Tech Week: Modern Warfare 3 trailer and screenshots

Plus T3 Gadget Awards 2011 and Google Wallet lands

The highlights of the last seven days of the tech world, all in one place. Enjoy.

News of the Week.

THE voting for the T3 Gadget Awards 2011 opened this week; with hundreds of gadgets vying to become top dog across 19 categories, be sure to make your vote count. The major theme of this years awards sees "Team Apple" up against the "Android Army", who will you side with?

WITH the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 release date confirmed as November 8th, the first trailer showing actual game play footage was published. In response to the trailer there has been calls for the game to be banned after it showed scenes replicating the London 7/7 bombings with an attack on the capital's Tube network.

MICROSOFT released details about their latest Windows Phone upgrade, which will see the handsets boast the Mango software, with the OS expected Autumn 2011. Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer, also spoke of Microsoft 8 for the first time, stating a 2012 arrival for the PC platform.

SPOTIFY and Facebook have agreed a music streaming service in Europe in response to the expected arrival of Apple’s iCloud. Meanwhile, Apple’s App Store has reached 500,000 apps, truly amazing.

NFC is beginning to grow, and Google has released its Google Wallet, enabling contactless payment in many retailers, with a September birth expected.

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Features of the Week.

T3’s July issue is now available, as our team deconstructs the magazine of the “Future” with five reasons to buy Issue 191.

TRAILERS of the best games coming in 2011 are all in one place as CoD: Modern Warfare attempts to overthrow Rockstar’s LA Noire.

THERE are supposed to be 500 new features on Windows Phone 7 Mango update, we’ve whittled it down to the top ten things you need to know about the new OS.

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Reviews of the Week.

TEN things to do straight away with your brand new HTC Sensation video for your viewing.

OUR group test sees HD camcorders fight for supremacy, with cams from Samsung, Panasonic, Sony amongst others competing for the “Best: Overall” tag.

AND T3 may have seen the best television yet; the TX-P42VT30 from Panasonic gets an in-depth review.


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News@8pm this week:

Monday 23rd: News@8pm: New iPhone & PSP titles “remastered”

Tuesday 24th: News@8pm: Windows Phone Mango & Twitter buys Tweetdeck.

Wednesday 25th: News@8pm: Apple app store milestone & 4G UK trials

Thursday 26th: News@8pm: T3 Gadget Awards 2011 voting opens