News@8pm: HTC tablet details and Zuckerberg takes award

Plus: Call of Duty: Black Ops issues and GT5 car list update

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HTC tablet emerges, well, sort of. HTC CEO Peter Chou has hinted at a 2011 arrival for the expected HTC tablet saying his company will give users a choice of Windows or Android options. Other tablet news today saw the unveiling of the first iPad-bound iAd from Apple. Tron: Legacy will run the first in-app iAd on the iPad with video content and soundtrack downloads.


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Black Ops issues continue despite the recent updates to Xbox and PS3 releases. Gamers have complained that they are still facing lenghty waits to find online game modes amongst a number of other issues. Elsewhere in gaming patches and GT5 is to receive a vehicle enhancing update that will revamp the lesser detailed cars available within the game.

Facebook's billionaire founder Mark Zuckerberg has today been declared Time Magazine's Person of the Year having changed the world through his globally dominating social networking site. Runner up to Zuckerberg was Wikileaks founder Julian Assange who made headlines elsewhere today has his bail hearing became the first court case to allow live in court Twitter updates to be made.

Mobile phone delays is a term we never like to hear here in T3 Towers yet today we have been subjected to it on more than one instance. Kicking off our morning was the news that the Sony Ericsson Yendo walkman phone has been pushed back until February 2011. This news was followed later by the mutterings that the Windows Phone 7 touting Dell Venue Pro will now not touch down until January of next year. A bad day for the mobile lovers.