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Top tech stories this week: Smallest ever HD phone, Microsoft attacks Android, Sony says sorry over PSN hack, Mass Effect 3, BlackBerry PlayBook and more

Posted: 07 May 2011 01:00 AM PDT

Another week of tech has come to an end. However, there’s no need to play the sad violin song – there’s plenty to catch up and remind yourself about in the latest edition of Top tech stories this week.

New mobile phones, Sony saying (finally) sorry, a new Assassin’s Creed game and more more can be found below. As usual, click on the links for the full story.

Sony Ericsson Mini outed: Smallest HD phone ever

It’s the smallest HD phone ever – measuring just 88x52x16mm, and it’s coming out between July and September.

Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer announces Bing for BlackBerry, rips into Android
Not only did Microsoft bigwig Steve Ballmer announce Bing for BlackBerry, he then proceeded to verbally assault the Android operating system. Hit the link above to see what he said.

Mass Effect 3 release date pushed back to early 2012
Originally scheduled for Q4 2011, Mass Effect 3 has now been shunted back a little, to Q1 2012.

HTC Sensation UK launch date revealed
The latest HTC smartphone powerhouse will be landing in the UK on 19 May on Vodafone. Other networks are expected to get it in June.

Virtua Tennis 4 reviewed: Did we find fault?
A few minor ones, but that doesn’t stop Virtua Tennis 4 being the best tennis game so far this year.

Apple hires THX inventor to boost its audio projects
Tomlinson Holman, the inventor of THX to head up its future audio shenanigans. The beans were spilled so on Twitter – read on to find out more…

The fascinating secrets behind the BlackBerry PlayBook
A lot has been said of RIM’s foray into slate territory, but there’s so much more you probably don’t know about it.

PlayStation network hack: Sony CEO apologises
Sir Howard Stringer has finally gone public with an apology to the millions left PSN-less by the recent PS3 hack attack.

New iMac launches: Five hidden secrets
Apple has launched the latest refresh of its iMac. Here are five things you may not already know about it

Assassin’s Creed Revelations
If you’re a gaming fan, chances you’ve been awaiting this news for a while. A new Assassin’s Creed game – called Assassin’s Creed Revelations will be landing this November.

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