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‘Pokémon Go’ will let you play with your monster pals 'soon'

Pokémon Go developer Niantic is close to putting the finishing touches on a feature that will likely fulfill a longstanding wish for a lot of the game's fans. By 2020, Ninatic says you'll be able to

‘Pokémon Go’ will let you play with your monster pals 'soon'

Pokémon Go developer Niantic is close to putting the finishing touches on a feature that will likely fulfill a longstanding wish for a lot of the game's fans. By 2020, Ninatic says you'll be able to

Apple said to be working with Valve on first AR headset

Apple is reportedly partnering with Valve, the company behind Steam, to develop its first augmented reality headset. Valve already offers a virtual reality headset of its own for gaming. But its work

Apple AR is already here, and you’re probably wearing it right now [Opinion]

If you’re using an Apple Watch, AirPods and iPhone, you're already deep inside Apple's augmented reality world. But what comes next? (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Apple’s AR plans may come to life after acquiring iKinema motion tech

Apple’s AR plans may come to life after acquiring iKinema motion tech

Apple appears to have acquired a prominent U.K. developer of motion capture technology, and the most likely beneficiary will be its AR software initiatives.
AR is big — 5G will make it huge

AR is big — 5G will make it huge

The mainstream adoption of 5G in 2021 provides gaming companies the opportunity to offer new levels of engagement to their users.

Leaked screenshots show how Apple's tracker tags might work

New screen shots have revealed more evidence of Apple's possible tracking tag system and how it might work. iOS 13 might feature a tab called "Items" within the "Find My" app that will display a map

Facebook eyes 2023 launch for smart glasses project

Apple’s long-rumored AR glasses project could get some competition from the world’s biggest social network company. Facebook is reportedly developing its own augmented reality glasses. The social

How Apple will spark an AR boom [Cult of Mac Magazine 313]

Apple’s long bet on augmented reality is about to pay off. Thanks to new tools for developers, and hardware that can handle the advanced apps they create, an AR revolution is in the offing. Find out

This is the start of a whole new era for Apple augmented reality

When Apple introduced ARKit in 2017, the augmented reality platform was hailed as a game-changer. Two years later, Apple’s AR push looks ready to deliver the type of experience that gets CEO Tim Cook
Quasi-AR baby steps are preparing us for true AR’s digital future

Quasi-AR baby steps are preparing us for true AR’s digital future

Apps such as Instagram, Pokemon Go, and Snapchat are acclimating people to the idea of augmented reality, even though they fall well short of true AR.

Here’s what happens on Apple’s augmented reality walks

Apple debuted its AR[T] augmented reality walks in several cities around the world over the weekend. The walks take place from Apple Stores in San Francisco, New York, London, Paris, Hong Kong, and

Google Maps ‘Live View’ AR Walking Directions Rolling Out for iPhone and Android

Google is rolling out its AR-powered walking directions feature in Google Maps to a wider range of devices which support AR natively. This includes iPhones with ARKit support as well as Android
Apple secretly adds AR-powered FaceTime eye correction in iOS 13

Apple secretly adds AR-powered FaceTime eye correction in iOS 13

FaceTime is brilliant -- but because of the position of the camera, it's impossible to make conversations seem natural. The latest version of the iOS 13 beta includes a setting that makes your video

iOS 13 uses ARKit to solve one of the biggest FaceTime complaints

There’s something weirdly off-putting about the eye-line problem with video calling services like FaceTime and Skype. That’s because users have to choose either to look directly at the camera lens,
iOS 13 FaceTime ‘correction’ uses ARKit 3 to make eyes look straight ahead

iOS 13 FaceTime ‘correction’ uses ARKit 3 to make eyes look straight ahead

If you've ever tried to make a FaceTime video call, you know that your eyes can't look straight at the screen and camera at once -- iOS 13 fixes that.
Catalyst deep dive: The future of Mac software according to Apple and devs

Catalyst deep dive: The future of Mac software according to Apple and devs

The people already using Catalyst tell Ars what Mac users and devs should expect.
Catalyst deep dive: The future of Mac software according to Apple and devs

Catalyst deep dive: The future of Mac software according to Apple and devs

The people already using Catalyst tell Ars what Mac users and devs should expect.

ARKit 3 Features Limited to iPhone XS, iPhone XR, and 2018 iPad Pro

With iOS 13, Apple is also debuting ARKit 3.0 with a number of new enhancements aimed at making the whole AR experience even better. This includes People Occlusion, face tracking, collaborative
Apple juices its AR capabilities with new tools

Apple juices its AR capabilities with new tools

Augmented reality may not be an iOS feature consumers are dying to get their hands on, but Apple’s latest tools are going to make its long-shot dream of AR ubiquity a little bit easier for developers