The Weekly Roundup for 12032012

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 7 days -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on through the break, and enjoy.

Engadget Expand

Announcing our new two-day experience that kicks our reader meetup vibe up (more than) a few notches!

Google Maps for iOS hands-on

After a surprise launch of Google Maps for iOS this week, we went hands-on with the new (old) mapping service.

Oppo Find 5 hands-on

The Find 5 uses the same gorgeous five-inch 1080p screen as HTC's Droid DNA and Butterfly, but what really blew us away was the new phone's solid build quality...

Editorial: Does Windows Phone even have a chance without Google?

Go ahead -- lambaste me for even mentioning it. I'll wait. Now, how's about we look beyond the surface...

Switched On: The roads to home automation