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Daily Roundup: Apple explains Touch ID, Google's modular phone and more!

<i>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</i> …

For $1, you can build a device that uses TV signals to recognize gestures

There’s energy all around us in the form of TV, radio and WiFi signals. Develop a device that doesn’t need much power, and you can harvest enough …

Google Hangouts for iOS gets iPad optimisation with a little touch of iOS 7 - Pocket-lint

Google is once again firming its position so it can continue supporting its iOS apps, and doing it beautifully.<p>The maker of Android released a big …

Netflix team hacks together custom playlists, sleep tracking - Pocket-lint

Netflix recently held a company Hack Day, at which its team got experimental and made new projects for the streaming video network.<p>Netflix posted the …

Google Barge bids farewell to San Francisco, to make Stockton its new California home

Still think of the Google Barge as a wacky idea from a company that makes more money than it knows what to do with? Well, Mountain View will soon prove that a floating building has its merits: for one, when the company gets in trouble with authorities, it can get the hell out of dodge... literally. …

The atomic clocks that keep satellites and your smartphone on time

The US Naval Observatory is home to a set of incredibly precise atomic clocks that record America's official time. Its clocks are relied upon for a vast range of functions, from providing the time on your smartphone lock screen to keeping GPS satellites accurate in their calculations. The clocks, …

Gaming Veterans Start Midverse To Bolster App Marketing, Engagement on Android

Riz Virk and Mitch Liu have been through pretty much every wave of the shift to free-to-play mobile and social gaming.<p>They had an early mobile gaming hit called Tap Fish (which even had its own silly moment on The Daily Show). They sold their company Gameview Studios to Japanese gaming giant DeNA. …