Find out the week’s top mobile stories from around the world. This week.. Facebook predicts smartphones will be replaced by AR glasses in 2022, Credit card with a fingerprint sensor revealed by Mastercard, man accuses Bose of invasion of privacy, why Africa is the ‘final frontier’ for global brands and much more.
Set your calendars for April 2022. That’s when futuristic, “augmented reality” glasses could replace your smartphone and become your new everyday computing device. So says Michael Abrash, the chief scientist of Facebook-owned Oculus Research, which is hard at work on both virtual reality headsets and augmented reality glasses.