LG's First Android Phone Will Be Iron Man's Ally
May 3, 2010, 1:06 PM by Philip Berne
LG today announced upcoming availability of its first Android phone, the LG Ally. The Ally will be marketed in conjunction with the new Iron Man 2 movie, coming to theaters this weekend, though the phone will be available on May 20. LG is emphasizing the augmented reality app that will be bundled with the phone, which adds enhanced visual content on the phone's display when the camera is pointed at specific objects. Specifically, buyers will get a special edition Iron Man 2 comic book that will feature a variety of augmented scenes. Specific carrier details and pricing have yet to be announced. For the original Iron Man, LG also produced a special edition LG Shine plated in 18 karat gold.
Decorating with the Asus ZenFone AR
The Asus ZenFone AR for Verizon is the first phone in the U.S. to support Google Tango, the advanced AR (augmented reality) platform for Android.
Samsung Debuts Iron Man Edition of Galaxy S6 Edge
Samsung today unveiled an Iron Man-themed version of the Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone. The special edition handset features a red-and-gold design with Iron Man wallpapers and an etched Iron Man helmet on the back surface.
Google Says ARCore Will Push Augmented Reality to the Android Masses
Google today introduced ARCore, a software developer kit that will bring augmented reality to existing and future Android smartphones without the special hardware required by Project Tango. Google says it built ARCore on the foundation set by Project Tango, but has tweaked it in a way the will allow most devices to run AR apps and content.
Lenovo Phab 2 Pro Project Tango Phone Now On Sale
Lenovo made the Phab 2 Pro, the first Project Tango augmented reality handset, available for sale on its web site today. The phone was originally expected to go on sale in September.
What a waste...
I really did not like Lucky Goldstar's early GSM phones either = 'very' cheap/flimsy (C1300,...