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Engadget Daily: NYC's smartest neighborhood, pulsing pill for pooping 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.

Hyperrealistic virtual reality adventure Loading Human headed to Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus

Combine an Oculus Rift with Myst and you'd wind up with an experience similar to Untold Games' upcoming title Loading Human. Based on Unreal Engine 4, the adventure game hopes to take VR to hyperrealistic heights, should it receive Kickstarter funding, of course.

New York's next big neighborhood is its smartest

NYC's next and largest development since the Rockefeller Center is called Hudson Yards, and its gonna be loaded with sensors. But this connected neighborhood won't simply provide a hub for the quantified community, it's also about future-proofing, green power and self-sustainability.

Nintendo had another very bad year and it's all the Wii U's fault

It's no secret that Wii U sales have been less than great. In fact, they've been so bad that Nintendo's blaming its reported loss of $456 million on the console. At least it's got Mario Kart ​going for it, right?

Pulsing pill promises to put an end to problematic pooping

Pooping. We all do it, though some not as frequently as they should. To combat the all-too-common problem of constipation, Vibrant developed a vibrating pill that stimulates your bowel movements without any drugs. What's more, its test trials have been 100 percent successful with no side effects.

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