New app blends augmented reality with social media

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Augmented reality is not a brand-new concept, but with the rise in popularity of both virtual and augmented reality recently, we're beginning to see more and more original uses for it. One such use is Neon, an app which blends AR and social media to create a platform that allows users to virtually connect with their friends in the real world. Neon used geolocation technology to enable you to find any friends that are also signed into the app. You can also signpost locations, and get friends to meet there – for a meal or party, for example. This is a feature…

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