[Update: Rolling out] Niantic bringing PvP to ‘Pokémon GO’ by year’s end

<ul class="list-unstyled list-banners"><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2018/11/30 8:56am PST Update" href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/12/12/niantic-bringing-pvp-pokemon-go-years-end/#1"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_1"> 1</span>: 2018/11/30 8:56am PST</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">The official Pokémon GO Twitter account teases the upcoming PvP mode</span> </div> </a> </li><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2018/12/12 7:05pm PST Update" href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/12/12/niantic-bringing-pvp-pokemon-go-years-end/#2"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_2"> 2</span>: 2018/12/12 7:05pm PST</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">Rolling out</span> </div> </a> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/nexus2cee_pokemon-go-mew.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-482226" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/nexus2cee_pokemon-go-mew-728x364.png" alt="" width="668" height="334" /></a></p> <p>In a recent <a href="https://www.gram.pl/artykul/2018/08/03/ingress-pokemon-go-i-harry-potter-wywiad-z-anne-beuttenmuller-z-niantic.shtml">Gram Magazine</a> interview with the European head of product marketing for Niantic, <a href="https://plus.google.com/+AnneBeuttenm%C3%BCller">Anne Beuttenmüller</a> revealed that <em>Pokémon GO</em> is finally going to get a player-versus-player mechanic,...

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[Update: Now $1,234] The high-end Google Pixelbook (Core i7/512GB) is just $1,275 ($374 off) on Amazon, extra 10% discount for Prime Student members

<ul class="list-unstyled list-banners"><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2018/12/12 4:36pm PST Update" href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/12/12/the-high-end-google-pixelbook-core-i7-512gb-is-just-1275-374-off-on-amazon-extra-10-discount-for-prime-student-members/#1"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_1"> 1</span>: 2018/12/12 4:36pm PST</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">The price has dropped even further to $1,234. This is the lowest price we've seen the i7 Pixelbook at by far, so it might be worth consideration if you've been</span> </div> </a> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Pixelbook-chromebook-outside-with-phone-portrait-hero.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-510030" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Pixelbook-chromebook-outside-with-phone-portrait-hero-728x485.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>The vast majority of Pixelbook buyers out there won't need a Core i7, 16GB of RAM, and 512GB of storage, but if you're one of the few who do, you're in luck. Amazon is currently...

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Motorola One and Moto X4 get Android Pie in the U.S.

The international Motorola One variant received its Android 9 Pie update a few weeks ago. Now, device owners in the U.S. can get their hands on Google’s latest Android update this week. Better yet, Android 9 Pie is also rolling out to the Moto X4 in the U.S. this week. Oddly enough, Motorola’s U.S. software updates […]

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Google Playground and its AR Playmoji come to Pixel and Pixel 2 phones, new Travel pack lands [APK Download]

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/travel-playmoji.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-532770" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/travel-playmoji.png" alt="" width="728" height="409" /></a></p> <p>When the Pixel 3 debuted two months back, Google made sure its new flagship lineup was adorned with all the latest bells and whistles, introducing us to a whole bunch of new features in the process. From the get-go, we were curious to learn <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/10/13/pixel-3-features-coming-older-pixel-phones-will-remain-exclusive/">which of these might also make their way to older Pixel phones</a>, and when. Over the past few weeks more and more have been expanding to new devices, and the latest to spread the love is Playground and its Playmoji packs, now...

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10 tech-focused stocking stuffer ideas for under $10

Amazon No one has an unlimited budget for buying Christmas gifts, but if you are like most folks, your wallet may be down to next to nothing after you finish buying the big presents for your family and friends. However, the good news is that you can still get them some nice stocking stuffers as […]

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Lenovo is rolling out Smart Display R5 update with improvements for lights, home tiles, and more

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Lenovo-Smart-Display-Breakfast.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-506530" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Lenovo-Smart-Display-Breakfast-728x485.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>The Lenovo Smart Display was our first taste of Assistant's screen-first experience, but the Home Hub came out more recently with new features. The other smart displays aren't dead, though. Lenovo is rolling out the "R5" update today that adds some refinements and new features to the display.</p> <p><span id="more-532759"></span></p> <p>Lenovo was good enough to include a detailed changelog, so here it is.</p> <div class="note-wrapper"><div class="note note-note"><div class="note-heading"><i class="icon-note"></i></div> <p><strong>UPDATED COOKBOOK FEATURE</strong></p> <p>Planning meals just got easier. Cookbook is your virtual cookbook that allows you to find recipes on your smart display and save...

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These Toys Will Make for Awesome Last Minute Gifts

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/12/12/these-toys-will-make-for-awesome-last-minute-gifts/">These Toys Will Make for Awesome Last Minute Gifts</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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Gboard adds support for more than new 50 language varieties

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Generic-Gboard-G-Board-Google-Keyboard-Hero-fixed-shadow.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-501382" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Generic-Gboard-G-Board-Google-Keyboard-Hero-fixed-shadow-728x410.png" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2017/08/14/google-app-gboard-can-now-understand-30-languages/">Every</a> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/02/google-updates-gboard-support-16-new-language-variants-handwriting-input-4-others/">few</a> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/09/08/gboard-update-adds-support-28-new-language-variants/">months</a>, Google adds some new language variants to Gboard. This time around, a whopping 50+ language varieties have been added, most of which you probably haven't heard of. Unfortunately, Google hasn't divulged every single addition, though there are some that are name-dropped.</p> <p><span id="more-532742"></span></p> <p>Without further ado, here's the list of 31 mentioned:</p> <div class="note-wrapper"><div class="note note-note"><div class="note-heading"><i class="icon-note"></i></div><span style="font-weight: 400"><div class="multi-column three"> <ul><li>Alas</li> <li>Amis</li> <li>Brahui</li> <li>Choctaw</li> <li>Gayo</li> <li>Giryama</li> <li>Gorontalo</li> <li>Gusii</li> <li>Hehe</li> <li>Iban</li> <li>Jingpho</li> <li>Kadazandusun</li> <li>Kamba</li> <li>Kekchi</li> <li>Konkomba</li> <li>Konzo</li> <li>Kumyk</li> <li>Lugbara</li> <li>Luo</li> <li>Makasaar</li> <li>Meru</li> <li>Nande</li> <li>Nkore</li> <li>Nyaturu</li> <li>Sasak</li> <li>Teso</li> <li>Tooro & Wayuu</li> <li>Karelian</li> <li>Komi-Permyak</li> <li>Eastern Oromo</li> <li>Trinidadian Creole English</li> </ul><p></p></div></span></div></div> <p>Unfortunately, because Google didn't provide all of the names in the changelog and the <a href="https://support.google.com/gboard/answer/6380730">support page</a> hasn't yet been...

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