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.
The Engadget Expand conference is just around the corner and we've got yet another treat for those attending: Matt Richardson of Make Magazine will be hosting a Raspberry Pi-flavored make-off in New York. Follow the link for more details on how you can enter the contest.
In an interview today, Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe put any rumors regarding multiple versions of the Oculus Rift to rest with this statement: "We will be delivering a single Oculus Rift, which is a tether to multiple different devices." Iribe went on to chat about the broadening scope of Rift-supported devices, along with their GPU requirements. Read on for the rest of the interview.
LG's newest G series addition touts an 8.3-inch, 1080p IPS screen, capacious 4,600mAh battery and a Snapdragon 600 processor. Though the specs aren't mind-blowing, the G Pad 8.3 marks LG's first step toward the high-end tablet market. We enjoyed its solid construction and notable battery life, but is this tablet worthy of its $350 price point? Click the link and continue reading for our full review.
The industrious folks at iFixit have cracked open Apple's latest tablet and the results are what we thought they'd be. Click through to the source to learn why the teardown revealed that Apple's use of adhesive on the iPad Air made for one of the most "difficult battery removal procedures to date."
- 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
Apple iPad Air 2
Raspberry Pi A/B