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Facebook News Feed AR Ads Being Tested

07/10/2018, Facebook’s News Feed is where you keep up with all that’s happening on the social network. It’s also where you get to see different kinds of ads and now you can add another to the list. Facebook announced today that it has started...

iPhone-To-iPhone Augmented Reality Could Debut At WWDC 2018

06/01/2018, It’s no secret that Apple is banking it big on augmented reality (AR) and according to a report from Reuters, they are expected to debut new AR features next week at WWDC 2018. According to the report, one of the rumored AR features that they will be...


Qualcomm’s New XR1 Platform Will Power AR/VR Headsets

05/30/2018, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chips are primarily used for powering smartphones but they have also been repurposed for notebooks and virtual reality headsets. However, the company has now announced the launch of its first dedicated platform for augmented...

Porsche Brings AR To U.S. Car Repairs With ODG Smartglasses

05/29/2018, Porsche is bringing augmented reality to U.S. car repairs for the first time at scale exclusively at its dealerships across the country. Porsche Cars North America will start rolling out the Tech Live Look to its 189 dealers in the country this week. The...

Triple Lens iPhone Camera Could Allow For 3D Sensing

05/29/2018, The Huawei P20 is an interesting phone as it is the first smartphone with a triple lens camera on the back. The dual lens setup has been popular for the past couple of years, so Huawei really broke the mold with the P20, but it seems that other smartphone...

Google Reportedly Working On Standalone AR Headset

05/18/2018, Google’s attempt at creating augmented reality headsets is particularly well-documented. One of those attempts is the Google Glass which unfortunately never made it to the commercial stage. However it seems that Google could be making another attempt,...

Analyst Predicts Apple Glasses In Late 2021

05/17/2018, Rumors have swirled that Apple could be working on a new wearable in the form of a pair of augmented reality (AR) glasses. However the only question is when will such a device make its debut? For those who are interested to see how Apple will tackle the...

Pokemon Go Developer Niantic To Map The World In 3D

05/09/2018, Niantic, best known as the developer of the popular Pokemon Go title, has revealed its plans to map the world in 3D with the help of players. Its plans to build augmented reality maps were confirmed by Niantic CEO John Hanke today. Niantic wants to play a...

Facebook To Bring Augmented Reality Onto Its Messenger Platform

05/01/2018, Augmented reality seems to be pretty popular at the moment where we’ve seen companies like Apple, Google, and Snap take advantage of it to boost their offerings. This is also why it doesn’t come as a surprise to learn that Facebook is also looking to...

Apple Reportedly Making A Bonkers VR Headset

04/29/2018, While there have been many reports suggesting that Apple is focusing on augmented reality more instead of virtual reality, it appears that the company is developing a new headset that will enable it to compete in the VR space as well against the likes of...

Snap Launches Second-Gen Spectacles With Water Resistance

04/27/2018, Back in 2016 Snap launched its first wearable, the Spectacles. Now it looks like the company is back with another model in the form of the second-gen Spectacles, something that was hinted at earlier this month. For the most part it looks like Snap has...

Photography App Uses AR To Let You Shoot Models In The Real World

04/20/2018, Different styles of photography present their own set of challenges. For example landscape photography might look simple, but the challenge is framing and composing the scene in an interesting way and also waiting for the right light. Studio photography...

Star Wars AR Holochess Released For iPhone

04/18/2018, If you’re a big fan of augmented reality and Star Wars then you’re really going to like the new AR experience that’s now available for your smartphone. It’s now possible to play Star Wars Holochess on the iPhone in all of its...