Gadget Digest: iPad Mini, world’s largest Ice Cream Sandwich tablet, Max Payne on iPhone, Windows 8 laptop and more
As another gadget-filled week comes to an end, it’s time to look back at some of the stories that would otherwise have slipped through the sieve of tech awesomeness. From rumours of an iPad Mini to the world’s largest Android 4.0 tablet, here are some more stories worth holding an ear to.
New iPad Mini (allegedly) on the way
Apple may have already released its new iPad but that has not stopped rumours of more iPads. According to reports iPad-makers Foxconn and Pegatron have already received orders for a smaller iPad said to be around 7.85-inches across.
Facebook pay per view gigs on the way
We’ll soon be able to watch the latest gigs from Facebook. On April 29th the Backstreet Boys and the New Kids on the Block at the O2. To get more people watching a deal between the bands, Facebook and Livebeats to stream the gig at a cost of around £3. In full HD, too.
Sky deal to show all Bond films
Everyone loves James Bond. Sky included. The television giant has signed a bumper deal to bring every single Bond film to Sky Movies. From Dr. No to Quantum of Solace: we’ll be seeing a lot more of the gadget-toting super spy on our screens.
Max Payne on iOS: does it work on a touchscreen?
Bullet-dodging hero Max Payne has made the crossover to portable iOS gaming in a very credible port of the PC original. Any doubts should be cast aside: Max Payne on iOS is lots of fun, and just the thing to get us in the mood for the upcoming Max Payne 3.
Intel shows off Windows 8 laptop/tablet hybrids
Windows 8 is set to be the next big thing in the world of portable computing. A new generation of Windows 8 tablets are on the way, ready to take the limelight away from the iPad. We don’t have a release date just yet, but Intel has already been showing off a tablet capable of doubling up as a Windows 8 laptop. They could be arriving sooner than we first thought.
Seen any other stories that have tickled your gadget fancy? Let us know.