Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Augmented reality translation, wild nail art and your own digital scoreboard in our weekly web review

1. Word Lens Augmented reality just got a step closer to reality with the release of the new Word Lens from Quest Visual. The app instantly translates text from one language to another (currently it only supports English and Spanish) using the built-in camera on an iPhone or iPod touch. It doesn’t work so well with handwriting but performs impressively when viewing signs, books or …

Word Lens

Augmented reality translation, wild nail art and your own digital scoreboard in our weekly web review

Augmented reality just got a step closer to reality with the release of the new Word Lens from Quest Visual. The app instantly translates text from one language to another (currently it only supports English and Spanish) using the built-in camera on an iPhone or iPod touch. It doesn’t work so well with handwriting but performs impressively when viewing signs, books or other printed text.

StartHere Mart

Augmented reality translation, wild nail art and your own digital scoreboard in our weekly web review

Little Fury, a New York-based packaging design studio, decides to do their part to aid global poverty by setting up StartHere Mart, an adorable online shop selling functional wares from independent designers with 5% of each purchase going toward charity.