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Facebook Shutting Down Many Oculus Pop-ups In Best Buy Stores

02/09/2017, In order to push the first virtual reality headset that Oculus released to the public, Facebook teamed up with Best Buy to set up some 500 pop-up stores at an equal number of Best Buy locations across the country. They might have done enough to cater to...

Oculus Loses Lawsuit To ZeniMax, Ordered To Pay $500 Million

02/01/2017, When the Oculus Rift burst onto the scene, many were enthralled by it and the potential it held, but it did not take long for the headset to land itself in some controversy. This came in the form of an accusation by ZeniMax who alleged that Oculus had...

Hugo Barra Will Be Leading Facebook’s VR Efforts

01/26/2017, Several days ago, Hugo Barra who was one of Xiaomi’s most recognizable faces announced that he would be leaving the company. Barra said that he would be moving back to Silicon Valley but it was unclear as to what his next move might be. So far his...

Oculus Rooms & Parties Launched For The Gear VR

12/16/2016, We know that Samsung and Oculus are two separate companies, but they’ve both worked together on creating the Gear VR, which is why it is not surprising that some of the features designed for the Rift will also arrive for the Gear VR. Some of those...

VR Headset Makers Partner Up To Create Industry Standards

12/08/2016, The virtual reality market looked like it was a bit messy. We’d have folks from Google doing their thing with Daydream, then we have the likes of HTC, Oculus, and Sony doing their own thing, and for a moment there was a bit of issue regarding platform...

Oculus Touch Supported Games Include 53 Titles

12/04/2016, Oculus has made people wait for a very long time for its Touch controllers. The Oculus Touch controllers will finally be released in the coming week and the company has now confirmed the games that will have support for the controllers at launch. There...

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...