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Pokemon GO debuts new Lures, new Pokemon, and Eevee evolutions

Pokemon GO debuts new Lures, new Pokemon, and Eevee evolutions

Pokemon is one of those almost never-ending franchises that keeps on adding new monsters. That's great news for Niantic Labs because it won't be running out of new content any time soon. They just Gen 4 critters from the Sinnoh region just a while back but now they're adding a few more. But perhaps a bit more interesting for some collectors is the arrival of two new Eeveelutions, including a one-time trick to get them.

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Galaxy S10+ Olympic Games Edition breaks cover

Galaxy S10+ Olympic Games Edition breaks cover

In a little over a year, Japan will be hosting one of the biggest sporting events in the world. But more than just the technical preparations for the Olympic Games 2020, there's also the promotion of the event. Samsung is part of the latter, having been chosen as one of the partners of the event, and what better way for it to drum up the hype than by selling a very limited edition Galaxy S10+ with the 2020 Olympics logo etched on its back.

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Huawei’s Android nightmare just got much, much worse

Huawei’s Android nightmare just got much, much worse

Google will cut off Huawei’s access to key Android apps and updates, it’s reported, as the Chinese company takes another hit in the US government’s trade war. Although relatively absent from US shelves, Huawei has a huge smartphone business in Europe and Asia, which could well be significantly impacted by the change.

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OnePlus 6 revisited – A year later, it is still a solid option

OnePlus 6 revisited – A year later, it is still a solid option

One year has passed since the release of the OnePlus 6, one of the best smartphones released in 2018. Loyal to the Chinese manufacturer’s “flagship killer” philosophy, the phone packed best-in-class specs at a price much lower than its flagship counterparts – a compelling reason not to fork out a thousand dollars just for a new phone.

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A ton of Call of Duty: Mobile details just dropped

A ton of Call of Duty: Mobile details just dropped

Back in March, Activision revealed Call of Duty: Mobile. As pre-registration for the game continues, Activision today dropped a lot of details about how the game will work and what kind of content it will feature. At the end of it all, we're left feeling like Call of Duty: Mobile will be something of a greatest hits compilation of the games that came before it.

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OnePlus 7 Pro Clear Back hints at some potential bad repair news

OnePlus 7 Pro Clear Back hints at some potential bad repair news

The OnePlus 7 Pro was revealed to be a very durable phone and despite having no formal IP rating, OnePlus insists it has enough water resistance to survive accidents. Durability and ingress protection, however, does have some drawbacks to them. Making a phone a strong as a tank while not looking like a tank also means making it tight and near impregnable. And, as JerryRigEverything seems to have briefly found out, that could make it hard for repairs as well.

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ASUS ZenFone 6 flip camera is begging to be stress tested

ASUS ZenFone 6 flip camera is begging to be stress tested

ASUS slogan for its ZenFones for the past years has been "In Search of Incredible". This year, it seems to have adopted a new one in light of the recent trends in the smartphone market. For the recently announced ZenFone 6, that slogan is "Defy Ordinary" and ASUS is claiming to by defying conventions by designing a smartphone camera that doesn't leave a notch, doesn't slide, and doesn't rise. Instead, it just flips.

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Android Live Transcribe will soon let you know when dogs are barking

Android Live Transcribe will soon let you know when dogs are barking

Smartphones are becoming more sophisticated and more powerful but, truth be told, almost all of those features are designed for well-abled users. While those may represent the majority of paying customers, that's no reason to not make life easier for all kinds of users as well. On Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Google is announcing an upcoming feature for Live Transcribe that will help users with hearing problems be more aware of their surroundings and keep a record of some critical conversations as well.

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Sony Xperia 1 release date set for July, pricing revealed

Sony Xperia 1 release date set for July, pricing revealed

Back toward the end of February, Sony introduced the world to the Xperia 1. This phone with a simple name promises some pretty big things, namely a 4K display with a 21:9 aspect ratio. Today, we're learning when the phone will be available in the US, and just how much it'll cost.

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Pokemon GO guide: Detective Pikachu’s final 24 hours start now!

Pokemon GO guide: Detective Pikachu’s final 24 hours start now!

In 24 hours from the point at which this article goes live, there'll be no more Detective Pikachu in Pokemon GO. The big Detective Pikachu event in Pokemon GO started on May 7th, 2019, at 1PM Pacific. The event is set to end at 1PM Pacific on Friday, May 17th, 2019. Let's talk about how you can get a Detective Pikachu before your time is up.

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The new $50 Amazon Fire 7 tablet: Is it a good deal? [Update!]

The new $50 Amazon Fire 7 tablet: Is it a good deal? [Update!]

Today Amazon revealed their latest Amazon Fire 7 for $50 USD, and called it "All New". Over the past several years, Amazon's released several Amazon Fire tablets, and other products, with the words "All New" up front of their title. If you're considering purchasing a tablet from Amazon because you've always wanted a tablet and $50 is too good to pass up - PLEASE read on.

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Instagram killing another feature: Should I just quit?

Instagram killing another feature: Should I just quit?

Instagram announced the death of another feature this week, not long after rumors surfaced of the axing of public likes. This is just the latest in a line of changes for Instagram, an app and company that's coming closer and closer to its parent company, Facebook. I quit using Facebook a few months ago for all but the rarest family communication - is it time I gave Instagram the boot as well? NOTE: If it weren't clear already, the opinions expressed in this column are not necessarily shared by SlashGear or associated entities.

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