Hey everyone. It’s time to wrap up the week, and the month. Among the biggest stories this week was: Global Payments hacked, 50000 cardholders at risk. But in the world of lighter news, the Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone is now available for pre-orders, Xbox Live added HBO, MLB, and Comcast to its streaming video services, and T-Mobile is hiking up its unlimited, 5 GB, and 10 GB data prices.
Featured: Here are some of this week’s featured stories on SlashGear:
Why the iPad heat is linked to hot sales
New iPad hot five Retina apps countdown
Five things you don’t need in your next smartphone
Microsoft’s biggest threat: the younger generation
LG user interface change keeps Android interesting
Other Stuff: So here’s a bunch of other stories that made news this week. We’ll start with Netflix holds tight with DVD.com purchase. Also, if you’re craving news about the PS4, rumored to be code-named the PlayStation Orbis, here’s something – Sony PlayStation Orbis dismisses legacy games. Microsoft is also working on another ambitious project – Microsoft backs OpenStreetMap to compete with Google Maps. And if you’re worried about other facets of the government being able to track your online history, don’t worry because the FTC’s Do Not Track system is set for this upcoming winter.