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Learn how to deal with contentious topics (and friends) on Facebook, get the scoop on the Lumia Denim update for Windows Phone devices and get enlightened about the cheapest smart bulbs around. All this and more can be found in today's Daily Roundup.

Facebook, people, and arguing: my social network experiment

Facebook is one of the most popular social networks around. It's inevitable to get into disagreements with friends and Ben discusses how he handles it, plus some interesting trends he noticed in 2014.

Microsoft's camera-focused Lumia phone update rolls out in earnest

Microsoft has started a wider roll out Lumia Denim, a new update that brings along a number of imaging improvements. Depending on how fast Microsoft's carrier partners finish their testing, many countries and devices will start seeing Denim later this month.

Cree's affordable smart bulb works with Zigbee and Wink home hubs

Smart bulbs are generally expensive, but Cree has a new option out that makes it much more affordable to start outfitting your home.

Console sales up dramatically in 2014 as Xbox One finishes strongly

December was a strong month for console sales, with 20 percent more sold compared to the same time last year. The overall winner though? Xbox One, which topped the charts for the second straight month.

Scientists find Mars probe Beagle 2 intact a decade after it disappeared

British spacecraft Beagle 2 was supposed to land on Mars back in 2003. Unfortunately, no signal was ever received leaving scientists to wonder what happened to the wayward probe. Recent images from NASA's Hi-RISE spacecraft show that Beagle 2 made it to Mars after all.

UK police arrest man connected to Lizard Squad PlayStation and Xbox attacks

Christmas Day was pretty bad for owners of Playstation and Xbox consoles as a DDoS attack by "Lizard Squad" prevented gamers from connecting to the services. UK authorities say that they've arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with the attack.

This isn't the last we've heard of Samsung buying BlackBerry

Samsung is interested in BlackBerry? It seems like we've heard these rumors before. Even if nothing comes of these rumors, this probably isn't the last time that we'll hear about them.

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