Download and open the free Fink Metaverse app and hold it over the cover, targets, or artwork in the book to activate original art and humorous character animation. For the optimal experience, use the app with the physical book.

Features that the app opens:

- 24 Original animated scenes (including the cover) by LivingPopups

- 6 AR Enhanced lithographs by Zenka

- 2 AR Enhanced images by Tamiko Theil

- An Original AR animation from Allumette by Penrose Studios

- 12 Curated Topical Youtube Videos

Using the magic of augmented reality, dimensional characters add a humorous, human dimension to the larger story of cultural and economic change. This app makes Charlie Fink's Metaverse more than a book - it's an experience.

"The bible for VR & AR is an AR Book. I love this idea! - Nolen Bushnell, Founder of Atari

"The most entertaining non-fiction book about computers ever written.” - Ted Leonsis, Vice Chairman Emeritus of AOL

“Charlie has done a great job of making this technology accessible to the masses and entertaining to the reader. It’s a must-read for anyone interested in where the future is headed.” - Alvin Graylin, President HTC Vive, China

What’s New

Version 1.2

Improved persistence of animated augmentations.

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
2 Ratings

2 Ratings


Charles Fink
489.2 MB

Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 5S, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (12.9-inch), iPad Pro (12.9-inch) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (9.7‑inch), iPad Pro (9.7-inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad (5th generation), iPad (5th generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) (2nd generation), iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) (2nd generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (10.5‑inch), iPad Pro (10.5-inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad (6th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (6th generation), iPad Pro (11-inch), iPad Pro (11-inch) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (12.9-inch) (3rd generation), iPad Pro (12.9-inch) (3rd generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini (5th generation), iPad mini (5th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air (3rd generation), iPad Air (3rd generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad (7th generation), iPad (7th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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