confessed book worms can also check out our Amazon Kindle 4 review.

We also got our hands on the new Acer Iconia Tab A100, as well as the Motorola Razr – yes, we have been busy!

Thanks again for visiting us this week tech folks and remember; for more gadget news, features and reviews, keep it locked on to