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HTC And HP Could Soon Collab On Vive-Ready PCs

07/21/2016, One of the problems with VR headsets like the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive is that it requires users to have a semi-powerful PC in order to run it. This might be an issue for some gamers who might not know what they need to get, but it looks like HTC and...

Samsung ‘Odyssey’ Could Be The Company’s Standalone Headset

07/19/2016, As it stands, the Samsung Gear VR is the company’s VR headset. However the only downside to the Gear VR is that it requires users to own a Samsung handset in order to power it, which in turn further limits its capabilities and its reach. However could...

Nico360 Wants To Be The World’s Smallest 360-Degree Camera

07/18/2016, There are several 360-degree cameras available in today’s market. However if all of them seem a bit too big or unwieldy for your liking, then you might be interested to learn that there is an Indiegogo campaign for a camera called the Nico360 which...

Google’s Headset Might Not Be Completely Dead After All

07/17/2016, A report earlier from Recode revealed that Google’s plans for their own dedicated VR headset had been killed. We had been hearing rumors about a standalone VR headset for a while now, but according to the report, Google decided to give up on it to focus...

Darth Vader Virtual Reality Film Being Made

07/17/2016, One of the most iconic characters from the Star Wars universe is making his way to virtual reality. It has been confirmed that Lucasfilm is making a Darth Vader virtual reality film in collaboration with xLab, the virtual reality arm of Industrial Light...

Google Reportedly Gives Up On Standalone VR Headset

07/17/2016, Not too long ago it was rumored that Google was working on a new high-end standalone virtual reality headset which would compete against the likes of the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive. Both of these headsets are now available in the market so...

Sony Confirms All PlayStation VR Games Will Support Gamepads

07/14/2016, Sony’s virtual reality headset is finally going to be released later this year. Instead of fully relying on motion controller as an input method the company is keeping other lanes open. Sony has said that all games released for PlayStation VR are...

Slimmer/Lighter HTC Vive Rumored For Later This Year

07/13/2016, The HTC Vive VR headset is by no means a slim package, but then again neither are any of the VR headsets we’ve seen so far. This is largely due to the technology at the moment and we expect that in the future just like computers and smartphones, VR...

Alcatel Idol 4S With VR Headset US Pre-Orders Will Kick Off July 15

07/13/2016, Earlier this year Alcatel unveiled their Idol 4S smartphone. While it might sound like just another phone, one of the handset’s unique features and possibly even its selling point is the fact that the box that the handset come in actually pulls double...

Oculus Touch Controllers Won’t Ship Until Mid-October

07/13/2016, Yesterday we reported that after what felt like a long time, Oculus finally got their Oculus Rift pre-orders under control and have announced that all pre-orders have been fulfilled. However they noted that the Touch controllers were still in the works...

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...

Pokemon GO Could Be Getting VR Support Soon

07/12/2016, Pokemon GO is a game based in augmented reality. This means that it relies on your phone’s camera to sense its surroundings to superimpose Pokemon on your screen. However could Pokemon GO also be coming to virtual reality? It does seem odd given that...