So far there are only two devices that officially support Google's neat-o Project Tango spatial detection technology: the original developer kit (no longer being sold) and the shiny new Lenovo Phab 2 Pro. The latter is set to release next month, so Google is preparing the way with a new first-party app, simply called "Tango." It's available as a free download in the Play Store right now, but without access to either the tablet or the phone, you won't be able to play around with it.

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Based on the screenshots, it's a mobile version of No Man's Sky, hopefully without the disappointment. The description offers a little more contextual information: the app is a listing of other, more interesting Tango-compatible apps that users can download through the Google portal. So it's basically a showroom for this interesting but somewhat niche tech. There's a previous Tango AppDiscovery app with much the same function, but it's geared towards developers using the dev kit hardware, along with the other Tango Experiments apps.

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At the moment we don't have any information on other Tango-equipped phones or tablets coming to market any time soon. Lenovo probably wants to gauge reactions from the Phab 2 Pro before committing to any other devices, and there's no indication that other manufacturers are interested at all. Perhaps getting more user-friendly Tango experiences out in the wild will help.

Tango
Tango
Developer: Google Inc.
Price: Free