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Daily Roundup: Lumia Icon headed to Verizon, the Galaxy S 5 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.

HTC's Desire 8 leaked

Looks like HTC is ready to make good on its promise to deliver more mid-range handsets. A leak suggests the Desire 8 will pack dual-SIMs, a 5.5-inch display and 13-megapixel shooter. Read on for more.


Nokia Lumia Icon headed for Verizon

Nokia's new Lumia Icon brings the same flagship experience and specs as the Lumia 1520, just in a more pocket-friendly size. The handset will hit Verizon shelves on February 20th for $200 with a two-year contract. Click through for details.

Google's Nest acquisition is official

The deal is done! The FTC has cleared Google's $3.2 billion purchase of Nest and now the company's founders Tony Fadell and Matt Rogers are free to shift their focus back to making home automation consumer friendly. Follow the link for details.

Samsung on the Galaxy S 5

Samsung's next-gen handset, the Galaxy S 5, is just weeks away from being announced. We actually already know quite a lot about what to expect from the unveiling. Click the link for the latest on the company's "back to basics" handset.

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