Noon News: Samsung Nexus S to Receive Ice Cream Sandwich, Arnova Child Pad, Acer Iconia Tab A200 Price Drop

According to recent rumours that are flying around in the Android community, Samsung Nexus S will get support for Ice Cream Sandwich. The event is expected to happen in just a matter of weeks. Engadget's Myriam Joire quoting a trusted source says that "and that an official Android 4.0 update for last year's Nexus is expected to drop in the next few weeks."

The latest privacy and data related scandal involves unscrupulous Indian call centre staff flogging off the details of UK citizens - including credit cards - for as little as two pence. An array of confidential data is for sale via corrupt call centre workers, according to an investigation conducted by the Sunday Times (as reported by the Daily Mail). Undercover reporters from the newspaper met with two so-called "consultants" who were IT workers at Indian call centres, who boasted about having a raft of information available on British people.

The Arnova Child Pad tablet is now available on preorder from Play.com for £95 and is due for release on the 10th of April. The tablet, which Archos hopes will help it snatch a bigger share of the booming children tablet, comes with some pretty impressive configuration. It has a single core 1GHz processor (possibly a Cortex-A8 based Rockchip RK model) 1GB RAM, 4GB onboard storage and a 7-inch ressitive dual touch display with a 800 by 480 pixels screen resolution, a microSD card slot, a microUSB port, a front facing camera up to eight hours video playback (twice that when listening to music), WiFi and Ice Cream Sandwich.

Acer has dropped the price of its newly launched Iconia Tab A200 to £299.99 as Android tablet makers scramble following Apple's decision to cut the price of the original iPad 2 down to £329. The device, which is available from Carphone Warehouse, comes with free delivery, a 10.1-inch 1,280 by 800 pixels capacitive display, an Nvidia Tegra 2 dual core processor clocked at 1GHz, 1GB RAM, 32GB onboard storage, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and a front facing two-megapixel camera (without one at the back).

GiffGaff has now fully resolved the problems which hit the Mobile Virtual Network Operator last Friday. In case you missed this, a burst water pipe caused a power failure and an outage which took around eight hours to rectify on Friday.