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Weekends with Engadget: Nokia joins Microsoft, lost Andy Warhol artwork and more!


Welcome to Weekends with Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines from the past seven days -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. For even more action, subscribe to our Flipboard magazine!

Nokia is now officially part of Microsoft

Well, it's finally official: Nokia is now one with Microsoft. What does that mean for the of the Nokia X and Lumia handsets? Read on to find out exactly what you need to know about the acquisition.

A traveler's guide to in-flight WiFi

Just as airlines are becoming more friendly towards gadgets, in-flight WiFi is making great strides at 30,000 feet. Read on as Zach Honig, our own resident travel expert, explains the newest connectivity options from several major airlines.

Netflix data didn't feed House of Cards' success, 'the bliss of ignorance' did

If you were turned off to Netflix's House of Cards after the serie's brutal opening scene, you wouldn't be alone. But regardless of the negative feedback, Beau Willimon, the man responsible for the show's development, says that his only responsibility is to "tell a great story."

Defiantly plastic: designing the Galaxy S5

Many of you might be wondering why the Samsung Galaxy S5 is crafted from polycarbonate instead of metal. According to Senior Product Designer Dong Hun Kim, plastic is warmer, friendlier and better symbolizes the company's design concepts.

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet review: A top-tier slate with a familiar face

The Xperia Z1 slate was Sony's debut into the high-end tablet market. Now, the company's back for round two with the Xperia Z2 Tablet -- and it looks a lot like its sibling. The Z2 may be more of a refinement than exciting new product. But hey, if it ain't broke, don't fix it.

Google Senior VP and head of Google+ Vic Gundotra is leaving the company

Earlier this week, Vic Gundotra, the man responsible for Google+, announced he's parting ways with Google. After eight years of service to the Mountain View company, Gundotra fittingly took to G+ and explained that "now is the time for a new journey, a continuation."

Lost Andy Warhol artworks discovered on Amiga floppies from the '80s

Apparently, pop artist Andy Warhol crafted a small, previously unseen collection with an Amiga 1000 back in 1985. And thanks to the collaborative efforts of several artists, archivists, curators and the Carnegie Mellon University Computer Club, the works have been recovered from a whopping 41 floppy discs.

Google Glass now available to anyone, may be prepping for public launch

Move over Google Explorers. As of this week, anyone can splurge on their very own Google Glass headset, not just those with an invite. Now you can finally spend the $1,500 of cash that's burning a hole in your back pocket.

Samsung opens its own Innovation Museum, we take an early tour

Samsung recently opened its new Innovation Museum to the public, offering a stylish look at the history behind some of the greatest technological milestones of our time. Fortunately for you, our own Mat Smith already visited the complex for a tour.

Samsung Gear Fit review: a messy merger of fitness band and smartwatch

Samsung's Gear Fit is an interesting blend between a smartwatch and fitness tracker. Sure, it's comfortable, has a beautiful display and a built-in hear rate monitor, but its software leaves much to be desired. As is, the Gear Fit isn't worth $200.

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