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The iPhone X feels like ‘the future of the smartphone’

We just got a quick chance to play with the iPhone X, Apple’s new flagship phone arriving later this year. The thing that a lot of people want to talk about with the iPhone X is its $999 starting price, but when you have the phone in your hand, it … iPhone 8: wireless charging, steel-reinforced glass, starts at $699CNET Apple debuts high-end $999 OLED Super Retina Display iPhone X with Face IDAppleInsider (press release) (blog)

Samsung just tried to steal some of the iPhone X’s thunder, and it really didn’t work

Today is the day tens of millions of Apple fans around the world have been eagerly anticipating for months. That’s right, it’s new iPhone day! Apple CEO Tim Cook and several of his fellow executives will take the stage in Cupertino, California on … Samsung Announces Plans for Galaxy Note Smartphone With Bendable Display in 2018Mac Rumors How the iPhone X’s Big Screen Will Change Your PhoneNew York Magazine Samsung tries to steal Apple’s iPhone X thunder by teasing foldable Galaxy Note in 2018AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

Up close with the new LTE-enabled Apple Watch

Apple just announced a third version of the Apple Watch, the smartwatch it first launched in 2015. Since then, the Apple Watch has evolved into a product that’s really only great at a few things — notifications, fitness, and authentication like … Apple announces $399 Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular, letting you ditch your iPhone for data on the goAppleInsider (press release) (blog) Apple Reveals New ‘Apple Watch Series 3’ Models With LTE and Faster Dual-Core ProcessorMac Rumors Apple Teams With American Well On Using Watch Series 3 to Detect Abnormal Heart RhythmsFortune .

How Apple TV 4K could outpace competition from Roku, Amazon and more

The Apple TV 4K is here, and it has both 4K resolution (as the name implies) and HDR support, which means it can work with the latest TVs, projectors and content formats for better picture, brighter colors and generally improved visuals. But neither 4K … $179 Apple TV 4K boasts high dynamic range support, free 4K upgrades to iTunes movie purchasesAppleInsider (press release) (blog) Apple TV 4K Unveiled – And It Actually Looks Really GoodForbes Apple has upgraded its Apple TV box, but it’s not yet reinventing TVRecode .

Here’s When Apple Park Will Open to the Public

Apple Park, the brand new headquarters for Apple, will open to the public later this year, CEO Tim Cook announced during the company’s keynote event Tuesday.

Nintendo Just Confirmed the NES Classic Is Coming Back

Nintendo says it will extend shipments of its upcoming Super NES Classic Edition into 2018 in order to meet “incredible” demand for the $79 retro console capable of playing 21 classic SNES games (including Super Mario World, The Legend of Zelda: A Link … New NES Classic Shipments Coming, Nintendo SaysForbes SNES Classic Edition Pre-Order Guide: Nintendo Expands Supply PlansGameSpot Why is the NES Classic Edition coming back?Polygon .

Metroid: Samus Returns: The Kotaku Review

There was a time, so many years ago now, when it felt like we had too much Metroid. The simultaneous launch of Prime and Fusion in 2002, followed up with another one-two volley of Metroids two years later. “Slow down!” we cried. “We can’t keep up with … IGN Metroid: Samus Returns is a return to form for 2D adventuringArs Technica .

Apple unveils animojis, animated emojis that track your face

Apple today unveiled animojis, emojis that can be animated by your facial movement. Animojis debuts with 12 characters like pig, alien, and poop emojis that you can drag and drop into an iMessage conversation. Animated emojis can also be recorded and … You can now literally talk turd as the poop emoji in new iPhone X text featureMetro .

Apple TV Gets ‘Sky,’ An Important New Exclusive Game

I write about video games and technology. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Credit: Thatgamecompany. A still from a teaser trailer for Sky. Apple TV is a game console, at least sort of. Apple’s set top box has flirted with the … The studio behind Journey is making an Apple TV gameThe Verge Thatgamecompany’s ‘Sky’ coming exclusively to Apple devices this winterDigital Trends ‘Journey’ studio brings a dreamy fantasy game to iOS and Apple TVEngadget .