Hopes High on Upvoted; New Reddit Website

upvoted reddit websiteReddit, the front page of the Internet, has announced a new website with new content. It is called Upvoted and works as a kind of digital magazine. There will be original digital bits derived from the community but coming from the mother ship, i.e. Reddit, directly.

There are certain stories in this new site that seems to be sponsored but it is nothing new for Reddit as it already is allowing native advertisements in the site. Maybe the new website has been created to offload some of the ads to make both users and advertisers happy.

Upvoted with have contents in the form of videos, Ask Me Anything section, podcast and everything else that Reddit is offering.

Heath Black, product lead at Reddit, said, “We have an editorial team that only works on the Upvoted content. They have editorial oversight into what we write. They will scour every nook and cranny on Reddit on a daily basis to find the coolest stuff, conduct interviews with the creators, and even in some situations orchestrate video AMAs or podcasts,” when asked about how Upvoted works.

The most important different between both the sites is that in Upvoted you cannot comment on any post. However, if you are yearning to do so, you can click on the link provided with the post to follow the original thread and post your comment. Reddit also did not launch any mobile app for Upvoted . May be it will come up with something soon for the mobile users.

Upvoted will publish around 10-20 original content everyday to start with. However, it is planning to churn out around 40 stories a day.

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New Images Reveal Next Gen Moto 360; Expect Thicker Bezels And Leather Strap

Two latest leaks of the new Moto 360 smartwatch suggest a sleek new design. One is a Moto 360 leak on Reddit, while the other has been posted on Google Plus. Although these images are not up close, they do look like the next generation Moto watch. We have, in fact, spotted how the casing will look like in the images.

Up Close With The Moto 360

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Source: Reddit

In the Reddit Moto 360 leak, the smartwatch seems to flaunt a circular design interface with a leather wristband complete with a gold dial. The Reddit user who posted this pic wrote, “This photo was taken right behind the Merchandise Mart in Chicago today. She was walking down the street when I noticed the lugs and grabbed a pic.”

Another Leak

The other leaked image has been uploaded via Google+ and also reveals that the Moto 360 will come in a circular design. The upcoming Moto 360 comes with a power button that has been placed at the 2 o’clock position. Earlier, we had seen this button at the 3 o’clock position. Notably, both leaks come from users in Chicago city.

The Reddit image also reveals that the next-gen Moto 360 could come with a microphone towards the left. This points to the probability of users being able to answer voice-calls without a connected device. The watch will feature bezels thicker than what we saw on the first generation Moto 360.… Read the rest

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Pokemon X and Y: Tame Shiny Pokemon , Get Shiny Value, and Reddit

Shiny Pokemon is the most famous name in the game world at present, and enquiring about the tips and help on how to get it, the best way at present is via Instacheck and Shiny Values. A new application, Instacheck provides a number of stats to the gamers to help them acknowledge the chance of searching a Shiny. The statistics accounted for Trainer Shiny Value, PID, EVs, IBTimes, Egg Shiny Value and IVPokemon X and Y Shiny Pokemon is the most famous name in the game world at present, and enquiring about the tips and help on how to get it, the best way at present is via Instacheck and Shiny Values. A new application, Instacheck provides a number of stats to the gamers to help them acknowledge the chance of searching a Shiny. The statistics accounted for Trainer Shiny Value, PID, EVs, IBTimes, Egg Shiny Value and IV

Instacheck Hotspot makes use of computer’s wireless connectivity to make a Wi-Fi Hotspot, required to connect the 3Ds to internet. The computer can examine all network passing your 3DS and search for all the Pokemon data show. It allows you to see their details, even the unhatched eggs

You can get the Egg Shiny Value by adding ID and Secret ID together. Trainer Shiny Vale is found when you check the newly hacked Pokemon via the OT

In order to enhance the odds of Shiny and his egg, a Reddit thread was drafted to combine the probable matches. Players can post the Shiny Values and find the number they require. Instacheck creator feels that some gamers might feel that the app hurts their game’s integrity.

People have the opinion that Instacheck is not right for the game and that the shines should be natural and producing shines is very easy. While it is the opposite of his viewpoint, says IBTimes creator.

If you are searching for Shiny Pokemon with no hatching in the wild, there are several ways to do so. The normal way is to come across a Shiny Pokemon method known as chaining, either in land or on water. Items required are Pokemon with Octillery, Dive balls, Ultra balls, Inkay capabilities when looking in water. Another idea to catch shin pokemon is to go for Tumblr account known as Yellowfur

 

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Obama Requests Users to Vote on Reddit

Election day in the U.S. sure got a lot more interesting when President Obama went online on Reddit in the afternoon and asked its users to vote in the elections. Obama stated that he was “checking in” and needed users to vote well in time before the polls closed on the East Coast. He also added that he would like users to help spread the word and ensure that their friends and family had also cast their votes.

This isn’t the first time Obama has appeared on Reddit. He previously took part in a 40 minute session of “Ask Me Anything”, answering questions from users. He also posted a thank you to users who participated in this session, and complimented them on the questions asked.

Most of the users responded positively to the president’s post, with quite a few American Reddit users stating that they had voted for him, while some European users wished they could vote too. However, not everyone enjoyed Obama’s presence on Reddit. One user posted, “Dammit, Mr. President. Did you have to try to crash Reddit on Election Day?”

In a few hours, USA will know the result of the elections, and will find out if they are going to have a new president. Wonder which of the two the tech world prefers?… Read the rest

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