Tag Archives: Pokemon

Pokemon Go Crosses 100 Million Downloads in a Month on Google Play

The world is not the same as it was a month ago. If you don’t believe us, just look outside your window. You will see people roaming around, staring at trees and roads, and then back down at their smartphones. All thanks to one game – Pokemon Go – and its success continues to grow. The augmented reality game based ... Read More »

Hundreds of Taiwan Drivers Fined After Pokemon Go Launch

Nearly 350 drivers in Taiwan were slapped with fines for playing on their phones after Pokemon Go launched on the island, which has already resulted in broken legs and museum bans. The gaming app has sparked a global frenzy since its launch last month as users hunt for virtual cartoon characters overlaid on real-world locations using augmented reality technology. A ... Read More »

Apple’s Tim Cook on Acquisitions, Pokemon Go, and Augmented Reality

Apple has been buying a new company an average of every three to four weeks, but that might slow down now, CEO Tim Cook hinted during the company’s quarterly earnings call. In the last quarter, Apple spent billions on investments and acquisitions, so even scaling this down leaves the potential for some very big investments. “During the quarter, we also ... Read More »

Pokemon Go to Feature Advertising Above and Beyond Sponsored Locations

Pokemon Go may not have rolled out the world over but that hasn’t stopped developer Niantic from pursuing advertising opportunities for the game. While McDonald’s will eventually feature as a sponsored location if the presence of its logo in an APK dump of the game is to be believed, it appears that Niantic will go beyond that. According to one ... Read More »

Pokemon Go Being Used by Hillary Clinton in Presidential Campaign: Report

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has started to use the newly-launched Augmented Reality (AR) game Pokémon Go as a campaigning tool to register voters. The game, which came out on July 6, encourages users to walk around and visit “PokéStops” where they can acquire items for the game like Poké Balls and “gyms” where they can fight against other players. ... Read More »