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Starbucks Cup Magic AR app updated for Valentine’s Day

02/06/2012, Remember the Starbucks Cup Magic app that was released last year in conjunction with the holiday season? Well it looks like the app has been given an update just in time for one of the most celebrated events worldwide: Valentine’s Day. The app now...

Google AR Glasses coming soon?

02/06/2012, Back in December last year, there were rumors of Google working on some augmented reality glasses running on Android and today, more information regarding them has surfaced. The folks over at 9to5Google have reported that according to their tipster who...

Obvious Engine AR app demonstration is impressive

02/03/2012, We’ve seen a fair share of uses for augmented reality applications, and while they are impressive, they usually require some sort or marker or glyph to activate. Well, the folks over at Harmonypark have come up with something even better: an...

Augmented Reality googles makes crime scene investigation easier

01/31/2012, Piecing together the pieces of a puzzle at a crime scene is never easy, especially when the mastermind is as brilliant as Professor Moriarty. Well, we all know from TV that most crimes can be solved in just an hour (commercials included) thanks to the...

Mirracle Magic Mirror lets you see inside your body

01/31/2012, In case you didn’t already know, the Kinect can be used as more than just a gaming device – the possibilities of what it can be used for is near limitless. Well, the folks over at the Technical University of Munich have decided to use it for...

Popar Books make reading more interactive with augmented reality

01/25/2012, When I was a wee lad and asked my parents whether I could have the latest toys to play with, they gave me a sheet of blank paper and asked me to write a story or draw something, exercising my imagination in the process. Well, that had its benefits, but...

Bandai incorporates augmented reality into their retail packaging

01/25/2012, Back when we were younger, one of the ways we’d find out about a new toy was through television advertisements, and even though ads are still deployed today, Bandai together with Aurasma have come up with a new and somewhat novel concept of retail...

Google works on AR glasses

12/19/2011, For those of you who use an Android-powered smartphone as your daily communication tool of choice, I am quite sure that you are more or less pretty satisfied with the overall user experience. Well, there is quite a healthy number of apps on the Android...

Samsung shows off flexible display concept tablet in video

12/05/2011, Some time earlier this year there were concept drawings of a Samsung phone with a flexible OLED display. This was a rather intriguing concept that we didn’t think would be happening anytime soon, but we were then proved wrong as Samsung stepped forward...

Moosejaw X-RAY app lets you see through clothing

11/11/2011, Augmented Reality has led to quite a number of interesting apps, and online clothes retailer Moosejaw has got one more to add to the table. Called the Moosejaw X-RAY app, it lets users see through the clothing that is featured in its winter catalog. While...