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Daily Roundup: Galaxy S5 review, Sony's Shuhei Yoshida on VR and more!

Andy Bowen, @An_dbowen
April 11, 2014
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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.

Samsung Galaxy S5 review: a solid improvement, but don't rush to upgrade

Samsung's latest handset, the Galaxy S5, has a slightly larger screen and squared edges, but nontheless recognizable as part of the Galaxy family. Packing a heart rate monitor, fingerprint scanner and extensively revamped TouchWiz UI, it's a solid upgrade from the GS4. But is it worth an early upgrade?

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An oral history of the last 20 years of gaming, as told by PlayStation's Shuhei Yoshida

Since the beginning, Shuhei Yoshida's been an integral part of Sony's PlayStation arm. From initiating franchises like Crash Bandicoot and Uncharted, to daily interacting with thousands of customers on Twitter, Yoshida helped build the foundation of the modern gaming industry.

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Sony's Shuhei Yoshida loves that Facebook bought Oculus, says it helps validate PlayStation's efforts

Most of us were surprised (maybe even appalled) once we learned that Facebook bought Oculus VR for $2 billion. Shuhei Yoshida, head of Sony Computer Entertainment's Worldwide Studios, however, was thoroughly excited.

Amazon phone reportedly coming in September with glasses-free 3D

According to the Wall Street Journal, Amazon's planning to release its own smartphone this coming September. What's more, the handset's reported to have four cameras with retina-tracking tech, making it possible to project 3D images without needing glasses.

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