If you ask me, VR is the best thing that’s happened to gaming since the invention of the joystick thanks to the platform’s ability to place users inside of a complete alternate reality. Unfortunately, the spell’s instantly broken the moment you’re forced to take a single step. Cybershoes, a gadget that
Virtual reality is no longer the future. It is the present, and those who have still not embraced this gift of technology are the laggards of the modern world. Or so we think.But you aren’t one of them. For you are here, trying to figure out the best VR headsets
In a call-to-action for developers creating content for the company’s next VR HMD, HTC has revealed plans to release the Vive Cosmos in Q3 2019. That window of release means the Cosmos could be in consumer homes sometime in July, August or September. The team has dedicated resources for two months
What is the Oculus Quest?
Virtual reality hasn’t really kicked off yet, and I’m not surprised. The likes of the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive may both offer incredibly fun and immersive experiences, but when they take an age to set up and require an ultra-expensive computer rig to function, who
The Vive Pro is still the best VR headset to buy if you have deep pockets, but if you're not looking to drop that kind of cash, the world of VR opened up a little wider today with two relatively affordable options—the Oculus Quest and Rift S. Both are now
The path towards an electric future is hampered by the ability of batteries to provide sufficient power over a sufficiently long period of time. Globally considerable research is going into methods to improve battery power, including the use of graphene.Research from Chalmers University of Technology shows how a graphene sponge
After all the hype surrounding Oculus co-founder Brendan Iribe's exit from the company in October 2018, many VR fans were concerned with the state of the evolution of the Oculus Rift. The Consumer Version 2 (CV2), which was believed to be in the works under the codename "Caspar," was shelved,
Vive Pro Eye first look: An opening look at the future of virtual reality?
The Vive Pro Eye introduces an exciting new innovation to virtual reality in the form of eye tracking. While the standard Vive and Vive Pro headsets are only capable of tracking your head, this revolutionary new gadget
The mixed reality specs scene is certainly getting interesting. Magic Leap released its developer edition glasses earlier this year, there are strong rumors that Apple is planning a launch in the next couple of years, and now we have the nReal Light glasses to look forward to in 2019.While a
Smart home devices are getting momentum. According to reports, over 39 million people in the United States alone own a smart voice assistant, also called smart speaker.Smart Speakers are easy to use and come with a well known in-home voice assistant such as Siri, Alexa, Google Assistant, or Cortana. Home smart
Household lightbulbs give off a chaotic torrent of energy, as trillions of miniscule light particles—called photons—reflect and scatter in all directions. Quantum light sources, on the other hand, are like light guns that fire single photons one by one, each time they are triggered, enabling them to carry hack-proof digital
Electric vehicles and most electronic devices, such as cell phones and laptop computers, are powered by lithium-ion batteries. Until now, manufacturers have had to design their devices around the size and shape of commercially available batteries. But researchers have developed a new method to 3-D print lithium-ion batteries in virtually