AMNews: Apple iBooks App Updated, Grand Theft Auto 3, Sony Ericsson Nozomi

Apple has released an update for the iBooks ebook reading and purchasing app which has new features like additional fonts and night time reading mode. The iBooks 1.5 comes with a 'Night Them', which turns the background black and text white, so users are able to read books on the app in a dark room without disturbing any one else.

Game publisher Rockstar Games announced its plans to release a tenth anniversary edition of Grand Theft Auto III for iOS and Android based smartphone devices. The GTA III tenth anniversary edition will be available on iOS and Android beginning next week for £2.99.

A press shot of the highly awaited Sony Ericsson Nozomi has been leaked online from the looks of it, Nozomi might be one of the best smartphones from Sony Ericsson yet. The image was leaked by Xperia Blog, which claimed that the device matches some of the photos that were leaked online earlier.

Janney Montgomery Scott LLC recently confirmed that Verizon Communications may increase competition between pay-television providers with the introduction of a new Internet video service. At present, Verizon is the second largest telephone company in the US.

As lawsuits are piling up against Carrier IQ and its partners, new apps are surfacing which claim to allow users to detect the tracking app from their smartphone devices. Security software maker Bitdefender has designed a Carrier IQ Finder app for Android devices.