Because as the game finally reached United Kingdom shores those loveable little critters even invaded the This Morning studio on Thursday morning.
Secondly, the GPS tracking technology used by the Pokemon Go app to track the movement of the players across the Pokemon map within the
Unless you've been living under a rock for the past few days, then you've certainly heard of the Pokemon Go mobile phenomenon. Although we'll be REALLY impressed once you've managed to catch a Kabutops...
Malware: So far, the app is only available in the U.S., Australia and New Zealand, which has given cybercriminals an opportunity to capitalize on the demand.
The app also requires constant Global Positioning System access, and it uses a lot of data.
Consumers should be extremely wary of downloading apps from app stores other than the Apple App Store and Google Play.
Some of the lazy Pokemon Go players out there - you know who you are - are using their cars to catch the creatures.
Had Pokemon Go been released globally (since people everywhere are playing it), no one would have felt the need to visit third party sites to acquire the APK.
While users are scrambling to catch characters, a Los Angeles Pokemon Go group is reminding users to not only stay safe, but to also not play while on the job. A Missouri police department recently reported robbers using a secluded "PokeStop" location to rob unsuspecting game players.
Any problems are the fault of the users, not the game, suggested John Hanke, chief executive officer for Niantic, the game's maker.
Waikato District Police took to Facebook to address concerns held for Pokemon players engrossed in the game while driving.
There has been no word on when the game will be officially released in Canada.