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Daily Roundup: Raspberry Pi cellphone, HP's Android laptop, 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.

Raspberry Pi modded into a $160 cellphone

Combine a Raspberry Pi with a little know-how and you can build almost anything, including a phone. Programming savant David Hunt used $158 worth of off-the-shelf-parts to whip up his own touchscreen cellphone, and he'll teach you how to do it too.

Leaked HP video hints at a 14-inch laptop running... Android

A leaked clip found by Notebook Italia teases a new HP Slatebook 14 with a 1080p display and quad-core NVIDIA chip. What's so special about it? The laptop appears to be running a recent build of Android, not Chrome OS.

Xbox Entertainment Studios has at least 12 projects in production, committed to half

Xbox Entertainment Studio's future plans remain ambiguous, but today, its push into original programming became a bit more clear. According to XES president Nancy Tellem, the studio has 12 projects in the works and Microsoft is "committed" to at least six of them.

E.T. unearthed: The dig for legendary Atari cartridges in pictures

A documentary crew recently traveled to a landfill in Alamogordo, New Mexico hoping to prove the existence of E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, a legendary Atari game. And to the excitement of sci-fi enthusiasts everywhere, it appears the team was successful.

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