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.
We knew a Halo 4 successor was coming, but today, Microsoft and 343 Industries announced that Halo 5: Guardians will arrive fall of 2015. What's more, the live-action Halo TV series may debut around the same time. And now, we wait.
No one enjoys the thought of having their online routines tracked by advertisers, but is there really anything you can do about it? Read on as our own Jose Andrade dives into the Do Not Track (DNT) initiative and how it can protect you.
Windows Phone 8 users take note: Microsoft just announced its own Insteon home automation app is "coming soon." In addition, Insteon will sell standalone devices in the Windows Store, including a leak sensor, LED bulb and WiFi camera for $30 - $80, with kits starting at $200.
Sony's super successful Alpha A7 is getting a successor this year. Called the Alpha A7s, this full-frame mirrorless shooter will go on sale in July for $2,500 (body only). That's a lot of dough to cough up without getting a lens, but the A7s has the features to deserve it.
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- Key specs
- Type Mirrorless interchangeable lens
- Lens mount Sony E
- Resolution (effective) 12.2 megapixels
- Sensor size Full-frame
- Memory card SD (SDXC, SDHC), Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick Duo
- Dimensions 5 x 3.7 x 1.89 in
- Weight 17.25 oz
- Released 2014-07
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