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Shiny Pokemon GO Eevee Community Day: Are you ready for these?

Shiny Pokemon GO Eevee Community Day: Are you ready for these?

Today we're taking a peek at Eevee Community Day in Pokemon GO, complete with an early peek at code that'll go live on the first big day. Eevee Community Day in Pokemon GO is your next best bet for finding a Shiny Eevee and whichever Eevee evolution Pokemon you've not yet collected. The latest update to this event (before it happens) has to do with the ticket you can attain for the event to make the event more valuable to you on August 14.

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Motorola’s Edge 20 update flub highlights the big Android frustration

Motorola’s Edge 20 update flub highlights the big Android frustration

Motorola's Android update commitment has ended up overshadowing the launch of its new Edge 20 series smartphones, after hastily-retracted suggestions of half-hearted OS releases led to widespread criticism. The saga - which Motorola is no stranger to at this point - underscores how patchy Android updates can be, and how confusing the situation often is for owners.

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New Galaxy Z Flip 3 case leak shows wild, wonderful foldable future

New Galaxy Z Flip 3 case leak shows wild, wonderful foldable future

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 leaked today in the form of a set of official Samsung protective cases. Normally this would not be a major news event, but the style and color schemes delivered with these bits of hardware have caught our attention in ways that achieve more than the average case. What better way to accentuate the unique nature of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3, with its foldable display panel, than to deliver cases that wouldn't otherwise function on a device with a more traditional form?

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Pokemon GO leak data shows iPhone-only eggs and SMS contact

Pokemon GO leak data shows iPhone-only eggs and SMS contact

Those iPhone Pokemon GO users that were bummed to see Google Play sponsoring the Pokemon GO Fest 2021 event will be glad to see iOS-specific eggs in the near future. The latest update to the game files for Pokemon GO revealed this (iOS-specific eggs) and a wide variety of wild new updates and teasers for future items and features in the game. Also found were new fitness tracking mods, dynamic re-load of map elements, cross game settings between other Niantic games, and an expansion of the ways in which a player can work with their address book.

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Google Play Store will remove dormant developer accounts, stagnant apps

Google Play Store will remove dormant developer accounts, stagnant apps

Google Play Store is home to many apps. Some might say it's actually home to far too many apps. Android's official app marketplace is better known for the quantity of apps available rather than the quality of those apps, and it might be long-overdue some trimming. It seems that a great culling is finally coming to Google Play Store as Google announces new policies that will clean up developer accounts and apps that have barely been used.

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Snapchat Snap Map gets “My Places” to track you better

Snapchat Snap Map gets “My Places” to track you better

Supposing you wanted Snapchat to do a better job of telling you where you've been and tracking where you're going, you're in luck! There's a feature coming to iOS first (and probably Android second) called Places. You'll find it appearing in Snapchat with the name "My Places", ready to roll with the map system already appearing inside the app: Snap Map.

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Google Voice update gets smart, gives reasons for missed, dropped calls

Google Voice update gets smart, gives reasons for missed, dropped calls

A significant update to Google Voice this week added features like "Missed Call Reason" and "Call Drop Reason and Redial." For users that've been working with Google Voice on phones for years, these features could change the game. Imagine being able to see how that call you missed wasn't because you had your earbuds in and couldn't hear, but because "this device wasn't set to receive incoming calls," along with a simple fix - imagine how that might've changed how you handled odd situations in the past!

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Pokemon GO app data bug is back: Check your usage now

Pokemon GO app data bug is back: Check your usage now

It would appear that the data usage increase bug is back in Pokemon GO in the latest update to the app for BOTH iOS and Android. This wouldn't be a good thing if it were just one of the two platforms. Both platforms at once means Niantic needs to act on a fix as soon as possible.

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Samsung One UI 4.0 (Android 12) update release date range leaked

Samsung One UI 4.0 (Android 12) update release date range leaked

The date for the Samsung Galaxy One UI Beta program for One UI 4 was leaked this week. In what appears to have been an accidental posting, a Samsung official revealed that the Galaxy S21 series "One UI 4 Beta" was "coming soon!" It's expected now that users will find the Android 12 beta in the form of the One UI 4 beta at the tail end of September, or early October.

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Google Play safety section will show what apps do with your data

Google Play safety section will show what apps do with your data

Today's civilization revolves around software and data to the point that some even say that today's products are people. Specifically, the data associated with people are the products. Security and privacy have become huge and controversial topics in the tech world and have even been used as advertising points used by some companies. In that light, Google has been working hard to remove the stigma of being one of the biggest violators of privacy and has implemented changes to secure the safety of its users. Its upcoming changes to Google Play promises to make it easier for Android users to see and understand what all these safety features mean for them.

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Google TV for Android gets more Chromecast-style features

Google TV for Android gets more Chromecast-style features

Google TV for Android is getting a new look, with improvements to the UI along with the recommendation system. The update - which is rolling out in the US this week - adds new 16:9 widescreen movie and show posters, along with Rotten Tomatoes scores.

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Android 13 reportedly called Tiramisu

Android 13 reportedly called Tiramisu

Google has for a long time released new versions of Android and used names for the operating system based on desserts. A new report is making the rounds that claims the next version of Android (Android 13) will be called Tiramisu internally. The tip on the name comes from a comment by AOSP Gerrit.

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