Tuesday 9 April 2013

In Other News: 09/04/2013.

  • EE have announced that they will be trying to 'doublespeed' their network over the summer in certain places. The plan is to give customers speeds of up to 80mbps down something which in the longer term should work out to somewhere in the region of 20mbps on average for consumer, which is fantastic! Check out the tweets below for more details!
    Via Twitter (1) and (2).
  • Android Central believe the Asus FonePad will be coming to the UK on April 26th and the device is set to go on pre-order from April the 12th for £179.99! Any one else excited?
  • Digitimes is reporting that Asus has sold 3 million tablets in the first three months of this year and they seem well on track to reach their 12 million target for the year as a whole!
    Via AndroidBeat.
  • Google have confirmed that their Fiber service will be coming to Austin, Texas in 2014!
    Via Slashgear.
  • TheVerge believe Windows Phone will get updated to support 1080p displays later this year with the release of GDR3 for the platform , which will also support newer, faster Qualcomm processors!
  • Microsoft is rolling out updates to both Windows 8 and Windows RT versions of their Surface tablets. Both  updates fix different issues, but dive into the menus to make everything better if you're having problems!
    Via PhoneArena.
  • AppGratis have spoken out about their exclusion from Apple's iOS Store. They said that they are 'stunned that Apple took the decision to destroy so much value within their own ecosystem' amongst other things and it's an interesting read indeed!
    Via Slashgear.
  • Sony's PS Vita has had another software update. This time version 2.10 brings folders and enhanced video playback amongst other things!
    Via Engadget.
And finally, EA have officially walked home with the title as the worst company in the USA for the second successive year! Congrats guys! Maybe in future you could turn off the need for an always on internet connection and you could get enough servers for game launches *Cough, SimCity, Cough*! We're not confident though!
Via Slashgear.


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