Ron Richards helps you see the world in a new way with Layar, an augmented reality app for Android phones.
This week, we have an augmented reality app. Just what is Augmented Reality? Well imagine if you were able to combine the world around you with the information on the Internet - I know, real Matrix-y like stuff. Well with your phone, a solid 3G connection and Layar, you can tap into the Matrix!
For a new and different view on the world complete with data streams, Layar is a neat way to show off what your phone can do, and give you great location based information at the same time. Check out the video to see the best features, as well as some warnings.
Review by: Ron Richards
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Version 3.0.6 | Developed by Layar | Free
- Cool way to search
- Tons of layers
- Great discovery tool
- Data can be overwhelming
- Augmented reality might cause accidents
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Ron reviews his favorite parts of using an augmented reality app, plus shares some tips to help you get the best out of this futuristic matrix-like app!