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Niantic released the latest update for Pokemon Go on iOS and Android. With this update, users can transfer multiple Pokemon to Professor Willow at once by pressing and holding on a Pokemon to select it. In a blog post, Niantic detailed the update’s other features: Pokemon type icons have been added to the Gym battle approach and Gym battle screen.
Twitter users can now tweet emoji to Google’s official Twitter account to receive local search results in replies. For instance, a user can tweet a flower emoji to @Google, and the account will reply with a link to view nearby flower shops in Google’s search results. Users will need to have location services enabled for Twitter in order for the service to work. We speak emoji. Let’s talk.
Glu Mobile announced the release of Nicki Minaj: The Empire on mobile. The lifestyle simulation game allows users to become hip-hop stars with the help of musician Nicki Minaj. In Nicki Minaj: The Empire, each user can create and customize an avatar to represent them in the game. From there, users will be able to complete quests and earn fans by participating in rap battles ...
EA Mobile launched a Holiday 2016 update in The Sims FreePlay, which brings a variety of new content to the lifestyle simulation game. First, with this update, players can discover a magical tiny world filled with Fairy Circle Fields, Leaky Lake Canoe Rides and more. In this world, users will be able to swing on flowers, feed lady bugs and jump on spider webs.
Google released an update for its Android application, which separates the app’s cards into two sections: feed and upcoming. Google’s cards present users with information such as sports scores, flight details, weather information and more. With this update, the feed will present users with cards related to their interests, such as sports, news and entertainment information, ...
By Brandy Shaul on Dec. 6, 2016 - 9:00 AM Periscope released an update for its iOS application, which allows users to save high-definition versions of their broadcasts to their devices. ⚡️ You can now save high definition versions of your broadcasts to your iOS device! 📱🔑 Switch this on in Settings 👇👇👇 pic.twitter.
Google announced the release of a new Trusted Contacts application on Android. The personal safety app allows users to share their locations with friends and family members even if they’re offline or are unable to get to their devices. With the Trusted Contacts app, a user can mark certain contacts as “trusted,” and these users will be able to see their activity status.
Twitter released new featured stickers based on AMC television series The Walking Dead. Mobile users can add these stickers to their photos by adding photos to tweets and then tapping the smiling face button to access the stickers menu. From there, users can choose from four new stickers in The Walking Dead category, including a motorcycle and a sheriff’s badge.
Pandora revealed the 100 most “thumbed up” songs on its platform in 2016. Rihanna took the top place on the list, with Work (Feat. Drake). Drake’s One Dance (Feat. Wizkid and Kyla) came in second place, and another of Rihanna’s songs, Needed Me, came in third. Overall, Drake had the most songs on the list, at 14. Drake was followed by Future with eight songs and Rihanna with five.
Spotify revealed the top artists, songs and albums on its platform in 2016. On a global level, Drake was the top artist on Spotify in 2016, followed by Justin Bieber and Rihanna. Drake’s music accounted for more than 4.7 billion streams in 2016. In terms of female artists specifically, Rihanna was the top artist of the year, with over 2.5 billion streams.
Are you looking for a new mobile game to play this weekend? If so, there are lots of new options for you to try, including Colt Express from Asmodee Digital and Frima Studio. The board game is the digital version of the real-world Colt Express board game created by Ludonaute, and it allows users to become train robbers in the Wild West. Next, Fingersoft launched Hill Climb Racing 2 on Android.
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Google Play revealed the top applications and games on its service in 2016. For these lists, the top “trending” apps and games were those that were the most downloaded in 2016. On a global level, Google Play said Scoompa’s Face Changer 2 was the top trending app in 2016, followed by Lumyer – Photo & Selfie Editor from Lumyer and CastBox – Podcast Radio Music from CastBox.
Capcom announced the release of Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney on iOS. The game is the fourth title in the Ace Attorney series, and it was originally released on the Nintendo DS in North America in 2008. In Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney, players become defense attorney Apollo Justice, and they will visit crime scenes, question witnesses and more before heading into the courtroo ...
Plarium announced the release of Soldiers Inc: Mobile Warfare on iOS and Android. The base-building strategy game is the sequel to the original Soldiers Inc., which was released on social platforms like Facebook in 2013. In Soldiers Inc: Mobile Warfare, each player will build a base and recruit an army in the “failed state” of Selva de Fuego.
Google released the results of a recent survey of smartphone users in the U.S., which revealed how users discover and engage with mobile applications. For this survey, Google partnered with Ipsos to survey 999 smartphone users in the U.S. aged 16 through 64 during October. On the topic of discovering mobile apps, the survey showed that friends and family were the top way u ...
To mark World AIDS Day Dec. 1, Apple partnered with (RED) and a group of mobile game developers to launch a new Games for (RED) campaign on the iTunes App Store. During this campaign, players can purchase (RED)-themed content in 20 participating mobile games, including Best Fiends Forever, Clash of Clans and Marvel Contest of Champions.
Sony Interactive Entertainment announced the release of a PlayStation Communities application on iOS and Android. The app allows PlayStation 4 users to keep in touch with other gamers with similar interests. PlayStation’s communities are social groups that are focused on specific games. For instance, one group may help users find other Destiny players to team up with.
Yelp Update Lets Users Take ‘Yelfies,’ Share Bookmark Collections By Brandy Shaul on Nov. 29, 2016 - 2:30 PMComment Yelp released an update for its iOS and Android application, which allows users to take new “Yelfies” when they check in to businesses in the app. A Yelfie is a Yelp-specific photograph that combines a regular photo with a selfie, and also includes a business ...
AT&T announced that it will launch its DirecTV Now videostreaming service on mobile and other platforms Nov. 30. The service will allow users to subscribe to one of four programming packages to watch live and on-demand content on iOS and Android mobile devices, Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, Apple TV, the web and more.