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.
Godzilla, Frankenstein's monster and Bigfoot are mythical creatures that don't exist. But now, an equally beastly smartphone -- one seemingly designed specifically for them -- is available to buy. The Samsung Galaxy Mega is a respectable mid-range device, but it's too large for anyone who wants to sometimes use their phone one-handed. Read on for more.
Razer's 14-inch Blade is almost everything we wanted out of the company's first gaming laptop: a smaller, less-expensive machine with longer battery life, more power and a shockingly attractive chassis. These elements lift the machine's stature, defining it not only as a solid gaming machine, but also as a great Windows laptop in general. It's an enthusiast laptop, yes, but one we'd feel comfortable recommending to non-gamers, too. Click the link above for our full review.
It sounds like the future. Whirring electric skateboards, the joyous chatter of children in a distant playground and an unusual absence of petrol-powered machinery. It looks like the future, too. Read on as Darren Murph investigates Babcock Ranch, America's most sustainable city.
I've been to see ALICE -- though there was no looking glass to jump through, just a retina scanner and one very long elevator ride down into the earth. I've toured a CMS that has nothing to do with online publishing. I've even gently laid my body on the most powerful particle accelerator in the world. I did all of this at CERN, the international particle physics laboratory located near Geneva, Switzerland.
- 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
Razer Blade (2015)