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Here are the minimum specs you'll need for Oculus Rift and how much it could cost you

Here are the minimum specs you'll need for Oculus Rift and how much it could cost you

By 18 May 2015

The Oculus Rift consumer model will be released early 2016 and although other renowned virtual reality headsets might beat it to market, it will be the technology that most are interested in seeing in action. However, it seems that unless you have a beefy... >>

Horse racing punters will soon be able to ride the horse they backed live through Oculus Rift

Horse racing punters will soon be able to ride the horse they backed live through Oculus Rift

By 13 May 2015

Online and high street betting firm William Hill has seen a decline in the number of bets on horse racing it receives in recent times, with punters focusing on football and tennis instead. That's why it has decided to promote the benefits of a day at... >>

Oculus Rift consumer model finally confirmed for early 2016: Here are 5 things it needs to have

Oculus Rift consumer model finally confirmed for early 2016: Here are 5 things it needs to have

By 6 May 2015

Oculus has announced that the long-awaited consumer model of its Oculus Rift virtual reality headset will be available to buy from early next year. There's no exact date, but even that window is better than we've had before as, while there have been confirmations... >>

5 reasons why HoloLens could put Oculus Rift, Vive and Google Glass in the shade

5 reasons why HoloLens could put Oculus Rift, Vive and Google Glass in the shade

By 29 April 2015

Although it was previously unveiled earlier this year, HoloLens' appearance at Microsoft's Build developers conference in San Francisco revealed so much more about the headset. It also left us with the feeling that we have definitely seen something new,... >>

Become a Hobbit and face off with Smaug in Oculus VR thanks to Weta

Become a Hobbit and face off with Smaug in Oculus VR thanks to Weta

By 5 March 2015

If you’ve seen The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and the big screen didn't feel immersive enough there's hope. Weta Digital, the special effects team behind The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings films, has created a VR experience for Oculus Rift. The... >>

Panasonic is working on a VR headset and even showed off a prototype already

Panasonic is working on a VR headset and even showed off a prototype already

By 13 February 2015

Panasonic is now getting into virtual reality. At a recent event in Japan, the Japan-based company unveiled a prototype of early VR goggles. Judging from pictures, the prototype looks easier to wear than Oculus VR's Oculus Rift but not as refined as Samsung's... >>

5 great BBC tech innovations that will change TV and radio forever: Oculus Rift, 4K and more

5 great BBC tech innovations that will change TV and radio forever: Oculus Rift, 4K and more

By 26 January 2015

The BBC has made the unprecedented step of opening up its innovations labs to public scrutiny in the form of BBC Taster, a web service that will host some of the corporation's most experimental digital projects before they have been rolled out to all... >>

Virtual reality is perfect for news coverage, says director Spike Jonze

Virtual reality is perfect for news coverage, says director Spike Jonze

By 23 January 2015

Spike Jonze, director of Her and Being John Malkovich, teamed with virtual reality filmmaker Chris Milk and Vice News to record a one-off news broadcast from inside the police brutality protests in New York last year. And you'll be able to see exactly... >>

Exploring Middle Earth: How Jaunt VR could change the way we watch television

Exploring Middle Earth: How Jaunt VR could change the way we watch television

By 8 December 2014

It is a pleasant evening in The Shire. Primroses sway in the wind as the sun catches on the green grass of the rolling hills that stretch as far as the eye can see. Gandalf, tall and commanding but shaggy and dirty, is ambling off into the distance down... >>

Oculus Rift release date is ‘very close’ says CEO

Oculus Rift release date is ‘very close’ says CEO

By 5 November 2014

Oculus Rift is currently only available as a developer kit to those wishing to program using the virtual reality headset. But it looks like that's finally going to change. The Oculus CEO, Brendan Iribe, told Bloomberg in an interview that the company... >>