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Daily Roundup: Fitbit Force and ATIV Book 9 Lite reviews, Pebble iOS enhancements 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.

Pebble smartwatch iOS enhancements

Eric Migicovsky recently told us that Pebble would be shifting much of its focus from hardware to software. Today, we're seeing the first hint at that in the form of an iOS 7 app and developer's kit. Read on for more about Pebble's ecosystem enhancements, including upcoming apps from brand new partners.

Fitbit Force review

Fitbit's latest fitness gadget brings an OLED screen, making it look like more of a smartwatch than a fitness tracker. While it doesn't otherwise add many new cutting-edge features, what it does, it does well. So does this nearly indestructible fitness tracker amount to anything more than a glorified pedometer? Check out our review to see how it stacks up against the competition.

Facebook revamps its Like button

In an attempt to simplify its design, Facebook is pulling the iconic thumbs up symbol from its "Like" buttons. Apparently, the social giant has already seen an increase in likes and shares across the board, which it's attributing to the new design. Click through for more details about the upgrade's potential influence on web content.

Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite review

Scanning in at $800, the Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite is essentially a watered-down version of the flagship ATIV Book 9 Plus. But with a less-premium design and weaker internals, is the Book 9 Lite still worth consideration? Follow the link for our review and find out.

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