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Lenovo Star Wars: Jedi Challenges Review

04/03/2018, Lenovo and Disney have partnered to create Star Wars: Jedi Challenges, a Mixed Reality gaming set based on the Star Wars universe. We tested it at IFA in Germany, and again at CEATEC in Japan. With the retail unitprice drop to ~$150 and with a Last Jedi...

Chrome OS ARCore Support May Arrive Soon

04/01/2018, Launched earlier this year, ARCore is Google’s augmented reality platform that enables developers to build AR apps. It uses three key technologies to place AR objects in the real world using the phone’s camera which include motion tracking,...

ARKit Based Apps Have Exceeded 13 Million Downloads In 6 Months

03/29/2018, For years Apple has extolled the virtues of augmented reality (AR) technology, and just last year the company finally delivered with the ARKit framework that allowed iOS developers to created AR-based apps for the platform. It turns out that ARKit is...


Concept App Uses Augmented Reality To Help Assemble IKEA Furniture

03/22/2018, With IKEA rolling out its Place app which uses augmented reality (AR) technology where users can place and adjust furniture in their homes virtually to get an idea of the look and feel, it is no doubt a game-changer when it comes to purchasing furniture...

Google’s ‘Just A Line’ App Lets You Draw In The Air

03/21/2018, With Google officially launching ARCore, it seems that quite a few developers and companies are taking advantage of it, such as eBay who is using augmented reality (AR) to help users figure out the best boxes to ship their items with. Then there is also...

Meow ARCat Lets You Raise A Cat Using Augmented Reality

03/19/2018, Have you ever wanted a pet but your building management won’t allow it? Or that you’re too busy? Or maybe you just love cats but are unfortunately allergic to them? The good news is that thanks to technology, you will now be able to raise a cat minus...

IKEA’s AR ‘Place’ App Is Now Available On Android

03/19/2018, When Apple announced ARKit, they also revealed that they had partnered up with several companies to create augmented reality (AR) apps such as IKEA where they launched their “Place” app for iOS devices. The app was initially exclusive to iOS devices...

AR Beauty App Maker ModiFace Acquired By L’Oreal

03/18/2018, L’Oréal has announced its acquisition of ModiFace, an augmented reality beauty app maker based in Canada. The company says that this decision is part of its digital acceleration strategy to give its 34 international brands the tools they need to...

ARKit Helps Bring Street Fighter II Into The Real World

03/14/2018, With more companies starting to push augmented reality (AR) technology these days, we’re starting to see some really cool applications. For example one developer leveraged Apple’s ARKit and the TrueDepth camera to create a mind-bending illusion with...

Snapchat To Start Featuring Creator-Made Lenses More Prominently

03/12/2018, One of the problems of a monopoly is that it discourages innovation, and for the longest time ever Snapchat kind of had the monopoly on the social scene where its Stories feature was one of its unique selling points. That is until Instagram came along and...

Bose Dives Into Augmented Reality With A Pair Of Smart Glasses

03/11/2018, Bose is a company that many probably known for its audio products, like headphones and speakers, but at SXSW, the company made a surprise announcement as it has unveiled its latest efforts which comes in the form of a pair of augmented reality (AR) smart...