For all of Sony's troubles, their commitment to R&D is something that can never be questioned. Their latest achievement is a wireless radio component that operates on the 60 gigahertz frequency and can transfer 6.3 gigabits per second. According to The Verge, that's good enough to exchange 50 gigs of data in under a minute.
O2 has put an end to its Wi-Fi hotspot sharing arrangement with The Cloud, a comfortable little agreement which used to allow O2 subscribers to enjoy a bit of turbo-charged data access while out and about.
AMD has been going head-to-head with Intel in the PC market for years, so it's no surprise that they will be hot on Intel's heels in the mobile space, too. Yep, they have plans to design tablet CPUs. It's like two gorillas shrinking themselves to do battle in your pocket.
The Medfield codename invoked strange Cloverfield associations for me. Would Intel's first serious mobile chip be a monster that destroys absolutely everything in its path? Well, the dust has cleared, and we have the Atom Z2460. It's not going to crush everything else, but it looks damn decent.
Transferring cash through your phone and the internet ought to get a little quicker from next week, with the UK and Eurozone countries making it a required standard for all mobile and internet payments to arrive within one day.
Sony's UK gaming division has released its guidance for how much UK shops should charge for PS Vita games, with an incredibly optimistic £44.99 attached to the Vita version of Uncharted. That squelching sound you can hear is the early adopters being milked.
Google+'s group video chat orgy Hangouts has some nice updates rolling out in the next few days. Most significant among them is that it's coming to G+ mobiles apps. Least significant? Virtual antlers and a red nose for your head.
Foursquare's undergone something of a Renaissance over the last few weeks—packing on new features like Radar and unlockable badge levels. Now, the social-mobile site is shifting its focus away from check-ins and towards exploration while optimising the site for tablets.
Adobe is stopping development of its Flash Player for mobile browsers, according to an exclusive report from ZDNet. The company will continue to support existing Android and BlackBerry Playbook configurations of the player, but future development will be focused on developing HTML5 and apps.