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The history of augmented reality

The history of augmented reality

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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,... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Tank Hero review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Tank Hero review (Android)

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You've mastered Angry Birds, you've Flick Kicked until you can score no more and now it's time to look for a new casual game to eat up your time, your life and make journeys pass in the blink of an eye. Welcome Android users. This is your lucky day because... >>

Real life spy gadgets

Real life spy gadgets

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Ejecter seats, super magnetic watches, guns you can make from a cigarette case and a cuff link - sadly none of these exist in the lives of real spies but Pocket-lint spoke to surveillance expert and ex-SAS member, Dave Thomas to find out what does. “All... >>

Red Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo hands-on

Red Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo hands-on

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For those who prefer a smartphone of colour, Vodafone has grabbed an exclusive for its customers with the red Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo. It's expected to arrive on virtual shelves in the coming weeks but before you have to make the agonising decision,... >>

White Google Nexus S hands-on

White Google Nexus S hands-on

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The world loves a shiny white smartphone and it seems that both Google and Vodafone are aware of this as together they bring the exclusive that is the white Google Nexus S Android phone. Rocking the Gingerbread version the open source mobile OS, the pretty... >>

HTC Incredible S vs HTC Incredible

HTC Incredible S vs HTC Incredible

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The HTC Incredible, or Droid Incredible as it’s known in the States, has been a hugely popular handset. Available only on the Verizon network, it picked up rave review after rave review when it arrived in 2010. One year on and HTC has decided that something... >>

HTC Desire S vs HTC Desire

HTC Desire S vs HTC Desire

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What a difference a year makes. Or does it? That’s the question we need to ask ourselves as we take a closer look at the HTC Desire S. Launched at Mobile World Congress 2011, the update 12 months on from the hugely successful HTC Desire was welcomed... >>

HTC Desire S vs iPhone 4

HTC Desire S vs iPhone 4

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It's been a while since the Desire took the world by storm but thankfully HTC is well aware of that. In repsonse, the Taiwanese company refreshed its line of smartphones at Mobile World Conference 2011 and that included a few bumps for one of 2010's top... >>

Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo vs LG Optimus One

Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo vs LG Optimus One

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With top of the range hot rod smartphones popping up all over the place, the prices of these mobiles are absolutely rocketing and the fact of the matter is that not everyone has £500 to burn - even slowly over the course of 24 months. Thankfully, help... >>

HTC Flyer vs Apple iPad

HTC Flyer vs Apple iPad

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With such an astounding pedigree in the smartphone space over the last few years, the gadget-loving world has been waiting with bated breath to see what HTC would come up with in the way of a tablet. So, now that the HTC Flyer has arrived, what better... >>

LG Optimus Pad vs Motorola Xoom

LG Optimus Pad vs Motorola Xoom

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After a bit of a false start at CES 2011, the Android tablets are now out in force and each of them promising Google's exciting Honeycomb OS. With seemingly none of the manufacturers adding their own UIs on top of the software, the gadgets' hardware itself... >>

Motorola Xoom vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1V

Motorola Xoom vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1V

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The Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone has made one hell of an impact at launch in Barcelona but there was another device from the Korean manufacturer out at MWC 2011 making plenty of waves of its own. If you haven’t already, then come and meet the Samsung... >>

iPhone 4 vs Samsung Galaxy S II

iPhone 4 vs Samsung Galaxy S II

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Samsung has launched its flagship smartphone in the shape of the Samsung Galaxy S II (2) (GT I9100) as the curtain has gone up on the Mobile World Congress 2011 trade show in Barcelona. We’re not going to hide this from the start. It sounds seriously... >>

The best headphones - tested

The best headphones - tested

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It may have slipped your attention - so subtle are we at Pocket-lint - but we’ve been running a bit of a series of articles on your ears and how important they are to you. We’ve suggested how you can cut down on noise, how to watch where you work,... >>

7 days living without...a smartphone

7 days living without...a smartphone

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MWC 2011 is around the corner and with it another flush of the very smartest of smartphones just waiting to wow the world. This year looks set to herald the dawn of the dual-core handset, putting mobiles very nearly on a level footing with a lot of laptops... >>

Fluency 2 - the next evolution of SwiftKey

Fluency 2 - the next evolution of SwiftKey

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TouchType will be demoing the next generation of its SwiftKey Android keyboard software in Barcelona at MWC 2011. Pocket-lint has had wind of this for a little while. What we know now as fact is that the app, possibly under the name Fluency 2 to reflect... >>

Pure Evoke Mio receives colour injection

Pure Evoke Mio receives colour injection

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The highly regarded Pure Evoke Mio radio has just hit town once again, this time with your kitchen in mind. The DAB specialist has introduced five colour choices pretty much guaranteed to suit every home between them.Each is finished in a leatherette... >>