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Weekly Wrap-Up | Week of 7/31/2016

We finally get around to reviewing Pokemon Go! Plus Samsung announces their Samsung Galaxy Note 7.
#Gaming #Tech #Note7 #GalaxyNote7 #PokemonGo

" I like Pokemon Go! But i really wanted to love it. It basically was my 1998 dream come true (well sort of)… Niantic Labs have done a decent job with the game so far but there are a lot of issue that plagued the game. This is the reason why i waited so long to write the review. I wanted to give them enough time to fix most of the major issues (which they did). The game still has some annoying bugs that Niantic refused to fix in the latest update like; Battery Saver hang, Nearby Pokemon, and Step Counter only working while the app is open. I still highly recommend this game to anyone…" - +David L Sumner ( Check out our full review Here!!! )

Samsung announced their yearly super phone. This year makes it the Samsung Galaxy Note 6 well, 7... Why did they skip the 6 again...? Anyways this beastly phone will be available soon on all carriers.

" Specs
Galaxy Note7
OS :Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Network :LTE Cat.12 / LTE Cat.10 / LTE Cat.9 *May differ by markets and mobile operators*
Dimension :153.5 x 73.9 x 7.9mm, 169g
AP :Octa core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.6GHz Quad), 64 bit, 14 nm process
Memory :4GB RAM (LPDDR4), 64GB (UFS 2.0)
Display :5.7” Quad HD Dual edge Super AMOLED
2560 x 1440 (518ppi)
Camera :Rear: Dual Pixel 12MP OIS (F1.7), Front: 5MP (F1.7)
Battery :3,500 mAh, Fast Charging on wired and wireless
Wireless Charging compatible with WPC and PMA
Payment :NFC, MST
Connectivity :Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), MIMO(2x2) 620Mbps,
Bluetooth® v 4.2 LE, ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC,
Location (GPS, Glonass, Beidou)
Sensors :Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, HR Sensor, Iris Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor
Video :MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI , FLV, MKV, WEBM " - Via Samsung

Other News: 

  • Microsoft Released the Xbox One S on August 2nd....
  • Pokemon Go! - Pokemon Go was released in a few more markets. Niantic Labs try to explain why they were forced to shut down 3rd party application from accessing their servers. " As some of you may have noticed we recently rolled out Pokémon GO to Latin America including Brazil. We were very excited to finally be able to take this step. We were delayed in doing that due to aggressive efforts by third parties to access our servers outside of the Pokémon GO game client and our terms of service. We blocked some more of those attempts yesterday. Since there has been some public discussion about this, we wanted to shed some more light on why we did this and why these seemingly innocuous sites and apps actually hurt our ability to deliver the game to new and existing players. The chart below shows the drop in server resources consumed when we blocked scrapers. Freeing those resources allowed us to proceed with the Latin America launch." - Niantic Labs  
  • Square Enix Announces a Sponsorship with the Make-a-Wish foundation. “It’s incredibly important for us to give back to those in need,” said Mike Sherlock, Chief Operating Officer of Square Enix, Inc. “We’re so proud to be working alongside the amazing Make-A-Wish team to help wish kids’ wishes become reality. We can’t wait to get started.” Inspired by its upcoming game FINAL FANTASY® XV, which is set in a fantastical world of intrigue and wonder but grounded in reality, Square Enix plans to flip the script with this partnership, transforming wish kids’ fantasies into reality. Square Enix will launch the initiative alongside Make-A-Wish this September. The two companies will share additional details in the coming weeks, as well as the inspiring stories of the kids they have the great joy to impact. “We are excited for the opportunity to partner with Square Enix on their launch of FINAL FANTASY XV this September,” said David Williams, president and CEO of Make-A-Wish America. “We are honored that Square Enix chose to expand their approach of making dreams come true in the gaming world to now making wishes come true for children facing serious illnesses.” - Square Enix

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