The Entertainment Retailers' Association will ignore the call by Defense secretary Liam Fox to boycott EA's Medal of Honour for allowing gamers to play the role of the Taliban. The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has also distanced itself from the rant, saying that Fox was only voicing his personal opinion, and that it did not a prelude to an official ban.
The UK's Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has ordered Andrew Crossley of ACS:Law to appear before a Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal following a complaint by UK consumer magazine Which?. According to Which?, the consumer group received no less than 150 complaints from users claiming that the law firm had sent them threatening letters, demanding that they pay £500 in damages or risk a lawsuit.
Toshiba is set to release a TV set that will allow users to experience 3D content without the need for expensive and often cumbersome stereoscopic glasses. Sources close to the company have said that the launch of such a TV set is likely to happen before the end of 2010, in times for Christmas.
Virgin Media has called for an independent investigation into Project Canvas which it views as an immediate threat to the future of British television. The move follows Channel 5 announcing that it was rejoining the scheme.
Dell has released its second smartphone, the Android-based Aero in the US, a few months after it launched the Streak in the UK and days after its release in North America.
The handset will cost only $99.99 with a two year contract on AT&T and $299.99 when purchased contract-free/unlocked.