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Looking for rare Pokémon? These maps might help, but use with caution

Why wonder around aimlessly looking for Pokémon when you can simply use a map instead? A number of Pokémon Go maps have popped up, with the goal of helping you find those ultra-rare Pokemon.
Mobile

Google is hosting its first Indie Game Festival in September

Think you're a pretty decent indie game developer? Google wants you! The company has announced its first ever Indie Game Festival, which will take place in September in San Francisco.
Mobile

Got tiny hands? This startup wants you to buy its hexagon-shaped smartphone

The Keecoo K1, a hexagonal-shaped smartphone designed to "fit the hands of women," is set for release later this year. The phone has mid-range specs and a very eccentric design that's sure to catch the eye.
Mobile

The FCC just took the next big step in implementing 5G

The FCC has voted unanimously to implement a plan for 5G -- one that will see the commission designating bands of radio waves to 5G. Those radio waves will be used by carriers like Verizon and AT&T.
Mobile

Sprint wants to help parents decide when it’s time to get their kids a smartphone

Sprint has launched a new website designed to help parents decide whether or not it's the right time to buy their kids a smartphone. The website includes videos, facts about kids and phones, and even a quiz.
Mobile

You can now choose a photo for your keyboard thanks to Google Keyboard 5.1

Google has started rolling out version 5.1 of its Keyboard app, boasting a number of changes, including new emojis and customizable themes. This will allow users to choose from a color or even a photo as a theme for their keyboard.
Mobile

LG may try to bounce back from disappointing G5 sales with the LG V20

The LG V10 was a welcome surprise last year, and LG might be looking to spruce up its mobile division with the launch of the V20 this fall. That would pit the device against Samsung's Galaxy Note 7, the iPhone 7, and Google's Nexus devices.
Mobile

AccuWeather's Android app now gives you the ability to see the future

AccuWeather has released a big update to its Android app that includes a number of great new features, including a 'Dark Theme,' more weather graphs, and the ability to see radar-based precipitation forecasts up to two hours ahead.
Gaming

Pokémon Go is doing wonders for people with social anxiety and depression

Everyone's talking about Pokémon Go and for good reason -- the game by Niantic Labs is reportedly helping improve people's mental health.
Mobile

Take that, Apple! Samsung's Galaxy S7 outsells the iPhone 6S

The Galaxy S7 outsold the iPhone 6S in the three months ending in May. However, the two companies together are dominating the mobile phone market, with the ten most popular devices all either Apple or Samsung
Mobile

Facebook tests its apps in a data center that houses 2,000 smartphones

Facebook's latest data center isn't like the others -- instead it's designed specifically for app testing, housing a hefty 2,000 smartphones, many of which are actually somewhat outdated.
Mobile

Samsung’s Gear S2 will soon get a substantial software upgrade

Samsung's Gear S2 smartwatch will soon get a big software update. The highlights include a recommended app screen and custom watch faces, plus an updated weather and clock interface and new voice assistance features.