Topology lets you try before you buy glasses using AR in an app

Topology Eyewear is an augmented reality app providing custom-fit glasses from a 3D scan of your face. Most glasses are mass manufactured to fit a supposedly...

Magic Leap’s new website has some bizarre easter eggs for you to decipher

Magic Leap very well could be one giant, well-funded performance art piece. Today, the augmented reality company (which, again, has yet to launch a product or...

Mira AR headset startup grabs $1M in new funding led by Greylock

Though phone-based AR is the big news lately with the release of iOS 11 yesterday, Mira is still hoping to ensure that the iPhone opens...

Music video AR app Blin.gy shuts down

Blin.gy, the app that let users insert themselves into their favorite music videos, is shutting down. In a Medium post, co-founder and chief executive officer...

Pokémon Go creator’s next game will incorporate audio into the AR experience

Niantic, makers of the hugely popular mobile game Pokémon Go, is developing a new AR title that will incorporate audio cues into the gaming experience,...

Crypto Asset Visualizer turns your bitcoin into a AR pile of cash

Built in less than 24 hours at TC Disrupt SF 2017’s hackathon, CAV, or Crypto Asset Visualizer, does exactly what it sounds like – it...

Magic Leap reportedly looking to raise even more cash, this time at a $6...

Investors may not be done shoveling money into Magic Leap’s augmented reality ambitions quite yet. The Plantation, Florida-based startup is reportedly in talks with Singapore-based Temasek Holdings...

Crunch Report | Everything Apple 2017

Apple releases the new iPhone X and iPhone 8, the latest version of the Apple Watch (Series 3) and Apple TV 4K. All this on Crunch Report. Read More ...

Animoji are dumb and I detest them

Apple today announced the digital equivalent of a singing telegram, a perversion of the emoji concept that embodies the worst of both the company’s exclusionary...

Unity CEO John Riccitiello on Apple’s big event, privacy and the AR apps we’ll...

Presumably, it would be good for business to speak onstage at an Apple event — essentially the tech world’s equivalent of a U2 concert. But...