Good morning, or good afternoon to you all, depending on where you abide. It’s been another busy morning at SlashGear, and we have lots of news to wrap up for you. Verizon’s 4G LTE network is down nationwide, relegating those with a 4G hotspot or an HTC Thunderbolt to 1x speeds, but don’t worry, there is a workaround. Also Sony defends its handling of the PSN hack, and the sluggish pace of getting information to customers. Acer comes out with not one but two 3D devices, and Nintendo lets us know that sales of its 3DS are “weaker than expected”. After hearing that sales of the 3DS set records, we wonder if we can ever believe earnings reports. Much more news to wrap up, and A NEW GIVEAWAY after the cut.
The white iPhone is coming, the white iPhone is coming! It will be out tomorrow. Also, you can now use Qik Video Connect to taunt your Android friends by video (or vice versa). Apple also has released a Q&A about tracking to calm your fears. And the iPad 2 will be available in Asia May 6.
We preview the Sony Freestyle Hybrid PC and “Ultimate” ultraportable notebook, so be sure to check that out.
Qualcomm/BSQUARE MDP Giveaway! BSQUARE MDP with 1.5GHz dual-core MSM8660 Snapdragon is any developer’s dream come true, and we are giving one away. Check out the details here.
AT&T is mad as hell and isn’t going to take it anymore, charging $25 fee for unofficial tethering.