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Layar 5.0 adds sharing to Augmented Reality

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The Layar Augmented Reality browser has been around for as long as the smartphone, and it’s still committed to getting better. Layar has announced version 5.0 of their popular app, which adds some cool n…

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Verizon Droid commercials advertise Android apps; other carriers should do the same [OPINION]

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Verizon Droid commercials advertise Android apps; other carriers should do the same [OPINION]

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You know why the iPhone is so successful? Because aside from the benefits of hype surrounding any Apple product, the iPhone is advertised as a life enhancer. Commercials show the iPhone as a way to do cool things…

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Samsung Galaxy S expected to be available in June, will sell for $1,000?

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Samsung Galaxy S expected to be available in June, will sell for $1,000?

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Having just been announced a few days back, the Galaxy S is a relatively new offering from Samsung, but that has not stopped the first hands-on reviews from hitting the Interwebs. Of course, what I found most int…

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Samsung announces Galaxy S Android superphone

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Samsung announces Galaxy S Android superphone

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Samsung wasted no time in grabbing headlines at CTIA. The company today announced The Galaxy S, a 4-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen with a 1 GHz processor and Android 2.1 OS. The Galaxy S features a customized ver…

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Brightkite incorporates targeted ads into Android app

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Brightkite incorporates targeted ads into Android app

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When I interviewed the head of Geodelic in August, we discussed how soon it would be until users would launch an augmented reality app and see advertising. Brightkite is experimenting with that very concept wi…

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Layar Android app will support 3D viewing in November

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Layar Android app will support 3D viewing in November

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The recent influx of augmented reality applications hitting the Android Market has developers scrambling to promote and differentiate their app from competing works. There’s only so many ways to alt…

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Layar “reality browser” app now available in all Android Markets

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Layar “reality browser” app now available in all Android Markets

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Augmented reality app Layar is now available in Android Markets across the globe, according to an announcement from Layar. Originally released in June for the Netherlands, Layar is now available in several o…

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Layar Android app augments reality with POI’s and more

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Layar Android app augments reality with POI’s and more

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Android has an augmented reality. I had no idea exactly what that meant today, but Layar, “the first mobile Augmented Reality browser,” did a good job of drawing me in to find out. Layar adds real-t…

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