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Pokemon Go stories

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Study reveals Minecraft the hardest mobile game ever
Wed, 13th Apr 2022
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Minecraft: Pocket Edition is the most searched for and most cheat-searched mobile game, according to a study by Mozillion.
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Surprise! Pokemon GO is alive and well
Mon, 2nd Oct 2017
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Defying expectations, Pokémon GO thrives with raids, new features, and a loyal fanbase ready for battle, come rain or shine.
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Opinion: We take some brilliant tech for granted way too often
Thu, 4th May 2017
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From virtual reality marvels to instant mobile banking, our daily tech wonders deserve more appreciation as we cruise into an automated future.
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Pokémon Go player makes Jesus joke in Russian Church, gets arrested
Tue, 2nd May 2017
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Russian blogger arrested for playing Pokémon Go in church faces possible 3.5 year prison sentence. Amnesty calls it attack on freedom of speech.
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Should IT pros care about augmented reality?
Mon, 27th Mar 2017
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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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Pokemon Go, PlayStation, Xbox and more will be at Armageddon 2016
Wed, 7th Sep 2016
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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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What businesses can learn from Pokémon Go success
Fri, 26th Aug 2016
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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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Could Edge Computing have solved Pokémon GO’s server issues?
Mon, 22nd Aug 2016
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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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Pokémon craze hits NZ tourism: Pikachu goes bungy jumping
Fri, 22nd Jul 2016
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NZ's tourism leaps as Pikachu bungy jumps! Queenstown bridge hosts a Pokémon spectacle, captivating fans and crew alike.
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All aboard the Hogwarts Express - petition asks for Harry Potter version of Pokémon Go
Wed, 20th Jul 2016
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Fans clamour for a spellbinding twist on augmented reality – a Harry Potter themed game akin to Pokémon Go is petitioned.
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Braving the elements for Pokémon Go
Mon, 18th Jul 2016
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UK Pokémon fans undeterred by weather, embracing rain or shine in quest to 'catch 'em all' as game's popularity soars.
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Pokemon Go: Gotta catch all the app permissions
Fri, 15th Jul 2016
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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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Spark launches new data offering in response to 'gaming fever'
Fri, 15th Jul 2016
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Spark's 2GB GO offering thrills gamers, doubling data for half the price during school hols amidst a Pokemon Go craze.
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Pòkemon Go is ruining lives: Reasons why you shouldn't play
Fri, 15th Jul 2016
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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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Early lessons from Pokemon Go
Thu, 14th Jul 2016
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Pokemon Go has brought augmented reality to the masses, revealing the potential for brands to take advantage of the craze.
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Pokémon Go is a reminder that online gaming infrastructure is hard to get right
Wed, 13th Jul 2016
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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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Pokemon Go is giving to society what other technology had taken away
Wed, 13th Jul 2016
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Pokemon Go revives outdoor adventure and real-world bonding, fostering a community spirit lost to screens.