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Pokemon GO get Froakie right now – Greninja in the wings

Pokemon GO get Froakie right now – Greninja in the wings

This week the first wave of Kalos region Pokemon appeared in Pokemon GO. A special event was announced, and a limited set of Kalos region Pokemon were released with high spawn rates - and that includes Froakie. Froakie has quickly become the most HYPE Pokemon to catch, not least of all because of this monster's ability to evolve into Frogadier, then to the always awesome Greninja.

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Galaxy S21 S Pen must-have features for the stylus to thrive

Galaxy S21 S Pen must-have features for the stylus to thrive

There is no shortage of talk about the death of the Galaxy Note line next year and most of those revolve around one or two "facts". Samsung is undoubtedly grooming the Galaxy Z Fold series to eventually take its place but perhaps more significant is how the Galaxy S21 will reportedly gain its signature feature, the Wacom-powered S Pen. That will naturally raise questions on whether the stylus is still relevant today, enough to justify the added cost of a digitizer for what most might consider an esoteric feature. There are actually a few things that Samsung can do to make sure it actually gets the message across this time.

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Rollable phones could give foldables a run for their money

Rollable phones could give foldables a run for their money

Although Samsung (or actually Royale) started it last year, it was only really this year that foldable phones truly took off, with the more mature Galaxy Z Flip 2 and the Motorola Razr 5G. But even before the seemingly futuristic smartphone can really take hold of the market, it seems that another unconventional design might be arriving next year.

Depending on how the first generation solves design and engineering problems, rollable phones could actually offer a more economic and more practical alternative to foldable phones.

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These 6 new Android features land just in time for the holidays

These 6 new Android features land just in time for the holidays

Today, Google outlined a collection of new features that are rolling out to Android in time for the holidays. Many of these features are ones that are already available to smaller groups of Android users, whether they're features baked into Android 11 or they're features that are in testing, but soon they'll be rolling out to much wider group.

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Watch a computer hack 2-dozen iPhones with 1 code – is anything sacred?

Watch a computer hack 2-dozen iPhones with 1 code – is anything sacred?

Earlier this year, a security researcher discovered a way to remotely hack any iOS device and steal all the data inside. Before we panic, be sure to take note that the vulnerability was fixed before May of 2020. Between then and now, there's very little chance you've not already downloaded the updates you needed to avoid this hack from ever having a chance to grab hold.

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Disney Vodafone Neo sorta turns Grogu into a Tamagotchi

Disney Vodafone Neo sorta turns Grogu into a Tamagotchi

The Neo is a smartwatch made in a collaboration between Disney and Vodafone. This watch utilizes technology developed or licensed by Vodafone with characters, sounds, and imagery from Disney. The Neo is called "the smart kids watch" by Vodafone, and is "designed & connected by Vodafone, featuring Disney." One of the "sidekick" characters featured with the device is Grogu, AKA The Mandalorian character previously known as "The Child" (unofficially nicknamed Baby Yoda!)

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Samsung One UI 3 update released for USA Galaxy S20 phones

Samsung One UI 3 update released for USA Galaxy S20 phones

Today the One UI 3 with Android 11 OS was finally released for the Samsung Galaxy S20 family of devices. If you're using a Samsung Galaxy Note 20, there's good news for you as well - just so long as "in the coming weeks" sounds like an amount of time you're willing to wait for this same update. The Samsung One UI 3 with Android 11 OS update will begin to rollout today "in the US on Galaxy S20 series devices" per Samsung's official press release.

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Pixel 5 durability test digs for the metal under thick plastic

Pixel 5 durability test digs for the metal under thick plastic

While Google is an excellent software developer and advertiser, its luck with hardware products has been rather hit or miss. Its own smartphones, in particular, are hailed for their "pure" Android experience but often criticized for their hardware quality. The Pixel 5 didn't escape that curse, with reports of the screen slightly separating from its frame. But while Google strangely confirms that is part of the phone's design, it turns out that the Pixel 5 is even stranger beneath its skin.

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Twitter for Android, iOS now support hardware security keys

Twitter for Android, iOS now support hardware security keys

Although it doesn't always get dragged into the spotlight the way Facebook does, when Twitter does get into the news, it often isn't good news. From broken new features to unpopular changes to long-standing requested features, Twitter has had its fair share of controversy, even if in short spurts. Its biggest problem, however, has always been the platform's security and the social media giant has just taken one step forward in ensuring its high-profile users, including its own CEO, don't easily get hacked again.

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Galaxy S20 begins Android 11 One UI 3.0 stable rollout

Galaxy S20 begins Android 11 One UI 3.0 stable rollout

It is quite the holiday gift that Samsung is giving its loyal fans and customers. Given how it handled its beta program for the One UI 3.0 experience, it was pretty much expected that a stable version would be available sooner rather than later. Few, however, expected that "sooner" would actually mean now but that is exactly the surprise that greeted Galaxy S20 owners on Verizon when that update, which brings with it Android 11, suddenly become available with pretty much no warning or announcement.

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Pokemon GO Kalos release is live – catch ALL the Fletchling

Pokemon GO Kalos release is live – catch ALL the Fletchling

As of today, the Kalos region is live in Pokemon GO. Not the ENTIRE Kalos region, of course - that'd be absolute madness. Instead, just as it was with each region release in the past, the Kalos region will be released bit by bit. This first event includes 16 individual Pokemon that you'll be able to catch or evolve - easy as can be until Decmeber 8, 2020.

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Apple names the best iPhone, iPad, and Mac games and apps of 2020

Apple names the best iPhone, iPad, and Mac games and apps of 2020

This week Apple revealed their picks for best apps of the year 2020. This is what Apple calls their "App Store Best of 2020" and, unlike Google's very similar list, they've siphoned down the list to "15 of the amazing apps and games that inspired the world in 2020." Apple's list requires that apps and games are notable for their "positive cultural impact, helpfulness, and importance."

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