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Walmart Introduces New 3D Virtual Shopping Tour Feature

06/29/2018, Sometimes the problem with furniture websites or websites that sell household items is that the products are pictured separate from each other. This is unlike how companies such as IKEA market their products, where they try to place it inside of a curated...

Microsoft No Longer Planning VR Support For The Xbox

06/21/2018, Sony and Microsoft tend to follow each other closely when it comes to their consoles and gaming initiatives. For example both the PS4 and Xbox One were launched at roughly the same time, and ultimately both also ended up being priced pretty similarly to...

Hospital In France Uses VR As A Drug-Free Pain Management Solution

06/11/2018, There are some that say pain is all in the mind, and to a certain extent that is true. If you’ve ever been sick and focused on the pain, it feels like it is never going to end. However if you find yourself distracted, maybe friends come to visit or if...


Qualcomm’s New XR1 Platform Will Power AR/VR Headsets

05/30/2018, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chips are primarily used for powering smartphones but they have also been repurposed for notebooks and virtual reality headsets. However, the company has now announced the launch of its first dedicated platform for augmented...

HTC Vive Pro Review

05/15/2018, The HTC VIVE Pro has landed and brings significant improvements in key areas such as display resolution and general ergonomic improvements, two hot items in the wish list of any VR enthusiast. In this review, we will go over the new features, and assess...

Japan Display Unveils High-Resolution Screens For Use In VR

05/13/2018, With virtual reality (VR) headsets being more or less up in your face, resolution is important because it means that the pixels are less obvious which in turn can make the experience more realistic and immersive. The good news for those who are PS VR...

Lenovo Mirage Solo Review: Integrated VR Headset

05/09/2018, Introduced at CES 2018, the Lenovo Mirage Solo is one of the first fully-integrated VR headsets to hit the market, and indeed the most powerful in the mainstream market ($400 and below). The promise of such a VR headset is to offer a console-like...

Standalone Lenovo Mirage Solo Headset And VR Camera Now Available

05/06/2018, The Lenovo Mirage Solo and Mirage Camera were first unveiled back in January this year. The former is a standalone virtual reality headset that’s powered by Google’s Daydream virtual reality platform. The Lenovo Mirage Camera, billed as the...

Oculus Go Standalone Headset Now Available For $199

05/01/2018, The first standalone virtual reality headset from Facebook-owned Oculus is finally available for purchase today. The Oculus Go headset has been officially launched today and it’s now available for purchase in 23 countries across the globe. Facebook...

Apple Reportedly Making A Bonkers VR Headset

04/29/2018, While there have been many reports suggesting that Apple is focusing on augmented reality more instead of virtual reality, it appears that the company is developing a new headset that will enable it to compete in the VR space as well against the likes of...

Samsung To Create Six TV Shows For Virtual Reality

04/23/2018, Virtual reality (VR) technology is gaining ground in terms of being mainstream, but given that VR headsets are still relatively expensive and that they are somewhat limited in their use for now, it will probably be a while before they become ubiquitous...

Gamer Loses 10 Pounds While Playing Skyrim VR

04/17/2018, There is the common perception that all gamers are overweight and unhealthy. We suppose that the idea of someone sitting in front of their computer all day without exercise probably lends itself to that perception, but it seems that video games also has...

Plex VR Lands On Gear VR And Oculus

04/05/2018, Plex launched its Plex VR app in January this year. However, it was only made available for Google’s Daydream platform, which some of you might be aware isn’t the dominant VR platform. There are others such Facebook’s Oculus (which is...