Oculus Go

First impressions of the $199 Oculus Go VR headset

Virtual reality seems to have become a very tired topic to consumers, products are still getting made though because big tech companies are convinced of its eventual ubiquity. The challenge ...

Bigscreen Gear VR brings social viewing, PC streaming soon

Samsung’s Gear VR has been left by the wayside. While technically powered by Oculus, the smartphone-based version is different enough that it doesn’t enjoy the same richness of content as ...

VR, presence and the case of the missing killer app

Compelling virtual reality shipped to developers and consumers nearly two years ago. The first flagship headsets arrived from Oculus and HTC back in the spring of 2016, offering enough resolution, ...
Virtual reality

What is VR? The devices and apps that turn the real world virtual

Virtual reality is a term used to describe three-dimensional computer-generated environments that replace the normal reality in which our everyday lives play out. VR environments are often described as “immersive” ...
virtual reality

Why virtual reality cannot match the real thing

Suppose you were offered the opportunity to hook yourself up to a machine that would give you all the experiences you desire. Using this technology you could have the sensations ...

Motorola is working on a VR headset for its phones

Motorola has put together an eclectic selection of Moto Mod accessories for its smartphones, ranging from an Alexa speaker to an instant camera. So it was probably only a matter ...

VR Today, AR Tomorrow

While virtual reality creates an immersive virtual world, augmented reality is the real world, only with digital objects superimposed upon it. While AR is not as mature as VR, many ...

Cancel All Your Plans Because You Have A Second Life To Live In VR

For several years, since the release of the Oculus Rift, HTC’s Vive, Samsung’s GearVR, and other headsets, consumer virtual reality has been seen as the future of social 3D worlds ...
VR controllers

Microsoft’s big idea to link VR controllers could make games far more immersive

Microsoft is trying to make virtual reality a more immersive experience by enabling haptic links between VR controllers, which could, to pick a couple of examples, lead to a much ...