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What I Learned From Pokemon Go II

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I played Pokemon Go during my holiday in Kuala Lumpur a few months ago and discovered the following:
Speed Matters
I read that using incense we are able to attract more exotic Pokemon so we decided to do that while driving down the highway. However, traveling at 110 kilometers an hour made it impossible to catch any Pokemon the incense attracted. The incense was not very effective, it only attracted five to ten Pokemon. The ones we encountered were difficult to catch and the ones we caught would always escape.
Malls in Kuala Lumpur are better
I was unable to use GPS on my Note 3 in any of the malls in Penang but had no problems in any of the malls in Kuala Lumpur. I guess it is the way the antennas are set in the malls in Kuala Lumpur.
Mid Valley was the best mall we visited to catch Pokemon. Seems that there was different spawn schedules, some days we found many Pincers and other days we found Scyther. We also found Pikachu spawns at Sunway Pyramid.
Taking over gyms in the Mall was challe…

What I Learned From Pokemon Go

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I recently started playing Pokemon Go after it was launched in Malaysia and these are some of the things I learned.

GPS
Pokemon Go depends a lot on GPS and the quality of GPS differs between the phones.
Samsung Note 3 does not work indoors. Even outdoor Samsung Note 3 loses the GPS signal. I tried switching between the different GPS modes - High Accuracy - GPS, Wi-Fi and mobile network, Power saving - Wi-Fi and mobile network, and GPS only. High Accuracy is the most reliable mode for Samsung Note 3 and is only playable outdoors.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 requires switching between Wifi and Network when playing indoor and GPS only when playing outdoors. High Accuracy does not work very well with the game.
OnePlus One has the most reliable GPS.
Battery
The game drains a lot of power. Xiaomi battery lasts the longest followed by OnePlus. Samsung has the shortest life among the three phones we used.
One concern I have is how much the frequent charging and discharging will shorten the life of the batt…