Tech Week: Pollyanna Woodward covers T3

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Tech Week: Pollyanna Woodward takes over T3, the Amazon Kindle Fire UK release date is set for early 2012 and the Apple iPad 2 could be banned in China

Before we begin our weekly tech news round up, we’ve got a special surprise for all our loyal readers.

The gadget goddess that is Pollyanna Woodward has become the latest T3 cover girl. If you want to read her pick of the best tech of 2011, grab yourself a copy of our January issue - out now!

Right, now back to the less juicy stuff. Following the launch of the Nokia Lumia 800, theNokia Lumia 710 UK release date has finally been confirmed as January 6.

It seems as though things are looking up for Nokia. It's only a shame that the same cannot be said for Apple. The company has found itself in hot water with the Chinese authorities, which could potentially lead to anApple iPad 2 ban in China.

As if that wasn't bad enough, news has emerged that theAmazon Kindle Fire release dateis apparently set for early 2012.

The tablet is Amazon's first attempt at penetrating the crowded tablet market and is set to challenge the iPad, but whether this so-called 'iPad killer' will prove a success remains to be seen.

Reviews

On the gaming front, our Resident Evil Operation: Racoon City hands-on review will provide you with a snapshot of what to expect from Capcom’s latest contribution to the Resident Evil franchise.

We’ve also got a Polaroid Z340 review for the photohogs out there, an OnLive on iPad 2 review for hardcore gamers, and a Pioneer X-SMC3 review if you’re looking to bang out some top tunes.

Features

Are gadgets bad for your health? It’s a question that’s plagued mankind for years. Fortunately, we've got all the answers right here - and

Thinking of running the marathon next year? You may also want to check out our round up of the best running shoes for footgear that’s both sole-friendly and fashionable.

We've also got a round up of the best tech of 2011 and the best celebrity headphones if you're looking for a new set of head kit.