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Gaming
Study reveals Minecraft the hardest mobile game ever
According to a study by Mozillion, Minecraft: Pocket Edition tops the list as both the most searched for game and the one players need help with and try to cheat the most.
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Gaming
Surprise! Pokemon GO is alive and well
We have all heard about the rise and fall of Pokemon GO, I'm here to tell you it's alive and well...
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Mobile Banking
Opinion: We take some brilliant tech for granted way too often
You know who you are. Stop taking Netflix for granted, and appreciate just how amazing that sh*t is.
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Gaming
Pokémon Go player makes Jesus joke in Russian Church, gets arrested
"I may be an idiot, but I am by no means an extremist," says culprit.
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SolarWinds
Should IT pros care about augmented reality?
AR might revolutionise business, but for IT pros, it’s likely to just mean business as usual—and next-level gaming at home.
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Gaming
Pokemon Go, PlayStation, Xbox and more will be at Armageddon 2016
The 2016 Auckland Armageddon expo is next month and a lot of gaming events/displays will there to entertain gamers of all ages.
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REFFIND
What businesses can learn from Pokémon Go success
The popularity of the Pokémon Go app spread like wildfire across the globe. Its success is something businesses should take note of.
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Edge Computing
Could Edge Computing have solved Pokémon GO’s server issues?
Edge Computing is gaining popularity as an alternative to conventional approaches where the data centre can be remote and geographically distant.
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Pokemon Go
Pokémon craze hits NZ tourism: Pikachu goes bungy jumping
The Pokémon craze continues to reach new heights, with AJ Hackett Bungy New Zealand jumping on the bandwagon.
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Harry Potter
All aboard the Hogwarts Express - petition asks for Harry Potter version of Pokémon Go
The Patronus Charm is one of the most powerful and complicated charms known to wizardkind.
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AccuWeather
Braving the elements for Pokémon Go
When lighting struck, Electrabuzz seemed to appear more frequently than on a dry and sunny day.
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Symantec
Pokemon Go: Gotta catch all the app permissions
Pokemon Go is taking the world by storm & getting people out of their houses - but the dissenters are still saying 'beware'.
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Data
Spark launches new data offering in response to 'gaming fever'
“As the country catches a new mobile gaming craze, we’ve seen an increase in data use on our mobile network nearing on 10%."
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Pokemon
Pòkemon Go is ruining lives: Reasons why you shouldn't play
My name is Ashton and I’ve been clean for nine days. I’ve steered clear of the app, as I’ve seen what it has done to my colleagues, friends & family.
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Gartner
Early lessons from Pokemon Go
"In no uncertain terms, Pokemon Go has brought augmented reality to the masses. It shows us the potential for augmented reality in our daily lives."
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Nintendo
Pokémon Go is a reminder that online gaming infrastructure is hard to get right
Pokèmon Go's release has been epic, but it has highlighted the challenges of releasing games that are heavily reliant on online gaming infrastructure.
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Gartner
Pokemon Go is giving to society what other technology had taken away
"I was outside, I was talking to actual people, we were helping each other build an experience that was exclusively ours."