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Pokémon Go Gets Dynamic Real-World Weather and 50 New Pokémon

When Pokémon Go took the world by storm in Summer of 2016, it seemed like everyone and their mother couldn't get enough. The hype surrounding it has cooled a little since, but Niantic, the development studio behind the mobile blockbuster, is looking to heat things up again with a major update. This week, it announced the...

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is Niantic’s Next AR Game After Pokémon Go

After the Summer wonder that Pokémon GO was in 2016, Niantic, in tandem with Warner Bros, is coming back to release another would-be hit with its next augmented reality mobile game -- Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Just like Pokémon GO, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite will be a game based within the real world, and will almost certainly...

How to Stop Pokemon Go (or other apps) From Stealing Audio Focus

Despite dwindling in popularity, Pokemon Go still has a ton of fans playing the game every day. Although most of the game's issues have been related to cheating, there are other, more minor ones that annoy existing users. One such issue is related to audio focus in Android. Users who like to listen to music or...

Pokémon GO First Anniversary: How the Record Breaking Game Now Aims to Bring You Back

Psst kid, do you remember Pokémon GO? Of course you do. Pokémon GO was the much anticipated game from once-Google's Niantic Labs (which then went on to become an independent entity called Niantic Inc.). The game merged the concept of its spiritual predecessor Ingress with the strong branding of the Pokémon franchise to give us a gaming...

Magisk v13.0 Will Be Ready For Android O, with Introduction of Unified Binary

XDA Recognized Developer and Contributor, topjohnwu, is the author of one of the most highly-regarded XDA applications -- Magisk. The project allows you to manage root on your device and automatically hide it for certain apps. Magisk is one of the must-have Android apps if, for example, you are planning to use Pokémon Go or...

Pokemon Go Reportedly Passes $1 Billion in Revenue

Pokemon Go was initially released in July of last year and it has already surpassed what so many other mobile games have been able to do. The game was able to garner a tremendous amount of hype before it was even made available to the public, and then it took the world by storm once...

Latest Update to Pokémon GO Blocks Rooted Devices from Entering the Game

If the streets around me, you and everywhere else are any indication, the strongest points of the Pokémon GO fad have already passed us. While everyone and their dog were excited about trying out what it feels like to be a Pokémon trainer in real life, the actual game and its mechanics left a lot of...

Weekly Debrief

It seems Friday comes like every week now! I'm ok with that because that means we get to recap all of the best stories of the week in one video. Check out the articles mentioned in this video, down below. Sony Xperia X Performance Gets Pre-Release Android 7.0 Nougat Beta Sony is amongst the few OEMs who...

Pokémon Go Banned in Iran Over Security

Pokémon Go is taking the world by storm. Players catch Pikachus and other creatures across the globe, and while it’s fun for most, some governments find it 'dangerous'. The BBC portal claims that Iranian authorities decided to ban the game throughout the country over "security" concerns. The decision was taken by the High Council of Virtual...

Pokémon GO, Ingress and Niantic: A Tale of Developer Apathy Ruining Massive Potential

In early July 2016, the world witnessed a phenomenon that left a lot of people flabbergasted. While the world's populace was ordinarily engrossed in their smartphones with their heads bent down, a significant part of the human race inched towards a territory they had forgotten existed -- The Outdoor World. What started off as a curious side-addition to...

XDA, Pokémon GO & Cheats: Traffic Increase in Location-Spoofing Threads as Cheaters Flock to our Forums

When Ingress came out back in 2012 as a closed beta, nerds and geeks flocked to Google+, looking for ways to get their hands on an invite to a new kind of mobile experience. Which game after all, would require you to actually move yourself across town in order to play and dominate the world? Augmented Reality, Interaction...

Niantic Releases Official Sneak Peek for Pokémon GO

If you follow along Google's shenanigans with Android and otherwise, you may have heard the name "Niantic" pop up time and again. While not as exciting as Google X (now Alphabet Inc's X), Niantic Labs was the group within Google that was responsible for Ingress, a location based augmented reality game which pits two factions against each...
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