News@5: Microsoft On Blu-Ray, 7-Inch Dell Streak & Facebook

Apple is planning to start making CDMA compatible iPhone models in December. CDMA compatible iPhones will be able to be used on Verizon Wireless's mobile network.

In an interview with a UK news website, Stephen McGill, the guy in charge of Microsoft Xbox in the UK, said that Blu-ray is going to be passed by as a format and that actually sticking to DVD has been a smart decision that kept the price of the Xbox 360 quite competitive.

Facebook has fixed an issue that caused the site to become inaccessible to some US users on Wednesday. The company suffered from down-time on Wednesday as users in some regions of the US reported having problems when trying to access the site.

More rumours have emerged about a potential pair of Facebook handsets that may appear on the market next year courtesy of INQ Mobile, a sister company to mobile phone operator 3 UK which specialises in designing and building smartphones.

Dell will launch a 7-inch Android-based tablet PC that will be based on the existing Streak after its CEO pulled out a working version of the said tablet on stage at Oracle's OpenWorld conference in San Francisco.