After one year since its launch, the Pokémon Go game looks pretty good, even if some of the features and options that Niantic has promised have never been released.
Last month, Niantic has announced that it will celebrate the Pokémon Go one year anniversary by hosting a real-world event in Grant Park, Chicago. The event is called Pokémon Go Fest and it will begin today, July 22, 2017, where everyone that will attend will find increased Pokémon encounters, special Pokestops and other unique challenges.
The tickets were sold within minutes, but we have some good news for the millions of players who didn’t get a ticket. It seems that Niantic will stream the Pokémon Go Fest live on Twitch and YouTube.
However, the developer has not revealed details about the stream, but we have to mention that the Pokémon Go Fest will start at 10:00 AM CDT and it will end at 7PM CDT. With that being said, the stream will probably take place during the same period of time, but as soon as we have more information about it, we will let you know.
It seems that the players that are not able to attend the Pokémon Go Fest event will also be able to take part of it. According to Niantic, Pokémon Go trainers from all over the world will be able to help the trainers from Grant Park, Chicago to unlock global rewards by catching as many Pokémon as possible.
We remind you that Niantic has revealed Thursday the first ever Legendary Pokémon that can appear in Grant Park. For this to happen, the trainers will have to catch enough Pokémon during the Challenge Windows.
Are you playing Pokémon Go on your Android or iOS device? Will you help the Pokémon Go trainers from Grant Park, Chicago to unlock global rewards?
For most of the casual or even professional drivers out there, traffic apps have become a must. Getting updates on potential traffic jams, as well as suggestions for shortcuts in order to avoid these is such a necessity in today’s car-filled cities that even old school apps like Google Maps started including such features. But did you ever stop to think about how these suggested shortcuts might potentially turn into a driver’s worst nightmare? Keep reading to find out more about the dark side of traffic apps.
When Apps Indicate the Same Shortcut
So, we all know there are the standard routes, and then there are those alternative ones that you were once able to discover only when you knew your city streets inside out. You don’t need a traffic app to tell you that, but you do need one to point you to the nearest shortcut. You no longer have to learn streets and routes yourself, which is a major advantage. But sometimes it can also be the biggest disadvantage in the world.
Imagine how the main roads on your route are the most intensely circulated ones. That’s a fact. So your navigation app suggests that you take this alternative route as well that goes through a random neighborhood because quiet housing areas are less likely to be crowded than intensely circulated boulevards. That’s all fine and well, but if your app says that to you, it most likely indicates the same route to all its other thousands of users in your city.
Thus, the traffic jam moves someplace else. And while for you it might be just a minor inconvenience, think of all the people that live there. Not only is their nice neighborhood suddenly flooded with cars, noise and smog, but now they can’t even pull out of their driveway to go buy groceries. So think about that next time you take an alternate route.
According to reports, a number of computers have been blocked from receiving future Windows 10 updates. So, unless Microsoft addresses the incompatibility issue, there will be many computers that will no longer be able to receive updates in early 2018.
That could be a big issue, especially for the users who have updated their Windows 8/8.1 license to Windows 10. It seems that the issue is affecting computers that have been built around Intel’s Atom Clover Trail processors.
These chips come on entry-level computers that have been released back in 2012 or later. The mentioned computers have come with Windows 8 or Windows 8.1, and as most of you know, Microsoft made Windows 10 available to them as a FREE update.
Well, reports are saying that owners of these computers are not able to install the Windows 10 Creators Update. By trying to install this update on a computer that comes with an Intel’s Atom Clover Trail processor you will receive a message saying “Windows 10 is no longer supported on this PC.”
In other words, these computers are stuck on Windows 10 version 1607. We remind you that each Windows 10 update comes with security updates for 18 months, meaning that the 1607 build that was released last year in August will lose Microsoft’s support in 2018.
Keep in mind that people will still be able to use their computers, but without the regular security patches, which might make the machine vulnerable to bugs and security holes.
In case you had a computer running on Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 and you’ve decided to NOT upgrade to Windows 10, you will still receive support for this operating system until October 2023. With that being said, Microsoft will have many users who will request their Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 license back in case the company doesn’t solve this problem.
It seems that Apple has been quite busy in the last few weeks as the company has just released new versions for all operating systems owned by it.
The iOS, tvOS, watchOS and macOS have now new versions, which can be installed on the Apple device that you own. For example, if you own a smartphone then you probably have already installed the new iOS 10.3.3 to it. The Apple TVs can now be updated to tvOS 10.2.2, the Apple Watches to watchOS 3.2.3, while the Macbooks can be updated to macOS Sierra 10.12.6.
As expected, the new iOS 10.3.3 comes with usual bug fixes and performance enhancements, but it also improves the stability of the operating system. Unfortunately, the iOS 10.3.3 doesn’t come with any new features or options, which can be quite disappointing.
The watchOS 3.2.3 contains bug fixes, but no new features and options have been added to it. However, you can install it on your Apple Watch via the Watch App that you have installed on your iPhone.
If you own an Apple TV, we suggest you to install the new tvOS 10.2.2 as soon as possible as it comes with performance enhancements, bug fixes and security improvements. On the other hand, the new macOS Sierra 10.12.6 is actually a minor update, but Apple is suggesting us to update our devices as soon as possible to avoid security breaches.
Unfortunately for the iOS jailbreak fans, Pangu has not released a fully working iOS 10 jailbreak and it is not known exactly when this will happen. However, we remind you that the hacker group has presented the iOS 10 jailbreak a few weeks ago, but for some reason, it has not released it to the public yet.
Do you think that a fully working iOS 10 jailbreak will be released by Pangu before this autumn?