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.
What you're looking at is not a mask from Halo, it's part of the US Army's new "soldier of the future" concept. As of now, the helmet is just a render, but this design could one day protect our forces from heat, humidity and even chemical agents.
Today, the Russian government threatened to end cooperation with America on maintaining the GPS network, unless the US promises to house stations supporting the competing GLONASS. Gee, thanks Putin.
Once again, Sony's hit the nail on the head with its Alpha 6000: a well-rounded camera with speedy performance, fit for the novice and advanced photographer alike. At only $800, it packs the most bang per buck of any mirrorless shooter around.
Creative Labs has deep roots in the PC market. But as our world becomes increasing mobile, how does such a company adapt? Well, the audio specialist's betting on its new $200 Bluetooth speaker, the Sound Blaster Roar.
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- Key specs
- Type Mirrorless interchangeable lens
- Lens mount Sony E
- Resolution (effective) 24.3 megapixels
- Sensor size APS-C
- Memory card SD (SDXC, SDHC), Memory Stick PRO Duo
- Dimensions 1.77 x 4.72 x 2.64 in
- Weight 12.1 oz
- Released 2014-04-16