Daily Roundup: Twitter's redesign, Lightroom mobile for the iPad, and more!

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Andy Bowen
April 9th, 2014

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.


Twitter's new profile design kinda looks like Facebook

Today, Twitter got a facelift -- and it looks a lot like Facebook. The revamp includes a larger header photo, the ability to filter between tweets with or without media and "pin" certain tweets to the top of your feed. All new accounts will launch with the design, but it'll make its way to others "in the coming weeks."

US Navy fine tunes seafaring laser weapon and unmanned robocopters

What's better than a regular ole' helicopter? A full-sized remote control helicopter, of course. The Navy's latest robocopter can be piloted from a tablet after only 15 minutes of training and it automatically detects and avoids obstacles. In addition, the Armed Forces branch has a new laser which fires high-energy beams that cost around $1 per shot.

Lightroom mobile arrives for iPad with touch-friendly interface, realtime sync

Lightroom mobile for the iPad is here! Adobe's latest companion app brings photographers most of the most of the funtionality found in the desktop version, and any changes you make will be pushed to your Lightroom cloud.

Neil Young on digital audio: You're doing it wrong

Neil Young has a plan to serve up high-resolution audio, and it's called Pono. But why would anyone spend $400 on a somewhat chunky media player and re-buy all of their music library in FLAC format? We sat down with the rock icon to find out.

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