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Oculus Rift Will Be Available From Best Buy This Week

05/02/2016, Oculus has now announced retail availability of its first headset, confirming that the Oculus Rift is going to be available from Best Buy later this week. 48 Best Buy locations across the United States will start offering demos of the Rift and they will...

Samsung Brings Bedtime Stories To Virtual Reality With New App

05/01/2016, Bedtime stories used to be simple: kids would lie in bed getting ready to sleep, and a parent (or both) would come in, pick out their favorite book, and read it to them to go to sleep. However Samsung has decided that maybe bedtime stories could be taken...

Samsung Confirms They’re Working On Dedicated VR Headset

04/27/2016, When it comes to virtual reality (VR), Samsung is one of the players in the game with the Gear VR. It is a perfectly fine headset but due to the fact that it has to be powered by your phone and also because of the lack of controllers, it is a bit limiting...

Minecraft Released For Gear VR

04/27/2016, Minecraft developer Mojang has just confirmed that it has released an iteration of this popular game for Samsung’s Gear VR headset. Those who own Gear VR-compatible Samsung smartphones can play this game using the company’s VR headset. Mojang...

Amazon Wants To Make Its Own VR Content

04/27/2016, Amazon has been in the business of making original content through Amazon Studios for a couple of years now. The studio has produced some award-winning originals for Amazon and it looks like the company is set to take it further. A new report claims that...

HTC Vive Teardown Shows That It’s Easy To Repair

04/26/2016, Out of all the virtual reality headsets we’ve seen to date, the HTC Vive is the most expensive of the lot with a price tag of $800. This means should you break it, that’s going to be a pretty terrible feeling. However the good news is that if you were...

HTC Vive X Accelerator Program Wants To Pump $100m Into VR

04/26/2016, Recently a HTC exec expressed his belief that one day demand for virtual reality could outpace that of smartphones. Given that smartphones have kind of peaked (and starting to dip for some), we suppose that does sound like a possibility, and it looks like...

Hitman GO VR Will Be Exclusive To Oculus And Gear VR

04/26/2016, It’s no secret that the VR version of Hitman GO is in the pipeline, it has all of the same levels as they were in the original game but with the added element of virtual reality. It’s going to arrive next month and when it does, Hitman GO VR...

HTC Vive App Finally Makes Its Way Onto iOS

04/26/2016, The HTC Vive connects to a computer in order for users to take advantage of its features, but given how connected we are these days, it didn’t really come as a surprise to learn that the HTC Vive had an app of its own. The app was previously released...

HTC Believes VR Business Could Outpace Smartphones In 4 Years

04/26/2016, The concept of virtual reality and several virtual reality products have been around for years, but it is safe to say that it is only in the past couple of years that developers have managed to get it right, or at least get it pretty damn close. That...

Disney Will Use Nokia’s VR Camera To Make VR Experiences

04/25/2016, Nokia announced a professional virtual reality camera late last year, the OZO VR Camera comes with a $60,000 price tag, making it well outside the reach of the average consumer. It’s not meant for the average consumer, it’s for studios and...

Las Vegas Hotels Will Offer VR Porn As Room Service

04/19/2016, A lot of work is being done to create content in virtual reality and that content includes porn as well. Some of the biggest studios have heavily invested in this technology of the future and are counting on it to boost their fortunes. It’s no...

YouTube Introduces 360-degree Live Videos & Spatial Audio

04/18/2016, It has been about a year since YouTube launched their support for 360-degree videos. For those unfamiliar with the concept, basically 360-degree videos on YouTube (or Facebook for that matter) allow users to pan around the video, allowing them to look at...

Android N May Feature Improved Support For Virtual Reality

04/18/2016, Google may have released developer previews of Android N but it’s yet to fully unveil the next major Android OS update. It hasn’t even confirmed what the name of this update is going to be but that and more will be unveiled at Google I/O next...