Neowin News Feed for: Tango Neowin News Feed for: Tango en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Google's Tango AR platform will cease to be a reality on March 1 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With the launch of ARCore, it was only going to be a matter of time before Google shifted the spotlight from its first attempt at AR to its new star. A tweet signaled the end of the old platform. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Keefer) Fri, 15 Dec 2017 22:24:01 +0000 RIP Tango: Google announces ARCore, its answer to Apple's ARKit <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Today, Google announced ARCore, its augmented reality solution that will run on phones without any special hardware, like Tango required. It&#039;s available today on the Pixel and Galaxy S8. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Tue, 29 Aug 2017 16:06:01 +0000 Less than a year after launch, Lenovo says first Google Tango AR phone won't get Android 7.0 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Lenovo launched the Phab 2 Pro - the first consumer phone to support Google&#039;s Tango augmented reality platform - nine months ago, but the device will remain stuck on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Thu, 10 Aug 2017 13:16:01 +0000 Amazon US begins selling Asus ZenFone AR, starting at $599 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Amazon has started selling the ZenFone AR from $599. It&#039;s available in two variants but you&#039;ll have to wait a few weeks for the more expensive version to arrive at your doorstep, unfortunately. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sat, 05 Aug 2017 17:26:01 +0000 Apple announces ARKit for fast and stable motion tracking <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple has announced ARKit, which will allow developers to implement better augmented reality in their apps. Apple demoed ARKit with Pokemon Go and Batman Lego. It&#039;ll work on iPhone and iPad devices. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 05 Jun 2017 19:34:01 +0000 Asus CEO says its new Google Tango handset, ZenFone AR, will launch in the US in July <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With one Tango smartphone under his company&#039;s belt, Asus CEO Jerry Shen announced that the Tango-powered ZenFone AR will reach the US in July and will be cheaper than Samsung&#039;s Galaxy S8+. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Boyd Chan) Tue, 30 May 2017 11:22:01 +0000 Google reveals more info about Daydream, Tango, and dev tools for VR and AR <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has shared a few more details about its Tango AR platform, as well as the upcoming 2.0 update for its Daydream VR platform, called &#039;Euphrates&#039;. The search giant also gave info about dev tools. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Florin Bodnarescu ) Fri, 19 May 2017 10:26:01 +0000 Asus unveils the ZenFone AR, with support for both Tango and Daydream <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After being originally leaked by Qualcomm a few days ago, now Asus&#039; ZenFone AR headset is finally official. The flagship device supports both virtual and augmented reality with Tango and Daydream. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 06 Jan 2017 13:12:01 +0000 Qualcomm accidentally reveals the ASUS ZenFone AR, which will support Tango and Daydream <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Qualcomm published a press release today revealing the ASUS ZenFone AR, which promises to be the first phone to support both Tango and Daydream. The company has since removed the article. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Mon, 02 Jan 2017 20:02:01 +0000 Lenovo Phab 2 Pro review: The first Google Tango phone is a one-trick pony <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Lenovo&#039;s Phab 2 Pro is the first phone to use Google&#039;s Tango, but is it worth buying at this point, or should you wait for a future device? Find out in our review of the device. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Sun, 25 Dec 2016 10:14:01 +0000 Lenovo Phab 2 Pro first impressions - unboxing Project Tango <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The first phone with Google&#039;s Project Tango is here in the form of the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro. With a massive 6.4-inch QHD display and some cool features, here&#039;s our unboxing and first impressions. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Sat, 19 Nov 2016 12:40:01 +0000 Qualcomm wants to bring mixed and augmented reality to your smartphones with Tango support <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Qualcomm was happy to announce earlier today that it would be supporting Google&#039;s Tango mixed reality technology with its chips. The first Snapdragon to support it is the 652 but the 820 will follow. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Wed, 29 Jun 2016 10:20:01 +0000 No Windows Phone 7.8 update for T-Mobile's Nokia Lumia 710 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1603739692t-mobile-icon-colour.png" alt="" /></div>The Windows Phone 7.8 update is rolling out, but its distribution is carrier-dependent - a fact that will hurt owners of Nokia&#039;s Lumia 710 on T-Mobile US, who won&#039;t be offering the update. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Sun, 03 Feb 2013 21:46:21 +0000 Lumia 900 Tango update available for US and Canada <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1718641359nokia-lumia-900.png" alt="" /></div>The long awaited Windows Phone &quot;Tango&quot; upgrade for the Nokia Lumia 900 is now available for owners of the smartphone in the United States and Canada to download and install. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Thu, 16 Aug 2012 01:38:10 +0000 Lumia 900 for AT&T close to getting Tango upgrade <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/368036456nokia-lumia-900-top.png" alt="" /></div>A new report claims that the &quot;Tango&quot; software update for Microsoft&#039;s Windows Phone OS is close to being launched for owners of the Nokia Lumia 900 for AT&amp;T subscribers. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Fri, 10 Aug 2012 17:55:09 +0000 Tango update starts to reach Samsung and Dell Windows Phones <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1258933260news-logo-samsung-windows-phone.png" alt="" /></div>A couple of weeks after the Tango update began to roll out to Nokia Lumia devices, Windows Phones from Samsung and Dell are now beginning to receive the new Windows Phone 7.5 Refresh too. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 02 Jul 2012 13:31:05 +0000 Wave of new features uncovered in Windows Phone Tango update <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1213627063wp.jpg" alt="" /></div>As Windows Phone 7.5 handsets start to receive the latest &#039;Tango&#039; update, various new features of the new OS build have been identified, including new wallpapers and notification improvements. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 02 Jul 2012 13:01:05 +0000 Windows Phone 7 Tango update rolls out to Lumia 710/800 phones <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/722918767man.jpg" alt="" /></div>Nokia has announced that the Windows Phone 7 &quot;Tango&quot; update has begun the rollout process for the Lumia 710 and Lumia 800 smartphones. It should be completed by the end of July. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Thu, 28 Jun 2012 01:51:31 +0000 T-Mobile to start Tango updates for Lumia 710 today <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1728014212511055051nokia_710_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>A recently leaked memo from T-Mobile indicates that owners of the Lumia 710 in the US will start to receive the Windows Phone Tango update beginning today, with completion by the end of July. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Wed, 20 Jun 2012 16:10:08 +0000 Windows Phone update history page lists Tango upgrades <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/722918767man.jpg" alt="" /></div>A newly updated Windows Phone update history page from Microsoft lists the features that are a part of the &quot;Tango&quot; upgrade, but there&#039;s no word on when existing devices will get this update. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Mon, 18 Jun 2012 17:57:28 +0000 Low-end Windows Phones won't run Angry Birds or Tango [Update] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>We knew that entry-level new Windows Phones with 256MB of RAM can&#039;t run 5% of the platform&#039;s apps - but it now seems that that includes popular titles such as Angry Birds, Tango and PES 2012. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 28 May 2012 11:10:04 +0000 Skype for Windows Phone pulled for Nokia Lumia 610 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/351678396news-logo-skype-logo-glossy.png" alt="" /></div>The Windows Phone version of Skype is reportedly no longer available to download for Nokia Lumia 610 users, with the company saying that the &quot;user experience is not up to par.&quot; <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Tue, 22 May 2012 20:27:00 +0000 Lumia 900 now on sale in the UK with Tango update <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Nokia Lumia 900 is now being sold in the UK, several weeks after its US and Canadian debuts, and the smartphone apparently comes with the Tango update for Windows Phone <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Thu, 10 May 2012 15:07:40 +0000 HTC Mozart getting Windows Phone Tango already? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to reports by a Microsoft evangelist, an update to Windows Phone Tango is starting to roll out to owners of the HTC Mozart, bringing the device to OS version 7.10.8779.8 <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tim Schiesser) Sun, 06 May 2012 06:14:42 +0000 Nokia Lumia 610 now on sale; Philippines gets it first <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1664738033lumia610_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Nokia has officially launched the Lumia 610 smartphone, its latest addition to the Lumia family. The low budget (and low memory) Windows Phone device went on sale Saturday in the Philippines. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Sat, 28 Apr 2012 13:10:35 +0000 Nokia: Skype for Windows Phone working on Lumia 610 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/351678396news-logo-skype-logo-glossy.png" alt="" /></div>Nokia has announced that, despite the memory restrictions on the first version of Skype for Windows Phone, it will still work on the 265 MB-based Nokia Lumia 610. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Tue, 24 Apr 2012 13:19:33 +0000 New Skype Windows Phone app doesn't support low end Tango devices <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/121527188824.png" alt="" /></div>The newly launched Skype app for Windows Phone has a number of issues, with the biggest being that its memory requirements prevent it from being used on Tango-based phones with 256 MB of memory. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Mon, 23 Apr 2012 12:17:29 +0000 Nokia Lumia 610 sales begin next week <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Nokia confirms that the new Lumia 610, running Windows Phone 7.5 Refresh (the &#039;Tango&#039; update), will go on sale next week in Asia, with plans to bring it to other regions before the end of June. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Thu, 19 Apr 2012 12:29:26 +0000 Rumor: Windows Phone "Tango" landing in early June <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/722918767man.jpg" alt="" /></div>A new rumor has surfaced from sources in the industry that suggests Microsoft will roll-out their Windows Phone &quot;Tango&quot; update in early June to all devices worldwide. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tim Schiesser) Wed, 18 Apr 2012 12:21:25 +0000 Samsung reportedly working on three new Windows Phones <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung has been focusing heavily on its Android devices of late, but a new report indicates that it hasn&#039;t given up on Windows Phone, with three new handsets due before the end of the year. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Fri, 06 Apr 2012 20:41:09 +0000 Tango update to be branded ‘Windows Phone 7.5 Refresh' <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1538182217news-windows-phone-icons.png" alt="" /></div>While Windows Phone 8 will be the next big OS release later this year, the &#039;Tango&#039; update will arrive before then, and a Microsoft executive has now revealed the official name for the interim update. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 12 Mar 2012 19:09:13 +0000 Microsoft offers Windows Phone app hints for Tango <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/722918767man.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has posted up a new entry on its Windows Phone developers blog, offering hints to app developers to make their apps work better on Tango devices with just 256 MB of memory. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Wed, 07 Mar 2012 20:45:42 +0000 Windows Phone Tango: new features and limitations revealed <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft confirms a range of limitations and restrictions on low-end Windows Phone &#039;Tango&#039; devices that have 256MB of RAM, while several new features for handsets with better specs are also revealed. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 07 Mar 2012 16:11:37 +0000 Nokia: We need even cheaper Windows Phones <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1664738033lumia610_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Despite launching the affordable Lumia 610 last week, Nokia says that it needs even cheaper Windows Phone handsets - aiming as low as 100 euros - if it&#039;s to effectively compete against Android. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 05 Mar 2012 13:40:15 +0000 WP7 "Tango" coming in April; SDK update available <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1538182217news-windows-phone-icons.png" alt="" /></div>According to a Nokia press release, the Windows Phone &quot;Tango&quot; update will be available in April either for manufactures or to consumers. Meanwhile, a new WP dev SDK is available with a 256MB emulator <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tim Schiesser) Mon, 27 Feb 2012 10:49:43 +0000 HTC confirms new Windows Phones with Apollo <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1094575378radar_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Comments made by HTC&#039;s chief product officer confirm the company&#039;s commitment to Windows Phone - but it appears there will be no new handsets until Windows Phone 8 &#039;Apollo&#039; arrives later this year. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 27 Feb 2012 00:29:27 +0000 Specs and pricing revealed for new Nokia Lumia 610 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/928165639bb.jpg" alt="" /></div>Ahead of Nokia&#039;s announcement of its new Windows Phone &#039;Tango&#039; device on Monday, a new report claims to reveal some specs and pricing details, while a possible image of the handset has also surfaced. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Sun, 26 Feb 2012 03:03:48 +0000 Weekend Poll: What do you want to see at MWC? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/821814316mwclogo.jpg" alt="" /></div>The weekend is here, and this time we ask you what you are waiting to see at the Mobile World Congress in a few days time. Is it the Windows 8 Consumer Preview? WP7 Tango? Or perhaps a new smartphone? <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tim Schiesser) Sat, 25 Feb 2012 15:00:00 +0000 Nokia tells world to expect “significant industry news” on Monday <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1870702176nokia_800_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Nokia has issued media invitations for its press conference at Mobile World Congress on Monday, promising to announce &quot;significant industry news&quot; - but what might that announcement be? <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Sat, 25 Feb 2012 01:55:07 +0000 Rumor: Windows Phone Tango coming to China in March <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/722918767man.jpg" alt="" /></div>A new rumor from a Chinese-based web site claims that the first Windows Phone devices with the &quot;Tango&quot; software update will be released in China in March via several different companies. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Sun, 19 Feb 2012 19:59:40 +0000