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The Daily Roundup for 05.06.2013

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You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the...
The Daily Roundup for 05.06.2013
How Google searches 30 trillion web pages, 100 billion times a month
XPS Duo 12: the wacky rotating display makes a comeback, reveals a better Dell along the way

AMD reveals Opteron 3300 and 4300 processors for the penny-pinching enterprise

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As a followup to its flagship Opteron 6300 launch last month, AMD has just released several more Piledriver-based processors meant for the server room. One eight-core and two quad-core models are part of the Opteron 3300 series, while the Opteron 4300 series gets six new CPUs: one quad-core, three...
AMD reveals Opteron 3300 and 4300 processors for the penny-pinching enterprise

Hands-on with Jolla's Sailfish OS (video)

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We recently had the chance to spend time with David Greaves and Vesa-Matti Hartikainen of Jolla and take Sailfish OS for a spin. As you might recall, this open source mobile OS builds upon Mer (a fork of MeeGo that includes Qt) and uses the Nemo framework with a...
Hands-on with Jolla's Sailfish OS (video)
Nvidia's Project Shield: Hands-on demo with the hot portable gaming system of CES (video)

The Weekly Roundup for 06.17.2013

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You might say the week is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workweek, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Weekly Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past seven days -- all handpicked by the editors...
The Weekly Roundup for 06.17.2013

Snapseed launches on Android with Google+ integration, now completely free

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While this shouldn't come as a huge surprise, today Google put to rest any lingering doubts about keeping Snapseed alive and well. After acquiring Nik Software last September, Google's just launched Snapseed for Android and refreshed the existing iOS app. The Android version features seamless Google+ integration (complete with...
Snapseed launches on Android with Google+ integration, now completely free

Firefox OS is repeating the mistakes of others and hoping for a different outcome

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I feel bad for Mozilla, I really do. Competitors and the march of time are closing in quicker than it can raise its defenses. Her crown jewel, Firefox, is feeling the squeeze as Chrome encroaches on its hard-won territory and mobile offensives have proven largely fruitless. This leaves Mozilla...
Firefox OS is repeating the mistakes of others and hoping for a different outcome

Green Dot aims to turn your smartphone into a bank account

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To reach the young and tech-savvy market, Green Dot has released a new app that lets users open and manage their checking account from a smartphone. The company is best known for selling re-loadable prepaid debit cards sold at stores like Wal-Mart. It is facing competition from the big...
Green Dot aims to turn your smartphone into a bank account

Konami provides sneak peek at Metal Gear Solid V

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During a FOX Engine panel at the Game Developers Conference, Hideo Kojima announced that The Phantom Pain and Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes combined is actually Metal Gear Solid V. Developing...Comments...
Konami provides sneak peek at Metal Gear Solid V

The Daily Roundup for 02.22.2013

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You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the...
The Daily Roundup for 02.22.2013

The Daily Roundup for 12.14.2012

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You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the...
The Daily Roundup for 12.14.2012

Verizon is in Your Sexts, Stealing Your Nudes

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Can you hear me now? (Photo: Naples News) While waiting for your data to transfer from an old cell phone to your new one, who hasn’t experienced that flash of fear that the Verizon employee doing the transfer will sneak a peek at your text messages? (You really should come...
Verizon is in Your Sexts, Stealing Your Nudes

The Daily Roundup for 06.28.2013

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You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the editors...
The Daily Roundup for 06.28.2013

Google Play Services code peek fuels rumors of a game framework

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Android may be improving its reputation as a gaming platform, but there isn't a consistent, official service that can tie everything together -- Google has no parallel to Xbox Live or Game Center. That might be changing, if Android Police's snooping around the Google Play Services component of the...
Google Play Services code peek fuels rumors of a game framework

iFixit pries open Google's Nexus 4, exposes somewhat stubborn battery

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The warranty-voiders over at iFixit decided to spend their Friday evening tearing into a freshly delivered Nexus 4 and have given us a peek inside Google's smartphone darling. After removing a pair of screws and spending a few minutes prying off the rear cover, the teardown specialists found that...
iFixit pries open Google's Nexus 4, exposes somewhat stubborn battery

VMultra bundles USB hub, DVD drive, SD slot and 500GB HDD to form ultimate laptop peripheral

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While Velocity Micro announced the VMultra earlier this year at CES, it's only now ready for primetime. The VMultra combines a USB hub, an SD card slot, a DVD±RW drive and 500GB of storage into a surprisingly slim package that connects to any computer via USB 3.0. If you...
VMultra bundles USB hub, DVD drive, SD slot and 500GB HDD to form ultimate laptop peripheral

Peek at a Big Game IT 'war room' -- at Domino's Pizza

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The company will deliver millions of pies in just a few hours during today's 49ers/Ravens faceoff, and an impromptu information systems brain center in Michigan will make it all possible. [Read more]...
Peek at a Big Game IT 'war room' -- at Domino's Pizza

Gigabyte PC revamps include game-ready Ultrabooks, AMD A4-based tablet (hands-on)

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Gigabyte loves to pull out all the stops at Computex, and this year is no exception: the company just unveiled 11 (mostly) new laptops and tablets. According to a brochure on hand at the computer maker's demo table, the emphasis is chiefly on slimmer portables with both Haswell-era Core...
Gigabyte PC revamps include game-ready Ultrabooks, AMD A4-based tablet (hands-on)

Instagram Explains Itself, Basically Confirms the Fear That I Had

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Instagram is providing a peek into the future of advertising. Let's see if you like it....
Instagram Explains Itself, Basically Confirms the Fear That I Had

The Daily Roundup for 03.14.2013

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You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the...
The Daily Roundup for 03.14.2013

LG Optimus L9 II, T-Mobile branded F6 appear on Twitter

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Android lover on a budget? LG just might be prepping a few new phones in your price bracket. Pictures obtained by @evleaks show a follow up to the firm's Optimus L9 smartphone as well as a mysterious F6 handset with T-Mobile branding. The Twitter-based source doesn't have a lot...
LG Optimus L9 II, T-Mobile branded F6 appear on Twitter

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 for Verizon hands-on

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 is no stranger to us, as we've had the opportunity to review the global unit on two occasions. This is the first time, however, that we've seen the S Pen-toting tablet bearing the Verizon logo -- and an unusually large one, to boot. Hardware-wise,...
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 for Verizon hands-on

Third-party camera app developers can take advantage of the iPhone 5′s superb low light boost mode

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Yesterday, John Gruber’s Daring Fireball called out Consumer Reports for what ge saw to be wildly inaccurate ratings of the iPhone 5′s low-light capabilities. They found the camera to be not much better than the iPhone 4S in their testing, but he had seen a massive improvement. I have also seen the...
Third-party camera app developers can take advantage of the iPhone 5′s superb low light boost mode

Red Pen might be the fastest way to get feedback on your designs

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As you may know, we’re big fans of single-purpose tools that make your life easier. This is especially true when it comes to design, because sometimes a simple, straight-forward solution can solve the worst headaches. We’ve given plenty of attention to apps of this category in the past, highlighting services...
Red Pen might be the fastest way to get feedback on your designs

Lego Mindstorms EV3 intros three new models, ready for summer tour (video)

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When Lego introduced the Mindstorms EV3 earlier this year, it bundled building instructions for five "hero" models, several of which can be seen in our CES hands-on. The complex kit of sensors, modules and bricks can do a lot more than that of course, and Lego community members have...
Lego Mindstorms EV3 intros three new models, ready for summer tour (video)

Amped Wireless' PLA2 super power-line adapters are available from today

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A few months after Amped let us peek at its Spring/Summer 2013 lineup, those products are now making their way to retail. The first of the bunch is the PLA2, a pair of power-line Ethernet adapters that are designed, as always, to push your internet where other hardware fears...
Amped Wireless' PLA2 super power-line adapters are available from today

Boost Mobile announces Samsung Galaxy Rush with Android 4.0, available late September for $150

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Boost Mobile is in New York City today to take the wraps off of its new fall lineup, and in addition to the Galaxy S II 4G, it'll be joined by the Samsung Galaxy Rush, a small (but slightly souped-up) smartphone that sports Android 4.0. Noteworthy specs include a...
Boost Mobile announces Samsung Galaxy Rush with Android 4.0, available late September for $150

The Daily Roundup for 12.28.2012

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You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the...
The Daily Roundup for 12.28.2012
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