News@10: HTC Sense UI, No IE9 For Windows XP & Samsung Galaxy Tab

HTC launched a new version of its Sense user interface, one which has a number of features that lead us to believe that the Taiwanese firm is indeed preparing a table. Sense UI will be DLNA compatible, arguably something that can be useful on a phone, but which will be significantly more pertinent on a tablet device, especially to consume media content indoors.

The BBC led IPTV service Project Canvas has been re-branded as YouView. YouView is slated to be launched in the first half of 2011. The service will be based on the successful Freeview set-top-box service model and will allow users to access subscription free content on their internet enabled TV sets.

IE9 may well be the reason that will push millions to finally give up on Windows XP, the most popular Microsoft desktop OS, after Ryan Gavin, senior director of Internet Explorer business and marketing at Microsoft, confirmed that the ninth version of Internet Explorer will not run on XP.

T-Mobile has revealed its tariffs for HTC's Desire HD Android smartphone. The network carries has said that the smartphone will be available for free on a two year contract for £40 per month.

Samsung has officially launched its Android-based Galaxy Tab tablet computer at a press event in New York. The company will take on the Apple iPad by offering the device across all the four national wireless carriers in the US - Sprint, Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile.