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What is Oculus Touch and how does it work with the new Oculus Rift?

What is Oculus Touch and how does it work with the new Oculus Rift?

By 13 June 2015

So, the consumer model of the Oculus Rift is coming. We know that because Oculus VR, the company that makes Rift, unveiled the new headset while at an event in San Francisco on 12 June. But during the show, it introduced something else that's new: Oculus... >>

Oculus Rift and Oculus Touch eyes-on: The VR future has arrived

Oculus Rift and Oculus Touch eyes-on: The VR future has arrived

By 11 June 2015

Oculus VR has just unveiled the final design for its consumer model Oculus Rift. While showing off the new virtual reality headset in San Francisco, the Facebook-owned company also introduced something called the Oculus Touch. Although we weren't able... >>

It's finally here: Oculus VR unveils consumer Rift, coming in early 2016

It's finally here: Oculus VR unveils consumer Rift, coming in early 2016

By 11 June 2015

Oculus VR is now on stage at its small press event in San Francisco, where the Facebook-owned company is for the first time unveiling a version of the Oculus Rift that consumers will be able to easily buy and use. The virtual reality headset has been... >>

Oculus VR countdown site leaks consumer Rift concepts and details ahead of event

Oculus VR countdown site leaks consumer Rift concepts and details ahead of event

By 9 June 2015

Oculus VR accidentally orchestrated its own leak this morning. Facebook-owned Oculus VR is holding a press event on Thursday ahead of E3, but to get you pumped and ready for the show, it's updated the Oculus website with a countdown clock and, apparently,... >>

Samsung Gear VR review: Days of Future Past
3 out of 5

Samsung Gear VR review: Days of Future Past

By 27 January 2015

VR, or virtual reality, has a long and winding history. From the distant dream of Sega's VR, unveiled back in 1993, to the modern day it's-almost-here reality of Oculus Rift, it's Korean giant Samsung that's now here to, well, try and sell some more phones... >>

Oculus VR's Studio Story is set to bring virtual reality to the movies, starting with Lost

Oculus VR's Studio Story is set to bring virtual reality to the movies, starting with Lost

By 26 January 2015

Facebook-owned Oculus VR is about to tackle the movie business. According to The Wall Street Journal, Oculus VR plans to unveil a new in-house group dedicated to developing and producing virtual reality films and researching story-telling practices. The... >>

Oculus Rift Crescent Bay prototype adds 360-degree tracking to the mix

Oculus Rift Crescent Bay prototype adds 360-degree tracking to the mix

By 22 September 2014

Oculus VR has unveiled a latest prototype model of its virtual reality headset and the company claims that it is a "big leap" for the technology. The Oculus Rift Crescent Bay model adds 360-degree tracking, which means the wearer and stand up, spin around... >>

Uneasy with Facebook owning Oculus Rift? Totem VR starts Kickstarter round to offer alternative

Uneasy with Facebook owning Oculus Rift? Totem VR starts Kickstarter round to offer alternative

By 16 September 2014

A Montreal startup has started a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter in order to bring its virtual reality headset to the next level and eventually even ready for mass production. Vrvana hopes to raise $350,000 CAD (£195,300). Funds will go toward manufacturing... >>

Hands-on: Samsung Gear VR review: Immersive headset requires a Galaxy Note 4 to function

Hands-on: Samsung Gear VR review: Immersive headset requires a Galaxy Note 4 to function

By 3 September 2014

The Samsung Gear VR is not like other virtual reality headsets. Unlike Oculus Rift or Sony Morpheus, the Gear VR doesn't come with any display built-in - instead you'll need to buy a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to pop into the front of the headset for the immersive... >>

Shell Oculus Rift V-Power demo shows why Facebook was so keen to buy VR company

Shell Oculus Rift V-Power demo shows why Facebook was so keen to buy VR company

By 25 August 2014

Shell is one of a handful of companies to publicly display Oculus Rift content that has no connection to its gaming abilities. And it's the first time we've seen the headset itself adorned in branded colours. The Shell V-Power Oculus Rift experience is... >>