Archive for category: Games

The death of the ‘mechanical’ keyboard

3 February, 2011 (12:08) | Games, Handhelds, Mobiles | By: Antonis

During the Christmas break, we got a visit from some friends, along with their two kids (2 years and 5 months old respectively). What stood out during their visit, was how children discover, understand and use current technology. Here is how it all started… During one of our endless discussions, next to the fireplace,  about […]

2010 (A)R-evisited

7 January, 2011 (10:36) | 2010, 3D, Augmented Reality, Context Awareness, Displays, Games, Handhelds, Mobiles, Non-ocular, Ocular, Review | By: Panos

Happy new year, may all your dreams come true! After a brief break to catch our breath and have a much-needed holiday, Synthetic Toys is back up and running. This time we attempt a recap of 2010 in the area of Augmented Reality (AR).  AR has drawn much attention through the past year, almost a […]

Star Wars: Falcon Gunner – Don’t get cocky!

9 November, 2010 (10:41) | Augmented Reality, Games | By: Panos

One of the coolest (geekiest?) applications of Handheld AR is the Star Wars: Falcon Gunner, announced from Vertigore and twitted-about all over the place. Star Wars: Falcon Gunner Now, why we think this is so cool? Well, for starters, this is about Star Wars. And not just any part of it but the umber-coolness of […]