Cut the Rope goes to comicsAbout 19 percent of respondents to a recent study say they have dropped their phones in the toilet, the Facebook for iPad app is hidden inside of the iPhone app version 3.4.4, and the popular iOS and Android game Cut the Rope makes its way to comic books.
It's Monday, July 25th, 2011. I'm Wilson Tang on CNET.com and it's time to get loaded. The popular iOS and Android game Cut The Rope and it's star character Om Nom are gonna make the leap from video game to comic book, game publisher Zetolab and comic publisher Ape Entertainment made the announcement at San Diego Comic Con last week. The new comic book series will tell the story behind Cut The Rope and introduce the cast of characters and storylines that will unfold in future iterations of the game. According to report from Bloomberg, Netflix is closed to reaching an agreement to license content from Dreamworks Animation as soon as this week. Dreamworks Animation is the maker of such films as Shrek and Kung Fu Panda, the new deal will reportedly let Netflix take over distribution from HBO. According to report from online address book site Plaxo, a strikingly large number of people have drop their smartphones in to the toilet, allegedly 19% of people have dropped their phones which means 1 in 5 people have dropped their phones in to their purse then thrown, ew. Ever since the launch of the iPad, people have been wondering when Facebook will release a native iPad App on now Tech News Website TechCrunch says that it's inside the iPhone App. The website says that the iPad version has a new navigation system and largely uses HMTL 5 for it's interface. The update is buried in the Facebook for iPhone App version 3.4.4 and requires the jailbreak of an iPad. Dolby Lives the company behind popular surround-sound like Dolby Digital is said to release a new 7.1 Consumer Surround Sound System. The new configuration adds 2 additional rear speakers to the conventional 5.1 arrangement, creating 4 surround sound channels and 3 front channels. The first 7.1 Native Films include Transformers 3, the latest Pirates of the Caribbean film and Cars 2. Those are your headlines for today, I'm Wilson Tang for CNET.com and you've just been loaded.