ARCore Stories March 29

Google appears to be working on ARCore support for Chromebooks

Google has been working on a lot of new things in the world of Chrome OS, and one of the most notable in recent weeks have been the latest Chromebook Tablets (I’m still mad they aren’t called “Chrome Tabs”). Now, it appears Google is planning on bringing something else from the realm of Android to Chromebooks — ARCore.

ARCore Stories March 27

ARCore 1.1 hints at more supported devices, including Nexus 6P, Galaxy S9 [APK Insight]

After seeing a spate of ARCore apps announced last week for GDC, Google is today rolling out version 1.1 of the Android SDK for augmented reality. As promised at launch last month, this update hints at support for more devices.

ARCore Stories March 22

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ to pick up ARCore support ‘in the coming weeks’

ARCore saw a massive expansion this week with lots of new apps, but the list of supported devices is still fairly limited. In the not too distant future, though, it will be growing with the addition of Samsung’s latest flagship phones…

ARCore Stories March 20

Whenever it has new tech, Google generally comes up with some crazy experiments to go along with it. This week we’ve seen a ton of new development in ARCore, and that includes a fun new app directly from Google itself…

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eBay uses ARCore to help better package products you sell

Augmented reality has been used in a lot of unique ways, and now eBay is jumping on board with a brand new feature. Using Google’s ARCore on Android, the company is making it easier for users to better package the items they sell.

Augmented reality has a ton of uses, but one of the most common we’ve seen in the past has been testing out what furniture looks like in a home before actually throwing your money at it. This week, IKEA and Overstock have partnered with Google to use ARCore for this exact purpose on Android devices.

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