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Asus launches Zenfone Ares with Snapdragon 821, 8GB RAM for some reason

Asus just launched a new smartphone in Taiwan and aside from the fact that it’s got 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, the Asus Zenfone Ares looks kind of outdated. It also looks kind of familiar: as GSM Arena notes, the new smartphone has a design and spec sheet that closely resembles last year’s […]

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Google is pulling the plug on Project Tango in March, 2018

Before Apple start shipping a $1000 smartphone with a 3D, depth-sensing camera system on the front, there was Google’s Project Tango technology… which put 3D, depth-sensing camera technology on the back of a phone or tablet. Only two commercial smartphones ever shipped with Project Tango, the Asus Zenfone AR and Lenovo Phab 2 Pro. And […]

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Asus Zenfone AR is a Google Tango phone with Snapdragon 821 (leaked a bit early)

Google’s Tango platform for augmented-reality enables phone and tablet makers to leverage Google’s technology for games, home decorating and repair, and other applications that use the phone’s cameras and sensors to blur the lines between digital and real-life environments. Lenovo launched the first commercially-available Tango phone in 2016. Now Asus is getting ready to launch […]

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Asus Zenfone AR could be the next Google Tango phone

The first smartphone to feature Google’s “Tango”¬†3D scanning technology went on sale earlier this month. But the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro may get company next year. Taiwanese site Sogi reports that Asus plans to launch its own phone with Tango features next year. The company will reportedly show off the upcoming Asus Zenfone AR at […]

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Lenovo Phab 2 Pro (first Google Tango phone) now available for $500

The Lenovo Phab 2 Pro is a smartphone with a big screen, a big battery, plenty of memory and storage, and one feature that makes it unlike anything else on the market: support for Google’s Tango platform which lets you use a mobile device to create and interact with 3D maps made from real-world environments. […]

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Lenovo Phab 2 Pro is the first phone with Google’s Tango 3D cameras

Lenovo is introducing the first commercial smartphone that uses Google’s Project Tango depth-sensing technology. The Lenovo Phab 2 Pro is coming in September for $499 and it will be available worldwide (including at Best Buy, and Lowe’s stores in the US). The Phab 2 Pro is a smartphone with a big screen and a 3D […]

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Lenovo’s Project Tango 3D imaging phone launches June 9th

Lenovo and Google had already announced plans to launch the first commercially-available smartphone to use¬†Google’s Project Tango technology. Now Lenovo has set a launch date: June 9th. That’s when the company will unveil the new phone with cameras for capturing and interacting with 3D imagery. It’s also the date of Lenovo’s second annual Tech World […]

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Lenovo and Google plan to offer first Project Tango 3D depth-sensing smartphone

Google’s Project Tango is an effort to bring 3D cameras and depth-sensing software to smartphones and cameras. The idea is that you’d be able to map an environment and interact with real-world items on your screen. For example you could scan your living room and see what it would look like with a different paint […]

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Intel launches $399 RealSense/Project Tango smartphone for developers

Intel has introduced a smartphone with an Atom x7-Z8700 Cherry Trail processor, a 6 inch, 2560 x 1440 pixel display, 2GB of RAM, and 64GB of storage. And the company’s going to sell it for $399. There’s one small catch though: the target market is developers, and the phone is really a development kit designed […]

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Some of the best (and first) Project Tango games (Google’s 3D sensor system for phones, tablets)

Google’s Project Tango technology adds 3D depth and motion tracking technology to Android phones and tablets. That might not sound quite as sexy as say, the Project Ara modular smartphone effort the company’s also undertaking. But Project Tango is a bit closer to launch: Google has been selling developer kit tablets for a while, and […]

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Closer look at Project Tango: Google’s 3D sensors and software for tablets and smartphones

Project Tango is a tablet with special sensors that creates 3-D rendering using software that “senses” its surroundings similar to the way we see the world around us. It has a fisheye camera and a depth sensor combined with traditional motion sensors like accelerometer and gyroscope for area learning to create a visually immersive augmented […]

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Google’s Project Tango 3D-sensing tablet available to all for $512

Google’s Project Tango is an effort to create phones and tablets with special sensors and software designed to capture 3D motion and depth. This lets the tablet create a three dimensional map of its environment in real-time, allowing you to create and run apps that blur the lines between real-world locations and virtual objects. For […]