Saturday, 12 May 2012

Gadget Digest: Nokia Lumia 900, Angry Birds Space, first Wii U games, Samsung OLED TVs on the way,


Gadget Digest: Nokia Lumia 900, Angry Birds Space, first Wii U games, Samsung OLED TVs on the way, and more

It’s time for another weekly dose of Gadget Digest. Read on for a catchup of some of the best stories that may have slipped under the gadget radar. Smartphone news, gaming and more, this way.

There’s something for everyone in this week’s roundup, including video game news and rumours and a possible sneak peek at some Nintendo Wii U launch titles.

Nokia Lumia 900 out now

It’s finally here. The Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone can now be purchased from retailer Phones 4U on Vodafone, Orange or Vodafone contracts, with tariffs starting from £36 per month. The Nokia Lumia 900 brings with it a 4.3-inch AMOLED display, an 8-megapixel camera and the latest Windows Phone 7.5 interface.

Angry Birds Space heading to Windows Phone, Angry Birds tops 1 billion downloads

There was a bit of a furore over whether Angry Birds Space would reach Windows Phone, but owners of handsets such as the Nokia Lumia 900 can rest easy. It’s coming soon says developer Rovio. The popular game hit 50 million downloads within the first 35 days of being on sale. Speaking of sales, Rovio has also announced that Angry Birds downloads now top 1 billion.

BlackBerry Curve 9320 launched with BBOS 7.1 and BBM key

The BlackBerry Curve 9320 launched this week as a mid-entry level smartphone for those keen to see what the fuss is over BlackBerry’s instant messaging skills. The BlackBerry Curve 9320 features the new Blackberry OS 7.1 operating system and a dedicated BBM key. 

Samsung OLED TVs available later this year, 55-inch model to cost £5k
From the second half of this year Samsung will be releasing its new OLED TVs. It might be a while till we see them in the UK, but what we do know is that we can expect to see a cost of around £5,000 for the new 55-inch model on the way.

Nintendo Wii U games list leaks?

A list of leaked Nintendo Wii U games was rumoured to have hit the net. The games included New Super Mario Bros, Just Dance 4, Assassin’s Creed, Pikmin, Rayman Legends and more. Of course we’ll have to wait till E3 2012 before we all get carried away.

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