Augmented Reality

LENOVO PHAB 2 PRO Review : Lenovo’s Monster Phone Delivers the Future of AR Now

THE GOOD Slick, stylish design Unique AR abilities Good battery life Promising AR app library THE BAD Below-average performance Too large and heavy for average

The best kids trackers : Using wearables for child safety

Never lose track of your little ones again with GPS trackers for kids big and small Thanks to advances in GPS technology, keeping track of

​Samsung Gear Fit2 v Fitbit Charge 2 : Which fitness tracker is best for you?

Both the Samsung Gear Fit2 and Fitbit Charge 2 are well rounded fitness trackers with a few flaws sprinkled in here and there. The first

5 reasons to get excited about Lenovo’s Google Tango Phone

The Lenovo Phab2 Pro is the first consumer aimed Google Tango phone released to the public for sale. We’ve been digging our fingernails into our

Xiaomi MI Note 2 VS Oneplus 3 Comparisons Review

After one year and nine months,Xiaomi finally released its year-end flagship,Xiaomi mi note 2 , which comes with dual curved glass design, and invited Chinese

Playstation VR vs HTC Vive: Which VR headset is best?

Playstation VR, Oculus Rift and HTC Vive are finally upon us, so we’ve taken a look at what each device has to offer. Virtual reality

HTC Vive vs Oculus Rift: which VR headset is better?

The VR revolution is finally here in 2016. Whether it actually qualifies as a revolution or not, the two biggest contenders arrived earlier this year

And finally : Microsoft Band to be dumped and more

The week in wearable tech has been dominated by the Apple Watch Series 2 going on sale, news that China loves wearablesand the Amazon Echo

Sony Xperia XZ Review

Low on bristling high-tech excitement, but when the also-rans are this good, you know you’re spoilt Good Typical Sony minimalism with better ergonomics Practically flawless

Garmin DriveAssist 50LMT-D review

PROS Dashcam only adds £50/$75 to cost Lifetime European map updates and traffic alerts Wealth of extra driving assistance features CONS Traffic alerts not as

Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

The Apple iPhone 6S and 6S Plus launched in September 2015, followed by the smaller iPhone SE in March 2016. Rumours started circulating around the Cupertino

Lenovo Phab2 Pro Brings Google’s Tango Technology To The World

If you’ve ever seen the various demos of Google’s Project Tango technology, then you have a pretty good idea of how impressive its potential applications

Xbox One VR headset rumours and news

HoloLens, Microsoft’s futuristic AR helmet, has a bright future bringing mixed reality into the mainstream. But it’s not quite the Xbox One VR headset that

Osterhout Design Group wants to make your next pair of AR smartglasses

ODG has been around for ages and knows a thing or two about augmented reality Augmented reality is still an area that has yet to

Meta 2 first impressions : AR feels closer than ever

The AR headset that could knock out Microsoft HoloLens. With HTC Vive and Oculus Rift invading our homes providing new sources of entertainment through virtual

Team Android : An alternative history of Nokia Lumia

Sales of Windows Lumia phones have dwindled to near 2012 levels – Andy Vandervell ponders how different it could have been for Nokia and co.

Microsoft HoloLens apps and games to look out for

Microsoft HoloLens is finally in the hands of developersmeaning we’ll hopefully see a finished version within the next few years or sooner so we can

Microsoft HoloLens preview : An augmented vision that’s still very much in the future

Microsoft HoloLens is the company’s stab at delivering what it believes is the next big thing. Rather than go down the virtual reality route favoured by Oculus, HTC, Samsung, Google and others, Microsoft believes augmenting our reality is the future. But can a reality that is augmented deliver an experience that is better than a virtual

Apple iPhone 7 : What’s the story so far?

The Apple iPhone 6S and 6S Plus launched in September 2015 and they have since been followed by the smaller iPhone SE, which replaces the

Xiaomi Mi 4s review : Pushing forward

1. Introduction The Xiaomi Mi 4s went official hours before the Mi 5, a teaser of sorts for the headliner. It even made the trip

Mattel View-Master review : A virtual reality rethinking of a classic

For Plenty of retro charm, great for kids, accessible price, age-appropriate Experience Packs content, works with Google Cardboard apps Against VR content could be better,

Here Active Listening earbuds review

As a standalone device, Here could make two different sets of people very happy – music nerds and anyone particularly sensitive of ear. In both

Apple VR investigation: Why a virtual reality headset is on the cards

2016 will be remembered as the year that real VR landed. TheOculus Rift, HTC Vive and PlayStation VR will grab the headlines, and don’t forget

Razer announces OSVR’s first batch of SteamVR games

This week is a big week for “unreal” reality. Microsoft has just started the pre-orders of its prohibitively expensive augmented reality HoloLens development edition headgear.

Leaked HoloLens app video reveals Start Menu for AR

It seems there really is now escaping Microsoft’s love for tiled-based app launchers, even in augmented reality. While the company did return the Start Menu

Mattel readies to launch Google Cardboard View-Master

It seems that Mattel has gotten into the habit of resurrecting defunct products and giving it a 21st century twist. Just recently it has made

Microsoft HoloLens team teases more Galaxy Explorer pieces

Augmented reality may have had a very short period of hype on mobile devices, but may get a new lease on life with Microsoft’s HoloLens.

Merge VR Review: A Pretty Good Gear VR Alternative

THE GOOD Colorful frame made of antimicrobial material Compatible with Android and iOS smartphones AR and VR capable Affordable THE BAD Stiff foam can be

HP Sprout Pro hands-on: 3D-scanning PC action on another level

This week the folks at HP have revealed the HP Sprout Pro, a new version of the first HP Sprout revealed last year. This new

Google I/O 2016 Preview: Self-Driving Cars, VR and Android N

We now have a date for Google I/O, Google’s annual gathering of developers. And thanks to a venue change, we have clue as to what