You might say the week is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workweek, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Weekly Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past seven days -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on through the break, and enjoy.
In recent years, smartphone photography has been centered around pixels. Lots and lots of pixels. But Google's latest concept phone, dubbed Project Tango, could take mobile imaging to an entirely new level. Read on as Engadget's Steve Dent explores the potential of handsets equipped with with multiple sensor technologies.
Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia is just around the bend, but the Finnish smartphone maker apparently couldn't wait. Say hello to Nokia's first Android handsets: the X, X+ and XL. At $122, $135 and $150, respectively, each device packs a slightly different combination of low-end specs. Read on for our impressions and hands-on photos.
Meet the Galaxy S5. Samsung's newest smartphone features top-of-the-line specs, a 5.1-inch display and an interchangeable polycarbonate backside. What's more, the S5 follows recent trends, packing a fingerprint scanner and heart beat sensor.
The second half of Microsoft's big Xbox One update is expected just ahead of Titanfall's March 11th release. Aside from being able to broadcast your gameplay via Twitch.tv, Xbox owners will exclusively be able to archive streams right from the console.
- Key specs
- Type Smartphone
- Operating system Android (KitKat [4.4])
- Screen size 5.1 inches
- Internal memory 16 GB
- Carriers (US) AT&T
- Dimensions 5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in
- Weight 5.11 oz
- Released 2014-04-11