SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: July 11, 2012

Start your morning off right with our review of Small Sonos – and ask yourself if you really need multiple speakers for music around your home. Over in China it appears that there may have been some iPad Mini and iPhone 5 device models photographed and leaked from within a manufacturing plant. Microsoft has announced that Halo 4 will work with Surface devices as its released later this year.

The Kickstarter-started Android-based gaming cube known as Ouya is now open to suggestions as funds blast past $2 million dollars USD. Apple products will no longer be able to be purchased with city funds in San Francisco as Apple breaks ties with environmental group EPEAT. The Angry Birds franchise will soon be appearing on Xbox 360, Playstation 3, and Nintendo 3DS in a whole new release for console-specific gaming.

If you've got DirecTV, you may have noticed already: Viacom has pulled Nichelodeon as well as 16 other channels this week. Samsung will be offering a Samsung Galaxy S III Developer Edition with the ability to work with Verizon bands soon – unlocked bootloaders for all!

The folks at T-Mobile have announced the myTouch and myTouch Q for this summer, both of them made by Huawei! The CEO of Jolla Mobile has let it be known that the mobile operating system known as MeeGo will be living on through his company. HTC has announced a follow-up tablet coming to the UK, a follow-up to the HTC Flyer, that is.

A new LG device (probably with 4G LTE capabilities) has leaked for Verizon – the LG VS930, aka Optimus Something-or-other, will be coming your way soon! Apple has announced which devices will be upgradable to OS X Mountain Lion this fall – bad news for the Mac minis released before 2009. The folks at iSuppli have stepped forward with their own pricing scale for the Google Nexus 7 at $151.75 for parts – much lower than the TechInsights price of $184.

Have a peek also at Chris Davies' piece this morning called The Price of Privacy.