• This Google app lets you doodle white lines in augmented reality

    1 month ago - By Pocket-lint

    Google has just released its own augmented reality app. Called Just a Line , the app essentially lets you draw white lines in the air and then share your creation with a short video. It comes from Google's Creative Lab unit, and it's being marketed as an "AR experiment". Google even has a webpage showcasing the app alongside other AR experiments that other coders have created using ARCore , Google's platform that lets Android developers easily build AR apps and games.
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    In a video for Just a Line, Google...
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  • Skype gets new TripAdvisor and Stub-Hub add-ins

    Skype gets new TripAdvisor and Stub-Hub add-ins

    1 month ago - By WMPoweruser

    Skype has just announced two new travel focussed add-ins for the Skype app, allowing users to easily plan trips without leaving the messaging app. The new TripAdvisor add-in for Skype lets you tap into the world's largest travel site from your group chat to help plan a trip. With the new TripAdvisor add-in, you can...
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  • Subscribe to News Sites Using Your Google Account

    1 month ago - By PCMag

    Subscribe With Google, which lets you use your Google account to buy a subscription on participating news sites, is part of Google's new $300 million push to assist journalism.
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  • Watch Out, Snapchat: LinkedIn Launches Video Filters

    1 month ago - By PCMag

    The feature lets you add filters with catchy phrases like 'side hustle,' 'work high five,' and 'on the air' to videos you post on the business-focused social network.
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  • Ghost Corps Demos Google Maps API-Driven Ghostbusters World

    1 month ago - By Android Headlines

    Ghost Corps has demoed the Google Maps API-driven Ghostbusters World, a new augmented reality game which is due to launch sometime in 2018. The demo, which you can see below, is what the game looks like in a pre-alpha stage so there are some things which could be altered by the time the game launches, but in its current state it looks fairly polished and could stay the same visually. In addition to utilizing the new Maps API that Google opened up to third-party developers earlier this month, it also uses the ARCore technology that Google expanded upon this morning.
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  • Google gives the desktop a bit more love with new YouTube Live Streaming feature

    1 month ago - By WMPoweruser

    It seems after keeping most of their innovation for their mobile apps, YouTube is turning their attention back to the desktop. We reported yesterday that YouTube will soon automatically float your currently playing video, allowing you to continue browsing the site while also watching your video. Now TechCrunch reports that YouTube is rolling out a...
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  • YouTube makes it easier to livestream directly from your browser

    YouTube makes it easier to livestream directly from your browser

    1 month ago - By Engadget

    YouTube has a new way to lure you away from broadcasting on services like Twitch: make it as easy as possible. The service has launched a feature that lets you livestream directly from your web browser with virtually no effort. You'll need to use Chr...
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  • Google launched a new AR app that lets you draw white lines in the air

    Google launched a new AR app that lets you draw white lines in the air

    1 month ago - By The Verge

    Google has launched a new AR app that's both simple to use and fun. It's an app called Just a Line that lets you draw white lines in the air.
    Google has termed it an AR experiment, as you can literally only draw white lines. In the advertisement for the app , Google demonstrates plenty of ways to use it, such as drawing stars in the air or fish. The results look like Snapchat filters and Instagram stories, but just floating in the air. And if you're clever with it and draw hoops in the air that you can skateboard through, the lines sometimes look real.
    The app is based on the company's...
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