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Apple’s AR / VR headset could release in January, analyst predicts

Apple’s long rumored mixed reality headset will "likely release" in January next year, according to noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo....

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Tim Cook is getting a lot less coy about Apple’s AR headset

Apple CEO Tim Cook has directly hinted that the company is working on an augmented reality, or AR, headset. Rumors have been swirling that Apple is...

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Nreal is adding Steam streaming to its AR glasses

Chinese company Nreal is launching beta support for streaming games from PC on Steam and opening an AR app contest to incentivize development....

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The first version of Meta’s AR glasses will be for developers only

Facebook’s parent company won’t sell the first version of its standalone AR glasses. It will instead give them to developers so they can build...

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Amazon launches AR-powered virtual shoe try-on in its iOS app

Amazon launched a virtual shoe try-on feature for iOS users. All they have to do is open the app, go to the page, and point their phone’s camera at...

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Microsoft HoloLens boss Alex Kipman is out after misconduct allegations

Insider is reporting that Microsoft’s Alex Kipman, who led the teams that developed HoloLens and Kinect, has resigned after allegations of verbal...

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WWDC 2022: all the news coming out of Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference

Apple’s WWDC 2022 is happening June 6th through June 10th. Here we’ll compile the latest announcements out of the online developer's...

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Looking Glass might have just invented the GIF’s 3D successor

The Looking Glass Block is a new image format that lets you peek inside a 3D scene, viewing holograms on flat screens or even a VR headset thanks to...

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Apple’s RealityOS for rumored headset appears in trademark application

RealityOS has been trademarked. It suggests that Apple’s long-rumored virtual reality and augmented reality headset could be nearing its official...

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Why the company behind Pokémon Go is getting crypto-curious

Niantic CEO John Hanke hints at the Pokémon Go company’s early explorations into incorporating blockchain technologies, and possibly NFTs, into...

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Apple reportedly chose a standalone AR / VR headset over a more powerful tethered design

A new report from The Information includes new details about the turbulent development of Apple’s long-rumored mixed reality headset. Apple’s...

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Qualcomm’s new AR glasses are thinner and wireless

Qualcomm has introduced a wireless version of its AR Smart Viewer powered by the Snapdragon XR2 chipset. The reference design could be used by...

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Apple’s board of directors reportedly tried out its upcoming AR / VR headset

There are signs that we could soon see an announcement of Apple’s long-awaited mixed reality device, as the company is reportedly ramping up...

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Google’s AR translation glasses: it’s really not that simple

The "one more thing" surprise at the end of Google’s I/O 2022 keynote was a fanciful video of prototype AR glasses that live translate...

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Here’s Mark Zuckerberg demonstrating Meta’s high-end Project Cambria VR headset

Mark Zuckerberg is ready to show off what Meta’s next virtual reality headset can do, even as it keeps Project Cambria hidden. A brief video shows...

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Google shows off AR glasses that might make a case for augmented reality

Google has been working on AR glasses for over a decade and its latest pair seem to include the ability to live translate the spoken word. Google...

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Microsoft teams up with VW to make HoloLens work in cars

Microsoft has announced a new "moving platform" feature for the HoloLens 2. It’s designed to let the augmented reality headset work when...

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Google bought a MicroLED display company that could help make AR headsets better and cheaper

Google’s hardware boss confirmed its acquisition of Raxium, a display startup focused on making cheaper MicroLED displays for augmented reality...

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Meta’s VR roadmap reportedly has four new headsets, with both high-end and cheaper Quest units

Meta’s plans for virtual reality include four new headsets according to a report by The Information. The Project Cambria unit up first is a...

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Snap CEO Evan Spiegel thinks the metaverse is ‘ambiguous and hypothetical’

Rather than betting on the ‘hypothetical’ metaverse, Snap CEO Evan Spiegel says the company is focusing on how people spend their time in the...

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Amazon is working on a mysterious AR smart home product, according to job listings

Amazon is hiring for a "new-to-world smart-home product" that uses "XR" technology in some fashion, according to job listings...

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An official NFL game is coming to Meta Quest and PSVR

The National Football League has announced a new official VR game that is planned to become an annual series. It will be developed in partnership...

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Niantic’s ‘largest acquisition to date’ shows the company is still pushing on AR

Niantic, the developer of Pokémon Go, is acquiring 8th Wall, a company that helps developers make web-based augmented reality apps, in what it is...

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The Magic Leap 2 isn’t a revolution, but it’s a visible improvement

The Magic Leap 2, a second-generation augmented reality headset scheduled for release in fall of 2022, remains clunky but improves the size and field...

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Meta reportedly breaks up the 300-person team that was building a hybrid VR / AR OS

Meta has reportedly taken the team tasked with working on an OS for its augmented and virtual reality devices, and moved members to work on teams...

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This 5G neckband from Motorola could make XR glasses less bulky

Motorola’s new wearable 5G neckband is designed to power lightweight VR and AR headsets like Lenovo’s ThinkReality A3 smart glasse. It’s made...

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Microsoft claims HoloLens is ‘doing great’ after reports version 3 was canceled

Microsoft has reportedly canceled the HoloLens 3, but the company claims HoloLens is doing great. A number of HoloLens have departed Microsoft...

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Pinterest will let you use AR to preview furniture from Walmart, West Elm, and more

Pinterest users will soon be able to use the app to try out furniture from West Elm, Walmart, Wayfare, and more in their own homes using AR. It’s...

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