HMB global, the home of Nokia smartphones announced recently that it will be bringing the iconic Snake game to iOS and Android smartphone by making it a part of new augmented reality experience. The company is making Snake Mask and the Snake Reality world filters from the game, which will be accessible on Facebook s
Earlier this year in April, Huawei unveiled the MediaPad M5 tablet in 8.4-inch and 10.8-inch display variants, and the MediaPad M5 Pro with a 10.8-inch display. Among the three, the MediaPad M5 will soon be getting an update which will bring Huawei s GPU Turbo technology to the tablet. The update will roll out later
"I think augmented reality is big and profound," Apple CEO Tim Cook said during the earnings call for third fiscal quarter of 2017. Since then, the Cupertino-based company has already turned iPhone into world's largest platform for AR applications with ARKit and it is now shaping up to be a very big focus area. Now,
At F8, Facebook's annual developer conference held in May, the social media announced that it was working with businesses to use augmented reality to show off their products in Messenger. Now, the company is bringing AR-based ads to the News Feed in partnership with a select group of advertisers. Facebook says these ads will look
The App Store will complete a decade of existence on July 10, and Apple is in a nostalgic mood. The company is looking back at the major milestones as the App Store grew from a place featuring just 500 apps to a global phenomenon. In its first decade, the App Store has surpassed all of
Pokemon Go was one of the first mobile games to introduce AR technology in the field, and it was not exactly perfect in terms of determining how to mesh the real and the virtual. By this we mean that the AR objects and animations didn t exactly interact with the real scene it was put
Google is releasing an "introduction to Augmented Reality (AR) and ARCore" class on online learning platform "Coursera" for users to learn and develop AR content at no cost. The 15-hour programme would introduce app makers to Google's AR content-building platform -- "ARCore", as well as resources like the search engine giant's own "Poly object library,"
Dish TV India, the DTH-service provider recently held India s first ever 30-hour grand-finale of hackathon for M&E Broadcasting industry. Called Dish-a-thon it was held between June 23-24 2018 at CoWrks, Gurugram where more than 30 teams competed in a battle that featured innovation, creativity and technical skills. The challenge was to come up with
The second developer preview of Android P, also known as the Android P Beta 2, is now available for the Nokia 7 Plus. The smartphone from HMD Global was one of the initial devices to have access to the early developer preview version of Android P, and we detailed how you can install Android P
Google introduced ARCore in September last year with an aim to offer Augmented Reality (AR) experiences on Android smartphones without needing a dedicated triple-camera setup. But ever since its introduction, the platform has been available only on a handful of smartphones, which includes the likes of Pixel and Galaxy S8 smartphones. The support was slowly
Microsoft is expected to launch the next version of its augmented reality headset, HoloLens sometime next year. There has been a lot of speculation about the device in the past few weeks. While we have heard details about when it will arrive and how much it will cost, more details have emerged detailing its specifications.
Six months after launching AR Stickers on its Pixel range of smartphones, Google will now be expanding the feature to other smartphones too. The LG G7 ThinQ will be the first non-Pixel smartphone to get the feature via an update. In a blog post, LG mentioned that the next software update (at least in Korea)
The next generation of mobile telephony, 5G, is expected to be the most transformative one. It promises to open new ways to connect people and consume content. In fact, future modes of transportation including self-driving cars, future of media consumption with AR and VR content will all be seamlessly connected by 5G. Why 5G is
NBA has had its AR app for iOS live since last year, but the app admittedly didn't do much apart from some mini games. Today, NBA has updated its AR app to include a new '360 portals' feature that adds some interesting capabilities to the app. This will now allow you to go court-side in
Google today launched its AR/VR learning app called Google Expeditions for everybody. The app was initially launched for Android in 2017, but has only come to iOS devices now. Being an AR/VR app it is only compatible with devices supporting iOS ARKit or Android ARCore. Google Expedition was originally a VR application, which allowed teachers
Huawei has been putting a lot of engineering efforts on its range of smartphones. With the recent launches such as the Honor 10, Huawei P20 and Huawei P20 Pro, the company has been playing around with exotic color options making the phones stand out. At the same time, Huawei has also been focusing on the
Chipmaker Qualcomm has announced its Snapdragon XR1 platform. During the announcement at the launch event, Qualcomm claimed that XR1 platform is world s first dedicated Extended Reality (XR) platform . According to the company, Snapdragon XR1 is aimed to provide high-quality XR experiences while allowing device and headset makers to make more powerful standalone headsets.
Earlier this year at MWC 2018, Qualcomm announced Snapdragon 700 mobile platform series, and today, the chipmaker has unveiled the first chipset in the series, the Snapdragon 710. With the new chipset, Qualcomm aims to bring premium features and on-device artificial intelligence to mid-range smartphones. Built on 10nm process, the Snapdragon 710 mobile platform brings
Google is reportedly working on a standalone Augmented Reality (AR) headset, code named "Google A65," according to documents obtained by German news site WinFuture. Google is working with Taiwanese manufacturer "Quanta" on the AR headset which is the same company that was involved in the production of the "Pixel C" tablet that was launched in
Google Maps has always been the go to platform when it comes to finding places, and navigating busy streets. At I/O 2018, Google announced how it plans to make it even better with new features like native integration of the camera application. With the update, Google Maps will become more assistive and personal, helping users