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Pocketnow Daily: Galaxy Note 20 Ultra: Samsung Goes Controversial? (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about more differences between the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra and Note 20, Apple Glasses patents and more
Apple Glasses could use eye tracking to deliver video AR experiences
A new patent application explains how the new Apple Glasses are supposed to work to give its users AR content based on real-world environments
Apple confirms acquisition of virtual reality company NextVR
NextVR will reportedly assist Apple at developing its own AR and VR hardware, and also fine-tune its existing software products.
Qualcomm announces World’s First 5G Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Reality XR Platform
Qualcomm today announced, at the ongoing Snapdragon Tech Summit 2019, the World’s First 5G XR Platform.
Report: Apple AR headset coming in 2022, AR glasses in 2023
A new report suggests that we have to wait until 2022 to see the Apple AR headset, and one year more for the AR glasses in 2023.
Report: Apple and Valve team up for AR headsets in 2H20
According to a recent report, Apple is allegedly planning on unveiling gaming AR headsets in the second half of next year, in collaboration with Valve.
The Samsung Galaxy S11 may come with more than one ToF sensor
A recent report from Korea makes us believe that we could get more Time of Flight sensors in the next Samsung Galaxy S11 devices
Apple reportedly cancelled AR Glasses development, conflicting rumor suggests
Contrary to previous rumors, a recent report from Taiwan suggests that Apple might have cancelled the development of its rumored AR glasses.
Google announces $999 Glass Enterprise Edition 2 AR glasses
These are wearables you will likely not own, as they are not available for the consumer, but the Glass Enterprise Edition 2 is a cool accessory.
Google Maps AR navigation soon rolling out to some users
The Google Lens-powered Google Maps AR navigation feature will soon roll out to a handful of users, according to the company.
USB-C in consideration with 2019 iPhones, iOS 13 will get dark mode
Also, rumors of a third camera coming to the iPhone are echoed here, with the push on 3D depth-sensing as a gateway to an Apple VR headset.
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HTC not quitting the smartphone business
HTC not only debunked the speculation of quitting the smartphone market but also talked about its plans for future devices.
Star Wars: Jedi Challenges expands with Dark Side and Kylo Ren Lightsaber
A new Dark Side Expansion pack takes the story further in this augmented reality game and there’s a new Lightsaber to own for this expansion.
Samsung continues to improve and refine the AR Emoji experience, this time with new stickers
AR Emoji features may not be the number one reason to buy the Galaxy S9 or S9+, but Samsung is definitely striving to polish and upgrade this pretty basic augmented reality experience.
Qualcomm’s Snapdragon XR1 is the world’s ‘first dedicated XR platform’ for ‘mainstream’ use
XR stands for “Extended Reality”, which basically lumps VR and AR together, with Qualcomm aiming to power the next wave of “mainstream”, high-quality, affordable XR headsets.
Samsung may want to strengthen its Microsoft alliance with ‘powerful’ wireless MR headset
Samsung’s first ever standalone headset could go beyond VR and also integrate AR technology with the help of Microsoft’s Windows Mixed Reality platform soon.
We could still see the Microsoft HoloLens 2 unveiled this year with built-in LTE and an ARM processor
Competition is about to heat up in the ultra-high-end mixed reality headset space, so the long-gestating Microsoft HoloLens 2 smartglasses could see daylight by the end of 2018 after all.
Samsung adds launch-day Mickey and Minnie Mouse AR Emoji support to Galaxy S9
Whether you find the AR Emoji feature on the Galaxy S9 and S9+ fun or creepy, at least you can now lend your movements and expressions to Mickey and Minnie Mouse.
Google prototyping Article model viewer for AR and VR web experiences
As augmented and virtual reality take hold in more user experiences on the web, one of the ways Google wants to help is by introducing a model viewer.
Apple clarifies what Face ID and TrueDepth data developers have access to
In short, no Face ID data is transmitted to app publishers, period. But they do have access to an API to track the faces you make at their app.
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Qualcomm details Snapdragon 845 specs and focus points
It has a dedicated security processing unit, more artificial intelligence branches to camera and mixed reality processing and the beefiest cores yet.
The iPhone 8 and iPhone X camera experience, detailed
Three new phones, one new camera… essentially. And for the iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X, you’ve got new realities to discover with AR.
Lenovo Mirage is the AR headset that’s part of Star Wars: Jedi Challenges
The augmented reality game features Lenovo’s mixed-reality hardware expertise in the Mirage headset. Will it become its own thing?
ARCore is Google’s SDK for augmented reality without the need to Tango
All those sensors on those Project Tango phones we saw? Google doesn’t need them anymore and has a new SDK to prove it and compete with Apple.
Lenovo has no Android Nougat upgrade planned for Tango-enabled Phab 2 Pro
We’ve seen proof of lousy software support before, but Lenovo takes things to the next level by leaving the Phab 2 Pro on Marshmallow for good.