Google Nexus 4GHulu announces that "South Park" is coming for its premium subscribers, LulzSec is accepting takedown requests via an old-fashioned hotline, and Boy Genius Report gets an exclusive first look at the next flagship Android phone, the Nexus 4G.
It's Thursday, June 16, 2011, I'm Wilson Tang on CNET.com and it's time to get loaded. The Boy Genius report has an exclusive first look at Google's next flagship android phone, which will possibly be called the Nexus 4G. The Nexus 4G will feature a next generation dual core 1.2 or 1.5 gigahertz CPU. The display will be 720p HD, and has its name. It will have a 4G LTE Radio, 1 gigabyte of RAM, a 1-megapixel front facing camera, and a 5-megapixel rear camera. Finally, it's expected to run Android 4.0, code named ice cream sandwich and will launch around thanksgiving. Hulu is picking up more and more content and it's quest to be the number one premium streaming video site. Hulu announced that it has picked up the often politically incorrect animated series South Park. Hulu Plus subscribers will get acces to the current season of South Park 21 days after the air and the entire back catalogue of 15 seasons. Regular Hulu views will get access to the current clips of the show. US lawmakers have announced legislation for the first time that will require law enforcement to obtain a court warrant to get GPS data from the suspect's cell phone. The Geolocation privacy and surveillance act says that location data from phones, car trackers, and GPS devices and laptops should be protected by the 4th amendment. The bill proposes that law enforcement should have probable cause before requesting GPS data. The hacking group LulzSec has been in the News a lot lately. The group has attacked numerous sites like Bethesda Softworks, Nintendo, Sony, and even an FBI affiliate and the CIA. Well, now, LulzSec has opened a call in line where people can now suggest new hacking targets. The group has actually posted a phone number and says that as of yesterday, they had 5000 miscalls and 25,000 voice mails, but now, they're already redirecting calls to business as an old fashion denial of service attack on phones. Sony has announced several new laptops with its VAIO C and VAIO E series. The sleep new laptops come with a new design and colors. C series laptops come with a 14 or 15-inch screen until core i3 and i5 processor and AMD Radeon and HD graphics. Optional features include Blu-ray drives, Intel's WiDi technology and backlit keyboards. The E series will have a 17.3 inch form factor as well, but can also integrate with BRAVIA TVs and the PS3, and now there are options for AMD processors. The music-identifying app, Shazam has added a new feature called lyric play, which will sync the song you're listening to and display the lyrics in sync. The feature is currently only available on page Shazam Encore and SHAZAM RED apps on the iPhone and iPad touch and the feature works with 25,000 plus songs and more. It looks like it's karaoke time for sure. Those are your headlines for today. I'm Wilson Tang for CNET.com. You just been loaded.