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Cool, new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus accessories

Got an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus on order and want to kit it out with some cool, new accessories? Here you go!

Must-have iPhone accessories (September 2016)

The iPhone is a great piece of kit, and one that has revolutionised the way we work and play. But with the right accessories you can make it even better.

Galaxy Note 7 owners are ignoring the safety warnings

You'd think that being lumbered with a device that was linked to multiple reports of fires and injuries would be a deal-breaker for people. Clearly, this isn't the case.

iOS 10 lets you delete built-in apps: Here's what you should replace them with

iOS 10 lets you delete built-in apps such as Mail and Calculator. Here are some better third-party replacements you can download.

How to install iOS 10 the safe and easy way

iOS 10 is released today, and hundreds of millions of iPhone and iPad users will be eager to download and install the new mobile operating system. Here's how to make sure the upgrade goes smoothly.

iPhone 7 gets a much-needed battery capacity boost

The Plus variant of the iPhone gave those willing to put up with a bigger handset the ability to get longer battery life. Now, iPhone 7 users get a big battery bump.

iPhone 7 shattering pre-order records

While Apple has said it's not going to talk about first weekend sales, it doesn't stop others offering up some data points.

Here's what Android owners do when Apple releases a new iPhone

We know how a new iPhone gets existing iPhone owners flocking to the Apple Store to upgrade, but how do Android users react to a shiny, new Apple phone?

How to securely wipe your iPhone for resale

Planning on selling your old iPhone now Apple has announced a new one? Here's how to do that securely.

Apple's failed fashion gamble

When the first Apple Watch was unveiled, it was clearly position as a fashion accessory. But in under a year-and-a-half, it has transitioned into a fitness device.

A10 Fusion: The silicon powering Apple's new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

The A10 Fusion doesn't offer as big a jump in performance as last year's A9, but it's still an impressive piece of silicon.

Apple publishes durability warning for new glossy Jet Black iPhone 7 finish

That new glossy black finish looks great, as long as you don't scratch it, so maybe you should keep it in a case.

Galaxy Note 7 will no longer use Samsung SDI batteries, claims report

Samsung will no longer use batteries manufactured by its affiliate company Samsung SDI following multiple reports of the Galaxy Note 7's battery exploding.

How much it costs to charge a smartphone for a year?

How much does the electricity needed to charge a smartphone over the course of a year cost? Under a dollar? A few dollars? Tens of dollars? Hundreds of dollars? Let's find out.

What the iPhone 7 needs to stay ahead of Android

While Apple likes to focus on making the new iPhone lighter, thinner, and faster, here are the five features the next iPhone needs. But will it get them?

Chrome for Windows to get battery performance boost

Google responds to Microsoft criticism that Chrome is a battery hog by introducing new power consumption enhancements.

Build yourself a $10 VR headset

Want to get a VR (Virtual Reality) headset but don't want to spend big bucks on one? Here's how you can transform an iPhone or pretty much any Android handset into a cool VR headset.

Quick and simple way to prevent laptop power cords fraying

I come across a lot of laptops with frayed power cords that are expensive to replace. Prevention is better than cure. Here's how to prevent the problem happening in the first place.

Build a monster 10-core high-end gaming/workstation PC

Intel has a new "king of CPUs," the 10-core Core i7-6950X Extreme Edition. Want this at the heart of your next PC? Here's what you'll need.

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