Thursday 28 March 2013

In Other News: 28/03/2013.

  • We might have thought that Samsung's bendy amoled screens were a great idea for the future, but it seems like Apple will have the patent for them, having filed for them in 2011! It'll be interesting to see if Apple actually has something to show us using this tech soon or if this is just a preventative measure to try to stop their rivals using the tech in the coming years!
    Via AppleInsider.
  • The Angry Birds Star Wars Cloud City update is now live! Go get it guys!
    Via Slashgear.
  • LG and Google's Nexus 4 has had a little bit of a redesign by all accounts. There is a slightly new camera arrangement, and there are new bobbles on the bottom of the device which help to make sure it stays on surfaces instead of sliding off! Check out the full details here!
    Via AndroidCentral.
  • Facebook's free internet VoIP calls are now available as options to UK users too!
    Via TheNextWeb.
  • EE is back with some more places which now have 4G coverage. If you're in Bradford, Bingley, Doncaster, Dudley, Harpenden, Leicester, Lichfield, Loughborough, Luton, Reading, Shipley, St Albans and West Bromwich then you are in luck and can head to your nearest EE store if you must have relatively fast mobile speeds at a high price! EE now reports that there is 50% of the UK population covered by their 4G network!
    Via Engadget.
  • The next update to Windows Phone 8, GDR2 (General Distribution Release 2) will supposedly revive the FM radio functionality which was originally left out of Windows Phone 8! This will mean that the Nokia Lumia 920 and the 820 will have the feature relatively soon!
    Via TheVerge.
  • Tumblr has just hit the big 100 million blog total and those blogs have mustered a whopping 44.6 billion posts between them! Here's to the next 100 million guys!
    Via TheNextWeb.
  • We're not sure if you've ever heard of the Android 'Pie' controls which are implemented in Paranoid Android, but they're now on their way to CyanogenMod! You can find more details about how to get the via CyanogenMod's G+ Page here.
    Via DroidDog.

And finally, Three UK have announced a new budget phone and tablet bundle which will offer you the Alcatel One Touch 903 as well as the Alcatel One Touch Evo 7 for the very reasonable prices which you can see below!


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