Fix: PC doesn’t meet the hardware requirements for Game DVR

Microsoft tried really hard to accommodate the gaming community on Windows 10. In Windows 10, the Xbox app returned bigger and stronger than it was in Windows 8. Part of the attempt to make console gamers feel like home, Microsoft has implemented a feature called Game DVR in Windows 10. What …

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How to Fix ‘403 Forbidden’ Error

403 Forbidden Error is yet another HTTP response status code. This one indicates that the user does not have the proper authorization to access the requested content. Typically, the web server will respond with this error when it’s able to understand the request but refuses to deliver for various reasons. …

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How to Fix ‘500 Internal Server’ Error

As opposed to other HTTP status codes, the 500 Internal Server Error doesn’t have a root cause that can be identified easily. In fact, this error is typically used when the server can’t get more specific in pointing out the culprit. In other words, something unexpected happened that prevented the …

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How to Fix 401 Unauthorized Access Error

You’d think that with more people online, we’ll come to better understand the internet’s inner workings. However,  the internet has become intuitive to the point where everyone can access it without being technology savvy. After all, you don’t need a digital literacy training to watch cat videos and like Facebook …

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How to Fix ‘504 Gateway Time-out’ Error

The HTTP 504 (Gateway Timeout) error is a status response code that is signaling a server failure during the processing of your request. It’s usually a sign that a computer serving as a proxy (gateway) between you and the server you’re accessing didn’t respond in a timely fashion. This is …

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How to Fix ‘502 Bad Gateway’ Error

Even if they’re meant to point towards the cause of the error, most HTTP response codes are hard to deal with. While the error messages are clear, the complexities of the relationship between the client and the server will make it harder to identify the culprit. Such is the case …

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Most Used Android Messaging Apps in 2017

It 1992 Neil Papworth sent the first text message ever. A long way since then, texting is a common way of communication, especially when the smartphones entered the market. Today, there are tons of Android messaging apps on the Play Store, but not all of them can offer a reliable …

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How to Get Android O Look on your phones

Android O is right around the corner, and we are all excited about its updated experience and added features. Stock and clean look, blazing fast UI, and a lot of new features, how would you not like it? But let’s face it, even if it comes out it doesn’t mean …

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Best Android Bluetooth Controllers 2017

Today, majority of the Android games available in the market are built with the touchscreen as one of the primary functionalities in mind. However, there are still games out there that continue to feature gamepad support. Examples include: the legendary Grand Theft Auto, Machinarium, Aurora: Quarantine, Mechanic Escape and Minecraft. …

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Candies in Pokémon GO

As noted in our guide on Stardust, Stardust is one of the two most important resources in Pokémon GO, the other being Candies. In fact, Candies are an even more important resource than Stardust as Candies are used not only to level Pokémon up but are also used to evolve …

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Why Using a Lure Module is Much Better than Using Incense

Pokémon GO features two different consumable items that you can use to attract wild Pokémon to a specific location for the duration of 30 minutes – Lure Modules and Incense. When you use Incense, your avatar starts giving off a mysterious scent that attracts wild Pokémon to your immediate vicinity. …

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Fantastic Pokémon and Where to Find Them

See the pun in the title? If you don’t, you really don’t deserve a Hogwarts letter. Pokémon GO features, in total, all 151 Pokémon from the first generation of Pokémon anime and games, all of which can be classified into one (or two, in the case of dual-type Pokémon) out …

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How to Farm PokéStops for Items in Rural Areas

It’s a pretty well known fact that being a Pokémon GO player in a rural area (or at least an area that Niantic seemingly classifies as a rural area) is quite a nightmare. While players in large cities have PokéStops and gyms as far as the eye can see, the …

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How to Get Your Eevee to Evolve into a Specific Eeveelution

Pokémon GO unfortunately does not currently feature Thunder Stones, Water Stones or Fire Stones (or any other Evolutionary Stones, for that matter) that are used in the mainstream Pokémon games and anime series to get Eevee to evolve Jolteon, Vaporeon or Flareon respectively, the Pokémon’s Generation I evolutions – or …

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5 Mistakes All Rookie Trainers Make in Pokémon GO

Pokémon GO doesn’t have an extensively comprehensive tutorial or instruction sequence at the beginning that explains every aspect of the game to aspiring trainers, which is why the only way to get through the game, at least at first, is to stumble, pick yourself up, learn from your mistakes and …

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Pokéball Throwing Bonuses Explained

When you encounter a wild Pokémon in Pokémon GO and tap on a Pokéball to target the Pokémon, a colored ring that constantly shrinks shows up around the Pokémon. The color of this ring indicates how hard it is to catch the wild Pokémon, whereas the ring itself is meant …

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Pokémon GO: The Concept of Grinding Pokémon Explained

In Pokémon GO, ‘grinding’ is the word that is used to refer to deliberately capturing tons of Pokémon of the same species. However, grinding isn’t just about aimlessly capturing hundreds and hundreds of the same Pokémon – I mean, seriously, who would want to own a 100 Pidgey or a …

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Pokémon GO: Type Strengths and Weaknesses Explained

Each Pokémon featured in Pokémon GO falls under one (or, in some cases, two) of a total of 18 categories or, as the game calls them, ‘types’. All of the attacks and moves in Pokémon GO also fall under one ‘type’ each. A Pokémon can have one or two types, …

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Tips to Fill Your Pokédex Up Quickly

The main objective in Pokémon GO, like all other Pokémon games, is to catch ‘em all, which basically means to catch at least one of each of the Pokémon featured in the game, thereby completing the game’s Pokédex, which is basically an encyclopedia of all the Pokémon in the game. …

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What is the Blue Aura behind Pokémon in the Pokémon Menu

While playing Pokémon GO, Pokémon trainers can check out all of the Pokémon that they currently have in their collection by tapping on the Pokéball located at the bottom of their screens and then tapping on Pokémon. This menu, which is bifurcated into two parts – one for all the …

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What the Color of the Circle on a Wild Pokémon Means

Pokémon GO, both in its entirety and in the many different mechanics that it features, is much more intricate than the average Pokémon trainer realizes. Pokémon GO has many different features and elements that are designed to aid Pokémon trainers in their journeys – from all of the consumable items …

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Pokemon Go Incense

Incense is among the many consumable items Pokémon GO that can be used by players to enhance gameplay. As suggested by its Shop description, Incense gives off a mysterious fragrance that is capable of attracting wild Pokémon to the user’s location for a total of 30 minutes. Incense can be …

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How to Use a Lure Module in Pokémon GO

Pokémon GO has tons of different items that players can use to make their Pokémon journeys easier and better. From Lucky Eggs that double whatever XP a Pokémon trainer gets for the duration of 30 minutes to addition Egg Incubators that trainers can use to walk towards hatching more than …

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How to Preserve Your Phone’s Battery While Playing Pokémon GO

Even a few hours spent playing Pokémon GO will make you realize just how much the game chips away at your phone’s battery, even when played for a small amount of time. Pokémon GO – an augmented reality game from Niantic and The Pokémon Company that enables players to go …

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How to Get Pikachu as Your Starter Pokémon in Pokémon GO

Seeing as though Pokémon GO, at least for now, features the first generation of Pokémon, the three starters from Generation I – Charmander, Bulbasaur and Squirtle – are offered to Pokémon trainers when they begin their Pokémon journey. Trainers are required to catch one of the three starters in order …

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