SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: January 31, 2012

Jan 31, 2012
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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: January 31, 2012

Not only are we wrapping up the news of the day today, we're wrapping up the first month of the year. As we steam ahead into 2012, here's what made news today - for starters, Acer has plans to bring $699 Ultrabooks to the market later this year. What else can you expect as we move forward in 2012? If you're a Nokia and/or Windows Phone fan, expect NFC and wireless charging in the coming months.

Featured: So there are quite a few mixed reactions to Facebook's new Timeline feature, and if you're one of those who aren't particularly pleased with it, you need to check out this PSA: Facebook Timeline absolutely cannot be undone, don't be fooled. On a lighter note, our Chris Burns examines one of the most exciting technological advancements in his column, 3D printing may explode at rate incomparable to its 2D predecessor.

Gaming: Well that was fast! Steam's mobile app, which just recently launched in closed beta form, is now open to everyone. And if you're more interested in console gaming, we have a fresh round of Xbox 720 rumors, this time with a closer look at the speculated dual-SKU strategy we first heard about last week.

Mobile: Attention all Samsung fans - Samsung Galaxy S Note S tipped, GSIII release date dropped. And on the carrier side of things, AT&T's behind-the-scenes craziness continues. This time the carrier is in the news for a massive executive shake-up. Meanwhile, on the other side of the planet, we've heard that China Telecom will offer the iPhone 4S next month.


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