US Update: Samsung Smart TV, PSP 2, HTC Facebook phonesWe’ve got an action packed morning in tech news today, ready to get you through that mid-week crisis. In today’s US Update, we cover the IPTV capabilities of Samsung Smart TVs, look at LG’s Android plans for 2011, dish the latest scoop on the PSP 2 and more.

First up, the Samsung Smart TVs. In a press release this morning the company announced new IPTV apps for the platform, capable of replacing the set top boxes normally used for Internet protocol television. LG announced their fourth quarter financials, handset sales fell nearly 15.2 percent. LG plans to attack the high-end Android market in 2011, we’ve got the devices.

The Sony PSP 2 is set to be unveiled at an event in Tokyo today. We’ve rounded up the latest on the device, read on for the scoop. According to British paper, City A.M., HTC is making two Facebook phones — set to debut at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month. Will Facebook also launch the INQ Cloud Touch?

Last in this morning is a pre-order page for the Sony Xperia Arc (X12). The Android-powered smartphone is currently priced at £459.99, with free delivery. The latest release date is listed as April 1st, are you ready to commit?

That wraps up things this fine morning from the states. Thanks for spending your morning with us as we break the headlines fresh off the press from our side of the world. Until tomorrow, this is Nick saying over and out.

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