Pokémon GO now punishes cheaters with bad monsters

If you think cheating is the easy way to get ahead in Pokémon GO, think again. Developer Niantic just rolled out a new update that punishes cheaters by only allowing them to catch lousy monsters. What’s great about Pokémon GO is that you have to get out to play it. You can’t just sit on your couch

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Underwater drones, intelligent camera assistants and more [Crowdfund Roundup]

Wouldn’t it be great if you could capture stunning videos of sea life up to 196-feet deep without even getting your feet wet? You can with BIKI, the world’s first underwater drone for deep sea video recording. It’s just one of the awesome ideas in this week’s Crowdfund Roundup. We also have ultra-strong Kevlar Lightning

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Gmail for Android and iOS is getting Smart Reply

The official Gmail app for Android and iOS is getting Google’s impressive Smart Reply feature. By taking advantage of machine learning, Smart Reply can help you power through outstanding emails in your inbox by suggesting suitable replies that are friendly and conversational. Smart Reply first made its debut in Inbox, Google’s fancier mail client, back in

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Instagram now offers Snapchat-style Face Filters

Instagram’s fight to stay ahead of Snapchat involves stealing its best features so that users have no reason to switch. That continues today with the introduction of Face Filters, which, just like Snapchat’s, apply things like glasses, hats, animal ears, and more to your selfies. Instagram hasn’t really suffered during the rise of Snapchat; it’s

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What you need to know about ransomware attacks

More than 230,000 computers in 150 countries have been hit by a cyberattack that encrypts data until a ransom has been paid. It’s thought to be the biggest in history, with India, Taiwan, and several European countries being the worst effected. If you use a Mac, you have nothing to worry about for now, since this particular “ransomware” only

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