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.
There was no OS XI at WWDC. There was no plan to reinvent the wheel. The takeaway message at the launch event was simple: Apple is committed to OS X. With that in mind we went hands-on with Apple's newest iteration of OS X, Mavericks. Read on for our full impressions.
The last time we wrote about Windows 8.1, we had lots to talk about, but very little to share in the way of hands-on impressions. Now, after 15 hours with the update, we're ready to give you a full, in-depth hands-on. Click the link above for all of our thoughts and screenshots of Windows 8.1.
After Samsung's latest product push in London, we have nothing short of a Galaxy S 4 franchise on our hands. The Galaxy S4 Active, a water-resistant phone with a comfortable, attractive design, is a strong option for outdoorsy -- and clumsy -- types. But this newfound durability comes at a price. Read on for our full review.
The Xperia Z Ultra, Sony's newest addition to the Xperia range, follows the lines of the rest of the Z series. It has the same "OmniBalance" plane, uniform screen surface, but this time it measures in at 6.4 inches across while still running at 1080p resolution. Read our full hands-on up above.