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Weekly Roundup: Pebble Steel review, Google Glass prescription frames 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.

Google Glass gets prescription frames

Google's making good on its promise to deliver a headset with prescription frames. The eyeglasses are currently available as a $225 upgrade for Google Explorers, but early adopters will be able to pick up a pair as early as this afternoon. Click the link for details about styles and insurance options.

Apple iWatch and iOS 8 rumors

We're still waiting for Apple to make its official appearance in the smartwatch/wearables market. In the meantime, recent reports are hinting at a focus on fitness for the rumored "iWatch" (or whatever it's officially called) and a "Healthbook" app for iOS 8. Click through for details.

Facebook unveils Paper for iPhone

Earlier this week Facebook introduced yet another news aggregator into the world. Dubbed Paper, this (as of now) iPhone-only app promises a distraction-free layout with curated news from well-known sites and "emerging voices." Follow the link for more information.

Pebble Steel review

Smartwatches aren't typically known for their sleek design, but the Pebble Steel is certainly a looker. At $249, Pebble's new all-metal wearable may cost a bit more, but it's got the right amount of bling to make up for it. Follow the link for our review.

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