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 learned almost everything we wanted to know about Fitbit's Force fitness and sleep tracking watch last week when it leaked to the general media. Today, however, the company officially announced its new wearable -- launching in the coming weeks for $129.95. The Force is able to deliver detailed tracking information (not just represent your steps as dots) like the time and even caller ID information. For more information click the link above.
Dropcam -- a company previously known for its camera integration software -- is back with the Dropcam Pro, version two of its WiFi-enabled video recording device. The Pro features a completely redesigned optical system that includes an all-glass lens, and a 130-degree field of view. Aside from updated hardware, Dropcam will also release new apps for iOS and Android, bringing pinch-to-zoom functionality and Activity Recognition to your smartphone. Read on for more.
Acer teased its new Haswell-powered Chromebook last month at Intel's Developer Forum, but until today the company kept specific details under wraps. Now called the C720, the 11.6-inch laptop uses a more efficient 1.4GHz Celeron processor and 4GB of low-power RAM to get you 8.5 hours of battery life. If these specs are enough to tempt you, head on over to Amazon or Best Buy and pre-order the device starting at $250. Click through for more.
Pantech's new Vega Secret Note includes not one, but five hot smartphone trends all packed into a single 8.85mm thick profile: a fingerprint reader, pen input, a rear touch sensor, LTE-Advanced data and an optional windowed front cover. Along with these features -- seemingly inspired by existing alternatives -- the phone also packs a Snapdragon 800 chip, 3GB of RAM and a 13-megapixel rear camera. Head on up for more information.
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