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Creators of Pokemon Go are making a Harry Potter AR game

According to TechCrunch, Niantic Labs, creators of the worldwide phenomenon that is Pokemon Go, are working on a new project, and it is a doozy! Co-developed with Warner Bros. Interactive is a game called Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Wizards Unite will be an AR title said to be based around learning new spells and using them to find and combat magical beasts and other powerful enemies. General mechanics may be similiar to these of Ingress, Niantic Labs’ first AR game.Clean your capes, polish your wands and sit down and wait patiently, Potter fans, as Wizards Unite will not be released ...

NichePhone-S, a miniature Android cellhpone

Original smartphone designs are well – otherwise they would not be original, duh. Other than BlackBerry KEYone and a few no-names, I cannot come up with a recently-released phone that was more than marginally different from its peers. Or, rather, I could not until ten minutes ago, when I heard about the NichePhone-S.What is NichePhone-S? A feature phone that happens to look like a calculator and be the size of a large credit card. Running on Android 4.2, it can be used to call or text a friend, play audio, tether or connect to Bluetooth. NichePhone-S’ specification is… ...

LokiBot – new, deadly virus attacks smartphones

Kaspersky Lab issues warning against LokiBot, a very dangerous trojan that attacks Android-based smartphones. After infecting the device it tries to obtain the user’s bank account information. If it manages to do that, it proceeds to clear the user’s account and then infects everyone in the user’s contact list via text messages. If you try to uninstall it, virus will lock your phone behind a $100 ransom barrier. No money? No smartphone. If LokiBot fails to find the way to hack your bank account, it will put a ransom lock on your smartphone.Sounds terrifying, does it not? ...

Specification of HTC U11 Life confirmed

We still do not know when exacly will the phone come out, nor how much will it cost, but hey! At least we do know what’s inside of it now. Here is what specification can be expected of HTC U11 Life:– Snapdragon 630 CPU,– 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM, microSD up to 2TB,– 16mpx front and rear cameras,– IP67 water & dust resistance,– Edge Sense, Amazon Alexa, USonic earbuds inside the package,– 2600mAh battery,– Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS.The device has already been listed on T-Mobile, which supposedly means that we can expect it to launch any day now. ...

Instagram Superzoom, or how to make an extra-close closeup

If you think your face is pretty enough to be seen up close on the Internet, you are in luck. Instagram has just launched Superzoom, its newest camera effect. Superzoom allows you to record a video clip of yourself with an added effect of a comedic zoom-in. You know, like in those ”Dum dum dummmmm!” scenes in movies. You can check it out on this video by TechCrunch (great guys, by the way, good articles). If you already have Superzoom, this is how to use it: enter Instagram and open the camera. Now tap the Superzoom icon for a 3-seconds long clip or hold it for a longer one. ...

Sockbot. New malware was found out in eight Google Play apps

According to cybersecurity company Symantec, eight Google Play apps have been infected by malware called Sockbot. Infected apps have already been removed, but not before they infected something between trifle six hundred thousand to two and a half million devices. Virus was hidden in various apps, many of them offering free Minecraft skins. Most of the downloads took place in the West; USA, Germany, Brazil, as well as Russia. Sockbot is not dangerous in itself, but Symantec believes its function is to give away the control of your device to a third person party, which can greatly compromise ...

Sockbot. New malware was found out in eight Google Play apps

According to cybersecurity company Symantec, eight Google Play apps have been infected by malware called Sockbot. Infected apps have already been removed, but not before they infected something between trifle six hundred thousand to two and a half million devices. Virus was hidden in various apps, many of them offering free Minecraft skins. Most of the downloads took place in the West; USA, Germany, Brazil, as well as Russia. Sockbot is not dangerous in itself, but Symantec believes its function is to give away the control of your device to a third person party, which can greatly compromise ...

Nude, app that tries to hide nude pics on your phone and fails to

Who was it made by? Japanese, naturally. What does it do? Long story short, it uses a special algorythm to find any nude photographs you may have saved on your phone and then quickly delete them from both your device’s memory and iCloud. Better safe than sorry! Reportedly, the app is not working very well. Article on Gizmodo described how the author installed the app and set it on a wild goose chase. His phone had no nudes, but the app decided to delete a large number of his pictures anyway. Among the pictures deleted could be found:– woman in a dress sitting on a chair,– ...

O tempora o mores, or how Americans can now order food via Facebook

We never asked for it, we never wanted it and now we have it. Or at least I never asked for it. If you have, feel bad about yourself. Citizens of the US can now order food on Facebook using desktops, Android and iOS phones. How does this work? Pretty simple. You enter Facebook, go to search bar and type in ”Order Food”. You will then be presented with a number of nearby restaurants that can be ordered online from. You can then proceed to order food without leaving FB application. You can filter your food search by price or distance.In order to make this (order… ha!) ...

Into The Dead 2 is now available on Android

Do you like zombies? Do you like endless runners? Then you will probably like Into The Dead 2. A sequel to a pretty popular Android game, ITD 2 puts you in a shoes of a man on a quest to save his daughter. That heroic deed can be achieved by running through seven chapters filled with hordes of living dead. To make it out alive you will have to either skillfully avoid the incoming fleash eaters or killing them dead with a large variety of weapons – and a dog. Game’s trailer make it look pretty cool, but beware; while the game is free to download, first ITD had a lot of micro ...