Pinterest adds eyeshadow to its virtual makeup kit

  • January 22, 2021
Pinterest has expanded its Try On feature with a new makeup category: eyeshadow. The app will now give you a way to virtually try on eyeshadow products from Lancome, YSL, Urban Decay and NYX Cosmetics. You can access the selection by tapping the Pint…

‘Minecraft Earth’ will shut down on June 30th

  • January 5, 2021
A little over a year after bringing Minecraft Earth in the US, Microsoft announced this week it will shut down the game later this year. Minecraft Earth players have until June 30th, 2021, to play the augmented reality title before Microsoft shuts do…

The New York Times brings its crossword to AR

  • December 22, 2020
As easily one of the most popular daily puzzles in the world, you can play The New York Times crossword in the paper, online and on mobile devices. And now you can add augmented reality to that list as well. You’ll find the NYT’s new Shattered Crossw…

One-time Foursquare competitor Gowalla is coming back as an AR app

  • October 20, 2020
We’ll forgive you if you don’t remember Gowalla. It was a short-lived Fourspace competitor Facebook acquired in 2011 for a modest $3 million. Well, it turns out Gowalla is coming back as a social app with an augmented reality twist thanks to the work…

We now know a lot more about ‘Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit’

  • October 2, 2020
Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit was actually announced last month, but today Nintendo revealed new details about the “mixed reality” game ahead of its launch on October 16th. The software is free to download but it won’t work without one of the camera-…

The next generation of wearables will be a privacy minefield

  • September 25, 2020
Facebook recently gave us our best glimpse yet into its augmented reality plans. The company will be piloting a new set of glasses that will lay the groundwork for an eventual consumer-ready product. The “research project,” called Project Aria, is st…