News@8pm: iPad 2 pictures and Nintendo 3DS event

Plus: Call of Duty: Black Ops passes $1 billion worldwide

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Apple iPad on your Christmas list? Well you may just be interested in pictures rumoured to be that of the iPad 2. Showing off a smaller 7-inch display, we imagine it's a fake but you can judge for yourself here. In other Apple tablet news, the iPad is set to get Kinect style motion-sensing controls dock which should breathe a little more life into the current iPad model. The Nintendo 3DS, tipped to be one of 2011's hottest pieces of tech, is set to get an outing at a 3DS event on January 19th, when we hope to finally find out some UK launch details.

Tablets are set to be high on the 2011 agenda, and it looks like the HP Palmpad could be the latest tablet device to land with three models expected to show up at CES in a few weeks time. With Motorola's tablet offering also set to be unveiled in Vegas, Apple looks set to inherit some serious tablet rivals in the next twelve months. Remember you can keep in touch with events in Vegas with T3's dedicated CES 2011 website.


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Call of Duty: Black Ops has surpassed $1 billion worldwide sales, but it's not all good news for those CoD-making chaps with yet another Black Ops patch now available for disgruntled PS3 gamers. In other gaming news, the return of the sack boy and girls has been confirmed as LittleBigPlanet 2 for the PS3 gets dated again.

In app news, Sony Ericsson LiveView official Android apps have been revealed, allowing users to master their phone's power from the new clip-on LiveView accessory. All the official Android Market apps can be seen here. It's good news for iPhone camera fans too as the Camera+ iPhone app returns the Apple App Store after a brief absence due to breaching Cupertino's strict terms of service.

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