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Niantic’s CEO Thinks AR Is More Promising Than VR

09/21/2016, In terms of new reality-based technology, we’re looking at both augmented and virtual reality technology. Virtual is more immersive, while augmented basically overlays virtual content in the real world. Both have their advantages, both have their...

Apple Hires Engineers from Magic Leap, Oculus In VR/AR Push

09/18/2016, While companies like Microsoft, Google, Samsung, Facebook, Sony, and HTC are making huge investments in virtual/augmented reality, we haven’t really heard anything from Apple’s end, at least nothing in terms of an actual commercial product. There are...

Tim Cook Sees Augmented Reality Doing Better Than Virtual Reality

09/14/2016, Virtual reality has quickly become popular in over a year so much so that almost every other company that’s in the mobile space is either working on or releasing its own virtual reality headset. Apple hasn’t done that yet and so far there...

All Windows 10 PCs Will Have HoloLens Support Starting Next Year

08/16/2016, Augmented reality and virtual reality are no longer just buzz words. Serious work is being done by some of the biggest companies in the tech industry to bring this technology to the mainstream. HoloLens is Microsoft’s augmented reality project and...

Korean Media Claims Pokemon GO Is A Copy Of A Local Mobile Game

08/14/2016, When certain games are popular, what usually happens is that developers try to create alternative versions of it in hopes of being able to cash in on the hype. For example we’ve seen so many clones of Fruit Ninja, Angry Birds, and Flappy Bird, just to...

MIT Researchers Looking To Make Augmented Reality More Interactive

08/05/2016, Augmented reality seems like a nice way to blend virtual and the real world together, and Pokemon GO is a great example of the use of augmented reality technology. However the only downside is that the virtual objects aren’t necessarily interacting with...

Google’s Headset Might Not Be Completely Dead After All

07/17/2016, A report earlier from Recode revealed that Google’s plans for their own dedicated VR headset had been killed. We had been hearing rumors about a standalone VR headset for a while now, but according to the report, Google decided to give up on it to focus...

Using Ingress Could Help You Catch Rare Pokemon

07/17/2016, For those who did not know, Pokemon GO is actually based on Ingress, an augmented reality game by Niantic that was released several years ago, although safe to say that it did not have the same effect as Pokemon GO as far as its popularity and cultural...

Pokemon Go Is Now Live In The US

07/07/2016, Yesterday Pokemon Go was launched for Australia and New Zealand. Many were wondering about its US release and last we heard, gamers in the US and Japan were told to wait for a while. Turns out it wasn’t that much of a wait because according to reports,...