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Google's crazy smartphone project is finally becoming a reality

The search and mobile giant is teaming up with Lenovo to realize a monster smartphone— the 6.4-inch Phab2 — which is scheduled to go on sale in September.<p>Augmented reality (AR) is the sister technology of virtual reality (VR) — and is arguably much cooler.<p>VR cuts you off from the world around you: …

Augmented Reality

Three Interesting Studies on Virtual Reality in Education

This week at ISTE 2016 Google and Samsung had large booth displays devoted to virtual reality headsets. The proliferation of virtual reality headsets …

Koski is like Lego with augmented reality, but more fun than that sounds

<i>Koski</i> is a building blocks game that combines Lego, magnets, and augmented reality in an engaging fashion that may eventually pull your kids away from <i>Pokémon Go</i>. The game — created by Václav Mlynář — uses wooden blocks, magnetic discs, and an iPad app to allow players to create digital worlds with …

Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Wearables for Learning! Oh My!

Students can experience new cultures, history, and understand the world in better ways with virtual reality, augmented reality, and</i> …

Augmented Reality

Setting Up an Augmented Math Center ....

There are many ways to set up an augmented math center. What I would do no matter which augmented tool you use is to make sure you have a logo of the …

Augmented Reality

Google's new museum tours bring dinosaurs to life

With Google's help, museums and cultural institutions all over the world have been able to open up their archives to millions of people who wouldn't otherwise get the opportunity to visit. The Art and Culture app combines the best Street View, VR and Photos collections from 1,000 museums, whether …

Tim Cook Says Augmented Reality is 'Larger' Than Virtual Reality

Apple CEO Tim Cook continued his New York City tour this week with a wide-ranging Good Morning America interview about the iPhone 7, AirPods, virtual reality, and other topics. A teaser of the interview was first shared yesterday.<p>On the subject of virtual reality, Cook said that augmented reality …

Augmented Reality

7 Great TED Talks on The Educational Potential of Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality is radically transforming our life by making the border between thephysical and digital reality thiner than ever before. We have …

Augmented Reality

Snapchat’s 'Spectacles' Set the Stage for Augmented Reality Dominance

In one swift motion, Snapchat changed its name to Snap Inc and revealed a fashionable pair of glasses called Spectacles; further defining themselves …

Lifeliqe Creator Empowers Teachers to Create and Publish Their Own Interactive 3D Content at ISTE 2016

<i>VR-enabled STEM models immerse students in a trip to space, a walk with a dinosaur, and a voyage through the inside of a shark</i><p><b>(SAN FRANCISCO, CA)</b> …

Education Technology

10 Entrepreneurs' Productivity Secrets

Productivity apps have proliferated at the speed of startup conferences and podcasts. 10 entrepreneurs weigh in on the tools and resources they turn to in order to stay productive and centered.<p>Whether you're looking for a productivity app or a podcast to download, most of us ask our network for a …

Apps

Best Rewards Credit Cards of 2018 - NerdWallet

With so many websites offering free financial tools, it can be hard to know whom to trust. At NerdWallet, we thoroughly research financial products …

Personal Finance

The life-changing magic of tidying up: How this 1 tip changed everything

I can’t remember when I first heard someone gushing over Marie Kondo’s “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,” but all of a sudden, it seemed like everyone I knew — or sat next to on the subway — was reading this mysterious Japanese organization manual.<p>“You have to see my closet,” a friend …

Internal Vs. External Motivation: How To Build An Exercise Routine You’ll Stick To

On my running routes, there are a few folks—the regulars—I can always count on seeing. We don’t know each other, but we wave and say “hi.” I like to …