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Snapchat Introduces New AR ‘World Lenses’ Feature

11/08/2016, One of Snapchat’s features is Lenses, in which the camera on your phone will be able to detect your face and introduce all kinds of fun and wacky filters, like turning yourself into a dog, cat, or swapping faces with a friend, and so on. However the...

Ukraine’s Military Wants To Use The HoloLens For Its Tanks

11/03/2016, Microsoft’s HoloLens has so far been positioned as a device for gaming. However it seems that over in the Ukraine, they believe that the technology has use in the military as well, particularly by tank commanders. Given that a tank is more or less fully...

Google Rumored To Be Working On A Mixed Reality Headset

10/26/2016, In terms of both virtual and augmented reality, Google has dabbled in a bit of both. With the Google Glass, it acted as something of an augmented reality headset, while the recently released Daydream View VR is a virtual reality headset. However it seems...

Microsoft HoloLens Launched In Europe And Australia

10/12/2016, Microsoft unveiled the HoloLens back in January last year. The company describes it as “the world’s first and still only, self-contained holographic computer.” It’s basically a headset that you wear to jump into the world of...

Tim Cook Thinks AR Will Be An Essential Part Of Our Daily Lives

10/03/2016, Both augmented reality and virtual reality technology are very different from each other, but since they deal with changing up our reality, they are often compared side-by-side. Neither technology is necessarily “better” than the other since they...

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...