HTC Vive Price Discounted By $100
HTC’s smartphones may not be making waves in the market but the company’s virtual reality headset continues to hold its own against rivals like the Oculus Rift. The HTC Vive headset is a proper high-end VR solution that requires a compatible PC to function. If you’ve been meaning to pick it up you will be happy to find out that the HTC Vive price has been discounted by $100 just […]
HTC Confirms ‘Much More’ Than 140,000 Vive Units Have Been Sold
Out of all the dedicated virtual reality headsets out there, the HTC Vive is probably the most expensive of the bunch. On top of that, users are also required to own a PC that is powerful enough to support it, thus making it more expensive and harder to access for the general public, but in spite of that, it seems that the headset is doing pretty well.
HTC Black Friday 2016 Deals Offer Discounts On HTC 10 And Vive VR Headset
Black Friday is just around the corner which means many of you are looking forward to the great online deals and discounts. HTC wants you to pick up one of its products this holiday season which is why it’s offering substantial discounts on some of its best products. As part of the HTC Black Friday 2016 deals, the company is offering discounts on the HTC 10 flagship smartphone as well […]
Google Releases Earth VR For HTC Vive
Google has released a new app today for those who own the HTC Vive virtual reality headset. Google Earth VR is now available for this headset, enabling users to fly around and check out some of the most interesting parts of our planet in virtual reality. The company has been working on this app for some time and it’s similar in concept to the Street View app it has already […]
The Martian VR Experience Lands On HTC Vive And PSVR Tomorrow
The Martian was one of the best movies released in 2015. This Ridley Scott-directed thriller is based on a book and it captivated millions of people across the globe with the story of an astronaut that gets left behind on Mars as his crew evacuates following a nasty storm. If you’d like to put yourself into the virtual shoes of protagonist Mark Watney, better run out and get the HTC […]
HTC Announces Addon That Make The HTC Vive Wireless
One of the “downsides” to the HTC Vive is that it isn’t wireless. This means that should you get too excited while you’re using the headset, you could get tangled up in the cables or worse, you might accidentally end up ripping it out of the computer which could damage it in the process. The good news is that soon you won’t have to worry about that.
Classic RTS Red Alert 2 Being Played With The HTC Vive
While many probably see Blizzard’s StarCraft as being the definitive RTS game, back in the day there were several other strong competitors as well such as the Red Alert franchise. We’re not sure if we will ever see a new Red Alert game anytime soon, but in the meantime it seems that someone has managed to port Red Alert 2 on onto the HTC Vive.
HTC Wants To Bring Back The Arcade With Virtual Reality
If you grew up in the 80s or 90s, there’s a very good chance that quite a bit of your childhood was spent at arcades. These days arcades still exist but honestly it isn’t quite what it used to be. However HTC wants to bring it back and they think that one way to go about it is to use virtual reality as one of the attractions.
HTC Confirms That New Vive Headsets Are On Their Way
Earlier we had reported that there were rumors that HTC had a new HTC Vive headset in the works codenamed “Oasis”. While we can’t be 100% certain about the codename, the rumor of a new HTC Vive headset has been confirmed to the folks at TechCrunch by Rikard Steiber, SVP of Virtual Reality at HTC.
Refreshed HTC Vive Headset In The Works, Codenamed ‘Oasis’ [Rumor]
Last we heard, the sales of the HTC Vive and other similar VR headsets have flatlined. You could chalk this up to lack of content available for VR or pricing, but it seems that the hype isn’t what it once was. However it seems that HTC could be working on a refreshed headset codenamed “Oasis”.
HTC Vivepaper Launched To Bring Magazines To Virtual Reality
HTC has launched a new app called Vivepaper to bring magazines to virtual reality. The app will enable users to experience interactive virtual reality content from a host of publishers, all they need to do is wear the headset and scan a physical AR booklet so that they can read that magazine in virtual reality complete with 3D content, 360-degree videos, audio, and additional content.
140,000 HTC Vive Units Have Been Sold To Date
Virtual reality isn’t exactly new technology, although in more recent times the technology has certainly progressed very far to the point where it has been adopted by many big name tech companies and commercialized. HTC is one of those companies who have adopted the tech and it looks like things have been progressing relatively well for them.
HTC And HP Launch Vive VR Bundle For $1,499
Virtual reality is still a new craze that’s gradually being adopted by more and more people across the globe. The companies that have already released proper headsets include the likes of Oculus and HTC. These are tethered headsets that require a powerful PC to function and provide an immersive VR experience. HTC has now teamed up with HP to offer a Vive VR bundle to bring down the cost of […]
HTC Viveport VR App Store Launched
HTC is working hard to establish itself as a major player in the virtual reality market. Its Vive headset has been well received and now the company is working on improving the software offerings for its VR headset. The HTC Viveport VR App Store first went live in China earlier this year in April and now HTC has confirmed that the Viveport has gone live for all users across the […]
HTC Vive & Oculus Rift Sales Have Apparently Flatlined
Ahead of their launch, devices like the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift were highly promoted and highly-anticipated. After all with huge names backing the technology, it does seem like virtual reality could indeed be the way of the future. Unfortunately it would seem that the hype around the technology and products might have died down somewhat.
Wireless HTC Vive Prototype To Be Shown Off This Fall
The only problem with VR headsets like the HTC Vive is that it is wired. This means that it needs a wire to be connected to the PC, which in turn means that with regards to mobility, there are some limitations in place. Like you can’t walk or wander too far unless you want to rip the wire out of its socket.
HTC Vive Gets New Content Bundle
HTC makes one of the best proper virtual reality headsets that money can buy right now and it wants to give you an incentive to choose its headset over rival Rift from the Facebook-owned Oculus. The company has introduced a new Vive content bundle which updates the previous bundle and provide customers purchasing the headset with new content that they can check out for free on the day they pick […]
HTC China President Calls PlayStation VR Price 'Misleading'
Oculus and HTC have so far enjoyed an open market in the high-end VR headset segment but things will be changing in the next couple of months. Sony’s much awaited PlayStation VR headset will arrive in the coming months so it’s not surprising to see its competitors trying to throw some share. HTC China president Alvin Wang Graylin has said that the PlayStation VR price might seem economical to users […]
Brexit Causes HTC Vive Price In The UK To Increase
When the UK announced their plans to split from the EU, not only did this have a huge impact socially, but it had a huge impact economically as well. This is because with the UK leaving the EU, the way businesses are run and operated will no doubt change, and for the immediate future it was for the worse.
HTC And HP Could Soon Collab On Vive-Ready PCs
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 HP could soon help you make an informed decision.