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Weekly Roundup: Nexus 5 review, Peripheral Vision with Ayah Bdeir, Steam Controller hands-on and more!


You might say the week is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workweek, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Weekly Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past seven days -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on through the break, and enjoy.

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Nexus 5 review

Meet the Nexus 5, Google's latest pure Android experience that's built by LG. It's a power user's dream that sells for a mere $350, yet it packs all the cutting-edge hardware you'd expect to see in any new top-shelf handset. Read all about it in our full review.

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Engadget Expand NY

The curtains of Expand NY have officially closed, but we've got every bit and byte of the event archived in a neat little hub! Click on through for everything Expand, including Insert Coin competition winners, Raspberry Pi Make:Off, interviews from incredible speakers and more!

Peripheral Vision: Ayah Bdeir

This week on Peripheral Vision, we met with CEO of LittleBits, Ayah Bdeir. "I didn't set out originally to start a company," she explained. Regardless of intention, however, this tinker-minded entrepreneur has managed to bring the power of circuitry to those with limited technical knowledge. Clink the link for the entire interview.

Steam Controller hands-on

Engadget's own Ben Gilbert takes Valve's first consumer hardware for a spin. The Steam Controller, announced alongside SteamOS and Steam Machines this past September, aims to bridge the void between living room-compatibility and roughly 90 percent of Steam's game database. It's got clickable touchpads, but can it really serve gamers as a viable keyboard and mouse replacement? Click the link to find out.

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