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6 months ago

Inkwire will let you share your Android screen without the need for a computer

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Sharing the screen of your Android phone is about to get even easier with Inkwire. This app, which is about to hit its Alpha stages, will allow you to share your screen with another Android phone. That's right, no need for ADB or even a computer. Developer Koush, who is well-known for previous apps like Vysor, ROM Manager and more, has revealed a brief description and some screenshots of the app.

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6 months ago

Sprint is offering lures and free charging stations for Pokémon Go players at its stores

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Sprint is getting in on the Pokémon Go action by placing lures at its stores. Sprint and Boost Mobile stores will offer free charging stations should you need a quick top-up before heading out on your hunt. Sprint will also have "Pokémon Go experts" on-site that can provide assistance with nearby PokéStops.

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6 months ago

DomiNations brings some of history's greatest figures to battle in latest update

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Great leaders of history are at the center of the latest update to hit popular mobile strategy game DomiNations.

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6 months ago

Facebook's Instant Articles are coming to Messenger

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Checking out articles your friends share through Facebook Messenger is about to become much faster.

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6 months ago

Google to host its first Play Indie Games Festival on Sept. 24 in San Francisco

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Google has announced that in September the company will hold its first Google Play Indie Games Festival in San Francisco. The event is aimed at showcasing recent and upcoming releases of top indie games in front of consumers and industry influencers and give them the chance to try them out. This will allow the indie developers an opportunity to expand their networks, gain real-time feedback and improve discoverability in Google Play for their app.

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6 months ago

theScore eSports can now help you keep up with Super Smash Bros. and Street Fighter

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If you're a fan of watching coverage of competitive fighting game tournaments, theScore eSports can now help you keep up with at least two of them: Street Fighter and Super Smash Bros.

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6 months ago

Google Keyboard gets custom theme options in latest update

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After adding one-handed mode and the ability to adjust keyboard height in version 5.0, Google Keyboard is picking up an update to version 5.1 that brings custom themes.

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6 months ago

Google Play update hits Pixel 2015 and Acer Chromebook R11

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We're hearing reports that the Pixel 2015 and Acer Chromebook R11 Chromebooks have a Dev channel update that brings support for Android apps and the Google Play Store. The two devices will join the ASUS Chromebook Flip as part of the testing platform to get the stable channel of Chrome OS ready for the Play Store. When the program comes out of beta, many current and future Chromebooks will be able to install and run your favorite Android apps from Google Play with no trickery or difficulties.

To get Google Play up and running on your Pixel or Chromebook R11, make sure you're on the latest Dev channel build and look for "Play store" in your settings. See here for full details.

Read: These are the Chromebooks that will get Google Play support

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6 months ago

Adobe Lightroom for Android adds pro mode to built-in camera

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An update is now rolling out to Adobe Lightroom, bringing mobile photo editing aficionados an all new pro mode for the built-in camera.

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6 months ago

Pokémon Go European release begins in Germany

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Pokémon Go

Komm' und schnapp sie dir!

Pokémon Go is already a huge global phenomenon, even though the game isn't officially available outside of a handful launch countries. However there are signs that could be changing, with the game appearing on Google Play for some German Android users this morning.

So far the rollout seems to be confined to Germany, with the Play Store in the UK and other countries still showing the game as incompatible. As generally happens when an app is opened up to more countries, the process will be gradual, and some users may see it before others. So hold tight — we should know more as the day progresses.

In the meantime, be sure to hit the comments and let us know if you're seeing Pokémon Go in your country, if it wasn't available there already.

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6 months ago

Lifelogging app Instant's chatbot shows you just how addicted you are to your phone

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Indian startup Emberify's lifelogging app Instant has picked up a major update to version 4.0 that adds a coach feature, delivered in the form of a chatbot. The feature analyzes your phone usage trends and gives you a daily overview of time spent on particular apps, places visited, sleeping and fitness activity, and so on. There's also the option to query the chatbot for insights from a particular day. For instance, if you're interested in finding out how much time you've spent playing Pokemon Go, you can ask Instant's chatbot and view the relevant information.

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6 months ago

Google's latest update for Hangouts lets you record and send video messages

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Google has begun rolling out an update on the Play Store for the company's Hangouts app, which is said to add support for recording and firing off video messages. According to Phandroid, the update will bump the app up to version 11, adding the ability for up to a minute of video to be recorded in a conversation.

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6 months ago

The definitive list of Pokémon Go levels and unlockable items

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The definitive list of Pokémon Go levels and unlockable items

What are all the levels and items in Pokémon Go?

If you're out wandering the streets of your city playing Pokémon Go, desperate in your search for 101 Magikarp so you can evolve them to Gyarados, it's best practice to have a few good items under your Trainer belt.

Each time you level up, you're awarded with a few items, and they get better and better as you work your way up to level 30. You can also unlock new items as you level up and buy them with PokéCoins or receive them as rewards.

Here are all the unlockable items in Pokémon Go, as well as the items you'll be rewarded with each time you level up to help you on your journey to become a Pokémon Master!

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6 months ago

Pokémon Go Medals: How to unlock bronze, silver and gold for everything!

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They're mostly for rubbing in everyone's face, which is why you need all of them!

The Medal system in Pokémon Go is a little self serving for the moment. You don't gain anything by unlocking them, aside from a little note in your account saying you've unlocked them. That means there's a list of accomplishments you and your friends can compete on unlocking, and obviously the one with the most Medals unlocked is the best Pokémon Go player right?

Every Pokémon Go medal comes in Bronze, Silver, and gold. Here's what you need to do in order to unlock each of these Medals!

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6 months ago

10 perfect Pokémon catches to blow your Pokémind

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Pokémon Go

When you combine Pokémon and the real world, you conjure up all kinds of weird, wonderful, awkward and hilarious possibilities. Here are just a few doing the rounds right now.

The beauty of Pokémon Go is how it combines beloved, familiar virtual monsters with the real world. Through augmented reality, it's possible to snag shots of Pokémon in unusual, hilarious or otherwise ridiculous locations before scooping them up into your Pokéball.

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