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#1448: CES trends and gadgets, new smart TVs add iTunes and AirPlay, USB-C validation, iPhone calling problem

CES—the massive tech show that attracts over 4500 exhibitors and 180,000 attendees—has wrapped up, and the intrepid Jeff Porten writes about the big tech trends from the event, sharing capsule write-ups of the most eye-catching products. Some of the announcements from CES involved Apple, and Josh Centers examines what it means for Apple to open up iTunes, AirPlay, and HomeKit to TV manufacturers. Also this week, Adam Engst untangles a problem that could have your iPhone calling other countries accidentally, and Glenn Fleishman explains how USB-C devices will become safer and more secure through a validation program.