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

Samsung Galaxy S 4 with Exynos Octa-core: what's different?

The Exynos-powered GS4 is just as excellent as the Snapdragon 600 variant, with slightly better performance. However, the lack of LTE will be a dealbreaker for some. Read on to find the difference an octo-core processor makes.

Sony VAIO Fit 15 review (2013): Sony's mainstream notebooks get a makeover

The Fit 15 combines a pretty design with impressive specs, solid performance and an improved keyboard, but it's hindered by short battery life and narrow viewing angles. Read on for our full review and detailed look into the pros and cons of Sony's newest notebook.

Fitbit Flex review

For $100 the Flex offers the features you'd desire most in a fitness tracker while also being more attractive and more affordable than its competitors. But does the Flex deliver enough at that price to make it the standout choice? Read on to find out.

The Minds Behind XPRIZE: The making of the next visionary challenge

Each year, XPRIZE asks for help from some of the world's greatest thinkers, tasking them to decide which of the world's many and myriad problems are ready for solutions. Join us as we take you on the inside.

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