News@8pm: White Samsung Galaxy S2 and 3DS woes

Plus: iPhone 5 pictures surface while Apple rakes it in

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A rather tasty looking pic of a WHITE Samsung Galaxy S II was leaked online today, this coming just days after the phones offical announcement. The mobile retailer Clove announced that the popular 16 GB phone would be available and come in white sometime in mid August. Unfortunately though, there's bad news for the impatient amongst you since Sumsung instead confirmed today that the phone will be released on September 1st.

Following recent rumours of 'mystery delays' in the manufacturing of its new EVO 3D phone, HTC confirmed today that the reports were in fact true. The phone's UK release date has since been pushed back to September. And in other 3D news, further reports revealed today that Nintendo's dramatic decision to cut the price of its 3DS console will result in a loss on each 3DS sold. Ouch!

A report came out today that Apple has a cash reserve of $76.4 billion, a figure that astonishingly, is larger than the entire reserve of the US Government. And that figure looks likely to get even bigger very soon, since what appears to be a photo of Apple's iPhone 5 surfaced today, making that rumoured September release look very reliable indeed.

And last but certainly not least, in gaming news, the Call of Duty championships commence next month, the winner of which will go on to represent Britain in a world event in Los Angeles. And Forza 4 screenshots were released today depicting Top Gear's Reasonably Priced Car Test Track, and not only that, there is apparently be a mode that allows you to actually take on the Stig himself. Great stuff.