TINDER is testing an invasive new update that exposes your exact location on a map for potential matches to view. Say you frequent a local pub, for example, other users will be able to see that you went there (and vice versa). It's easy to envision the frightening update being used by stalkers and creeps to monitor your whereabouts. Of course, the company realises the privacy concerns the update raises, so it's been quick to point out that "Places" is an opt-in feature. That means you'll have to activate it for people to be able to snoop on your whereabouts. When it launches in the UK (it's currently limited to Australian cities Sydney and Brisbane, and Santiago, Chile), you'll be able to toggle it on by tapping the pin icon next to the flame icon at the top of the app. Tinder also claims that the feature doesn't spy on you in real-time. As a result, users will only be able to peep your location 30 minutes after you've left a place. It's also limited to potential matches, meaning … [Read more...] about Tinder’s creepy new update shares your EXACT location with everyone
RECKON you've been blocked on Snapchat but want to find out for sure? There are a few easy tricks. It's even possible to work this out after the Snapchat redesign, so don't worry if you've downloaded the controversial new app update. It's tough to please everyone, so you might one day find yourself on the receiving end of a Snapchat block. If a person blocks you, you won't be able to view your Story, or send you Snaps and Chats. The most obvious way to find out if someone has blocked you is if they suddenly disappear from your Snapchat friends list. By blocking you, they'll disappear from your app completely, so it's a quick way to check if you've been blocked. Snapcha You can also try searching the person's Snapchat username in your Snapchat app search bar. If their profile doesn't appear, it probably means they've blocked you. The only exception to these tests would be if the person has completely deleted their account. If that's happened, it could appear like they've blocked you, … [Read more...] about How to tell if someone blocked you on Snapchat after the new update
Both Playerunknown's Battlegrounds and Fortnite are to receive new updates as the battle to become Since PUBG made the style of game popular, and Fortnite took much the same idea and helped make it even bigger, battle royale games have become big business. Many of the world's biggest developers are rushing to make versions of their own, hoping to tempt players away from the two big titles. Since then, both games have been quickly adding new updates in an effort to maintain interest in the games. They have included new maps and new kind of game modes, with developers suggesting they hope to add even more fundamental changes in the future. Gadgets and tech news in pictures + show all Gadgets and tech news in pictures 1/43 Designed by Pierpaolo Lazzarini from Italian company Jet Capsule. The I.F.O. is fuelled by eight electric engines, which is able to push the flying object to an estimated top speed of about 120mph. Jet Capsule/Cover Images 2/43 A humanoid robot … [Read more...] about PUBG and Fortnite get new updates as battle royale fight heats up
THE legendary creature of the deep Kyogre has arrived in the world of Pokemon GO.Like all super-powered Pokemon, Kyogre will not be easy to take down. Here’s all you need to know.Kyogre is a legendary Water-type Pokemon that first appeared in Generation 3 games Ruby and Sapphire.Along with Groudon, who has been released on Pokemon GO already, and Rayquaza, it forms one third of the weather trio.In Pokemon GO, the water-type is a Tier 5 Legendary Raid Boss and with a CP of 51,968.You should have a party of at least 4-5 if you hope to have a chance of defeating Kyogre and capturing it.He is notoriously difficult to capture due to the distance from the player – this means that throwing a curve ball can be a high-risk play.Because Kyogre floats you will find that it hovers from left to right, once again making this capture extremely difficult.We would advice that you practice throwing curveballs against other Pokemon, from both left and right sides of the screen. As Kyogre is … [Read more...] about Pokemon GO update – how do you catch Kyogre and what are the best counters to fight with?
AN UPCOMING update for Pokemon GO is going to make the game unplayable on some older iPhones and iPads.The game’s developer, Niantic, has confirmed that the app will be discontinued to any devices that cannot run the latest operating system, iOS 11. Here’s everything you need to know.In a blog post, Niantic wrote: “In an upcoming update to Pokemon Go, we will end support for Apple devices not capable of upgrading to iOS 11.”“This change is a result of improvements to Pokemon Go.”The post says the new update will push the game “beyond the capabilities” of older operating systems.“Trainers using affected devices may no longer be able to access their Pokemon go accounts from that device, or use their PokeCoins or other items in their bags.”The important thing to note is that you don’t actually need to upgrade to iOS 11 to continue playing.You just need to make sure you have a smartphone that is capable of receiving … [Read more...] about What is the latest Pokemon Go update and will it still work on my iPhone or iPad?