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Apple and Lamborghini Team Up to Let iPhone Users View the New Huracán EVO RWD Spyder in Augmented Reality

Lamborghini today announced that all iPhone and iPad users will be able to view the new Huracán EVO RWD Spyder

AR therapy for kids on autism spectrum may be headed for FDA approval

Google Glass technology repurposed to help children

Apple reportedly working on an AR headset with Vive-like controllers

A photo of the apparent controller was unearthed in leaked iOS 14 code

Thermal AR glasses give screening for possible coronavirus a high-tech twist

They could help identify people with elevated temperatures

Adobe Aero let me walk through my own photographs in augmented reality

Free iOS app brings Photoshop art into the real world using AR tricks

Adobe Aero let me walk through my own photographs in augmented reality

Free iOS app brings Photoshop art into the real world using AR tricks

Innovative edge-finding AR eyepiece lets firefighters see through smoke

They put their lives on the line on a regular basis. Could new tech help them?

Apple Enhances Augmented Reality Quick Look Feature in Safari With Links to Make Shopping Online Easier

Apple is enhancing its Augmented Reality Quick Look feature that's designed to allow users to see augmented reality versions of

AR contact lenses are here to usher in the cyberpunk future of our dreams

Staring at your smartphone is no way to experience augmented reality. Mojo Vision is getting ready to change the game with the introduction of new AR contact lenses. Here's what to expect.

10 Incredible technologies that didn’t exist a decade ago

Technology sure has come a long way in the past decade. But what would you expect from the 10-year stretch that included the years Blade Runner and Back to the Future Part II were set during?

FDA approves augmented reality surgery tool that gives surgeons ‘X-ray vision’

Augmedics' new Xvision Spine System lets surgeons visualize the 3D spinal anatomy of patients in augmented reality while operating. Get ready for the next generation of AR-empowered surgeons.

Think your house is smart now? Here’s a peek at what it’ll be like with AR

Want to see how the world is going to look when augmented reality technology is everywhere? Researchers from the Future Interfaces Group at Carnegie Mellon University are ready to show us.

The Qualcomm XR2 augmented reality chipset will power next-gen AR headsets

Qualcomm has launched a new augmented reality chipset that is set to power the next generation of AR headsets. The new Snapdragon XR2 supports up to a hefty 3K per eye.

Oppo steps into augmented reality with its HoloLens-like AR Glass headset

Oppo doesn't only want to be known as a smartphone maker, and is branching out into new product categories, with the new AR Glass augmented reality headset being one of the more exciting examples.

Magic Leap in trouble? Report says only 6,000 AR headsets sold in first 6 months

Magic Leap is reportedly in trouble as its $2,295 Magic Leap One Creator Edition sold only 6,000 units in its first six months, according to The Information.

Qualcomm and Niantic are partnering on a next-gen augmented reality headset

Qualcomm and Niantic have announced a multi-year partnership that will see the two companies build a reference design augmented reality headset that blends hardware, software, and cloud computing.

An Apple AR headphone could be in the works according to a new patent

A new patent reveals that Apple might be trying to create augmented reality headphones that would be used for conference calls. The patent is vastly different from any other Apple headphone or AirPods design.

Apple’s augmented reality headset may be released in 2022, not 2020, report says

According to a new report, Apple's augmented reality headset may not be released until 2022, despite rumors that the company was planning on releasing it in 2020.

Google Pixel 4 box hides augmented reality Easter egg: Here’s how to find it

Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL owners should not throw away the box of their new smartphones, at least not until viewing the augmented reality Easter egg.

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This 21-inch HP monitor is yours for only $89.99

Despite the loosening restrictions and opening of various states, it looks like a lot of us will maintain a work-from-home routine for the foreseeable future. While this might lead to a few personal comforts, it can also expose problems.How good is your home computer monitor? It’s probably not as new or nice as the one you’ve been using at work. Maybe you’ve been using just one and are finding it’s time to add a second display to your home office setup.The refurbished HP 21kd 20.7″ LED Full-HD Monitor, on sale for just $89.99, is an inexpensive way to increase your productivity.The 20.7-inch monitor boasts full HD resolution and anti-glare properties and offers up a 6,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio along with a 5ms response time. That means it’s sharp, easy on the eye, and doesn’t have any blurring. Yeah, we know you watch Netflix instead of filing TPS reports.20.7″ widescreen display: Enjoy a better viewing experience than before1920×1080 resolution: Love the sharper, clearer graphics on the 1080p screen16.7 million colors at 60Hz: See your content w/ more vivid huesDVI & VGA inputs: Easily connect w/ other source devices such as desktops, laptops, and more-5° to 20° tilt range: Adjust the screen for more comfortable viewingVESA wall mounting holes: Ease your way w/ more installation optionBuy Yours!Pick up a certified refurbished HP 21kd 20.7″ LED Full-HD Monitor for just $89.99 in the AndroidGuys Deals Store today.The refurbishing process includes functionality testing, basic cleaning, inspection, and repackaging. The product ships with all relevant accessories, a minimum 90-day warranty, and may arrive in a generic box.Best SellersEarn Credits!For every $25 you spend in the AG Deals Store you get $1 credit added to your account. And, if you refer the deal via social media or an email that results in a purchase, you’ll earn $10 credit in your account.First Time Buying?If this is your first time buying, you are also eligible for 10% discount! Just be sure to subscribe for email updates.Free StuffNot looking to spend any money today? No worries. You can still visit the AndroidGuys section for freebies and pick something anyhow.

Google enables bedtime tools for Android to help you sleep better

Sleep is an essential part of everyone’s routine. With the lockdown situation, there has been a rise in search queries related to “insomnia”, and “can’t sleep” for the months of April and May. To address this, Google has introduced a few bedtime tools to help achieve better sleep with the help of your phone.While we are all familiar with Digital Wellbeing, a feature introduced in Android 10, is now a dedicated app. And the app’s new “Bedtime mode” is more useful than ever.Google has introduced a few useful bedtime tools to help make sleeping and technology work together instead of against each other.A dark room, and quiet are essential to start the sleep cycle. Bedtime mode (formerly Wind Down) in Digital Wellbeing, your phone turns off visuals and audio to help you sleep. With the help of Do Not Disturb to turn off notifications for calls, texts, and other interruptions. The addition of Grayscale helps fade the colors on your phone to black and white and reduce the chance of you staying up.You can now schedule Bedtime mode, and even have it trigger automatically, or as soon as you plug your phone in for charge. Bedtime mode can also be added to your phones Quick Settings and is easier to reach than before. If you want to stay up a little longer, you can pause Bedtime mode and not interrupt the schedule in the app.Adding Clock into the sleep cycleSleeping and waking up at a fixed  time (even on off days) helps your body set a steady circadian rhythm, and significantly boost the quality of your sleep. If you use Google’s Clock app, there is now the addition of a Bedtime tab. You can set your daily sleep and wake times here and make the first step to a steady sleep schedule.Setting a sleep schedule and adjusting to bedtime habits with the help of Clock. It’s best to establish a wake-up time first in the Clock app and using that to decide the right bedtime schedule. Clock now lets you see your calendar for tomorrow and tell you how many hours of sleep you’ll get, letting you adjust your bedtime if needed.To help with sleep, you’ll now receive a reminder before your bedtime and get the option to play sounds from a complementary app like Spotify, YouTube Music, Calm, etc. If you combine Clock and Digital Wellbeing, you can limit interruptions when in sleep. If you do feel restless and use your phone past bedtime, you’ll be able to see how long and which apps you used in that period.The Sunrise Alarm & YouInstead of the traditional loud alarms, a gentler alarm tone helps wake you up more calmly. Using the Sunrise Alarm, you get a visual cue 15 minutes prior to your intended alarm. The tone can also be customized to a song you enjoy or any sound you prefer.YouTube and Bedtime Tools – Reducing binge watching before bedExclusive to Pixel devices, and coming to other Android devices later in the summer, you can set a bedtime reminder while using YouTube. If you indulge in watching videos close to your bedtime, YouTube will now pause to push notifications alerting you about your bedtime. You can choose to extend your bedtime but this will be logged in your Bedtime Mode.Bedtime Tools and Family LinkWith the combination of Bedtime and Family Link, you can manage your family’s screen time, in-app purchases, app downloads, and schedule bedtimes for their devices. Setting bedtime schedules and adjusting it from your app for everyone in the Family Link. Bedtime will lock the devices in the family device when bedtime comes, but the device can still be used to call if needed.With all these features in mind, Google has made it easier than ever for Android users and their families to achieve better sleep. The culmination of all the apps working together can help curb sleep problems and help families live healthier.

Father’s Day 2020 discounts from Mobvoi

Mobvoi, the maker of TicWatch and TicPods is offering discounts on its line of products once again for Father’s Day 2020.TicWatch DiscountsThe TicWatch C2, with the Snapdragon Wear 2100 and featuuring a classic design and 2-day battery life, is discounted from now until June 30th. It is usually $169.99,but it is now 25% off at $149.99.The S2, which is geared more towards outdoors users, is $152.99, 15% off of its usual price. The Pro 2020, with military-grade durability and 2-30 days of battery life, is $220.99, a 15% savings from the usual $259.99 price point.The Pro 4G/LTE, with cellular connectivity, is available for 20% off of its original price of $299 at $239.20.TicPods DiscountsThe TicPods 2, with touch controls, 23-hour battery life, fast charging, and noise cancellation, are 15% off at $84.99.The TicPods 2 Pro, with voice commands, voice assistant, and head gesture controls are normally $139.99, are $118.99, a 15% discount.These Father’s Day discounts are available from June 10th to the 21st, except where otherwise noted for the TicWatch C2.

Samsung Galaxy A51 review: Great screen, bad performance

The Samsung Galaxy A51 has a great display and good build quality, but is severely hindered by sluggish performance.