Orange has announced that it will sell the new iPad tablet from this Friday on its 3G and 3.5G network with speeds "up to 50 per cent faster than previously available" according to the mobile phone operator. Customers will be able to buy the new iPad from high street stores, telesales and online (this is the link where you can register your interest). Orange will offer the possibility to get the new iPad either on its own or with a choice of iPhone (3GS, 4 and 4S).
Last week on his way to the South by Southwest Interactive conference, famed iPhone jailbreaker and Playstation hack contributor George "GeoHot" Hotz, was arrested for possession of cannabis. Mr Hotz is perhaps most well known for being the first to unlock the iPhone, allowing it to be used with different mobile providers and for collaborating with hacking group FailOverflow to allow homebrew applications and alternative operating systems to be run on the PlayStation 3 - the latter feature being one that Sony controversially removed.
Microsoft, SEGA and Activision are the latest set of publishers to remove future titles from GAME's shelves - merely adding to the UK retailer's troubles. According to MCVUK's "leaked memo", the games that won't see the interior of a GAME or Gamestation store include Microsoft's Kinect Rush: a Disney/Pixar Adventure, Activision's Cabela Big Game Hunter 2012 and Zhu Zhu Babies along with SEGA's Yakuza: Dead Souls, PokePark 2 and Shogun 2: Fall of the Samurai.
According to the guys from the Japanese website Ameblo, the new Pantech smartphone, meant to challenge the rivals in its class, was uncovered in a set of recent benchmarks. Hidden under the name Pantech IM-A830S, the new model first appeared as a reference on the GLBenchmark website.
It seemed that the whole world had gone stir crazy for KONY 2012, except for one - the very country featured in the documentary. If you're going to make a film about a warlord and show several disturbing images depicting the plight of its victims, chances are you're going to win over the sympathy of those outraged by the questionable ethics employed by the dictator. Which in the case of KONY 2012 is exactly what happened, with many a Western celebrity and social networking user voicing their anger over the immoral treatment.