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Nintendo loses a little piece of its identity with 'Super Mario Run'

Today, Nintendo announced Super Mario is going mobile -- Super Mario Run will launch on iOS and Android before the end of the year. We knew the company was making more content for smartphones, but for long-time Nintendo fans, this announcement still feels like a shock. Show More Summary

Snapchat considers offering public stock

Snapchat is growing fast, which means that it will need more money... and it may be taking the steps it needs to bring in that extra cash. The Information's sources claim that Snapchat is talking to investment banks about the possibility of an initial public stock offering either in late 2016 or early 2017. Show More Summary

After Math: iPhone 7 edition

The newest iPhone is out, well all of it except for the headphone jack. But that's not all that Apple announced during its press conference in San Francisco this morning. The company also showed off its new Apple Watch, boasted about...Show More Summary

Apple drops iPad prices while bumping up the storage

While Tim Cook and Co. didn't make any iPad announcements on stage earlier, Apple's tablet range did get a few changes today. Like the iPhone line, Apple is bumping the minimum storage to 32GB across the board and keeping the same price as the previous 16GB models. Show More Summary

The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are all about subtle, powerful changes

The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are here, and wouldn't you know it -- just about all those leaks were right. It goes without saying that we're not looking at a massive redesign here, either. There are the new Black and Jet Black finishes, the camera humps have change, the antenna bands have been moved and they're more subtly worked into the body. Show More Summary

The iPhone 7 Plus vs. the competition: How even is the field?

The iPhone 7 Plus finally brings a dual camera to the iPhone line. But there are plenty of other big handsets out there with their own stellar features, including the LG's newly unveiled V20 and its Hi-Fi Quad DAC. Check out the table...Show More Summary

The Apple Watch Nike+ is a running watch I might actually use

I've been wearing the original Apple Watch every day for the past eight months, but never as a running watch. As much as I enjoy the device for its notifications, slick Activity app and stylish design, I would never, ever trust it on a training run. Show More Summary

Apple killed off its super expensive gold Edition watches

With today's launch of the Apple Watch Series 2, Tim Cook and company added the sleek new Ceramic Edition, but quietly did away with the more ostentatious, solid 18-karat gold version. While that ceramic Series 2 model doesn't exactly come cheap at $1,249, it's still a fraction of the price of Apple's previous top shelf, $10,000-plus Gold Edition.

Courage is not how you sell iPhones

Today, during its annual iPhone event, senior vice president of worldwide marketing, Phil Schiller said Apple was ditching the headphone jack found in pretty much every audio device ever made because of "courage." Yeah, not so much.

The iPhone 7 vs. the competition: Win some, lose some

The new 4.7-inch iPhone is here and, just like the rumors predicted, the headphone jack is no more. If you're not thrilled with having to shop for a new pair of earbuds, it might be worth looking to see how the new water-resistant handset stacks up against its Android competition. Show More Summary

Apple Watch Series 2 UK release date and pricing

Apple's iPhone 7 event may be over, but now is the time to unpack everything we've seen. One of the biggest announcements of the evening was the Apple Watch Series 2. At first glance, the second-generation Apple Watch is almost indistinguishable from the first. Show More Summary

UK pricing for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

As one of the biggest tech events of the year draws to a close, it's time to catch our breath. By now, you may've heard all about Apple's new iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus and second-generation Watch, as well as the slew of software release dates also announced today. Show More Summary

Apple warns the new Jet Black iPhones are prone to scratches

If you've always preferred shiny gadgets, the Jet Black iPhone 7 is totally up your alley. A word of warning, though: Apple admits that you might have to take extra good care of it to keep it scratch-free. In the new iPhone 7 page on...Show More Summary

Snapchat reportedly drops Local Stories for cities

For a while, Snapchat has run Local Stories, or daily summaries of what's happening in your city based on videos from users in the area. However, you may have to go without them before long. Bloomberg sources understand that Snapchat...Show More Summary

Project Ara's death is bad news for the weird side of Google

Last week, Google announced that it was killing Project Ara, the company's modular smartphone initiative. Ara was easily one of the coolest and strangest things Google was working on, but the project always felt like a bit of a longshot. Show More Summary

Android Pay hits the web via Chrome

Android Pay is about to work in many, many more places. As promised, Google is bringing Android Pay to the web. If you use Chrome to shop at online stores like 1-800-Flowers and Groupon, you can soon rely on Android's official mobile...Show More Summary

The £499 Moto Z and Moto Mod accessories come to the UK

This week may well be dominated by the launch of the new iPhone, but that doesn't mean Apple's smartphone rivals are holding things back. After a few months of US exclusivity, Lenovo has finally brought its super-customisable all-metal...Show More Summary

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall: how to replace your UK phone

It's only been five days since it confirmed the Galaxy Note 7 battery problem and issued a global recall for its highly-rated smartphone, but Samsung is moving quickly to limit the damage. A couple of days after it issued replacement...Show More Summary

LG's new V20 wants to be the all-in-one flagship the G5 wasn't

When LG unveiled its hardy V10 last year, it was... well, it was a little weird. With a beefy body, a double-selfie camera and a tiny second screen, the V10 was the result of LG being a little weird. Lo and behold, the phone did surprisingly well around here. Show More Summary

Microsoft is reportedly taking on Slack with 'Skype Teams'

Microsoft is building Skype Teams, a group messaging service that's similar to Slack, according to a report from Microsoft news blog MSPoweruser. Skype Teams takes a lot of the features that makes Slack so popular, including the ability to add channels, share files and privately message people, and it adds a few more functions. Source: MSPoweruser

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