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're just four days away from Apple's iPhone event in Cupertino, CA, and the rumor mills are seriously heating up. We've seen leaked pictures of a golden iPhone, a fingerprint scanning home button, and a wide array of colors for the company's cheaper device -- the 5C. Whatever the news is, we'll be there covering the whole thing live! But if you can't stand to wait any longer, click through and read our full iPhone rumor round-up.
By now you've undoubtably heard the news that our tablet magazine will be closing its virtual doors come September 27th. But, don't be sad because we've got a jam-packed issue for you here, today. In Issue 106 our crew of Engadget editors reports back from across the pond in Berlin, Germany at this year's IFA 2013. We also examine Microsoft's recent Nokia acquisition, split open Google's newly announced Android 4.4 KitKat, and review Kobo's Aura e-reader. Read on for more.
We're back with our second episode of the newly announced Peripheral Vision show, brought to you by the producers of the Engadget Show. This week we sat down with Marc Maron -- star on the popular IFC show Maron, and ex-host on Air America's Morning Sedition -- to chat about the trouble with Twitter, making a name for yourself from the comfort of your own garage, and more! Head on up to stream the full episode.
The Xbox One is coming in November, and along with the new gaming console comes an updated version of Microsoft's SmartGlass for iOS, Android, and Windows phone devices. Go ahead and plan on inviting 15 pals over for a gaming get-together, because the new version of SmartGlass supports 16 Smart devices connected at once (double the connected controller cap). Just imagine the potential for a giant game of Monopoly, or Dungeons & Dragons,
or canasta! Click the link above for more details, and a video hands-on.