If Microsoft wants to prevent Apple from creating an augmented reality platform as big as the App Store, it has to move soon with the Surface Phone, possibly bringing in deep integration with a slimmed-down HoloLens to really lock down...
Google has announced that it is launching a new standard in virtual reality cinematography, called VR180. Essentially a 180-degree variant of VR videos, the technology will be supported on cameras to be made by companies like LG, Lenovo and...
At the WWDC 2017 keynote presentation that covered iOS 11, we saw Apple's plans to bring AR into the iOS ecosystem in a big way. One of the things that BGR's highly respected tech writer and Executive Editor seems to...
Right before Apple's WWDC17 kicked off on Monday, Apple sent developers a bag of swag that included something called ARKit. Essentially, it's a tool to help developers create augmented reality iOS apps. We now know that Pokémon Go will be...
If you thought virtual reality, or VR, was a mere flash in the pan that would fade away with time, think again. Sony just announced that it has sold its one millionth PlayStation VR headset, and PSVR owners have...
Apple has been promising the world a future in augmented reality, or AR. Until now, however, we've seen little evidence of that other than the fact that they had a massive team working on several projects. With iOS 11,...
SoftBank-owned British semiconductor company, ARM, has unveiled its Cortex-A75 and other CPUs and GPUs for 2017. Of note is the fact that the unveiling comes on the eve of Computex, the computer expo held in Taiwan where OEMs will be showcasing...
A recent Bloomberg report suggests that Apple is working on a special dedicated chip for artificial intelligence for its iPhones. The chip is reportedly called the Apple Neural Engine, and will power all the AI needs of future Apple...
The interest in alternate reality has helped spawn an array of technologies, some aimed at consumers and some at businesses and industries. Of these technologies, augmented and mixed reality appear to be the ones that will possibly go much further...
Microsoft has seen significant initial traction with its gadget push, and its recent taste of success with the Surface line-up is a morale-boosting win. After all, nobody expected them to be in the gadget business - not after their seven-billion-dollar...
Facebook is bringing down the final curtain on its Oculus unit's film studio that was launched two years ago. Story Studio was launched with much aplomb, boasting talent from Pixar and the world of video games.Today, the unit's VP...
If you thought that your smartphone camera was just intended to take great photos and shoot videos, you could be wrong. The humble smartphone camera, which was first seen on the J-SH04 from Sharp and J-Phone and SCH-V200 from Samsung back...
The mobile phone world is a strange one, a place where keeping up with the inexorable march of progress means working out how to pawn a new iPhone or Galaxy device shortly after the setup screen closes. It was...
A new experience was launched Oculus Rift owners today with the release of the Google Earth VR app on Oculus Store. The app has been available for HTC Vive for a few months now, but introducing it to the...
About two months ago, in February, Google Chrome brought in the experimental WebVR technology. Now, the company has extended WebVR support for Google Cardboard VR headsets. WebVR on Google Chrome is essentially something that websites need to enable to...