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Today, Google announced ARCore, its augmented reality solution that will run on phones without any special hardware, like Tango required. It's available today on the Pixel and Galaxy S8.
Lenovo launched the Phab 2 Pro - the first consumer phone to support Google's Tango augmented reality platform - nine months ago, but the device will remain stuck on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
Amazon has started selling the ZenFone AR from $599. It's available in two variants but you'll have to wait a few weeks for the more expensive version to arrive at your doorstep, unfortunately.
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'll work on iPhone and iPad devices.
With one Tango smartphone under his company'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's Galaxy S8+.
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 'Euphrates'. The search giant also gave info about dev tools.
After being originally leaked by Qualcomm a few days ago, now Asus' ZenFone AR headset is finally official. The flagship device supports both virtual and augmented reality with Tango and Daydream.
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.
Lenovo's Phab 2 Pro is the first phone to use Google'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.
The first phone with Google'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's our unboxing and first impressions.
Qualcomm was happy to announce earlier today that it would be supporting Google's Tango mixed reality technology with its chips. The first Snapdragon to support it is the 652 but the 820 will follow.
The Windows Phone 7.8 update is rolling out, but its distribution is carrier-dependent - a fact that will hurt owners of Nokia's Lumia 710 on T-Mobile US, who won't be offering the update.
The long awaited Windows Phone "Tango" 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 new report claims that the "Tango" software update for Microsoft's Windows Phone OS is close to being launched for owners of the Nokia Lumia 900 for AT&T subscribers.
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.
As Windows Phone 7.5 handsets start to receive the latest 'Tango' update, various new features of the new OS build have been identified, including new wallpapers and notification improvements.
Nokia has announced that the Windows Phone 7 "Tango" update has begun the rollout process for the Lumia 710 and Lumia 800 smartphones. It should be completed by the end of July.
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 newly updated Windows Phone update history page from Microsoft lists the features that are a part of the "Tango" upgrade, but there's no word on when existing devices will get this update.
We knew that entry-level new Windows Phones with 256MB of RAM can't run 5% of the platform's apps - but it now seems that that includes popular titles such as Angry Birds, Tango and PES 2012.
The Windows Phone version of Skype is reportedly no longer available to download for Nokia Lumia 610 users, with the company saying that the "user experience is not up to par."
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
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
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.
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.
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.
Nokia confirms that the new Lumia 610, running Windows Phone 7.5 Refresh (the 'Tango' update), will go on sale next week in Asia, with plans to bring it to other regions before the end of June.
A new rumor has surfaced from sources in the industry that suggests Microsoft will roll-out their Windows Phone "Tango" update in early June to all devices worldwide.
Samsung has been focusing heavily on its Android devices of late, but a new report indicates that it hasn't given up on Windows Phone, with three new handsets due before the end of the year.
While Windows Phone 8 will be the next big OS release later this year, the 'Tango' update will arrive before then, and a Microsoft executive has now revealed the official name for the interim update.
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.
Microsoft confirms a range of limitations and restrictions on low-end Windows Phone 'Tango' devices that have 256MB of RAM, while several new features for handsets with better specs are also revealed.
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's to effectively compete against Android.
According to a Nokia press release, the Windows Phone "Tango" update will be available in April either for manufactures or to consumers. Meanwhile, a new WP dev SDK is available with a 256MB emulator
Comments made by HTC's chief product officer confirm the company's commitment to Windows Phone - but it appears there will be no new handsets until Windows Phone 8 'Apollo' arrives later this year.
Ahead of Nokia's announcement of its new Windows Phone 'Tango' device on Monday, a new report claims to reveal some specs and pricing details, while a possible image of the handset has also surfaced.
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?
Nokia has issued media invitations for its press conference at Mobile World Congress on Monday, promising to announce "significant industry news" - but what might that announcement be?
A new rumor from a Chinese-based web site claims that the first Windows Phone devices with the "Tango" software update will be released in China in March via several different companies.