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Daily Roundup: the future of the smartwatch, MWC 2014 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.

Smartwatches are dumb, but they don't have to be

Like it or not, smartwatches are here to stay. But do people really need another window into their digital worlds? Read on as Engadget's Joseph Volpe breaks down the latest trends.

Jolla preparing Android launcher

Though its first phone wasn't well received, Jolla wants to expand the Sailfish OS footprint by tapping into the Android community. Starting with its own Sailfish-based launcher, the company will follow up with a complete firmware download later this year.

BARCELONA, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 25:  Visitors take pictures of a new Nokia device during the first day of the Mobile World Congress 2013 at the Fira Gran Via complex on February 25, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain. The annual Mobile World Congress hosts some of the world's largest communication companies, with many unveiling their latest phones and gadgets. The show runs from February 25 - February 28.  (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Mobile World Congress 2014

The biggest mobile event of the year is just a few days away, and between the Galaxy S 5 and next-gen HTC One, it's shaping up to be a doozy. Here's what to expect from this year's Mobile World Congress.

Fitbit Force recall

Many Fitbit Force owners have been dealing with unfortunate skin irritation caused by the device. In fact, the company received so many complaints that it halted Force production and issued a voluntary recall for all units sold.

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