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Fire Emblem Heroes launch celebration continues with new maps and quests

Fire Emblem Heroes launch celebration continues with new maps and quests

Fire Emblem Heroes fans know that orbs (and sometimes feathers) are what make the world go 'round, but they're not always easy to obtain. If you've burned through the free orbs the game gives you by progressing through the story, then you'll definitely want to participate in a new promotion this week. Assuming you play through all the content this promotion is adding, you'll be able to snag a decent number of orbs that can be used for refills or summoning new heroes.

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How to get Unown in Pokemon GO: Rare but not quite Legendary

How to get Unown in Pokemon GO: Rare but not quite Legendary

Today we're going to talk about the rarest of the rare Pokemon in the game Pokemon GO for Gen 2 and beyond. These are the Unown, the letters of the game. This game - like previous Pokemon games - have 26+ Pokemon in the "Unown" category, each assigned to their own letter or character. Some of the Unown are not yet released into the game, but the vast majority are available to be found and caught in the wild already.

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How to get Special Items in Pokemon GO: Some Guidance

How to get Special Items in Pokemon GO: Some Guidance

This week we're tearing through the Pokemon GO Gen 2 update to see how everything works - today's subject: Special Items. What the game calls "Special Items" are also called Evolution Items, or Evolution Requirements by the game. There are several Pokemon which require one of these items to evolve into their next-level Pokemon. That, and a healthy dose of patience to capture many times over or carry along as a Buddy Pokemon for Pokemon Candy.

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Hearthstone’s Year of the Mammoth will have three 130 card expansions

Hearthstone’s Year of the Mammoth will have three 130 card expansions

Blizzard is looking to shake things up in a major way as Hearthstone moves into 2017. When the first expansion lands later this year, it will signal the end Hearthstone's Year of the Kraken and begin its Year of the Mammoth. Given Blizzard's description of the Year of the Mammoth, the 12 months that follow will be unlike anything Hearthstone fans have seen.

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See our Gen 2 Pokemon GO 1st-wave list and release date timing

See our Gen 2 Pokemon GO 1st-wave list and release date timing

Our analysis of the clues presented in the code for Pokemon GO's latest update are in, and it's time to see what's coming! Niantic suggested this week that they'd be releasing "more than 80" new Pokemon to the game soon - but there are 100 new Pokemon in the entirety of "Gen 2" - AKA Pokemon Silver and Gold. As such, we've combed through the clues and have spun up a list of Pokemon that'll most likely be released with the first wave.

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WWDC 2017 returns to San Jose in June

WWDC 2017 returns to San Jose in June

Apple today announced the date and location for the 28th annual Worldwide Developers Conference. Though we've grown used to seeing Apple host WWDC in San Francisco in recent year, Apple will be holding this year's conference in San Jose. WWDC was actually held in San Jose from its inception until 2003, so this is something of a return to form for Apple.

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Fire Emblem Heroes update adds new heroes, extends launch promos

Fire Emblem Heroes update adds new heroes, extends launch promos

Fire Emblem Heroes is getting its first substantial update today. Some of the in-game launch events are rotating out to make room for four new incoming heroes. Those heroes are being accompanied by a new set of Paralogue battles, which will reward you with orbs that you can spend on a variety of things.

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Android or iPhone? Won’t matter on a date, says study

Android or iPhone? Won’t matter on a date, says study

Today we're having a look at a study conducted by Research Now and Match dot com. With the help of Dr. Helen Fisher, PhD, and Dr. Justin R. Garcia, PhD, they surveyed over 5,500 "singles" from all walks of life from inside the United States, asking them all sorts of questions - mostly about dating. We got our hands on the raw data behind the study and have some conclusions that smartphone users are probably going to want to see.

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Pokemon GO gen 2 update: More than 80 new Pokemon incoming

Pokemon GO gen 2 update: More than 80 new Pokemon incoming

After an extended wait, Pokemon GO will finally receive most of the Pokemon from generation 2. Pokemon veterans will remember that generation 2 comprises Pokemon Gold and Silver, which added 100 Pokemon to the existing 150. Since we've already had some generation 2 monsters added to Pokemon GO, Niantic says that more than 80 new Pokemon will be added in this update, likely leaving out the legendaries to be discovered at a later date.

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Signal encrypted chat app adds video calls, iOS users beware

Signal encrypted chat app adds video calls, iOS users beware

At the height of the great Snowden whistleblowing phase of history, highly secure and encrypted messaging services became en vogue. While some of that has died down, a notable few like Signal remain. Developed by Open Whisper Systems, which also developers the Signal protocol now used by Whatsapp for encryption, the Signal app started out as a simple, text-based chat app. Now it is on the cusp of its next evolution, adding that oh so popular video chatting capability, though still in beta format.

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Google Maps now lets you create and share lists of places

Google Maps now lets you create and share lists of places

Most of us have a wishlist of places we'd like to visit, but with a world as wide as ours, keeping them all straight can be a little tough sometimes. Google Maps is coming to the rescue with a brand new feature being rolled out today: shareable lists. Beginning today, you can use the Google Maps app to create lists of your favorite places and share them with family and friends.

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As iPhone 8 release date nears, Apple tests wireless charging waters

As iPhone 8 release date nears, Apple tests wireless charging waters

Without explicitly saying the next iPhone will have wireless charging, Apple has essentially tipped off the world this week. They've joined the Wireless Power Consortium, one of the world's foremost authorities on wireless power standards. This is the same group whose members include Samsung, Qualcomm, HTC, LG, Nokia, and Verizon - at this point they're essentially the winners, if this were a competition.

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