Daily Roundup: Andy Rubin's Google robotics, Microsoft completes Nokia acquisition and more!

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.

Google's next project is robotics

Google revealed its been working on a plethora of robotic projects for some time now, and leading the charge is former Android superstar, Andy Rubin. Click the link and read more about Google's "10-year vision" for the development of highly-mechanized manufacturing.

Hands-on with the YotaPhone

What you're looking at is a YotaPhone. This somewhat cumbrous handset rocks a secondary E-ink display as a power-saving alternative to its default 4.3-inch LCD. Despite the $675 price tag, Yota Devices CEO, Vlad Martynov, believes second generation devices will see a large cost reduction. Click on through and learn just how practical a phone with two screens can be.

Microsoft's Nokia acquisition

Today, Reuters reported that the European Commission gave Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia a final thumbs up. Click on through for more details and leave your predictions about the future of Windows Phone in the comments section.

AR.Drone with hijacking abilities

Both Amazon and UPS have recently announced intentions of one day soaring packages to your doorstep, courtesy of a drone. But could an airspace filled with courier mini-copters serve as a Pandora's box of aeronautical mischief? Click the link to learn more about a Raspberry Pi-equipped AR. Drone that can force its will upon other WiFi-controlled drones.

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