Yet another piece of evidence reveals Samsung’s interest in AR smartglasses

Over the past year or so, every major company has shown some interest in building smartglasses. There’s Apple and Snap, of course, but there’s also Amazon and Google and Microsoft and Facebook. And now there’s Samsung. A new trademark filing, first spotted by SamMobile, shows that Samsung is still working on smartglasses. The company filed for a simple logo, which looks a bit like a … Continue reading Yet another piece of evidence reveals Samsung’s interest in AR smartglasses

Best AR apps for iPhone and iPad

Since the initial announcement at WWDC 2017, Apple’s ARKit has got the developer world excited. ARKit provides a way for developers to easily implement high-quality augmented reality experiences in their app with little knowhow, and should pave the way for an AR revolution in iOS 11. ARKit is available for the iPhone 6s or later, the iPad Pro range and the latest 9.7in iPad running … Continue reading Best AR apps for iPhone and iPad

Apple, Snap and Facebook met with AR suppliers at CES 2018, says report

Plenty of companies used CES 2018 to unveil their wares for the upcoming year, but it’s perhaps what we didn’t see that will make the biggest waves in the space, as some of the industry’s biggest players reportedly used the show to map out their AR plans with suppliers. That’s according to Bloomberg, who indicates that Apple, Facebook and Google all met with representatives of … Continue reading Apple, Snap and Facebook met with AR suppliers at CES 2018, says report

CES 2018, Meltdown & Spectre fixes, Apple’s AR headset & more

  By Roger Fingas Friday, January 12, 2018, 09:04 pm PT (12:04 am ET) CES was taking place in Las Vegas, but much of the news continued to revolve around crises like Meltdown and Spectre, the iPhone slowdown controversy, and taxes. To keep up on the latest in the Apple world, download the official AppleInsider app, and subscribe to our email newsletter. Everything you need … Continue reading CES 2018, Meltdown & Spectre fixes, Apple’s AR headset & more