Update: The developer has released several new updates to the app, including the ability to generate fully functional map links you can view in your phone's browser. In other words, this thing got even more useful.
Given the number of bugs in the wildly popular Pokémon Go game, players will take any advantage they can get in their real-world hunt for rare Pokémon. Well, get ready to have your minds blown, because there's a new map that taps into the game data to provide the precise locations of every Pokémon around you -- and unlike other Pokémon Go live location maps, this one's an absolute breeze to install.
Developed by Reddit user icer5k, the app's as straightforward as it gets: all you have to do is download either the OSX or Windows-compatible version from his GitHub page, unzip the file, and run the program. You'll be prompted to sign into your Pokémon Go account (either with Google or your Pokemon Trainer), and once that's done, you're taken to a map that zeroes in on your location and populates with all the Pokémon in your vicinity. Not only that, you can click on a Pokémon to see how long it'll remain at its current location. It's astonishingly accurate.