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15 Cool Augmented Reality Apps for Shopping

November 15th, 2017 - Filed under Mobile

As always, retailers are doing their best to harness the newest technological innovations to provide the best shopping experience to buyers. From being able to touch products by hand to shoppable store windows, retailers are leaving no stone unturned, their latest being the use of augmented reality for shopping. With shopping becoming more about a blend of online, mobile and traditional brick-and-mortar stores, brands are looking into more innovative ways to capture customer attention. Augmented reality allows customers to engage with brands in a completely new way.

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So, how different is augmented reality (AR) from virtual reality (VR)? Both are controlled by the computer environment and manipulated with instinctive motions. The main difference lies in the blending of the real and virtual, found majorly in AR in which users do not require any specialized hardware at all. Using smartphone apps, one can easily augment reality shopping with the usual traditional ways of selecting products at the store. Read more…

10 Mobile Games and Apps to Meet Your Virtual Lover

August 1st, 2017 - Filed under Gaming

These days finding virtual love online is more and more accepted. As sometimes, for some people, real-world communication may be a bit stressful and demanding. While virtual communication is more relaxed and somewhat wild. Yes, nowadays regular dating app development tends to be more gamified, to drive more people through achievements, challenges, etc.. But those are still no match to the classical virtual love games.

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We spend more and more time online behind our avatars. Mainly, because it is easier for us to reveal our true feelings through virtual world. For some it is just a way to overcome their shyness, cover big distances or reluctance to meet people in real world. But for the people with various disabilities, it is a great leverage to overcome obstacles which may be present in their daily life. Read more…

20 Most Popular VR Apps for Google Cardboard

February 4th, 2017 - Filed under Mobile

Undoubtedly VR (Virtual Reality) has dramatically changed the way how we are experiencing video content. But the real credit goes to Google Cardboard for making VR simple and affordable. There are many apps available in the stores and outside it offering genuine VR contents. We’ve picked 20 top Cardboard apps to share, so you can choose your preferred app to jump into the VR world or experience it better.

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20 Most Addictive Virtual Reality Games You Must Play

October 20th, 2016 - Filed under Gaming

With a plethora of virtual reality games making their debut in recent times, it is rather difficult to choose the best from them. Both Oculus Rift and HTC Vive have loads of titles to offer but you will be surprised to find out that games like Job Simulator have already started drawing praise for the enticing VR experience offered by them as well. As they say, “VR never felt more real before 2016”. So, this is the best time to pick our top 20 most addictive and popular virtual reality games.

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Virtual Reality and Video Games: An Inevitable Merger

September 23rd, 2016 - Filed under Gaming

Video games have been around for quite some time. The first video game was actually created in 1958, and it was a simple tennis game not unlike Pong of the 1970s. In the 58 years since then, video games have grown exponentially more complex, to the point entire universes are simulated with multitudes of players occupying the same digital space simultaneously.

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Video games are, in their very nature, forms of virtual reality. Up until very recently, they have been quite simple forms of virtual reality, often represented as 3D images but still ultimately only 2D. True virtual reality is starting to change that. Read more…

Top 8: Best Virtual Reality VR Headsets You Must Try

July 23rd, 2016 - Filed under Hardware

Virtual Reality has taken time to really hit the market, but the launch of devices like Google’s Cardboard, as well as the announcement of the Playstation VR and the continued evolution of the HTC Vive, it is beginning to get closer to taking centre stage.

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While the quality of software will also be a significant factor in whether VR ultimately succeeds or not, without good quality and affordable hardware, the technology could already be dead in the water. Whether you want to become an early adopter or are a 3D designer looking for an outlet for your designs, the following are the current most popular VR headsets. Read more…

Top 20 Famous Virtual Reality Games You Must Play

June 28th, 2016 - Filed under Gaming

In the past a years, Virtual Reality has taken a leap and so are the devices that expand the entire aura. A fresh wave of virtual-reality devices may finally be coming this year, but the source is still very much in its infant stage. Oculus Rift has started blowing the cord now along with HTC Vive. However, the PlayStation VR is not available until October and Samsung’s Ger VR only comes with a smattering of apps to merge into. Virtual reality is still in the wait for its killer app.

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However, it does not mean that there are not any VR games out there in advance, or have their release date fixed later this year. As they may not be VR expeditions most of the players are looking forward to, but there are a number of system-selling games and apps available in the market currently. Read more…