Pokémon Go

As Winter Approaches, A Core Problem With Playing 'Pokémon GO' Remains

We should be on the verge of <i>Pokémon GO</i> announcing its second annual Thanksgiving event. Here in Chicago, it’s 40 degrees and pouring. We’ve already had our first snow, and by the time I return from the holiday, I expect temperatures to nosedive. Not exactly conducive for hunting virtual monsters …

Pokémon

My $1800 'Hearthstone' Collection Is Still Incomplete

The high cost of Blizzard’s <i>Hearthstone</i> is a hotly debated topic in the community right now, as it has been for a while, but it seems to be reaching a new fever pitch as fans want something to change. One of the top posts on /r/hearthstone right now is about someone who has spent $1800 on packs …

Pokémon

Cops ticket driver with iPhone, tablet lashed to the wheel

Today in stupid driving.<p>In our hyperconnected modern era, virtually everyone has a story about a near-miss with a driver who was more focused on his smartphone than the road. But a motorist in Vancouver, B.C., may have set a new bar for distracted driving.<p>There, police pulled over a man after they …

Autos

iPhone X review: Apple has leapt into the future and produced an iPhone that's way ahead of its time - Sophie Curtis - Mirror Online

When Apple's chief executive Tim Cook said the iPhone X would "set the path for technology for the next decade," he wasn't kidding.<p>While the iPhone 8 …

Phones

What’s behind the sudden upswing in nostalgia from the 1990s? - MarketWatch

A digitally remastered edition of James Cameron’s “Titanic” is returning to theaters for its 20th anniversary. The Academy Award-winning movie, which …

Business

'Get Down' Star Justice Smith Will Play Lead Role in Live-Action 'Pokemon' Film

<i>Variety</i> has learned that <i>The Get Down</i> star Justice Smith will take on the lead role in the upcoming live-action Pokémon movie titled <i>Detective Pikachu</i>. …

Pop Culture

‘Pokemon GO’ Players Still Frustrated At Niantic’s EX Raid System

Niantic has officially started prepping for the next round of EX Raid battles for <i>Pokémon GO</i>. However, the software company hasn’t announced any …

Pokémon

17 Photos Reveal The Realities Of The American Transgender Experience

As a grassroots organizer in North Carolina, Basil Soper had grown accustomed, if not weary, of fielding the same set of insensitive questions about …

LGBTQ

Flirtar Is the World's First Augmented Reality Dating App

In what can be optimistically construed as a way to further merge the reality of meeting people in actual life with the digitized crapshoot of dating …

Augmented Reality

The new Pokémon games on the Nintendo 3DS are the most welcoming yet

Like a low-level Magikarp, the <i>Pokémon</i> series evolves very, very slowly. Over two decades, the core concept has remained almost entirely unchanged: you run around collecting cute monsters and pitting them against each other in battle. Huge changes are rare, and common features like 3D graphics and …

Gaming

How XR (AR and VR) Applications Are Changing Marketing

Immersive, interactive computing is here to stay. Having entered public consciousness through gaming applications like Pokémon Go, the world of …

Mixed Reality

10 reasons to buy an Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + 4G)

The new Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + 4G) is the best smartwatch money can buy – here are a few reasons why<p>The iPhone X might have stolen all the …

Smartwatches

13 Ways Augmented Reality Technology Can Work To Your Advantage

With the introduction of the new iPhone and advancements made in augmented reality (AR), the way users consume content is changing. From interlaying sports stats during a baseball game to greatly enhancing video game playing, AR offers a world of possibilities for users and businesses alike.<p>Using …

Marketing

Video Games, Capitalism, and Dreams: An Interview with Alfie Bown - Los Angeles Review of Books

<i>IN A NEW BOOK out next month,</i> The Playstation Dreamworld<i>, Alfie Bown argues that video games, initially a subcultural presence at the fringes of</i> …

Books

Vancouver driver busted for attaching cellphone, tablet to steering wheel

'Can't make it up,' says officer, tweeting photo of elaborate setup<p>No hands, big problem.<p>A Vancouver motorist was ticketed on Wednesday for driving …

Transportation

‘Pokemon Go:’ Niantic Rewards Concerned Player With 30 New Pokestops

Niantic’s support team rewarded a concerned <i>Pokémon GO</i> player with 30 new Pokéstops after the gamer filed a complaint with the software development …

Pokémon

Our First Hints at How the Next iPhone Will Be Different

The iPhone X is only the start of Apple’s augmented reality ambitions.Elijah Nouvelage/AFP/Getty Images The iPhone X has only been shipping for a few …

Augmented Reality

Try These Methods of Re-Purposing Your Event App

<b>Make Quizzes and Test Your Audience</b><p>Most event planners only use audience surveys, either paper or digital, at the end of sessions and keynotes. …

Pokémon

Irish startup weekend taps the spirit of Pokemon Go for tours and activities

This is a viewpoint from Mark Lenahan, co-founder of CJ Ignition.<p>Imagine as a traveller if you never had to eat alone, if you had a tour guide in …

Aer Lingus

Police

Peel Regional Police say a 15-year-old girl who went missing from her home in Mississauga earlier this month has been found safe.<p>Soleil Fleury was …

Crime

Russia Used Game Screenshot To Try To Prove That US Is Cooperating With ISIS

Today, the Russian Ministry of Defense's official Twitter account posted an image it claimed showed "irrefutable" evidence of US collusion with the Islamic State. The only problem? The image is actually a screenshot from a mobile game.<p>That's right: it seems Russia's MoD tried to pass off an iPhone …

Gaming

Commentary: Pokemon Go’s Creator Is Making a Harry Potter Game. Will It Bomb Too?

In July of 2016, <i>Pokemon Go</i> put augmented reality (AR) on the map. Within 33 days of release, the AR game was downloaded over 100 million times. Over …

Pokémon

Augmented Reality: The Future Is Here

This article originally was published here: https://www.wealthdaily.com/articles/augmented-reality-the-future-is-here-ar-technology/8977The future is …

Augmented Reality

'Pokémon GO' Finally Gets A Tie-In To The Handheld Series With 'Sun And Moon' Items

We may be sitting around waiting for Pokémon GO Thanksgiving and Gen 3 announcements, but in the meantime, Niantic has introduced a tie-in to another big Pokémon event this fall.<p>That would be the release of <i>Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon</i>, the enhanced versions of the original <i>Sun and Moon</i> that are being …

Pokémon

Sega Launching 'Camera RPG' for Smartphones

Very little is known about this game, but clearly Sega is hoping to emulate the success of apps such as Pokemon Go.<p>PCMag reviews products …

Gaming

Pokemon Go news: Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon avatar costumes now available

Pokemon Go players will be able to change the costume of their character with a new update that ties-in to other popular handheld Pokemon games.<p>Ultra …

Pokémon

Vancouver driver fined for playing Pokémon Go behind the wheel

The driver pulled up beside two Vancouver police offers while playing the popular cellphone game.

Pokémon

Pokemon GO update: Today’s Thanksgiving pre-celebration event

This morning the newest in-game event for Pokemon GO began, providing a sort of wink and nod to the rest of the Pokemon universe in the process. …

Pokémon

Harry Potter Wizards Unite: Pokemon GO’s mistakes rectified

This week we’re having a deeper look at what Harry Potter: Wizards Unite will bring to the world of AR GPS-based gaming. This means working on what …

Harry Potter

'Pokémon GO' Gets a 'Pokémon Ultra Sun' and 'Moon' Crossover Tie-In

Get your tank tops and short-shorts ready.<p>By on<p>The future, straight to your inbox.<p>P<i>okémon GO</i> briefly crossed over with the main generations of …

Pokémon