Briefly: Mario On iPhone, Killer Router, 2016’s Best GIFs

Briefly: Mario On iPhone, Killer Router, 2016’s Best GIFs
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Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Mario comes to iOS, why you need the Netgear Nighthawk X8 router in your life, the best GIFs of 2016.

  • Super Mario Run is the first Mario game for iPhone and it’s looking amazing. There are three modes – World Tour, Toad Rally and Kingdom Builder – which were recently shown off on The Tonight Show. The game is available to play at Apple stores globally from tomorrow.
  • The new Netgear Nighthawk X8 AC5300 Tri-Band WiFi VDSL/ADSL Modem Router (D8500) — blimey, what a name — combines the tri-band 802.11ac Wave 2 cred of the original Nighthawk X8 router with an embedded ADSL/ASDL2/ADSL2+/VDSL/VDSL2 modem. Head over to Gizmodo for more details.
  • Here are 11 tech trends that will define 2017, according to Business Insider.
  • Love them or loathe them, animated GIFs provide a pretty good distillation of our life and times on the internet. Here are the best from 2016.