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Nintendo doesn't want to make mobile games, but it will do a Mii app for smartphones

Nintendo doesn't want to make mobile games, but it will do a Mii app for smartphones

By 14 February 2015

Nintendo has announced it is finally making a mobile device app: a Mii app, actually, for phones. While speaking to Japan's Nikkei business daily, Satoru Iwata, Nintendo's president, admitted he's opposed to developing phone and tablet versions of Nintendo... >>

Want to be a supermodel? YouCam Make Up app can help

Want to be a supermodel? YouCam Make Up app can help

By 13 February 2015

London Fashion Week is fast approaching and with it comes the bombardment of the supermodel breed and their symmetrical faces, perfect genes and tiny waist lines. They are among some of the world's most beautiful people but that's not to say the rest... >>

Wear a Nike FuelBand? Nike says take it off

Wear a Nike FuelBand? Nike says take it off

By 13 February 2015

Nike has released an update to its Nike FuelBand app for the iPhone that means you can ditch your Nike FuelBand altogether. The latest update to the iPhone version of the FuelBand app shifts away from needing the band to collect data to using the iPhone's... >>

What was the life-changing prize that awaited the Curiosity app winner? Nothing, it turns out

What was the life-changing prize that awaited the Curiosity app winner? Nothing, it turns out

By 13 February 2015

Back in May 2013, then 18-year-old Bryan Henderson won the Curiosity cube game. Curiosity, which was big news at the time, asked iOS and Android gamers to click away at tiny chunks of a large cube to peel back multiple layers in order to strip it away... >>

Apple is making FaceTime and iMessage more secure with two-step verification

Apple is making FaceTime and iMessage more secure with two-step verification

By 12 February 2015

Two-step verification is available for iMessage and FaceTime, after coming to iCloud last year. FaceTime is Apple's video call feature available on iOS devices and Macs, where as iMessage is the company's messaging service also available across its devices... >>

Facebook offers digital immortality, your profile can now live on after you die

Facebook offers digital immortality, your profile can now live on after you die

By 12 February 2015

If worrying about what you Facebook account will do after you die is high on your priority list, fret not. The mighty social network has now added a "legacy contact" feature to allow your account to be accessed after you're gone. Facebook has been subjected... >>

Buying chocolate? Show your tech credentials with The Cocoa Runners Pocket-lint Collection

Buying chocolate? Show your tech credentials with The Cocoa Runners Pocket-lint Collection

By 12 February 2015

Pocket-lint has teamed up with artisan chocolate website Cocoarunners.com to bring Pocket-lint readers a specially curated box by our founder Stuart Miles. Stuart set up Pocket-lint with an initial investment of £15, the same amount as his first investment... >>

Twitter buys Niche: Has it officially become a social media talent agency?

Twitter buys Niche: Has it officially become a social media talent agency?

By 12 February 2015

Twitter now has the means to turn Vine creators into bonafide stars...of ads. It just acquired Niche, a company that does a bunch of things, including connect social media stars to advertisers. Twitter didn't disclose financial terms of the deal, but... >>

Apple just killed one of its most popular apps, and here's why

Apple just killed one of its most popular apps, and here's why

By 11 February 2015

Farewell, Aperture. Apple has updated its official Aperture page to warn consumers that the popular app won't be available in the Mac App Store after the new Photos app for OS X launches in the spring. The same notice is also present in the app's description.... >>

It's official: Microsoft has acquired popular calendar app Sunrise

It's official: Microsoft has acquired popular calendar app Sunrise

By 11 February 2015

Microsoft just bought Sunrise, a cross-platform calendar app. Both companies reportedly announced the news through YouTube, but that video is no longer live. Rumours have been circulating for more than a week about the potential acquisition, with TechCrunch... >>