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Oculus Sensors Go On Sale For $79

11/01/2016, Oculus has made Rift owners wait for individual Sensors for quite some time now. The headset needs these sensors to support room-scale VR, a feature that’s already supported by the HTC Vive and is often pointed out in its advertisements. These...

Oculus Disables Gear VR Support On Galaxy Note 7

10/11/2016, There have been many reports of Galaxy Note 7 handsets catching fire recently even though Samsung shipped what it claimed were safe units after the initial 2.5 million units were recalled. It’s a miracle that there were no reports of the Galaxy Note...

Oculus Developing Mid-Range Standalone VR Headset

10/06/2016, Oculus has made some interesting announcements today at its third annual developers conference. Since it’s a Facebook-owned company we weren’t surprised to see founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg kick off the proceedings. Zuck announced that...

Oculus Touch Price And Release Date Finally Confirmed

10/06/2016, Oculus has kept fans waiting a long time for the Touch controllers. The company’s third annual developers conference is underway and we expected that it will provide more information about the Touch controllers during the keynote. The company has...

Oculus Connect 3 Live Stream Starts Soon, Here’s What To Expect

10/06/2016, The third annual Oculus developers conference is taking place this week. The company will be making its keynote presentation today where we will hear about the future of Oculus VR from the company’s leaders. It’s expected to show off some new...

Oculus Cautions Against Using Galaxy Note 7 With Gear VR

09/05/2016, Samsung has received a lot of bad press recently after it confirmed a global recall of the Galaxy Note 7 due to a battery cell issue. The recall was confirmed after reports of the battery inside company’s latest flagship exploding emerged, Samsung...

Best Buy Will Demo Oculus Rift At 500 Stores Across The US

08/24/2016, Best Buy was one of the first retail partners that Oculus signed up to demonstrate its Rift virtual reality headset. It first started demoing the Rift back in May at select locations across the country but the retailer is now going all in. Best Buy is...

Oculus Rift Coming To Stores In Canada And Europe Next Month

08/16/2016, As it gets a handle on the supply-demand gap, Oculus is now gradually rolling out the Rift VR headset in additional markets. It has been available in the United States for a couple of months now and the company today announced that the Oculus Rift...

Samsung Gear VR 2016: Hands-On

08/02/2016, Since the Galaxy Note 7 (read our Galaxy Note 7 Review) introduced USB-C to Samsung’s high-end phones, it was also an ideal (and necessary) time to update the Gear VR mobile virtual reality headset with a version that can accommodate this new connector.

Oculus Finally Fills All Rift VR Pre-Orders

07/12/2016, Oculus has had a tough few months trying to fill pre-orders for its first Rift virtual reality headset but the company has finally caught up today. It has announced today that all pre-orders for the Rift VR headset have now been filled and that new orders...

Oculus Defends Its VR Exclusive Titles

06/22/2016, Exclusives are a great way to convince customers to purchase from you. For example there are pieces of software used by professionals in the industry that are Mac/Windows-only, which is why sometimes in some firms, you see users using only Mac or Windows...

Best VR Headsets

05/23/2016, It’s fair to say that 2016 is the year during which VR makes a real landing on the consumer market at every possible price point. VR has to be experienced, and we have done so for the past few of years, trying various developer hardware and...

Facebook Acquires High-Quality VR Audio Company

05/23/2016, Facebook has made it pretty clear that it’s serious about virtual reality. It acquired Oculus a couple of years ago to get into the VR hardware game and now it’s improving the software side of things to enable the creation of more immersive...

Oculus To Help Students & Nonprofits Create VR Content

05/17/2016, With virtual reality set to become the next big thing, we’re sure a lot of developers are looking to get in on it. However the cost of developing for virtual reality can be expensive because the equipment, like the virtual reality headset and computer...