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.
This week on Peripheral Vision we sit down with Seth Lind, director of operations for the popular weekly show This American Life. From the durability of radio to new, digital listening habits, Lind reveals his thoughts on why people are still drawn to the FM.
Twitter only recently graduated into the NYSE, and now it might have another expansion up its sleeve. Sources have told AllThingsD the site is developing a standalone messaging app. This news follows a recent change to Twitter's direct messaging feature, lending extra weight to this rumor.
The LG G Pad 8.3 is now available online in the US, courtesy of Best Buy. More of a hands-on type? You can test-drive the $350 tablet in stores come November 3rd.
Saucy Salamander is here. Ubuntu version 13.10 echoes the fine-tuning of the earlier Raring Ringtail. Along with performance improvements and a new feature called Smart Scopes, the latest version brings the ability to sign into Ubuntu One for cloud storage during the installation process. Click on through to download from the source.
- Key specs
- Form factor Tablet
- Operating system Android (Jelly Bean [4.2])
- Screen size 8.3 inches
- Storage type Internal storage (16 GB, Flash), Memory card
- Camera (integrated) 5 megapixels
- Dimensions 8.54 x 4.98 x 0.33 in
- Weight 11.92 oz
- Announced 2013-09-01
Canonical Ubuntu 14.04
Canonical Kubuntu 13.10