For this week's tech news roundup video, we highlight the launch of the HTC Sensation smartphone and their HTC Sense 3.0 UI along with several news items involving Microsoft's Windows 8 and Windows Phone 7 Mango update. Continue after the jump for the video and the full list.
Allow me to give you the skinny on everything you're going to need to know in order to go on with your life today. I mean it! There's some crazy important stuff going on today that may well, very possibly, perhaps, chance your whole life. Some of it is in the Android world, some of it is in the greater phone world, and some of it's basically gadgetastic right here on SlashGear. Let's begin with a bit of the ol' aliens from another planet rumor - that's right! Aliens are back in the news, and it's your favorite: Roswell, New Mexico. That's the least credible story we have for today. It's all uphill from here!
Vodafone Europe has confirmed that, for the first time, mobile internet revenue for the carrier has exceeded SMS revenues. The news marks a significant milestone in the European mobile segment, which has historically seen particularly strong SMS revenues.
There's been a bit of a change in the hearts and minds of several big players today, an uncertain day full of fear and doubt to be sure. That's not to say that there weren't any fantastical gadgets and technologies to be spoken about however, and we've got those for you too. One of the oddest of these was a press conference called by Facebook to discuss not a new gadget, not a new system of poking your friends, nay, twas as Open Compute Project they spoke of. Then it got REAL interesting.
Welcome to the SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up with your host, Chris Burns! I think I'll take over the Daily Show someday. It'll be horrible! Before that happens, let's talk about everything that's happened before we woke up here in the West. Let us begin with a big fat review written by yours truly that was actually published last night, but perhaps beyond a lot of people's bedtimes: T-Mobile Nokia C7 Astound - it's the same as the rest of the world, but different. Then hit the advice books with Chris Davies as he admits: "for a gadget reviewer, I'm rubbish at advice."