Minecraft Augmented Reality App

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Can’t get enough of Minecraft? Wish you could bring your creations with you wherever you go and interact with them in the real world? Now you can with the Minecraft Reality app by Mojang. That’s right–get chunky 8-bit style graphics rendered in hardware accelerated real-time 3D and mapped over your... Read more »

Peek Inside the Microsoft Surface Tablet

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The folks over at iFixit go the extra mile to bring you the Microsoft Surface Tablet Teardown. Not your average piece of hardware, the Microsoft Surface is a slim entry into the already bloated tablet market--though a release that was eagerly anticipated and met with great enthusiasm. Getting inside the... Read more »

Magnetic Appcessories with Andrea Bianchi

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Tangible interface researcher Andrea Bianchi, along with his colleague, Ian Oakley (University of Madeira / Carnegie Mellon Europe), have come with a novel approach to interacting with a mobile device. Using the magnetometer built into most modern smartphones, Bianchi and Oakley have created a series of tangible user interface demonstrations... Read more »