Published: Fri, July 15, 2016
Global Media | By Abel Hampton

Pokemon Go is making Indian iPhone users envious of Android

Pokemon Go is making Indian iPhone users envious of Android

This will cost you some money in microtransactions, though will be key to generating foot traffic during busy periods of the day for your company. In response, the makers of Pokemon Go have said people should "play with friends when going to new or unfamiliar places" and "remember to be safe and alert at all times". After you capture a Pokemon you can level up by earning experience points.

It topped the app store download chart on both iPhone's App Store and Google Play just days after its initial release in the US, Australia and New Zealand. Second, you sign up as normal on the initial screen either using your Google account or a Pokemon Trainer Club account.

Nintendo's newest mobile game, Pokemon Go has caused sensation and some injuries to its players. The company behind the game says the iOS app "erroneously requests full access permission for the user's Google account". Pokemon Go is a blindingly simple idea, using your smartphone's Global Positioning System and clock to project collectible, trainable and fightable Pokemons onto the real world around you.

In this regard, while removing much of the social element from gameplay (which has arguably been one reason behind the viral success of the game), VR integration could sidestep some safety issues.

Players are being urged to pay attention to their surroundings after reports around the country of robberies involving people distracted by the game.

The former "Saturday Night Live" writer and performer cited reports that the Niantic "can collect a broad swath of personal information from its players" through the game and expressed his privacy concerns, especially for children.

And in Wyoming, a 19-year-old woman who set out to catch a Pokemon by the Big Wind River on Friday instead found a dead body.

Granted, some players have been more careful with the spoofing, making the game think they're still within realistic distances of their current location. To begin with, you can start off by leaving Wi-Fi enabled on the phone in hopes that your device will connect to free Wi-Fi networks across your town.

"You find the most by the water and in town, where there are lots of Pokestops and gyms", said Mason McFadden, 13.

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