Daily Roundup: Ubuntu's first phones, Lumia Icon review and more!

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Daily Roundup: Ubuntu's first phones, Lumia Icon review 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.

Nokia Lumia Icon review

Nokia's latest smartphone, the Lumia Icon, packs the same high-end specs and imaging tech as the Lumia 1520, just in a smaller, 5-inch package. The Icon will be available February 19th from Verizon for $200 on-contract.

Ubuntu phones arriving in 2014

Canonical is finally ready to enter the mobile market, and it's already got two manufacturers on board. Details on the Ubuntu-based handsets are scarce, but we've been told to expect more information during Mobile World Congress.

Early upgrades: should you take the bait?

No one likes waiting two years for a new smartphone, but are plans like T-Mobile's Jump and AT&T's Next all they're made out to be? Our own Brad Molen tallies the pros and cons of early upgrade programs from the major US carriers.

The FCC will rework its net neutrality rules

The FCC announced it won't seek an appeal following a recent ruling that secured Verizon's right to favor certain types of internet traffic. The commission will instead write a new set of guidelines to ensure net neutrality, with the goal of enshrining them by late spring or early summer.

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