Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit for Windows Phone 7 released

Quick heads up to let you know that Need For Speed hot pursuit has just been released in the Windows Phone Marketplace for $4.99. You can grab the trial right know and try it out for yourself especially if you have a 1st generation handset just in case it doesn’t perform well on your handset. Everything is running smoothly on my Lumia 800 that I tested it on, the only nasty thing being the “right in your face” and low resolution mipmapping level used in this version of the game (compared to Android and iOS) which I’m guessing was done to make the game playable on the Adreno 200 powered handsets. I will shoot a hands one video later today to show you the game in action.

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Samsung Galaxy S III to be announced in first half of 2012 but not at MWC

It has been a while since I posted any Android related news here so there you have it: According to an official Samsung statement the hotly anticipated Samsung Galaxy SIII will be announced in the first half of 2012 closer to its retail launch and not during MWC later this month unlike it’s predecessor the Galaxy S III which was announced there and released nearly 6 months later.

“Samsung is looking forward to introducing and demonstrating exciting new mobile products at Mobile World Congress 2012. The successor to the Galaxy S2 smartphone will be unveiled at a separate Samsung-hosted event in the first half of the year, closer to commercial availability of the product.”

I would also like to point out that I unfortunately won’t be able to go to MWC this year because of my full time job (unless something changes between now and then..).

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