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The HTC Vive Gets A Permanent $200 Price Cut

08/21/2017, Out of all the virtual reality (VR) headsets available in the market today, the HTC Vive is the most expensive of the bunch where it retailed for $800. Given that it is new technology, we suppose it is understandable that it is pricey, but at the same...

UPS To Improve Driver Safety Using Virtual Reality

08/16/2017, Virtual reality (VR) technology might seem like a perfect vehicle for gaming, but recently we’re starting to see how some companies are exploring using the technology as a means of educating and training people. Recently Google did an experiment and...

Samsung Will Broadcast Coldplay’s Tour In Virtual Reality

08/10/2017, There is a huge difference between listening to a band’s recorded album versus seeing them live in concert. Seeing a band live in concert adds a ton of external stimuli, such as the lights, the sound system, maybe even some pyrotechnics, and of course...

Brain-Controlled VR Could Be The Way Of The Future

08/08/2017, Virtual reality headsets like the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Sony PlayStation VR all rely on physical controls. These controls allow the player to control themselves in the game, much like a gamepad, keyboard, or mouse, although we guess in a way there is...

Google Slashes Prices Of Pixel Phones Ahead Of The Pixel 2

08/07/2017, So we know that Google is working on a new Pixel handset in the form of the Pixel 2, but when exactly the phone will be launched remains to be seen. However it seems that we could be getting closer because according to reports, Google has recently slashed...

Standalone HTC Vive VR Headset Launched In China

07/27/2017, The HTC Vive is one of the best tethered virtual reality headsets available on the market today. As is the case with all tethered headsets, it requires a powerful PC setup to function. There has been talk of a standalone virtual reality headset from HTC...

Facebook Live 360-Degree Video Now Available In 4K Resolution

07/25/2017, Facebook Live has long offered viewers the ability to view 360 degree virtual reality content. The social network today announced that it has further improved its 360 degree live video platform to make it more engaging for viewers and more accessible to...

Google Promises At Least 11 Daydream VR Smartphones By End 2017

07/25/2017, Google is interested in virtual reality (VR) technology, so much so that they launched their own VR platform called Daydream. They also tried to tie this in with their smartphones and Android platform by making sure that devices were compatible. However...

Leak Suggests That Fallout 4 VR Could Be Coming To PlayStation VR

07/25/2017, At E3 last month, Bethesda took the wraps off Fallout 4 VR. This is basically the same Fallout 4 that gamers have come to know and love, but the difference is that now players will be able to play the game in virtual reality (VR), offering up a different...

Google Wants To Use VR As A Training Platform

07/21/2017, Virtual reality (VR) technology might seem like a pretty obvious candidate when it comes to video games and entertainment purposes, but could it be used for more than that? That’s what Google thinks, and at the company’s Daydream Labs, they are...

Japanese Engineers Create A Headset-Free VR Experience

07/18/2017, The thing about virtual reality (VR) right now is that it requires a headset in order to experience it. This means that in terms of freedom of movement, it can be a bit limiting since headsets like the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift require it to be tethered to...

Facebook Reportedly Developing $200 Standalone Oculus VR Headset

07/13/2017, Facebook cemented its position in the virtual reality market with the acquisition of Oculus. The company already sells a full-fledged virtual reality headset but since that’s an expensive proposition, it can certainly do more to get VR to as many...

Check Out What Mario Kart Would Look Like In Virtual Reality

07/13/2017, You might have heard that over in Japan, arcade gamers will soon be able to experience Mario Kart in virtual reality. This isn’t some kind of modified version of Mario Kart, but it appears that this is a version of the game designed specifically for VR....

Oculus Rift And Touch Bundle Discounted For The Summer

07/10/2017, If you’ve been looking to purchase a proper virtual reality headset then the latest offer from Oculus is hard to pass up. The Facebook-owned company has discounted the Oculus Rift and Touch bundle significantly. It’s a big price drop and even...