About a year ago, a certain watershed mobile augmented reality game based on a familiar video game franchise was released into the wild. Today, a number of imitators and emulators have introduced their own location-based games with hopes of similar success.
Throughout the summer and fall of 2016, in the sudden whirlwind that was Pokémon GO, it was hard to go anywhere in public without seeing someone attempting to catch Pokémon. Now, thanks to an upcoming platform called Motive.io, from the Vancouver company of the same name, location-driven application development will soon be accessible to everyone.
While this video is aimed at the writer of a crime novel or thriller, you can use this advice to strengthen any fiction writing. Avoid stereotypical characters and create believable conflict between all the characters. And above all - make sure you have a good motive!
Have you ever found something in your suitcase that wasn't yours? Maybe it was, but you're almost certain it wasn't. Maybe a friend slipped something in your baggage before your departure flight? Maybe the TSA was playing a joke on you, since they have all the master keys for your approved travel locks?
Mila Kunis rocked a makeup look that was equal parts elegant modern and Audrey Hepburn at the recent 2011 Golden Globes. The "Black Swan" stunner opted for simple yet oh-so-flattering neutral eyes, blushing rosy cheeks, and warm pink lips.
You can download Freemind for free from SourceForge.net, which will let you create and customize your own mind maps. These, in turn, you can use to plot a dramatic and exciting crime novel by organizing all the different aspects of the story, such as plot, setting, characters and motive.
This is a quick run through of a chess game or sequence of moves called the DOUBLE BISHOP SACRIFICE first played in Amsterdam by Lasker and Bauer in 1899. Basically it illustrates a move that resembles the moves of a "bird". Basically, the player demonstrates a series of moves in sequence as well as unorthodox moves. The player shows us the patterns and motives of each of the chess pieces. He also explains alternate moves and the intentions of each of the sides.
There's a new operating system on the horizon, and this one's so big that it may actually live up to its galactic moniker. Andromeda, a merging of Android and Chrome OS, has the potential to bring Google to the ubiquitous status that Microsoft's Windows enjoyed in the '80s and '90s.
Worried about your or someone you love's relationship with alcohol? Not all alcoholics fit the stereotype of the down-and-out drunk. Learn to recognize the warning signs in yourself or a loved one.
The headphone jack is becoming outdated technology in smartphones — that's what many manufacturers would have you believe. For the convenience of the audiophiles out there, we recently published our list of all phones that have removed the 3.5 mm jack. But what did each company gain inside their flagship phones by removing this supposedly antiquated port?
There is a lot of stigma around prenuptial agreements but they can be a good chance to work on difficult issues as a couple and make sure you're on the same page. Prenuptial agreements don't have to be a horrible experience and can give a soon to be married couple some peace of mind.
Location services company Mapbox has added new capabilities to its location-based gaming tool to fend off Google's challenge for the same mobile app category.
If you or someone you know has younger kids and you're looking for an augmented reality toy, Pai Technology has just the educational option for you.
It isn't too hard to see John Hanke's bias towards augmented reality. His company, Niantic, created the astronomically profitable game Pokémon GO, which revolves around AR technology. However, Hanke has a case against virtual reality—he believes it just won't be healthy, in more than one sense of the word.
Facebook released a new app in November 2016 that aimed to compete directly with Snapchat, but it was only officially available in Brazil—and still is. The app, called "Flash," is so much like Snapchat that it's not even the slightest bit of a stretch to call it a clone.
Spider-Man hits the iPhone, iPod Touch & iPad! In Ultimate Spider-Man: Total Mayhem, you take control of Spidey, slinging webs and fighting crime. No longer do you have to stick to comic books, you can enjoy Spider-Man right from your Apple mobile device.
Seldom in recent history has a cyber security event caused so much media stir (maybe because it happened to a media company?) and international relations upheaval. Cyber security breaches seem to take place daily of major corporations, but the Sony hack seems to have captured the American imagination and, for that matter, the whole world's attention.
Franchises left and right are releasing Pokémon Go-style augmented reality games, and Google is making it even easier to churn out the apps.
It appears that the new AR app from LEGO is inching closer to release.
Niantic pioneered location-based augmented reality gaming with Ingress and popularized it with Pokémon Go, but others have attempted to replicate the model without reaching the level of success that Niantic has garnered.
If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then Niantic must be blushing constantly, as numerous copies of Pokémon GO have spawned over the past year or so, seeking to capture the same success, often adding the lure of tangible prizes from brand partnerships.
Anticipation is building for the release of the Essential Phone. Andy Rubin's newest creation is expected to be loaded with features like a rear fingerprint reader, attachable 360-degree camera, and an edge-to-edge display. However, a news release from Sprint has just revealed that it may take more than $700 to get your hands on the Essential Phone. The release revealed that the Essential Phone will be exclusively carried by Sprint, so it might be time to switch your wireless carrier.
A new survey of game developers paints a somewhat less than rosy future for augmented reality gaming, but there's still some hope for its long-term prospects.
One inventor wants to bring augmented reality to internet radio and home audio speakers. Meanwhile, a leading consumer electronics company has opened up access its deep learning tools for building augmented reality apps. In addition, analysts examine how augmented reality will impact the design and construction and profile the top developers in augmented and virtual reality.
In this tutorial First, we will discuss what a meeting is, How can we schedule it in Outlook. A meeting can be defined as a mass of two or more people have a common motive. All the people present in a meeting can share their ideas and exchange information, to carry out the actions to achieve their goal. This tutorial helps those people who are looking for the steps to Schedule a Meeting in MS Outlook.
Someone does't really like you. I don't know who or where they are, but they exist. If you want to change that, simply ask them to do you a favor.
Market Reality: Niantic & WaveOptics Locate More Funding for AR, Cheddar Spreads to Magic Leap, & Tesla Files AR Patent
Investors continue to bet on augmented reality, both for short-term returns and long-term plays. This week, Niantic reportedly picked up another round of funding from Samsung and others, based on the success of PokémonGO and the prospects for future revenue. Likewise, investors see value in WaveOptics, whose waveguide displays could make consumer smaller AR smartglasses possible within the next year.
There was a time when building a website required coding knowledge. Eventually, software came along that made the process easier, and then services like Squarespace made it dead simple for even a technical novice to design a website.
A vulnerability in the design of LiDAR components in driverless cars is far worse than anything we've seen yet outside of the CAN bus sphere — with a potentially deadly consequence if exploited.
This is evil and it destroys people. Let's just get that out of the way. Nonetheless, suppose you need to make someone distrust their own memory and perception of reality. Suppose you want someone to believe in you more than they believe in themselves.
Starting quests from letter is starting to become a Bioware thing, and I'm not sure that I like it. It's a kind of impersonal. But I guess it makes sense in the game world. Anyway, this video (and this guide will give you a walkthrough of the Act 3 main story quest 'On The Loose'.
By the time you reach Act 3 and the quest "Best Served Cold" in Dragon Age 2 you're already pretty deep in this whole mage-templar thing. You initiate this quest by reading the Best Served Cold letter on Hawke's desk. The vieo and this walkthrough will take you through the rest.
As our lives grow busier, we get secluded in our indoor activities, consuming all types of fatty junk food and what not. Obesity is a very obvious yet unfortunate outcome of our unhealthy living standards. With it comes the predictable rush towards efforts to lose weight. Consequently, we have designed hundreds if not thousands of ways to lose fat and grow slimmer. To ease out your choice of ways, here is a list of the best ways to lose stomach fat. Step 1: Don't Eat Sugar
'Offered and Lost' is one of the last Act 2, and thus overall, main story quests in Dragon Age 2. By now Hawke is probably pretty badass for you, but in case you need some help or just want to see someone really good get it done watch this video walkthrough of the quest. Check below for tips from the video creator and a guide to the content of each of the three video segments.
'Enemies Among Us' is one of the longest, most involved quest in Dragon Age 2, and this walkthrough of it spans a whopping five videos. Stick with it, it's really goods stuff and great viewing even if you aren't stuck on this quest.
Watch this educational how to video to review Ohm's Law. This math and physics concept is derived from electric motive forces, intensity of current flow and resistance values of conductor. Watch and learn more about Ohm's Law.
In this video the man describes of the circuit bending of Yamaha pss 140 synthesizer. This is a good model it's a FM synthesizers. It got many songs , many cool rhythms,nice trumpets and it is working real nice.Here he states that it is important for power supply or else we don't need batteries.First thing we have to do is open the case and we can see the wires related to battery supply but he doesn't need batteries. Keep the case aside so that you can get free space. Remove the screws so tha...
'Wayward Son' is a main story quest about halfway through Act 1 of Dragon Age 2, in which you are called upon to, big surprise, help a mother and son in need. This video series will give you a walkthrough of the entire quest, allowing you to complete it yourself and also making a compelling viewing experience in it's own right.
Check out this walkthrough of Residential Evil 5, Chapter 6-2: Main Deck. Resident Evil 5 (RE 5) is the sequel to 2005's Resident Evil 4. This game guide shows you BSAA emblem locations, treasures, and includes strategies for all 6 missions and boss fights.
'Shepherding Wolves' is an Act 1 main story quest that evokes everyone's least favorite type of video game mission, the escort mission. It's still bloody fun though, and this pair of videos will walk you through the entire thing. Check out the tips below for supplemental aide.