Late News: BlackBerry App World 3.1, Samsung YouTube 3D App, Skype Free Internet Access, Firefox 9

Research in Motion has dished out the new BlackBerry App World 3.1 app store, which will be available as an upgrade to BlackBerry users around the globe. In a blog post, the struggling smartphone company went on to highlight some of the new features in its application store.

Korean electronics giant Samsung, on Monday, launched its new application, designed to facilitate its smart TV users 3D videos from Google's massively popular video sharing website YouTube. Dubbed "YouTube on TV", the new service was first announced by the company over a couple of months back in September at this year's IFA event.

Skype is offering American travellers a free hour of WIFI internet access across the holiday season at many airports, from December 21st until December 27th. Skype is partnering with third party wireless hotspot providers in over 50 airports across the USA, where users either delayed to just waiting for a connection can take advantage of this offer - in order to speak for free with friends and family, or even call on video.

The Mozilla Foundation has released the latest version of its popular open-source web browser, Firefox 9, adding support for Mac OS X Lion's swipe navigation controls and a boost to the JavaScript engine.

The US International Trade Commission (ITC) has banned the sales of some HTC Android smartphones in the United States by ruling in favour of Apple in one of the patents. ITC has said that the Taiwanese smartphone maker has been found infringing on a patent owned by Apple.