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There has been a huge buzz about augmented and virtualy lately. In fact during the recent Google I/O, one of the focus products of the company is the future of mixed reality and their plans to bring it to more people. Today, June 24, ASUS Philippines finally launched the ASUS Zenfone AR, the first smartphone which supports both Daydream and Tango; and the first smartphone to have 8GB RAM. While the latter version won’t come to PH – as they are initially bringing in 6gb variant – the device gained a lot of interest in tue mixed reality enthusiast scene and consumera who dearly love to own a powerful smartphone. How powerful, you asked. Check out the specs below, and our review on this link. Asus Zenfone AR Specs: 2.35GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Quad-Core Processor 6GB/8GB of LPDDR4 RAM, up to 256GB of internal storage expandable via microSD card (up…

Mixed reality has been growing more traction worldwide. In fact, when I met Josh Vergara of Android Authority this Computex 2017, he said that speculations about the upcoming Pixel 3 having Tango embedded to its system has been going around. In the Philippines, while Filipinos aren’t much familiar with ‘mixed reality’ as a term, virtual reality has been getting popular with the proliferation of VR glasses and Playstation VR. Mixed reality is totally a different animal though, and it might take a while for Filipino consumers to embrace it like virtual reality. Last December 2016, I got the chance to interview Chris Misola, a pioneer in mixed reality app development scene in the Philippines, about the present and future of mixed reality in the Philippines. The future is bright, but it requires great amount of effort to promote it down to the consumer level. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Fg4fq3KiKE Microsoft Hololens is expensive, and…