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Oculus Rift DK2 Pre-Orders Ships

07/23/2014, Good things come to those who wait, and patience is definitely a virtue if you have been waiting for what seems to be the longest time for the Oculus Rift DK2. Actually, it has just been four months as well as a self-imposed delay, but the first wave of...

Oculus Reportedly Working On Motion Controllers

07/17/2014, Those who have been following Oculus since the days it was relying on crowdfunding to get its development kit into production are no doubt anxious to get their hands on a VR headset. The company has grown a lot since then, not to mention the fact that it...

Scalpers Force Oculus To Suspend Rift Sales In China

07/06/2014, There’s much money to be made in scalping. We often see this with devices that are in demand, particularly with new iPhones and iPads. People purchase more than they really need and then sell off those units when there’s a supply shortage....

Oculus Rift’s Final Developer Kit Shipping Now

07/02/2014, Most people heard about the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset when the company behind it, Oculus, started a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. The campaign met its funding goal and work started. Developer kits were shipped out to those who had...

Oculus Acquires Carbon Design Team As Part Of Expansion Plans

06/24/2014, I am quite sure that many of us have heard of Oculus VR before, which so happens to be the company behind the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, not to mention that Oculus VR is in the process of being acquired by the folks over at Facebook for a cool...

Samsung Virtual Reality Headset Being Developed With Oculus

06/01/2014, You might have heard about Oculus. Its a company that’s working on virtual reality technology and was recently acquired by Facebook for $2 billion. You will have certainly heard about Samsung. Its the world’s largest phone manufacturer and is...

Oculus ZeniMax Battle Goes To Court

05/21/2014, Earlier this month a lot of buzz was generated by comments that ZeniMax made. The company is the former employer of Oculus CTO John Carmack and claims that the “know-how” and proprietary technology that Carmack developed as its employee is now...

Parrot Bebop Drone Dedicated to Video Shooting – Hands-On

05/11/2014, Last Wednesday in San Fancisco, Parrot CEO Henri Seydoux showed us several demos of the company’s brand new Bebop Drone, which is basically a 180 degree view 14 MP camera equipped with four three-blade propellers. After the success of the A.R. Drone,...

Oculus Breaks Its Silence Against ZeniMax Claims

05/05/2014, Oculus has been in the news quite a lot recently given that it was acquired by Facebook which obviously gave the company’s critics and fans alike something to talk about. Though over the past few days Oculus has been at the center of claims made by...

Facebook Oculus Deal Gets Regulatory Approval

04/23/2014, On March 25th Facebook announced its intention to acquire Oculus VR Inc, a two-year-old company that built its virtual reality goggles on the back of a successful crowdfunding campaign. As is the case with any deal of this size, it had to jump through...

Oculus Rift Allowed Dying Grandma To Experience The Outdoors

04/18/2014, Are there memorable moments that the Oculus Rift is able to deliver to those who are dying? Apparently so, as game artist Priscilla Firstenberg managed to spend some time with an Oculus Rift dev kit in order to assist her grandmother to experience the...

Browse Facebook On Oculus Rift

03/26/2014, You know that the day will eventually arrive, whether on an official or unofficial basis, and that moment has arrived. Imagine checking out your Facebook account in a virtual world – you can now do so on the Oculus Rift thanks to an unofficial route...

Facebook Won’t Rebrand Oculus With Its Logo And Interface

03/26/2014, Facebook decision to acquire Oculus hasn’t been well received, at least by the people who provided the initial funding for this company through Kickstarter. It initially raised $2.5 million by seeking contributions from anyone and everyone, and...

Facebook: John Carmack, I Choose You!

03/26/2014, John Carmack, the man whom many associate with as the face of id Software for many years, is now an employee of Facebook. Yes sir, this is the new structure in the company known as Oculus VR after it was snapped up by the social network giant for a cool...