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.

Chromebook Pixel review: another impractical marvel from Google

We've had a bit of a love / hate relationship with the Google Chromebook since the first one crossed our laps back in 2011 -- the Samsung Series 5.

The PS4's processor and performance: what we know and what we think we know

After all the press events, TV cameos and probing interviews, what do we really know about the PS4? The announcement of the next-gen console is a prime example of having an abundance of specs and a lack of knowledge.

The ever-expanding smartphone screen: how supersized became everyday

Read along as we look at how smartphones have swelled over time, and how we're learning to love (or cope with) their dimensions.

Hands-on with Tizen 2.0 on Samsung's developer handset

Shuffle along, shuffle along, because this couch is about to get crowded. Alongside the big four, we now have Ubuntu, Firefox OS and the latest version of Tizen.