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Google Developing Standalone VR Headset [Rumor]

02/11/2016, Recently the rumors of Google working on new virtual reality hardware have been making their rounds, but it was unclear as to whether Google was simply trying to create their own Cardboard headset, or if they were aiming for something like the Oculus...

Oculus Rift Customers Will Get 4 Months Unity Pro Trial

02/11/2016, If you are planning on getting yourself an Oculus Rift headset, you might be interested to learn that not only will you be getting the headset, but you will also be getting yourself a four month trial to Unity Pro. For those unfamiliar, Unity Pro is a...

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 4S’s Package Can Transform Into VR Goggles

02/10/2016, Earlier this month, Alcatel accidentally revealed two upcoming handsets – the Alcatel OneTouch Idol 4 and the Idol 4S. They don’t seem particularly compelling devices and for the most part could easily be lost in the sea of devices that will be...

Oculus Ready PCs & Rift Bundle Pre-Orders Kick Off February 16

02/10/2016, Are you excited to get into virtual reality gaming? If you are, you’re probably aware that you will need a fairly decent computer in order to do so. The good news is that if you are in the market for a computer that can handle virtual reality like the...

Google To Release Their Own VR Headset This Year [Rumor]

02/07/2016, Last month there were reports that Google could be planning on creating their own virtual reality hardware. This was based on recent job sightings that seemed to indicate that Google was interested in virtual reality beyond just providing schematics for a...

Samsung To Deliver 2016 Youth Olympic Games In Virtual Reality

02/03/2016, Watching sports on TV isn’t anything new, but imagine being able to watch it in virtual reality to feel like you’re actually there – now that would be a new experience! The good news for sports enthusiasts is that Samsung wants to start...

Apple Spending A Lot Of Time At Stanford’s VR Lab

02/03/2016, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook thinks that virtual reality is “really cool”, so much so that the company had hired one of the leading experts on the technology. However could Apple’s interest in virtual reality merely be passing, or could it lead to an...

Nintendo Looking Into Virtual Reality Once Again

02/02/2016, It appears that Nintendo is looking into virtual reality once again after the Virtual Boy flopped some two decades ago. Company president Tatsumi Kimishima has decribed virtual reality as “interesting technology” in a recent earnings call and...

Apple Reportedly Forming A Team To Kickstart Their VR Efforts

01/29/2016, Is Apple interested in virtual reality? We would be surprised if they weren’t, but whether or not that interest translates into action is a different story, although a new report from the Financial Times has revealed that Apple could be putting a secret...

Google Beefs Up Its VR Team, Shuffles Employees Around

01/29/2016, With the surprising launch of Google Cardboard several years ago, Google’s interest in virtual reality was made pretty clear. However as is the case with most Google products, the company simply provided an idea and opened it up to manufacturers who...

Google Has Shipped 5 Million Cardboard VR Viewers

01/27/2016, There are plenty of VR headsets available in the market right now, everyone from Samsung to Chinese vendors are making them these days, and most of them cost under $99 unless you’re going for options like the Oculus Rift or the HTC Vive. Over a...

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook Thinks Virtual Reality Is “Really Cool”

01/26/2016, Just like the rumored electric car, could Apple be keeping mum on its development of virtual reality technology? Some have speculated that Apple could be aggressively pursuing the technology this year, and it looks like there is evidence that this could...

Google Could Be Considering Building Its Own VR Hardware

01/25/2016, When it comes to VR efforts from Google, we pretty much only have Cardboard, which in reality is more like a holder for your smartphone in which specially designed apps will give users the virtual reality experience. It is more similar to Samsung’s Gear...

Samsung Will Open A VR Movie Studio In New York

01/24/2016, Samsung wants everybody to know that it’s invested in virtual reality and that it wants to be a big player when this technology becomes more popular. It already has one of the cheapest VR headsets on the market that work in tandem with its flagship...