In the news this morning: soon you will be able to get a white iPhone 4 that also "will not track you", and Google's mind control claims an unfortunate victim. Also, a superfast gaming notebook from ORIGIN, a crazy thin Thinkpad, and an update for the Nook Color. And a cell tower you can pack away in your suitcase.
We also have lots of tablet news: Acer, Lenovo and Dell are planning new slates. And in the Android world, the G2X will soon get a serving of Gingerbread, Skype has solved problems with its Android app, and Amazon will give you $$ for Android apps. We are also keeping an eye on the PlayStation Network, which is still down after an "external intrusion". Read on for more.
- Google's mind-control may have gone too far, as a serial letter-writer sneaks into headquarters and leaves a "poison pen" note.
- The ORIGIN EON17-S gaming notebook overclocks Core i7 to 4.5GHz, but you will pay for the speed as you might expect.
- No cell reception? Now you can pack your own cell tower in a suitcase, just like Mary Poppins might do.
- The long-awaited white iPhone will soon be available, but if you are worried about it tracking you, Steve Jobs says you needn't - despite evidence to the contrary.
- Catch Chris Davies' in-depth review of the Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc.
- Nook Color is looking more and more like an Android tablet with email, apps and more. gets email, apps and more with new update
- Microsoft eschewing food-based software names, opting for "Windows Phone 7.5"
- The T-Mobile G2X is getting a Gingerbread update - soon, very soon.
- Crazy thin ThinkPad X1 surfaces, but not confirmed as official yet lest you get too excited.
- Acer is giving priority to Tablets over Netbooks, planning ultraportable tab for May, and the Dell Latitude ST and Streak Pro slates are detailed. Plus, Lenovo to release a Honeycomb slate.