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As Microsoft Kills Off Nokia, It Signs Off On Its Own Eventual Demise

Opinion: PayPal is the latest company to join a long list to ditch support for the “fringe” phone operating systems: Microsoft’s Windows Phone, BlackBerry and Amazon’s Fire OS. This decision comes on the heels of Microsoft’s announcement of getting rid of a further 1,850 jobs, most of them from what remains of the staff that came to Microsoft from its acquisition of Nokia.


Seven Popular Fast Food Restaurants You Didn't Know Delivered

There’s nothing better about living in the 21st Century than the ability to order, pay for and arrange delivery of food from the comfort of our own homes. Thanks to the internet, we don’t even have to talk to anyone to do it. Though delivery has traditionally been reserved for pizza and cheap Chinese takeaway, you might be surprised how many of your favourite fast food joints deliver — from Red Rooster and Subway to gourmet burger joint Mary’s and decedent dessert maestro Gelato Messina.


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Today’s best deals include WinGym for Android, Toast for iOS and WorldWeather for Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


How To Give Guests To Access Your Wi-Fi Without Exposing Your Network

Most of us have a steady stream of visitors to our houses — friends, family, landlords, pizza delivery guys, Airbnb travellers — and many of them are going to want access to your wi-fi at some point. The normal process would be to hand over the passcode printed on the back of your router, but there’s actually a much better option: a guest access point.


Samsung Made A Galaxy S7 Edge For Batman

Sure, it’s actually called the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Injustice Edition, but we’d much prefer to call it the Batphone. Samsung has designed a special edition Galaxy S7 edge to promote Injustice: Gods Among Us on Android, and it looks bloody awesome.


Facebook Will Now Track You And Force Feed You Ads Even If You Don't Use It

There is no escaping Facebook’s advertising reach. The social network has announced that it will now be foisting ads on to every single person who uses third-party sites that are signed up to its advertising scheme, regardless of whether the user has a Facebook account or not.


Free Games Friday: Lume, Jack Lumber, Glory Of Generals 2

The weekend’s almost here, so you have time to relax and check out a free game (or three) on your smartphone. Here are the highlights from the last week.


A Simple Software Update Lets Any Smartphone Detect Squeezes And Forceful Touches

Apple made a big deal about the advanced technology it developed to facilitate the 3D Touch feature on the iPhone 6s. But engineers at the University of Michigan have not only recreated the feature such that it can work on any smartphone, they have also improved it by enabling phones to detect when they’re being squeezed, too.


App Deals: Get A Sleek New Media Player For Your iOS Device

Today’s best deals include MailDroid Pro for Android, AirPlayer for iOS and Files&Folders Pro for Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Google Maps Driving Mode Is Your Essential In-Car AI

You’re probably used to getting turn-by-turn directions to your next destination with Google Maps, but there’s also a pretty-well-hidden Driving Mode just for… well, driving. It alerts you to traffic problems, directs you to nearby gas pumps and stores, and is useful for those times when you already know your route or don’t even have a destination in mind.


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