SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: January 18th, 2013

Jan 18, 2013
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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: January 18th, 2013

This morning it's all about the price point, with the Acer "Kiev" Chromebox tipped as the $99 savior for the desktop Chrome universe. There's a brand new Alfa Romeo/Miata roadster deal in the works this week between Fiat and Mazda for 2015. As demand shifts from the iPad to the iPad mini, Sharp Corp has been tipped to reduce retina display production.

The company by the name of JK Imaging has - perhaps - leaked a new Kodak micro four thirds shooter to the world. There's also been a leak of a possible LG Optimus G Pro - how much more wild can it get? BlackBerry 10 has been previewed once again with carriers readying for RIM.

The Mona Lisa has been laser'd to the moon with some fabulous science magic - 240,000 miles of distance. There's a bit of a four-day beta coming up for Sim City starting on the 25th of January that you'll probably want to check in on. Owners of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, and Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 will be glad to find an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean upgrade waiting for them soon and very soon.

There's a wild new 12-lead EKG machine being launched for Android tablets and smartphones. Nokia has released some 3D printing files for the cases of their Lumia lineup. The magazine known as Hearst is now officially releasing copies to the iPad before it hits the newsstand. Expect a whole lot more in the surprise arena between here and Mobile World Congress 2013 - it's the wild west, east, north, and south until then!


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