Standalone, Wireless Oculus Quest Headset Confirmed For Spring 2019

One of the problems of early iterations of virtual reality (VR) headsets like the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift is that they required to be connected to a power PC and tethered with a wire. This severely limited its usefulness as it meant that mobility was not very possible, unless you had a huge room and very long cables.

Walmart Uses Oculus Go To Train Its Staff

Walmart started out as your traditional retailer, relying on its brick and mortar stores to sell its goods to customers. However over the years as technology started to afford shoppers different ways of shopping, we’ve seen Walmart start to adapt its operations accordingly, whether it be turning to companies like Uber and Lyft for deliveries, or adopting the use of machines in place of cashiers.

Upcoming Oculus Connect Conference Will Be Streamed In Virtual Reality

Oculus Connect is one of the biggest annual events of the virtual reality community conducted by the Facebook-owned company. The next one takes place in just about a week. Given that virtual reality is all about making you feel part of the experience without being there physically, it’s only fitting that the next Oculus Connect conference be streamed in virtual reality.

Oculus Go Standalone Headset Now Available For $199

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 CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that the Oculus Go headset is the “easiest way to get into VR.”


Plex VR Lands On Gear VR And Oculus

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 the Gear VR’s software platform) and those who are on this platform will now be happy to hear that the Plex VR app has been released for Gear VR and […]

Standalone Oculus Go Headset Could Be Launched In May

When headsets like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive were first launched, one of the criticisms that they received was that the headsets required them to be tethered to a computer. This meant that mobility was kind of out the window, although companies like HTC have since done something about it.

Oculus Rift Headsets Finally Unbricked With Software Update

Every single Oculus Rift virtual reality headset stopped working yesterday. It was immediately unclear why all headsets had essentially been bricked but it was soon discovered that Oculus apparently forget to renew its security certificate. The expired certificate caused part of the Rift app to crash and rendered it incapable of accessing VR software. Oculus said yesterday that it was looking into the matter and has now confirmed that all […]

Oculus Rift Headsets Stopped Working Today For An Odd Reason

If you tried using your Oculus Rift headset today and found it to be bricked for no good reason, well now there’s clarity on the matter. Every single Oculus Rift headset stopped working today because of an issue that appears to have been caused by an expired certificate in the Oculus Runtime Service.

Leaked Oculus Go Box Reveals Availability Of 1,000 VR Apps

Oculus confirmed last year that it’s going to launch a standalone virtual reality headset called Oculus Go. The headset wouldn’t require a PC or smartphone to function as all of the components required to power virtual reality experiences will be housed within the headset itself. A leaked Oculus Go retail box appears to have surfaced online which suggests that the headset might be launched with more than 1,000 VR apps, […]

Oculus Partners With Xiaomi To Make The Oculus Go Headset

[CES 2018] Last year Oculus announced their plans for a standalone VR headset called the Oculus Go. One of the highlights of the headset is that it did not require a PC or a smartphone, and could be powered by itself. Now at CES 2018, Oculus has announced that they have partnered up with Xiaomi who will be helping them make the first Oculus Go headset.

Oculus Rift Price Permanently Cut To $399

Oculus is making its flagship VR headset a bit more affordable. The company was offering a temporary price cut for this headset over the summer, discounting it from $499 to $399 for a limited time. The company has now decided to make this price cut permanent. The new Oculus Rift price will prove customers who have been on the fence about this headset an incentive to spend their money on […]

Oculus Go Standalone VR Headset Unveiled, Costs $199

Facebook-owned Oculus today announced the launch of its standalone virtual reality headset called Oculus Go. The headset won’t require a PC or smartphone. Everything that it needs to power a VR experience is contained within the headset itself. The Oculus Go will be the most affordable headset yet from Oculus at $199.

Facebook Reportedly Developing $200 Standalone Oculus VR Headset

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 people as possible. To that end, Facebook-owned Oculus is said to be working with Xiaomi on a new wireless standalone VR headset that it’s going to release for $200 next […]

Oculus Rift And Touch Bundle Discounted For The Summer

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 though it’s temporary, many are certainly going to take advantage of it to get on the virtual reality bandwagon as well.