The Daily Roundup for 06.14.2013

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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 Daily Roundup for 06142013

Microsoft Office Mobile for iPhone hands-on

It wasn't a question of whether Microsoft would release Office for iOS, but when. The company just released a free Office Mobile app for the iPhone, and it's available today in the US, with other regions to follow over the coming days. We went hands-on with the new productivity app, and found it to be limited in many aspects. Read on for our full first impressions.

HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook review: a first attempt at Chrome OS that cuts too many corners

Things have been pretty quiet on the Chromebook front since the launch of Google's gorgeous, but pricey flagship, the Pixel. Enter HP with its 14-inch Pavilion Chromebook, a laptop that offers zippy performance and solid build quality, but ultimately cuts too many corners. Its poor keyboard layout and antiquated trackpad make the machine hard for us to recommend. Check out our full review up above.

Distro Issue 95: The past, present and future of gaming converge at E3

Over the course of this past week, gaming-minded geeks descended upon Los Angeles for the industry's annual summer shindig. In the latest issue of our slate magazine, we hit the show floor at E3 2013 to offer up impressions of the latest gaming gadgetry. Check out the full issue of Distro, which can be found at the link above.

E3 2013 roundup: Xbox One, PS4 and more from the big show (video)

It was a wild few week at this year's Electronics Entertainment Expo. Just think -- nearly a decade after the last generation of consoles was unveiled by Microsoft and Sony, we've gotten our first close-up look at the next generation. For those of you whom the week was a little too busy to keep up with, we've summed up all the E3 news at the link above.

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