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Oculus who? AirVR straps an iPhone 6 Plus or iPad mini to your face

Oculus who? AirVR straps an iPhone 6 Plus or iPad mini to your face

By 18 September 2014

Move over Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR, there's a new virtual reality kid in town and it's iPhone and iPad based. AirVR is a cheap virtual reality headset currently going through the Kickstarter funding phase that uses the Retina display on a latest... >>

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... >>

Samsung VR headset coming to tackle Facebook's Oculus Rift and Sony's Morpheus

Samsung VR headset coming to tackle Facebook's Oculus Rift and Sony's Morpheus

By 23 May 2014

Samsung is reportedly working on a virtual reality headset that aims to beat Facebook's Oculus Rift and Sony's Project Morpheus to market. It also aims to undercut them in price. This news comes from sources of Engadget who claim developers are already... >>

How Oculus Rift could look when Facebook's consumer version is ready

How Oculus Rift could look when Facebook's consumer version is ready

By 23 May 2014

We've seen plenty of prototypes of the Oculus Rift, each of which looking large and cumbersome, albeit a little more rounded with each generation. However, there's still not a sniff of a consumer version and when it does arrive, will the Facebook-owned... >>

Upset by Facebook’s Oculus Rift acquisition? Never fear, True Player Gear is here

Upset by Facebook’s Oculus Rift acquisition? Never fear, True Player Gear is here

By 28 March 2014

Oculus Rift might have an altered future now that Facebook is in charge, but gamers need not fear. True Player Gear promises to be a replacement that offers all the awesomeness of the Rift and much more. The six year old, five employee startup from... >>

Oculus Rift goes swimming with sharks, and we don't just mean Facebook

Oculus Rift goes swimming with sharks, and we don't just mean Facebook

By 27 March 2014

Oculus Rift may have been bought by Facebook, making its future unclear, but that hasn't stopped new experiences being created with and for the virtual reality headset. One of which was on display at the Flux Innovation Lounge organised by Engage Productions... >>

PS4 gets virtual reality headset to beat Oculus Rift, behold Project Morpheus

PS4 gets virtual reality headset to beat Oculus Rift, behold Project Morpheus

By 19 March 2014

Sony has announced a virtual reality headset for the PS4 called Project Morpheus, during the Game Developers Conference on Tuesday. It's a blue light, 1080p screen, 90-degree field of view, and full 360 degree turning, headset that sits on top of your... >>

Sony reportedly set to reveal Oculus Rift-like VR headset next week

Sony reportedly set to reveal Oculus Rift-like VR headset next week

By 13 March 2014

Sony plans to take the wraps off a virtual reality headset, similar to the Oculus Rift, at the Game Developers Conference next week, according to Edge Online. Several third party developers already have the VR headset for testing, and call it far superior... >>

Animin, the augmented reality pet that brings Tamagotchi into the 21st century

Animin, the augmented reality pet that brings Tamagotchi into the 21st century

By 18 January 2014

Figure Games has released a real-world digital pet called Animin, that uses augmented reality to bring the toy experience to life. Animin uses an app for smartphones and tablets to help you feed, give medicine, clean up, and play with your virtual pet.... >>

Oculus Rift HD and Eve: Valkyrie: Hands-on with the duo made for each other

Oculus Rift HD and Eve: Valkyrie: Hands-on with the duo made for each other

By 20 November 2013

When we first had a go of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset at CES in January it was in a very rough and ready form. It was only a standard definition headset at the time and the software was not really anything that truly showed the potential of... >>