YouTube’s AR Beauty feature lets you try on lipstick by tapping ads

After launching in a limited alpha earlier this year, YouTube is expanding the availability of its augmented reality (AR) Beauty Try-On feature. Moving forward, you'll be able to digitally try on lipstick from brands like MAC and NARS by tapping on s...

Apple may launch its AR headset with third-party help early next year

Apple could release its long-rumored augmented reality headset before mid next year. According to a note obtained by 9to5Mac, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has a strong track record when it comes to Apple predictions, says the company will launch the dev...

‘Minecraft Earth’ launches in early access this October

Minecraft Earth won't be stuck in beta testing for much longer. Mojang and Microsoft have revealed that the augmented reality game will be available in "early access" for some countries starting in October. It didn't say which countries or platforms...

If Facebook owns reality, it’ll be impossible to opt out

Facebook is developing augmented reality glasses -- but that's not the wildest bit of future tech the company revealed during today's Oculus Connect keynote. For these coming AR headsets, Facebook is building a virtual Earth, and it expects all of us...

Facebook is mapping the planet to create a foundation for its AR glasses

Facebook is actively developing augmented reality glasses, with plans to completely recreate the planet in a 3D map, allowing users to live in enhanced, interactive spaces. That's right -- Facebook is building a new, virtual reality that lays directl...

Mark Zuckerberg hints finger tracking is coming to Oculus

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg hinted a finger-tracking feature is on the way for Oculus headsets. Ahead of his opening keynote at Oculus Connect 6, he posted a video that showed hands making the letters O and C and holding up six fingers. That's a cle...

Facebook acquires neural monitoring startup CTRL-labs

A neural interface startup that's hard at work on a bracelet you can use to control computers with your thoughts is the latest Facebook acquisition. Bloomberg reported today that Facebook acquired four-year old CTRL-labs for somewhere between $500 mi...

Samsung brings Note 10’s AR and camera features to the Galaxy S10

You don't have to spend your days pining for the Galaxy Note 10's software features just because you bought a Galaxy S10 instead. Samsung has started rolling out an update that delivers some of the Note 10's features to the S10 series. Most notably,...