Apple's iPhone could give augmented reality a jumpstart

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There's some expectation that Apple could included an augmented reality feature in its upcoming iPhone. SAN FRANCISCO -- The reality is augmented reality is slowly seeping into everyday technology use by millions of Americans. It just needs an iPhone power boost. Last year's phenomenon of Pokemon Go -- one of the most-downloaded apps worldwide in 2016 -- and the popularity of Snapchat illustrated the potential of this technology to put mobile games and social networking into overdrive. The nascent tech, which overlays digital images onto the physical world (a park bench, your best friend, a pet), now gets down to business.