Minecraft Earth Early Access expands to more countries

Minecraft is now an old game but the team behind it doesn’t stop innovating. The original PC game then reached mobile devices and different consoles. We remember the first time Minecraft Pocket Edition come to the Android Market back in 2011. It quickly received over 700,000 downloads within 2 months. …

Samsung AR glasses exposed in new design patent

Word on the street is that Apple may finally reveal its long-rumored AR smart glasses sometime in 2020 and, unsurprisingly, rumors that Samsung may be following suit was not far behind. Granted, the Korean company has long been familiar with mixed reality technologies and products but the timing couldn’t be …

Samsung highlights Bixby Vision’s new features with Galaxy Note 10

There are a lot of features that Samsung wants to highlight about the Galaxy Note 10 including its pro-grade camera, their “best display yet”, an enhanced S Pen, and other things. Another one that they’re pushing right now is the new features that can be found on Bixby Vision, especially …

Why it’s time to augment our thinking about AR

Everybody expects augmented reality (AR) to become the Next Big Thing. But few are clear about why, exactly. The breathless coverage around AR says it will revolutionize healthcare, warfare, education, gaming and, of course, the enterprise generally. As the prices come down, the dam will burst and AR will become …

How augmented reality boosts training and productivity

Keeping pediatric crash carts up to date in a hospital environment is a detailed-oriented task, and the stakes are incredibly high given that a relatively small mix-up could lead to potentially life-threatening circumstances. In lieu of costly and time-consuming hands-on training, OSF HealthCare turned to an augmented reality (AR) app …

Lenovo Mirage AR Headset out with free Marvel Dimension of Heroes

Lenovo Mirage Solo standalone VR headset is getting an update. We’re tempted to say it’s a subtle upgrade but with the name Marvel, we have a feeling it will bring in more business for Lenovo. It’s not really a new VR headset but a new AR headset that lets you …

ARCore has a “new” name, supports more devices including Note 10

Sometimes a name can provide clarity about a product and sometimes it can create even more confusion. Or sometimes, it can be a bit of both. Google has decided to rename the ARCore Play Store listing into Google Play Service for AR. But they will still keep the ARCore branding …

Minecraft Earth Beta available next week, here’s where to sign-up

Minecraft has already been available for Android since time immemorial. First, there was the Minecraft Pocket Edition that hit 700,000 downloads in just two months. It soon sold a million on Android. Several updates to the Pocket Edition were then made, becoming more similar and closer to console and desktop …