Pokemon GO update adds Sapphire and Ruby characters & lifelike weather effects

Pokemon GO creator Niantic is updating the popular mobile game with a glut of new features. For its most significant bump in quite some time, Pokemon GO adds a number of characters from the Sapphire and Ruby era including Mudkip, Treecko and Torchic, as part of a rollout that will see the introduction of some 50 creatures from the Hoenn region. Additionally, dynamic weather support means that a Pokemon hunter’s own climate can influence the game itself.

The world of AR, shorthand for augmented reality, is a truly fascinating one. It’s been …


Incredibly lifelike Stormtrooper helmet mini portable speaker plays tunes for the Empire

Always count on Firebox to deliver something fresh and individual to the gadget realm! The cool stuff shop has this incredibly authentic mini Stormtrooper speaker that seems able and ready to defend the Empire from the Republic scum by blasting tunes from its 2W driver. It’s not surprising that the Bluetooth speaker looks so true, for it is actually modeled from an original Stormtrooper helmet prop dating from 1976. Hence why it looks a bit different from the helmet you probably know best.

Like any self-respecting portable speaker, this one too has a bundled microphone, …