Samit Shivtarkar

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'Pokémon Go' Updates With Avatar Customization, Removal of Footstep Counter, and More

An update to Pokémon Go rolled out to iOS and Android devices today, bringing new features to the game along with a few slight shifts in the user interface. One of the biggest new additions is the opportunity for players to customize their avatar (which was previously only allowed when starting the …

The Latest ‘Pokemon Go’ Update Removed Third Party Trackers, Now Everyone’s Getting Refunds

The cultural whirlwind that is <i>Pokemon Go</i> may have hit a bit of a snag on its ascent to world domination, all of that because of a seemingly small update to the program that removed certain tracking features. Those tracking features, as it turns out, were a vital part of the game for some trainers …

You can now customize your avatar in Pokemon Go, here's how

You can change your Pokemon trainer's clothing, hair style, skin color and even their gender.<p>Thanks to a recent update you can now change your avatar on Pokemon Go whenever you feel like you need a new look. Before, you could only choose customizations for your character at the start of the game.<p>To …

Pokémon

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 To Launch on August 16 in Amsterdam

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is set to see the light of the day in August 2nd. Earlier reports hinted that the handset will go on sale soon after its …

43.5 Million PlayStation 4 Consoles Shipped, Confirms Sony

Sony has this week confirmed the company has shipped more than 43.5 million PlayStation 4 consoles and has seen an increase in software sales …

LG officially confirms the LG V20, coming this September w/ Nougat, dual-cameras, and more

After teasing the device’s release just last week, LG has officially confirmed the successor to last year’s LG V10, the V20. While LG didn’t give us too many details, it did reveal a couple of features and when the device will release.<p>So here’s the basics: the LG V20 will be coming this September …

Mobile Technology

Third-party Pokémon Go tracking services get shut down

Pokévision, and other popular third-party tracking apps that helped Pokémon Go players discover which Pokémon were nearby and see their location on a map, have been shut down. The move follows comments from Niantic’s CEO John Hanke last week, where he referred to the use of such sites as cheating, …

Android 7.0 Nougat could arrive August 5

If so, which devices will be first to receive the newest flavor of Google's mobile operating system?<p>Google may launch Android 7.0 Nougat as soon as Friday.<p>This particular prediction came from known and generally reliable leaker Evan Blass, aka @evleaks, in a tweet on Saturday. "Android 7.0 releases …

Android Nougat