Augmented Reality

Apple

The Latest iOS Update Will Fake Eye Contact in FaceTime

Apple can now correct your gaze to make it seem like you're making direct eye contact over FaceTime, and it's pretty creepy.
Madeleine Gregory
7.3.19
Games Features

How an Augmented Reality Game Escalated into Real-World Spy Warfare

She led hundreds of real people on secret missions for a make-believe cause.
Elizabeth Ballou
5.8.19
Gaming

We're Getting a Harry Potter Version of 'Pokémon GO'

You'll apparently be able to "unravel a global mystery, cast spells, and encounter fantastic beasts and iconic characters along the way."
Beckett Mufson
11.14.18
Augmented Reality

Screen Muslims Like a Real Customs Officer in This New AR Experience

The creators of 'Terminal 3' hope the experience will challenge users preconceived notions of Muslims.
Justin Caffier
5.1.18
THE FUTURE

Holograms Might Become a Part of Your Life Sooner Than You Think

Companies are developing augmented reality technology they hope will be used by everyone from football clubs to your GP.
Angus Harrison
2.9.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Finally, You Can Dress Up Like Snapchat's Dancing Hot Dog for Halloween

It only costs $80 so, you know, worth it.
River Donaghey
10.19.17
Gaming

Congratulations Niantic, You’ve Broken ‘Pokémon Go’

The decision to shut down the monster-tracking Pokévision has left players aimless, and angry.
Ian Stokes
8.1.16
Gaming

A Whole Week in the World of ‘Pokémon Go’ Has Left Me a Wreck

I expected to have a little fun with it. Maybe it'd hook me in. But I had no idea how deep this would go.
Sayem Ahmed
7.14.16
tech

I Played 'Pokémon Go' Without a Phone

I can't download the app, but that didn't stop me having a Poke adventure of my own.
Oobah Butler
7.14.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

'Pokémon Go' Player Gets Stabbed, Continues to Catch 'Em All

"I basically risked my life."
VICE Staff
7.13.16
tech

These People Are Livestreaming Their Own Living Rooms to Other Gamers

Social gaming is a big deal now. But in an age where we are becoming fiercely protective of our right to privacy, why would we choose to invite anonymous strangers into our living rooms?
Liam Butler
2.4.15
Gear

"Sand Noise Device" Lets You Makes Music by Playing in the Sand

It's a fusion of augmented reality and generative synths, if we're getting technical.
DJ Pangburn
5.4.14
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