SlashGear Morning Wrap-up: January 17th, 2013

Chris Burns - Jan 17, 2013
SlashGear Morning Wrap-up: January 17th, 2013

This week it’s all about the after-shocks of CES, and that means apps galore, denials of wrongdoing, and lots of super fun reports of malware. New devices continue to flow after CES’s departure including the iriver ULALA smartphone, Genius Gila gaming mouse, and Satechi USB 3.0 aluminum external hard drive enclosure. You’ll want to be following the Aaron Swartz story as well – this isn’t over yet!

Microsoft has released a multi-OS app by the name of HelpBridge for emergency relief – Windows Phone, iOS, and Android included. The folks at NTT DoCoMo have tipped January 22nd for the release of the Sony Xperia Tablet Z. ASUS has made it clear that they’re thinking about a Windows 8 smartphone for the near future.

Canada has decided they’ll be denying the USA access to Megaupload server data. Insiders have tipped the idea that AT&T will be acquiring Europe – or at least a mobile carrier therein. Domo the Journey is chomping it’s way to the USA with big ol’ teeth.

Hero Image: have a peek at our Review of the Beta release of AirDroid 2 – take photos remotely, but don’t expect them to be extremely hot!

Restaurant inspection scores have been added to Yelp in an effort to clean up New York and San Francisco. The Amazon MP3 store has been added to the iPhone and iPod touch. And above all else, be sure to check out Chris Davies’ column on if every phone is the Facebook phone.

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