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Daily Roundup: Vivo Xplay review, Star Wars Episode VII, Expand NY prizes 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.

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Microsoft Office Web Apps update

Today, Microsoft is following in the footsteps of Google Drive and giving its Office Web Apps support for simultaneous editing. This update also features a few intuitive changes to the apps themselves. Click through for all the details.

Vivo Xplay review

The Vivo Xplay is a 5.7-inch handset geared for audiophiles. Sporting "HiFi grade" audio chips, a 1080p display and Snapdragon 600 processor, the Xplay flaunts an array of internals that you wouldn't normally find in a $480 package. Read our full review to find out how Vivo's latest smartphone compared to other audio-oriented devices like the HTC One Max.

Check out all the sweet gear you could win at Expand NY

Expand NY is jam-packed with fantastic speakers, hands-on opportunities, awesome sponsors and even bionic suits. What could possibly be lacking? That's easy, prizes! Follow the link for a list of the latest and greatest devices that attendees are eligible to win.

Google updates Glass

Thanks to a recent update, proud owners of a Google Glass headset can peruse their calender with simple voice commands. And for those of you who have ever been frustrated by accidentally long-pressing your touchpad, Google's completely removed the functionality, now requiring a triple-touch to initiate search. Click on through for details about a few other upgrade goodies.

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