Tagged: Pokémon GO

Apple brings augmented reality to iPhone’s camera app, smart glasses to follow


When Augmented Reality-based Pokemon Go jumped the gun to become the biggest mobile game in the history in under a week of release, Apple’s chief Tim Cook was quick to come out and inform that his company is investing big money into augmented reality. The claims seem to be reaping results – According to Business Insider, Apple is working on integrating augmented reality technology into the iPhone’s camera app. The Cupertino giant has assembled a host of big names from the AR and VR industry and has also recently acquired an AR startup Metaio, all that may be working in tandem to give Apple that extra edge to live up to its claims. Read More…

Pokemon Go Plus: Wearable that’ll make you a champion, arrives Sept. 16

Pokemon go plus-1

At the Apple Watch Series 2 launch event in San Francisco, Niantic took to stage and said Pokemon Go (the phenomenon) will be available for the wearable. Exciting! But be reminded, Apple Watch is not the only wearable that will interact with Pokemon Go. Announced at E3 trade show with price tag of $34.99, Pokemon Go Plus developed by Nintendo is another wearable dedicated to the game; the wearable device is scheduled to release on September 16 in most countries including USA, Australia, Japan and New Zealand. Read More…

Pokemon Go virtual eggs defile religious sentiments in India

Pokemon Go virtual eggs defile religious sentiments in India

Pokemon Go, which became the worldwide sensation in no time, has managed to hurt religious believers in India, even before its official launch. Although the augmented-reality game has not been officially released in India, but the game enthusiasts have found ways to play. However, Gujarat-based attorney Alay Anil Dave has filed a PIL (public interest litigation) with the state High Court against Niantic, the developer of Pokémon Go. He alleges that the game should be banned in India, as it rewards virtual eggs to vegetarians in religious places such as temples. Read More…

Apple Watch Series 2 is a swim-proof smartwatch

Apple Watch Series 2

After much speculation and anticipation, Tim Cook finally got on stage at the Apple Event in San Francisco to announce the Apple Watch Series 2, along with the latest iPhone models and refreshing wireless AirPods. The air has been cleared on all the assumptions about this Apple smartwatch, and it is in-fact much better than its predecessor. However it borrows a lot from the first generation Apple Watch, including the square dial design and the funky crown for scrolling and zooming-in on details. Also, the watch casing is going to be available in aluminum, stainless steel and the exclusive white-colored ceramic model.
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How has Pokemon Go changed gaming apps forever?

Pokemon go banned in Iran

By now, you must have definitely heard about the frenzied Pokemon Go players. Even if you aren’t a Pokemon Go addict yourself, you might have definitely come across clumps of people glued to their mobile phones running around the city. Well, thanks to Pokemon Go – the augmented reality game application developed by Niantic, the company which published the app is now twelve billion US dollars richer( at least in terms of valuation) than what it was before Pokemon Go happened.
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Pokemon Go contact lenses might be coming your way – John Hanke confirms

Contact lenses that prevent optic nerve damage by glaucoma

People are going nuts for Pokemon Go, and the fun keeps getting better. This augmented reality game has gripped the world like no other app or game. So what is the next frontier for this AR game that’s making everyone drool over for Pokemon catching mania? If you are to believe Niantic Founder John Hanke, then it is going the wearable technology’s way. He wants to make the game more interactive and fun for the players.
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Iran is first country to ban augmented reality app Pokemon Go

Pokemon go banned in Iran

You must be hopping countries to catch ‘em all, but be cautioned when you venture into Iran for some Pokemon Go fun. Iran has become the first country in the world to ban the augmented reality app. The High Council of Virtual Spaces in Iran has officially banned Pokemon Go in the country specifying security reasons. Albeit, the Council was very concise in its explanation of the security concerns, the authority refrained from elaborating the reason for its decision. Read More…

DroneMonSpy lets you fly your smartphone to find all Pokemon around


If touring the city to find all Pokemon there are is getting tiring for you, a company called Atellani has developed DroneMonSpy that will let you fly your smartphone in the sky to find them all. DroneMonSpy is first universal smartphone adaptor, designed especially for DJI Phantom drone, which lets you mount your smartphone with Pokemon Go app launched on it. Read More…

Smart Tactile Paving – Traffic lights for smartphone addicts

Smart Tactile Paving

Using smartphones while walking on crowded city streets is not a good idea. All of us know it, but still risk using our phones while crossing streets. Games like Pokemon Go have increased the risk quotient even more in the recent months. To counter this risk-taking instinct of smartphone addicted people, an Australian firm has come-up with the idea of Smart Tactile Paving concept. The idea is to provide red lights in peripheral vision of people using smartphone for texting, gaming, social-networking or any other activity.
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