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.
Azio's new Wello iPhone case promises to make checking vital signs super easy. The wellness device is thin and light, yet it can measure heart rate, blood pressure, temperature and blood oxygen levels. It can even display the ECG waves from your heart. Should it be approved by the FDA, Wello will ship this fall for $199.
Ever heard of Satoshi Nakamoto? He's the mysterious individual said to be the creator of Bitcoin, and Newsweek claims to have found him. Indeed, a man by the name of Satoshi Nakamoto lives in California, but whether he's really the father of the digital currency is still up for debate.
Earlier today, Spotify acquired The Echo Nest: the company which happens to power the majority of internet radio services. What does this mean for the likes of Twitter #Music and Rdio? According to a Spotify representative, the company will continue to work with direct competitors to determine its "next business steps."
This isn't the first time Facebook has attempted to freshen up its news feed, and it won't be the last, either. Today's update brings a few relatively minor UI changes. For instance, comments from your friends will no longer be indented, but will instead be separated into their own post.
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- Key specs
- Reviews • 40
- Type Smartphone
- Operating system iOS (8)
- Screen size 4.7 inches
- Internal memory 16 GB
- Camera 8 megapixels
- Dimensions 5.44 x 2.64 x 0.27 in
- Weight 4.55 oz
- Released 2014-09-19