The Water Festival returns to Pokemon GO with some special bonuses

The folks over at Niantic have just confirmed that the Water Festival is making a comeback to Pokemon GO starting this week. The event will kick off June 7 at 1:00 pm PDT and will run through June 21 at 1:00 pm PDT.

During the Water Festival, special Water-type Pokemon like Magikarp and Wailmer will appear more frequently in the wild. But there’s more, as some lucky players may even encounter a rare Shiny Shellder for the very first time during the Water Festival.

Here are some of the special bonuses Niantic promised to offer during the event: 3x Stardust for catching Water-type Pokemon, …

Jaybird Run Earth Day Special Edition wireless earbuds Review

Last year, we saw a significant push in the true wireless earbuds space, as the improvements and innovations in the segment helped to deliver some truly astounding offerings. One of them was in fact the Jaybird Run, which impressively enough, beat out several other notable offerings to earn our award of the best true wireless headphones of 2017. While it’s not a direct successor, Jaybird has fashioned a variant of its popular earbuds – the Earth Day Special Edition. You’re probably wondering what’s new and what’s different with this pair. Well, we’ll have the …

Deal: Save up to 25% on Amazon's Fire 7, 8 and 10 tablets with Special Offers

Amazon’s Fire series tablets are probably among the cheapest Android slates available on the market. The 7-inch model even received the Amazon’s Choice tag for highly rated, well-priced products available to ship immediately.

Aside from the great price, all three Amazon Fire tablets come with Alexa integration, which makes them even more valuable. If you’ve always wanted to give them a try, you’ll be pleased to know that Amazon has them on sale for a limited time.

Fire 7 Tablet with Alexa 8GB – $39.99 (usually $49.99) Fire 7 Tablet with Alexa 16GB – $59.99 (usually $69.99)Fire …

Apple announces iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition arrive on April 10

Although a leaked Virgin Mobile document indicates that the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition are supposed to go on sale today, it looks like Apple’s official statement says otherwise.

So, if you’ve been waiting for these premium Apple products, you’ll be pleased to know they will be available for purchase online starting April 10. Also, customers will be able to pick either of the two smartphones in stores beginning April 13.

A new (PRODUCT)RED iPhone X Leather Folio will be launched alongside the new iPhones, which will be available from Apple’s online stores …

Pokemon GO copies Monster Hunter series, adds Field and Special Research gameplay mechanics

The folks over at Niantic have just announced important changes are coming to their Pokemon GO smash-hit. Starting this week, players will have access to two new gameplay features: Field Research and Special Research.

Field Research will offer Pokemon GO players various objectives that include discovering and catching certain Pokemon or engaging in battles. You’ll be getting these tasks by spinning nearby PokeStops, each time you want new research missions.

On the other hand, Special Research may be requested by Professor Willow and will take players on a journey to make major discoveries. …

Special baseball cap is invented to trick facial recognition systems

A newly invented baseball cap that is equipped with laser dots, can fool facial recognition systems like Apple’s Face ID into thinking that you are someone else. The inside of the cap features tiny LED lights. When the cap is worn, the lights project dots that cannot be seen by the human eye. However, facial recognition systems know that they are there; with the dots appearing in strategic locations, Face ID and other similar unlocking and verification tools are fooled. This process is called “adversarial learning.”

The LED lights can be placed under a person’s real hair, under a wig, or …

Samsung offers special discounted bundles for each Galaxy S9/S9+ purchase

Samsung’s new flagships, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ have just made their debut in the United States, and customers can get either of them for special prices. The South Korean company has teamed up with US carriers to provide fans with various offers.

While you can get the cheapest Galaxy S9 (T-Mobile) at Costco, Verizon is running a BOGO deal on Samsung’s flagships, so you can get two at the price of one. However, if you don’t need two Samsung top-tier phones, you might want to take into consideration another promotional offer coming from the South Korean giant.

Besides the trade-in program …

AT&T "enhances" its two unlimited plans, has special deals for those in NYC, Chicago and L.A.

AT&T is adding two new unlimited plans starting on March 1st. Unlimited Plus Enhanced is $80 a month for the first line, comes with 15GB a month of mobile hotspot data for each line, and also includes HBO. The price is $10 a month less than the currently offered AT&T Unlimited Plus, and includes 50% more mobile hotspot data. Unlimited Choice Enhanced is only $40/month a line for unlimited 4G LTE data, and also includes HBO. Pick either one of the two Enhanced plans and you’ll receive a $15 “loyalty credit” that can be used to lower the cost of certain AT&T video services.

The …

Alcatel's 5 new budget phones: 18:9 screens, special camera features, face unlock, Android Go

Alcatel has always been committed to offering devices that give users more for their money. TCL Communication — Alcatel’s parent company — will usually have an “affordable flagship” in their lineup, followed by a few midrangers and an entry-level device that are easy on the pocket but try to offer more than what you would expect.

So, MWC 2018 is here, and Alcatel is ready with its new portfolio. Aside from the flagship Alcatel 5, it includes an entry-level phone and three distinct midrangers. Let’s take a closer look at them!

Alcatel 5
The super-affordable flagship, …

LG V30 Raspberry Rose: special Valentine's Day edition unboxing!

Valentine’s Day is almost here and as much as it is about showing your love and appreciation, it’s also an occasion to gift your loved ones with something special.

Well, LG has just sent us a very special package with what could turn out to be a great gift idea for Valentine’s Day.
Inside this box is the LG V30 in a gorgeous “Raspberry Rose” color (translation for fellow men: it’s pink), but it is the box itself that is specially arranged.
This special version of the phone will be available in Europe …