The future is awesome with Google’s Project Tango

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When Google recently sold Motorola to Lenovo, it kept the vey best part of the company for itself, the Advanced Technology and Projects group, which is working on the ambitious Project Ara modular smartphone. On Thursday, Google announced another project that the group has been busy with, known ...

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Droid Landing account shakes to life on Twitter

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Could another scavenger have commenced right in front of our eyes?

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Google’s Niantic Labs releases location-based game Ingress

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Google’s Niantic Labs has launched its latest application, a location-based/augmented-reality game called Ingress. Available as a beta-only game at this time, it is inspired by geocaching and looks to split the world into two factions. See, there’s this strange energy force that is ...

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Amazon’s Flow blends barcode scanning, QR codes, and augmented reality shopping

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Why look up a CD on Amazon when you can scan it from your phone and purchase in a matter of seconds?

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Wikitude Drive USA Arrives in Android Market – Win 1 of 2,011 Free Copies!

Wikitude GMBH, a long time favorite developer here at AndroidGuys, have finally released the US version of their popular augmented driving application, Wikitude Drive.  Actually, they’re releasing versions for all of North America as the Canadian and Mexican versions are here today too!   ...

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Wikitude 6.1 Offers Tablet Optimized Augmented Reality

Wikitude, a key player in the Augmented Reality game since the days of the first Android Developers Challenge, has just updated their AR browser.  Available in the Android Market today, version 6.1 is now optimized for tablets running Honeycomb. This means those of you with a Xoom, Galaxy Tab ...

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Layar 5.0 Adds Discovery and Sharing Options to Popular AR Browser

Layar saw version 5.0 of their popular augmented reality (AR) browser hit the Android Market earlier this week, adding new features while also improving on the existing stuff. This latest release includes a streamlined user interface, improvements to social networking integration, and new ...

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Wikitude World Browser 6 for Android Goes Live

The real-time location-based augmented reality application sees another significant update. Download the free application and find out what's going on outside your door. Or down the street. Or five miles to the south. You get the point!

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Best Test This! Layar 5.0

One of the premier names in augmented reality gets even better with an updated version of the browser. If you're into beta testing cool apps, this one is for you.

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Lonely Planet Drops City Guides to 99¢ Until Christmas

onely Planet announced earlier today that they have dropped the prices of their 25 augmented reality apps down to 99¢ a piece. The apps, which normally run $4.99 each, help users find hundreds of points of interest for each city.

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Shoot Down Enemy Helicopters From Your Couch with Sky Siege

The next time you find yourself sitting at the doctor’s office with a few minutes to kill, why not break out your Nexus One and knock a few bomber planes out of the sky?  Sky Siege for Android is a fantastic looking new game that meshes augmented reality, virtual reality, and 3D gameplay ...

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Junaio “Glue” Augmented Reality Browser Released for Android

Augmented Reality developer Junaio recently announced that they have released an Android version of their Augmented Reality (AR) browser, Glue. We have seen AR Browsers before in Layar and others, but what makes this browser unique is that it “glues” images to objects scanned by the ...

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Augmented Reality Evolved: Layar 3.5 Hits Android Market

Layar, the world’s leading mobile Augmented Reality Platform and browser, has just released version 3.5 of their Reality Browser into the Android Market. Starting today, the new version of the browser makes it even easier for users to search and discover the world around them. This release ...

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Tag, Create, and Share Your World with Tagwhat

Colorado-based Tagwhat has just launched their new augmented reality app/service/experience for Android. Using the free application, users can place digital tags anywhere and everywhere. Want to share a great deal on the patio furniture you just scored? Take a picture, tag it, and share it! ...

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Wikitude 4 Now Available

One of my favorite Android apps from day one has been Wikitude, by Mobilizy.  It has always been fun to watch the reaction from people as I show them the first, and arguably best, “augmented reality” app.  After starting out with a great app back in 2008, Wikitude just keeps ...

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