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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...

Oculus/Samsung Gear VR Passes 1 Million Users Mark

05/11/2016, It has been close to half a year that the Samsung Gear VR, which happens to be powered by Oculus, was introduced to the masses across the world. Having said that, the rate of adoption for such a niche market has been pretty impressive, with the number of...

Oculus Waives Shipping Fees As An Apology For Delays

04/03/2016, Facebook-owned Oculus started taking pre-orders for its first virtual reality headset last month, shipments also began in March, with company founder Palmer Luckey actually flying out to Alaska to deliver the first unit in person to a very lucky customer....

Oculus Confirms VR Games For Rift Can Be Sold On Other Platforms

03/28/2016, Oculus has started shipping its first virtual reality headset. Company founder Palmer Luckey went all the way to Alaska to personally deliver the first unit to a customer. As units start arriving for customers, the company has confirmed one important...

Oculus Founder Delivers First Rift Headset Himself

03/27/2016, Facebook-owned Oculus has been working on its Rift virtual reality headset for a couple of years now and it has finally started shipping units to meet the release date next week. This is the first retail headset from Oculus so it’s a big moment for...

Oculus Rift VR Headset Arrives On March 28th With 30 Games

03/16/2016, Facebook-owned Oculus has been working on its Rift virtual reality headset for a couple of years now. After launching multiple developer kits and pushing back the consumer launch of its headset, Oculus finally started taking pre-orders for the Rift a few...

Oculus Has New Social Features

03/09/2016, Right now, many of us send messages, photos and short video clips back and forth on various platforms, where social media does play a pretty important role as well. Oculus might soon introduce something interesting on the Virtual Reality (VR) platform,...

Ex-Oculus VP Demonstrates Long Range VR Tracking

03/08/2016, Accurate tracking is essential to a great virtual reality experience. The system needs to correctly determine the orientation and position of the user’s head to convincingly move the virtual world. Companies like Oculus and HTC are working on...

Oculus’ Quill Lets One Create Art In Virtual Reality

01/26/2016, The world of art is an extremely flexible one – there are many ways and methods of expression, not to mention showcase art. It is a subject that is alive, and hence the Facebook-owned Oculus feels that there is much which can be explored in the...

Oculus Founder Thinks Nintendo’s Virtual Boy Gave VR A Bad Name

01/12/2016, While virtual reality might have boomed in the past year or so, the reality of it is that the concept has been around for a while now. In fact, one could even consider the View-Master as one of the first few devices to embody the concept of being...