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Major Pokemon GO update could change the (end)game, bring Legendary monsters

Major Pokemon GO update could change the (end)game, bring Legendary monsters

A major update for the game Pokemon GO is in the works, one that could change the way most players play the game. The game’s future could well turn from a solitary adventure to one in which collaboration is key - and in more than just battling Pokemon Gyms. An update that will come in the relatively near future includes connections over long distances. These connections will be based on Pokemon GO factions - teams blue, yellow, and red.

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Galaxy S8 Microsoft Edition: what’s in the box?

Galaxy S8 Microsoft Edition: what’s in the box?

Microsoft announced their own Samsung Galaxy S8 Microsoft Edition with a release date that matches carrier editions. The difference between this phone and the original is not Windows Phone, or even a custom user interface. Instead, this Microsoft Edition will simply install several Microsoft-made apps from the Google Play App Store.

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Pokemon GO Update: Water Event postmortem and Shiny Easter Secrets

Pokemon GO Update: Water Event postmortem and Shiny Easter Secrets

Overnight masses of Magikarp have disappeared from the game Pokemon GO, and fish-hunters everywhere have fallen to their knees in despair. Why, they ask, why wasn’t I one of the select few to find a Shiny Magikarp? Why couldn’t I find that Gold Magikarp so I could make a Red Gyarados? How do I get a Red Gyarados now?! The answers lie in the water, my friends - and in how well Easter will treat the world of Pokemon all around the world.

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Samsung DeX Station: 5 steps to release Galaxy S8’s desktop experience

Samsung DeX Station: 5 steps to release Galaxy S8’s desktop experience

The Samsung DeX Station is a dock for the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus which allows the "Samsung DeX" desktop software to work. This software is active within the Samsung Galaxy S8 family of devices and allows the owner of a Galaxy S8 smartphone to plug their phone in and compute on a larger scale. This system runs a desktop-like version of Android through the DeX Station - and the DeX Station itself must be purchased separate from the smartphone (unless packaged with the phone in later offerings).

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Samsung Galaxy S8 release date USA and price (plus USA pre order)

Samsung Galaxy S8 release date USA and price (plus USA pre order)

This morning Samsung revealed the Samsung Galaxy S8 in all its glory - now we’ve got the details about its release. In stores, the Samsung Galaxy S8 will be joined by the Galaxy S8+, or Galaxy S8 Plus, if you prefer. This will be the larger of the two devices, both having very similar insides as they’re released to the public at the same time.

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Minecraft gets some Mighty Power Rangers skins

Minecraft gets some Mighty Power Rangers skins

Minecraft isn't exactly one to directly endorse some other commercial franchise, but if it didn't do this, someone would have done it anyway. It probably doesn't hurt that there are a few Power Rangers fans inside the now Microsoft-owned Mojang. So, lo and behold, as of update 1.0.5, Minecraft players on consoles, mobile, and Windows 10 will be getting a dose of sentai action via the Miney, er, Mighty Morphing Power Rangers skin pack.

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Evernote on Android just made sharing a lot easier

Evernote on Android just made sharing a lot easier

It's been a while since we've last heard from Evernote. The last major update was back in January when it released an almost totally new app for iOS in version 8.0. As always, Android users have felt rather left out. This latest update isn't going to mend bridges, but, at least for now, it gives users of Google mobile platform an edge. Evernote is implementing some new features to make sharing faster and easier and, somewhat surprisingly, it's starting the rollout from the Android side.

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Android O video details what’s coming for devs and users

Android O video details what’s coming for devs and users

Google has just recently released the first developer preview for Android O, and, as the name so plainfully says, it's meant more for developers to try out. Of course, it doesn't mean there's nothing for end users to enjoy as well. Google released a video to help developers prepare their apps for Android O, but it also holds clues on what waits users once Android O lands. That is, if apps have been updated to take advantage of features like Notification Channels and Picture in Picture mode.

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Pokemon GO Water Event update, plus how to get Red Gyarados

Pokemon GO Water Event update, plus how to get Red Gyarados

Shiny Pokemon have invaded Pokemon GO and the Pokeuniverse will never be the same - at least as far as shiny Magikarp is concerned. The one Pokemon that has the masses attention during the Pokemon GO Water Festival event going on now is Red Gyarados - also known as Ruby Gyarados or Shiny Gyarados. This alternate-color Gyarados comes from just one place: a Shiny Magikarp - and finding him or her is not particularly easy.

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AmazonFresh Pickup is like a grocery drive-through

AmazonFresh Pickup is like a grocery drive-through

Amazon is doing its best to make consumers get their products as easily as possible - after buying, of course. The easier and more convenient it is for every person in the world to purchase goods from Amazon, the bigger Amazon gets. The more successful Amazon is, the more ubiquitous it can be - hence the impending grocery store takeover with programs like AmazonFresh Pickup.

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Cortana comes to Android lock screens and Australia

Cortana comes to Android lock screens and Australia

In just a few days, Samsung will finally be showing what its own Bixby personal assistant is truly capable of, but not before Microsoft has had a chance to cement the position of its own. Cortana is gaining a few new abilities, at least on Android. And to make sure more people will be able to bridge their smartphones and their Windows 10 PCs, Microsoft is making Cortana officially available in Australia, both on Android as well as on iOS.

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Android O Pixel Launcher released (unofficially) [APK Download]

Android O Pixel Launcher released (unofficially) [APK Download]

The Pixel launcher has been torn from the heart of the Android O developer preview update released last week, APK’ed today. The one thing better than getting a whole new version of Android for those with little time on their hands is a launcher. In this case, it means getting the look and the feel of the newest and most updated smartphones in the world without going through the effort - or dishing out the cash - to get that experience in its original form. Today all you’ve got to do is download a file - sort of.

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