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Pokémon Go Gets A Big Shakeup This Week

If you've been waiting for the second generation of Pokémon to hit PoGo, you're in luck: this week sees a huge overhaul of the app, including over 80 new 'mon and a whole load of new features. Read More >>

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HOT TAKE: Pokémon Go is a Bad Game

After writing no fewer than 17 posts in the past few weeks about our globe's newest craze, I have some sad news to report to you all: Pokémon Go is a bad, bad game. Read More >>

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Watch a Stampede of Pokémon Go Players Descend on Central Park

Don’t think for a second that what you’re seeing here in New York’s Central Park is a contained incident. Pokémon Go is drawing tremendous crowds to the parks and piers of cities across this once-great nation as smartphone-wielding adults venture into the concrete wilderness under the cover of darkness to capture rare collections of pixels. Read More >>

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It Looks Like Pokémon Go Is Pursuing a Partnership With McDonald’s

In the wake of its tremendous popularity, everyone’s wondering about is how Pokémon Go intends to make money. In addition to in-app purchases, Niantic chief John Hanke has said that the game intends to create “sponsored locations,” as they did with their earlier game Ingress. And a few enterprising Redditors apparently figured out who the company’s first customer will be. Read More >>

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You’ll Want This Melodic Muppet Mash-Up Stuck In Your Head Forever

Pogo is a master of the mash-up. We knew it at Snow White, and we knew it for sure when he spilled his secrets. For his latest trick, he tackled the Muppets and it's 100 per cent unadulterated pleasantness. Give it a listen, or five. [Nick Bertke AKA Pogo] Read More >>

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Pogo Connect Stylus Review: Pressure Sensitivity for iPad, But Only Half-Baked

Despite the myriad uses an iPad can serve up, one area where it falls short is artistic creation. Sure, there are tons of sketching and painting apps, but they are hampered by one shortcoming of the iPad's display: lack of pressure sensitivity. The Pogo Connect Stylus tries to mend this gap and open the doors to a more complete artistic experience on the iPad. Read More >>

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Composite Fibre Pogo Stick Inspires a Whole New Generation to Break Their Necks

Like the hoop and stick or the ball and cup, the pogo stick is another children's toy that just hasn't been able to compete with video games and other electronic distractions. But you know what's sure to get kids bouncing again? A pogo stick with a composite fibre bow spring capable of launching them up to four feet into the air. Read More >>

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Watching People Pull Extreme Tricks on a Pogo Stick Is Spine Bending

Pogo sticks always amused the hell out of me. Up. Down. Up. Down. Repeat. These guys, however, take pogo sticks to the next level, it's more like: Up. Down. Spin. Jump over a woman in a wheelchair. Grind the railing. Up. Down. Go crazy. Read More >>