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.
This week we reviewed the Moto X, a phone made on native US soil by Motorola, now clearly a Google owned company. After spending the better part of five days with the multi-colored device, we have a review that will surely help you decide whether to buy, or not to buy it. Click the link above to read our full thoughts.
The much-anticipated, much-leaked LG G2 finally revealed its already well known face this week. The G2 comes just under a year after the unveiling of LG's first flagship phone, the Optimus G. So, will the new 5.2-inch, 13-megapixel, 2GB RAM phone help LG "knock" one out of the park? Or will it just get lost in the overcrowded smartphone market we have today? Read on to find out.
The NSA's PRISM program has been an absolute PR nightmare for the White House, and in turn the Obama administration. This week, to help mend America's trust, Obama took the stage laying out a path to increased transparency, and better communication with the country. Head on up for more info on the President's speech.
Jeff Bezos, best known as Amazon's CEO, bought The Washington Post in a surprise move this week. The price tag? $250 million dollars, in cash. Bezos has made it clear that he "won't be leading The Washington Post day-to-day," but rather will act as an overseeing figure to the prolific media outlet. Although he won't be breathing over any shoulders, Bezos stresses that "there will, of course, be change at The Post over the coming years." Check out the source for his full message addressed to the newspaper's employees.
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- Key specs
- Reviews • 40
- Type Smartphone
- Operating system iOS (8)
- Screen size 4.7 inches
- Internal memory 16 GB
- Camera 8 megapixels
- Dimensions 5.44 x 2.64 x 0.27 in
- Weight 4.55 oz
- Released 2014-09-19
Motorola Moto X 2nd-gen
Microsoft Xbox One