SlashGear Morning Wrap-up: October 1st, 2012

This morning it's out with the new devices up and down, starting with a lovely DIY project ArduinoLCD – mod to your heart's content! If you're wanting to stay in the Barnes & Noble universe for ereader content, it's time to jump on the NOOK Simple Touch GlowLight train with a newly discounted price to fight off Amazon. Also check out our Amazon Kindle Paperwhite review to make an informed decision.

Google is making the case for their own Post-PC love in the next generation. Science tells us that asteroid dust could be used to fight off climate change. The Samsung Galaxy Note II is now up for sale in the United Kingdom – coming to the USA sooner than later! Sharp is beginning production on their 5-inch 1080p displays for the near future in mobile devices.

AT&T is grabbing the new Sony Xperia TL smartphone with SKYFALL 007 James Bond cred on its back. Those of you with the iPhone 5 on Verizon will be glad to hear that a software update and fix for wi-fi and 3G is in the mix. Have a peek at our review of the Brookstone HDMI Pocket Projector if you want to get bright!

Google is shutting down services in a "fall cleaning" situation. The Maingear Nomad 17 is ready for action in a laptop gaming environment for all. FreedomPop has an interesting deal for you: free 4G with a hitch. There's a new big gun in the mix by the name of HP ElitePad 900 – and it means business.