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Pixel 2 camera app hack released with Google Lens

Pixel 2 camera app hack released with Google Lens

This week the Pixel 2 camera app was released as its own, separate APK download for all devices that can kick it. This means that those devices that run Oreo - some of them, anyway. For the most part this means a limit to Google's devices - Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Pixel, Pixel XL, and the Pixel 2 devices - though you should already have the app in that case.

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Harry Potter Wizards Unite Niantic rumor [UPDATE]

Harry Potter Wizards Unite Niantic rumor [UPDATE]

The folks at Niantic are apparently preparing a new Augmented Reality game for the public. This next game is said to ring in the new year with none other than global phenomenon Harry Potter - in a game that's not entirely unlike Ingress or Pokemon GO. Working with the basic data provided by Ingress and Pokemon GO - a dataset that continues to grow - users will be brought into the wizarding world of Harry Potter like never before - if this all turns out to be true, that is.

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Snapchat overhaul will completely redesign app: it’ll be easier to use

Snapchat overhaul will completely redesign app: it’ll be easier to use

Snap, the company behind Snapchat, has announced its third fiscal quarter results, revealing details about its app as it existed throughout the past quarter -- both goods and bad things. On the upside, Snap says that Snapchat crash rates were down across the board since it started keeping track last year. The company also revealed plans for a big app redesign.

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VSCO Recipes make it easy to save and apply batch image edits

VSCO Recipes make it easy to save and apply batch image edits

Mobile photography app VSCO has launched a new feature called Recipes, but it doesn't have anything to do with cooking. The feature enables users to create a 'recipe' with their favorite looks, essentially making a preset that simplifies applying that look to future images. The feature supports saving up to ten recipes.

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Google Maps and Search will soon tell you wait times at restaurants

Google Maps and Search will soon tell you wait times at restaurants

Google Maps and Search have received some handy new features throughout the year, but this newest addition might be the best one yet. Google revealed today that Maps and Search will soon tell you wait times at sit-down restaurants around the world. This will be rolling out as part of the popular times feature, which has been available in Maps and Search for quite some time.

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Domino’s on Slack lets you order a pizza between chats

Domino’s on Slack lets you order a pizza between chats

Domino's has expanded beyond its Facebook Messenger bot, announcing a new integration that allows customers to place an order through Slack. The integration makes Domino's the first national pizza chain to provide ordering on the messaging platform, though definitely not the first company to hawk its products through the platform. Ordering lunch at work just got a little easier, however.

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Official Google file manager Android APK just went live

Official Google file manager Android APK just went live

The app called Files Go is Google's first modern effort in making an Android file manager. An official file manager app for Android, that is to say - there've been plenty of (mostly terrible) file managers in the past. This file manager is made specifically for Android Go - as such, it's made with small displays and less-than-radical amounts of processor power.

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Niantic acquires Evertoon : Pokemon GO implicated

Niantic acquires Evertoon : Pokemon GO implicated

The next big update to Pokemon GO will likely hinge on what the Evertoon group will bring to Niantic. Niantic and Evertoon announced this afternoon that the former had acquired the latter. This acquisition will change the way the game will be played - so to speak. It'll be a bit more social, very soon.

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Pokemon GO Halloween has one more surprise today

Pokemon GO Halloween has one more surprise today

Pokemon GO has one more Halloween event surprise coming to users around the globe this morning. That is the release of the third and final Shiny Pokemon in the new Gen 3 Ghost and Dark type collection. The third Shiny monster in this set is Shuppet, a Pokemon that basically looks like a butterscotch candy covered with a wrapper and a spike in its head.

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AR View for Amazon isn’t like Apple’s ARKit or Google’s ARCore

AR View for Amazon isn’t like Apple’s ARKit or Google’s ARCore

The big difference between Amazon's AR experience and that of either Google or Apple is in their approach. While Apple and Google take a developers-first sort of run at augmented reality, Amazon is, as always, concerned first with the end consumer. Not the end user, mind you - the end consumer. AR View isn't a toolkit for developers to make Amazon-friendly AR apps - it's a feature in their own app with which Amazon can sell products.

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Slack is still down, but some fixes are in the pipeline

Slack is still down, but some fixes are in the pipeline

Earlier this evening, Slack users began experiencing issues accessing the service. A few hours have passed and the messaging platform is still down, forcing companies, groups, and others who rely on the platform to resort to more archaic measures like email. The service disruption is a big deal given the huge number of groups and companies that rely on Slack for their daily communications.

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Skype for Desktop redesigned with new social features and cloud support

Skype for Desktop redesigned with new social features and cloud support

Beginning today, Skype is going to look a lot different, at least on desktop. For some time now, the team behind Skype has had a new desktop app available in preview, but now it's ready to roll that redesign into full release. The update offers a number of new features that should allow Skype to better compete with other messaging services like Slack and Discord.

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