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 Xbox One launches tomorrow and naturally, iFixit has already cracked it open. The verdict? Much of the hardware is standard and easily to replace. There's also potential for a serious DIY storage upgrade, if you don't mind voiding the warranty. Click the link for iFixit's official repairability score.
Remember the days when you could get a brand new gaming console up and running in under five minutes? Engadget's Ben Gilbert sure does. Follow the link to find out why day one patches mark the end of golden age in the gaming industry.
GameBench's "uncheatable" benchmark is still in the beta stage, but that hasn't stopped its developers from throwing an HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S 4 into the ring together. Click on through for the results of the cage match. You just might be surprised.
Meet The Lumia 2520, Nokia's first Windows tablet. This $499 slate is no less colorful than other members of the Lumia line, wrapped in a polycarbonate shell. Spec-wise, it sports a 2.2GHz Snapdragon 800 chip, stunning 1,920 x 1,080 IPS display and and the same camera as the Lumia 720. Click through for our review.
- Key specs
- Type Smartphone
- Operating system Android (Jelly Bean [4.2])
- Screen size 5 inches
- Internal memory 16 GB
- Carriers (US) AT&T
- Dimensions 5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in
- Weight 4.59 oz
- Released 2013-04-27
HTC One (M9)
Nokia Lumia 2520
Microsoft Xbox One