Archive for Dan Sung

  • Klipsch X10i   review
    4.5 out of 5

    Klipsch X10i review

    By 14 March 2011

    Pound for lb, the Klipsch X10i are some of the most expensive headphones out there. At the time of writing you’re looking at £195 for a product which weighs 10.5g, so that’s around £18.50/gram which, for the record, makes it less valuable a commodity...

  • Complete Angry Birds 3 star walkthrough

    Complete Angry Birds 3 star walkthrough

    By 11 March 2011

    You've played it all the way to the end, but you simply haven't completed Angry Birds until you've got three stars for every single level. While some are easy enough to achieve, others can be maddening. Are you using the right trajectory? Should you be...

  • Augmented reality in action - social networking

    Augmented reality in action - social networking

    By 4 March 2011

    We’ve spent the last few days on AR Week at Pocket-lint not just looking at the lengths we go can go with augmented reality but what we can get it to do for us. We’ve picked the brains of the top minds in the field in a series of interviews but each...

  • 10 augmented reality videos that need to be seen

    10 augmented reality videos that need to be seen

    By 4 March 2011

    Throughout AR Week on Pocket-lint, we’ve spoken of and heard about some staggering ideas for augmented reality and just how it could affect out lives now and in the future. As ever though, seeing is believing and if you don’t have time to read all...

  • How real time mobile AR is becoming possible

    How real time mobile AR is becoming possible

    By 4 March 2011

    Augmented reality works best at your desktop. There’s a good reason for this. Most of the AR trickery you will have seen is where you hold up a black and white printed square marker so that your computer's webcam can see it. The software application...

  • The future of augmented reality

    The future of augmented reality

    By 4 March 2011

    While our top priority on AR Week on Pocket-lint was to speak to our five leading experts in the field of augment reality to find out what's going on at the cutting edge, we couldn’t but help ask them to become part soothsayer as well. At the end of...

  • Augmented reality in action - property and real estate

    Augmented reality in action - property and real estate

    By 3 March 2011

    Estate agents are not well liked, and before we get your hopes up, developments in augmented reality are not going to make them go away. There is a good chance though that AR might reduce the time you have to spend dealing with them or, more importantly,...

  • Five biggest barriers for augmented reality

    Five biggest barriers for augmented reality

    By 3 March 2011

    We’ve spoken to the top minds in augmented reality throughout AR Week on Pocket-lint and, when we asked them what was holding this exciting technology back from the big time, we noticed a certain pattern to their answers. So, if you’ve always wondered...

  • Augmented reality: a long way off?

    Augmented reality: a long way off?

    By 3 March 2011

    Professor Steve Feiner teaches a class on AR each spring at Columbia University, New York. Every year, at the beginning of the course - a course which has the words “augmented reality” in the title, he asks his students how many of them have actually...

  • The devices we need to take augmented reality further

    The devices we need to take augmented reality further

    By 3 March 2011

    Welcome again to AR Week here on Pocket-lint. If you haven’t already had your mind blown as to the future that augmented reality can bring us, then you’ve got a little catch up reading to do but, don’t worry, there’s a wealth of articles from...

  • Apple iPad 2 vs Motorola Xoom

    Apple iPad 2 vs Motorola Xoom

    By 2 March 2011

    The iPad 2 is now official, but is it worth the cash? Although the original iPad has had the lion's share of the tablet market since its launch, there are now plenty of other devices on offer with the Android-powered Motorola Xoom looking like one of...

  • Augmented reality in action - travel and tourism

    Augmented reality in action - travel and tourism

    By 2 March 2011

    Go in to the Android Market or the iTunes App Store, search under "augmented reality" and you’ll find that at least half the results come under travel and tourism. These industries have been very quick to pick up on this emerging technology but why...

  • X-Ray Vision on your mobile phone

    X-Ray Vision on your mobile phone

    By 2 March 2011

    Consider a world with a perfect data connection. You can get mobile broadband wherever you go at speed enough to stream video in HD quality without a hitch. Now throw in flawlessly designed hardware, seamlessly integrated into your every-day clothing...

  • How does augmented reality work?

    How does augmented reality work?

    By 2 March 2011

    So, we’re all now experts in what AR is and how it came about. Today in AR Week is where we get into the nitty gritty a little further. What we’re going to take a look at is how augmented reality actually works and, from that, you should get a pretty...

  • Augmented reality in action - maintenance and repair

    Augmented reality in action - maintenance and repair

    By 1 March 2011

    Picture the scene. It’s late. You’re driving down the motorway on a snowy Christmas Eve when disaster strikes and that ratting somewhere in your engine reaches breaking point. Your car slows to a stop and with it your dream of getting home in time...

  • Wearable computers and hidden projectors

    Wearable computers and hidden projectors

    By 1 March 2011

    “The problem of registering virtual images with the user’s view of the physical world is the main focus of AR research.” So says Professor Bruce Thomas head of the Wearable Computer Labs at the University of South Australia and leading expert in...

  • The history of augmented reality

    The history of augmented reality

    By 1 March 2011

    The term "augmented reality" has been around since 1990 but that doesn’t mean that it was never there before. The moment that man made gadgets that could relate to their environment and supply their users with information based on that, AR was there....

  • Augmented reality in action - advertising and retail

    Augmented reality in action - advertising and retail

    By 28 February 2011

    By 2015, global revenues from augmented reality applications and services are expected to reach $1.5 billion. That’s a lot of money for something often branded as a gimmick. AR’s been around for over 20 years in one form or another but it took the...

  • 10 augmented reality tricks to try right now

    10 augmented reality tricks to try right now

    By 28 February 2011

    Augmented reality is all very well on paper but, if you really want to know what it's about, the best thing to do is see it with your own eyes. Fortunately, some web apps, the odd bit of software, Adobe Flash, your webcam and your office printer are all...

  • Achieving the AR dream through games

    Achieving the AR dream through games

    By 28 February 2011

    In a laboratory in Atlanta there is a group of people whose job it is to play games. In fact, there’s a good part of Georgia Tech University that’s been largely converted for the purpose, but you’d be wrong if you thought that the Augmented Environment...

  • What is Augmented Reality?

    What is Augmented Reality?

    By 28 February 2011

    You already know what augmented reality is. You just might not know it's called that, and when you've seen it as its best, you probably haven’t even noticed it at all. Put at its simplest, augmented reailty, or AR to its friends, is the art of super-imposing...

  • Welcome to AR Week on Pocket-lint

    Welcome to AR Week on Pocket-lint

    By 27 February 2011

    Welcome to AR Week on Pocket-lint. Over the next few days we'll be enhancing your vision of the world of technology with one of the most cutting edge areas in development at the moment - the field of augmented reality. We’ll bring you right up to speed...

  • Sony Vaio L series hands-on

    Sony Vaio L series hands-on

    By 22 February 2011

    Sony has announced its new Vaio L series all-in-one multimedia PC, which the company hopes will become the centre of your family's multimedia world. The facts of the matter are that PCs more than ever are the centre for family life, so there is the...

  • Sony Vaio S series hands-on

    Sony Vaio S series hands-on

    By 22 February 2011

    As ever, it's the more office orientated models that make the better Sony Vaios, and the Sony Vaio S series was no exception when Pocket-lint got hands on at the London launch. Sitting next to the eye-piercing C series, the brushed aluminium body of the...

  • Sony Vaio C series hands-on

    Sony Vaio C series hands-on

    By 22 February 2011

    Unique design is something which Sony Vaio prides itself on and the laptop maker has certainly kept up part of its mission with the launch of the Sony Vaio C Series in London. As ever, Pocket-lint was at hand with trusty camera and SD card ready to fill,...