Personalization options, Home and Away audio feeds in app
Microsoft has added an app that covers hockey matches to Xbox Live, joining existing sporting apps from ESPN, the NBA and others. The NHL GameCenter service will provide subscribers the option to watch hockey live and on-demand in HD, as well as the ability to personalize the service for statistic tracking, and a number of on-demand classic games from the history of the sport.
iPhone developers get iOS 4.1 beta 1
Apple tonight posted its first beta of iOS 4.1 at the iPhone Developer Center. Beta 1 and a matching SDK provide the promised reception accuracy fix and also alters the signal bars to appear taller in an attempt to give a weaker signal more value. Early reports also suggest Apple has changed the baseband modem's firmware to a newer version, though this is likely to reflect the signal reporting.