Back in August, when the popularity of Pokemon GO was already likely fading, Niantic pushed out a new Nearby tracker to beta users in San Francisco. The new tracker was largely thought to be a way for the game to stay relevant, but as months went by without it launching anywhere else and the ability to track new Pokemon became increasingly more difficult, most of us lost hope and gave up. Today, though, that tracker is finally arriving for many more people. Is it too late? You’ll have to decide. Along with that news, Pokemon GO is also getting double XP for the next week and has unveiled Ditto, a new Pokemon. (more…)
Instagram is kicking off the holiday week with two major feature introductions to its apps. Over the next few weeks, users will be able to live stream video to their audiences and followers through Stories, but also send disappearing photos and videos with Instagram Direct to groups and friends.
Live video streams through Stories adhere to the idea of Stories – that your feed refreshes after about 24 hours. As Instagram puts it, the disappearing act of the content you share in Stories lets you “feel more comfortable sharing anything, anytime.” (more…)
Any.do 4.0 is rolling out, and it’s easily the biggest update release for the platform yet. Inside, Any.do is marrying three functions: Calendar, To-Do list, and the new Any.do Assistant, providing you with an app that not only manages what you have going on in life, but ways it can handle certain tasks for you. (more…)
The New York Times has launched an official Crossword app for Android, bringing years’ worth of puzzles straight to your device. With the app, access to the daily puzzle is available, as well as daily mini puzzles. If you need even more Crossword action, you can dive into NYT’s Crossword archives which contains 20+ years of puzzles. (more…)