Augmented Reality


Reviews & hands-on

  • Gadgets

    Disney's Wreck It Ralph turns London's Brick Lane into Augmented Reality playground

    By 13 January 2013

    Here's something you won't get to do every day: use a London building as the canvas for playing an Augmented Reality game reminiscent of Donkey Kong on your smart device. But that's exactly what Disney has made possible in the run-up to its UK cinematic...

  • Online

    BAE Systems fighter pilot helmet HMD pictures and hands-on

    By 13 August 2012

    While augmented reality is still struggling to develop a ubiquity of relevance in the consumer realm, it's going great guns in the professional world and nowhere is it more crucial and more astounding than for fighter pilots. BAE Systems, long provider...

  • Gaming

    APP OF THE DAY: Cliff Diving review (PS Vita)

    By 21 February 2012

    So it's nearly here. Tomorrow sees the UK and US launch of the Sony PlayStation Vita and the long wait is almost over. We've already looked at an official game or two, but now it's time to focus on one of the many apps Sony plans to offer in its store,...

  • Online

    Pioneer AR Head Up Display pictures and hands-on

    By 5 October 2011

    The cars set up by Pioneer to show off its AR Head Up Display over in Tokyo at CEATEC may have been a bit basic, but there was nothing straightforward about the augmented reality navigation systems onboard. The Pioneer AR HUD, Pocket-lint was told by...

  • Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: Aurasma Lite review - (Spurs fans download now)

    By 30 September 2011

    If you’re reading this before 4:45pm GMT on Sunday 2 October 2011, you’re a Spurs fan and you happen to own either an Android or Apple smartphone, then you’re in luck. Pocket-lint’s App of the Day is not something exclusive to you, but you’re...

  • Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: Sky Siege 3D review (iPhone)

    By 4 March 2011

    It's AR Week on Pocket-lint, and that means five days of the latest apps, features and news from the world of Augmented Reality. There are plenty of AR apps on offer, but we've picked some of the best ones around for you to get stuck into. Today's choice?...

  • Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: Car Finder review (iPhone)

    By 3 March 2011

    This week on Pocket-lint, it's all about AR, or augmented reality to give it its full name. All week we'll be bringing you the latest AR news and that includes a definite hint of AR to all of our Apps of the Day. Read on to find out about our pick of...

  • Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: Worksnug Pro review (iPhone)

    By 2 March 2011

    This week on Pocket-lint is AR week and that can only mean one thing when it comes to App of the Day. We'll be running you through some of the best Augmented Reality-tinted apps around so that you can get in on the act. Today's choice cut from the world...

  • Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: Tagwhat review (iPhone/Android)

    By 1 March 2011

    As part of our Augmented Reality week, we'll be filling you in on the best AR apps around. Some are useful, some are interesting and some are just plain silly, but still great fun. Tagwhat is one of the more useful ones and even claims to be "the world's...

  • Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: Heads Up Navigator review (iPhone)

    By 28 February 2011

    This week we've gone a bit AR mad, so all of our Apps of the Day have got a whiff of Augmented Reality about them. Whether it's mapping, games or Wi-Fi locators - we've got them all. This map-based offering is one of the best we've seen and one that we...