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 here at the site. Click on through the break, and enjoy.
We knew Samsung was planning more devices, but we didn't expect the arrival of two Galaxy Mega smartphones at the same time. Both are apparently headed to Europe some time next month, continuing to prove that Samsung are willing to test out any screen-size.
Hugo Teso, a security consultant who also happens to be a trained commercial pilot, says he's developed an Android app that can make an airliner "dance to his tune" by attacking its flight management systems. The hack was demoed at this year's Hack In The Box conference in Amsterdam.
Wonder what a Nexus 7 / Kindle Fire / iPad Mini fighter from Microsoft would look like? You may find out soon, as the Wall Street Journal has just posted a "breaking news" alert that it's heard Microsoft is developing a new lineup of Surface tablets.
We probably shouldn't have been surprised when David Cope excitedly asked us if we'd like to see his new iPad app, as we began packing up our shoot for a forthcoming Engadget Show episode.
- Key specs
- Type Smartphone
- Operating system Android (Jelly Bean [4.2])
- Screen size 6.3 inches
- Internal memory 8 GB
- Camera 8 megapixels
- Dimensions 6.6 x 3.46 x 0.31 in
- Weight 7.02 oz
- Announced 2013-04-11
Apple iPad mini 4
Amazon Kindle Fire 2nd-gen
ASUS Nexus 7 2nd-gen
Microsoft Surface Pro 3