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Noon News: Sony Xperia S Yellow Tint Display Issue, UK Gets Orange TVCheck App, Virgin Media's New Broadband Throttling Policy

Sony has come clean over an issue with its Xperia S smartphone. Apparently when some handsets start to get overly warm, the display develops a rather unpleasant yellowish tint. Sony acknowledged the problem in a statement: "Sony Mobile Communications has identified that the display on a limited number of Xperia S smart phones may show a slight yellow tint if exposed to temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius."

Orange has announced that it is to bring its TVCheck app over to UK shores, having launched the software initially in France last autumn. The app should arrive on both Android and iOS platforms in the near future. TVCheck allows users to point their phone's camera at the TV, which then identifies a show via cloud-based signal processing.

You're probably familiar with the phrase "giving with one hand, and taking away with the other". It's a saying that Virgin Media customers may feel resonates with them given the latest move by the company regarding broadband packages. At the start of the year, Virgin Media announced a major upgrade programme of broadband speed doubling for customers. Over the next 18 months, users will find their connections doubled up at no cost to them, although 100Mbps customers will only get an increase to 120Mbps

With the death of Symbian, the cancellation of MeeGo and the early adaptation of Windows Phone, Nokia clearly had its bumps throughout 2011. Whilst many analysts were unsure of the company's future, one person has turned his back on the critics - and given Nokia a much-needed boost.

Almost 30 years after his first meeting with Steve Jobs, John Sculley has given an inside perspective on Apple's development, perspective and weaknesses. He was recruited by the late Steve Jobs to be Apple's CEO, despite John Sculley acting as PepsiCo's president and having no previous experience with computers.

Ravi Mandalia

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.