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IN Science & Technology ON 12 Jul, 2016
Pokémon Go has gone crazy after its deployment on all the smartphone devices. The app is available on iOS and Android platforms in the US, Australia and New Zealand only.
What is Pokémon Go?
It is a reality game which lets you find Pokémon in the nearby areas or around the globe. Your device will vibrate when a Pokémon is nearby. All you need to do is, when you see it, you need to point your smartphone device at it and throw a Pokéball at it.
As fun as it sounds, there are also some side-effects which are quite apparent in nature. Read on to find out.
One of the Reddit users said,"Not even 30 minutes after the release last night, I slipped and fell down a ditch. Fractured the fifth metatarsal bone in my foot, 6-8 weeks for recovery. I told all the doctors I was walking my dog lol... Watch where you're going, folks!"
Downloading the .apk file from the third parties may contain some malware. Download it from the official source only.
According to USA Today, police in O'Fallon, Missouri arrested four suspects who used beacons near a pokéstop to lure in more players, at which point they would rob them at gunpoint. And that's not the only place where it's happening.
They used to say,"Don't drink and drive." Now they'll say,"Don't Pokémon Go and drive." :D
"I was walking toward the bridge along the shore when I saw something in the water," a woman told KTVQ. "I had to take a second look and I realized it was a body." Authorities think the death was accidental.
A man was playing Pokémon Go while his wife was giving birth to a baby.
Pokémon Go is more popular than Tinder. Moreover, people have been calling this app as 'Tinder for nerds'.