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Valve teases a new VR headset that's coming soon
Valve teases a new VR headset that's coming soon By Adrian Willings

Valve has officially teased a new VR headset that was leaked last year and has now be revealed as the real thing.... Read more

The best VR headsets to buy 2019: Top virtual reality gear
The best VR headsets to buy 2019: Top virtual reality gear By Chris Hall

Our definitive list of the best virtual reality headsets available to buy. All the best headsets from mobile VR devices to fully-fledged high-end headsets.... Read more

Apple's triple camera on 2019 iPhone will be 'inconspicuous' due to black coating
Incredible new PSVR games announced including Iron Man, No Man's Sky and more
Incredible new PSVR games announced including Iron Man, No Man's Sky and more By Adrian Willings

Sony announced a load of new games coming to the PSVR headset during its State of Play event. See all the trailers here.... Read more

Oculus announces second-gen Oculus Rift S headset, will arrive this spring for $399
Oculus announces second-gen Oculus Rift S headset, will arrive this spring for $399 By Maggie Tillman

The new improvements affect optics, performance, and comfort. For instance, the new headset has a 2560 x 1440 resolution with OLED displays.... Read more

HP Reverb is a comfier, high-res Windows VR headset for $599
HP Reverb is a comfier, high-res Windows VR headset for $599 By Maggie Tillman

HP has said the new Reverb headset will go on sale in April and be sold in two different versions: A consumer model for $599 and a Pro for $649.... Read more

HTC made a lip-tracking module for the Vive Pro VR headset
HTC made a lip-tracking module for the Vive Pro VR headset By Maggie Tillman

HTC is at GDC 2019 announcing a lip-tracking module for the HTC Vive Pro virtual reality headset.... Read more

Oculus teases some new announcements ahead of GDC
Oculus teases some new announcements ahead of GDC By Adrian Willings

We already know the Oculus Quest is coming soon, but Oculus is also teasing some other things that will be announced at GDC.... Read more

Apple AR glasses could go on sale in 2020
Apple AR glasses could go on sale in 2020 By Rik Henderson

Apple could start full production on its own augmented reality spectacles or headset later this year.... Read more

Google Glass returns, new Enterprise 2 model with USB-C appears online
Google Glass returns, new Enterprise 2 model with USB-C appears online By Maggie Tillman

If you work in a factory and use Google Glass there, you might be happy to learn a new and improved headset could be coming your way.... Read more

Microsoft plans to bring your phone into Mixed Reality
Microsoft plans to bring your phone into Mixed Reality By Adrian Willings

A new patent has revealed Microsoft's future plans to integrate your smartphone into the Mixed Reality experience.... Read more

Microsoft: HoloLens will be a consumer device, one day
Microsoft: HoloLens will be a consumer device, one day By Stuart Miles

Microsoft's Greg Sullivan, has told Pocket-lint that the company hopes the new HoloLens 2 will be great for consumers one day... Read more

This is how Apple imagines its AR glasses would work while you're on the go
This is how Apple imagines its AR glasses would work while you're on the go By Maggie Tillman

Apple is reportedly developing an augmented reality headset, and new evidence of such a device has just surfaced online.... Read more

Microsoft HoloLens 2 initial review: A much improved headset opens up lots more possibilities
Microsoft HoloLens 2 initial review: A much improved headset opens up lots more possibilities By Stuart Miles

We try out the new HoloLens 2 at MWC 2019 to see how the Augmented Reality headset works.... Read more

Qualcomm throwing its might behind XR headsets, looking to enable other-worldly 5G experiences via smartphones
Qualcomm throwing its might behind XR headsets, looking to enable other-worldly 5G experiences via smartphones By Chris Hall

One of the things that 5G will deliver is faster and more seamless connections, providing the opportunity to enable latency and lag-free gaming, as well... Read more

Microsoft HoloLens 2 features, news and release date: Everything you need to know
Microsoft HoloLens 2 features, news and release date: Everything you need to know By Dan Grabham

The first HoloLens headset ushered in the concept of mixed reality. The second-generation is here... Read more

Microsoft HoloLens 2 available for pre-order: Lighter, higher-resolution and $3.5K
Microsoft HoloLens 2 available for pre-order: Lighter, higher-resolution and $3.5K By Stuart Miles

Microsoft has announced a new version of its augmented reality headset during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.... Read more

Microsoft MWC 2019 event: How to watch and what to expect
Microsoft MWC 2019 event: How to watch and what to expect By Maggie Tillman

Mobile World Congress will see many tech giants take the stage to unveil their latest innovations, and Microsoft is no exception.... Read more

Microsoft teases HoloLens 2 headset ahead of 24 February launch
Microsoft teases HoloLens 2 headset ahead of 24 February launch By Maggie Tillman

We know when the next-generation HoloLens headset, the HoloLens 2, will be unveiled by Microsoft.... Read more

Apple ARKit explained: Everything you need to know about Apple's augmented reality platform
Apple ARKit explained: Everything you need to know about Apple's augmented reality platform By Maggie Tillman

ARKit enables developers to create AR apps - here's what it can do.... Read more

Next Oculus VR headset might be a camera-packed unit called Rift S
Next Oculus VR headset might be a camera-packed unit called Rift S By Maggie Tillman

Oculus has been saying it'll give an update on the next Rift headset in 2019. Well, 2019 is finally here, so hopefully we'll learn more soon.... Read more

This is what HP's new Copper VR headset looks like
This is what HP's new Copper VR headset looks like By Maggie Tillman

HP's new Copper VR headset will be primarily for businesses use, but it'll reportedly be made available to consumers, too.... Read more

Microsoft said to unveil HoloLens 2 at press event ahead of MWC 2019
Microsoft said to unveil HoloLens 2 at press event ahead of MWC 2019 By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft is holding an event next month during Mobile World Congress, where it might unveil the next HoloLens mixed reality headset.... Read more

HTC Vive vs HTC Vive Pro vs HTC Vive Pro Eye vs HTC Vive Cosmos : What's the difference?
HTC Vive vs HTC Vive Pro vs HTC Vive Pro Eye vs HTC Vive Cosmos : What's the difference? By Adrian Willings

A comparison of the HTC Vive headsets including both version of the HTC Vive Pro and the newly announced Vive Cosmos. Discover everything you need to know.... Read more

Oculus Quest standalone VR headset: Everything you need to know
Oculus Quest standalone VR headset: Everything you need to know By Maggie Tillman

The standalone VR headset codenamed Santa Cruz is now officially the Oculus Quest. Here's everything we know about the Oculus Quest.... Read more

Oculus Quest initial review: Cable and PC-free VR gaming
Oculus Quest initial review: Cable and PC-free VR gaming By Dan Grabham

The Quest is an exciting move by Oculus and we can't wait until it launches. There'll be plenty of game support, too.... Read more

HTC Vive Pro Eye initial review: The future of VR is controller-free
HTC Vive Pro Eye initial review: The future of VR is controller-free By Dan Grabham

While HTC's upcoming Vive Cosmos and Oculus’ Quest are more eye-catching launches for those looking to invest in VR soon, HTC has launched some other... Read more

HTC Vive Cosmos is a new fully-fledged VR headset, could be wireless one day
HTC Vive Cosmos is a new fully-fledged VR headset, could be wireless one day By Maggie Tillman

HTC has announced a second virtual reality headset at CES 2019. It's called the Vive Cosmos.... Read more

HTC Vive Pro Eye is a new virtual reality headset with integrated eye tracking
HTC Vive Pro Eye is a new virtual reality headset with integrated eye tracking By Maggie Tillman

Interestingly, HTC made sure to highlight the enterprise when unveiling the Vive Pro Eye. It also said it'd reveal more details about the headset later.... Read more

HTC teases new Vive VR gear in the run up to CES
HTC teases new Vive VR gear in the run up to CES By Adrian Willings

HTC's social media team have been teasing new Vive products on Twitter. Are we about to see new VR gear at CES?... Read more

Best Oculus Rift games and experiences available
Best Oculus Rift games and experiences available By Adrian Willings

We've been playing with the Oculus Rift for a couple of years now and these are our favourite experiences to try. Click to see them.... Read more

Best HTC Vive and Vive Pro games: Incredible experiences to play right now
Best HTC Vive and Vive Pro games: Incredible experiences to play right now By Adrian Willings

All the best HTC Vive games and virtual reality experiences to play today. Free Steam VR games and the best experiences we've seen. See the list here.... Read more

Magic Leap launches easy-to-install prescription lenses that aren't cheap
Magic Leap launches easy-to-install prescription lenses that aren't cheap By Maggie Tillman

The prescription inserts can be ordered through Frames Direct and cost $249 each.... Read more

What is the Royole Moon and why you should get one?
What is the Royole Moon and why you should get one? By Pocket-lint Promotion

Do you watch movies on the go? Royole Moon 3D Mobile Theatre is a truly immersive cinematic experience that fits into your suitcase.... Read more

Lego Playgrounds uses ARKit to bring your sets to life on iOS devices
Lego Playgrounds uses ARKit to bring your sets to life on iOS devices By Rik Henderson

Lego has launched a new iOS app that uses mixed reality to bring physical sets to life.Lego Playgrounds is built using Apple's ARKit and will be constantly... Read more

Google Glass returns, Enterprise Edition 2 appears online
Google Glass returns, Enterprise Edition 2 appears online By Rik Henderson

A new version of the augmented reality spectacles has been spotted online and a release could be imminent.... Read more

Creed Rise to Glory Review: VR boxing sim is a knockout!
4.5 stars Creed Rise to Glory Review: VR boxing sim is a knockout! By Adrian Willings

Creed Rise to Glory is our new favourite VR boxing game. An incredibly exhausting game with plenty of polish and a classic Rocky vibe.... Read more

HTC Vive Wireless Adapter review: Wireless VR dream or overpriced nightmare?
3.5 stars HTC Vive Wireless Adapter review: Wireless VR dream or overpriced nightmare? By Adrian Willings

The HTC Vive Wireless Adapter was launched during Gamescom in Germany. Here are our initial thoughts based on first impressions.... Read more

Windows Mixed Reality: What is it, what headsets are available and which should you buy?
Windows Mixed Reality: What is it, what headsets are available and which should you buy? By Adrian Willings

Find out all about Windows Mixed Reality, what it is, which headsets are available and why it matters.... Read more

HTC Vive wireless: How to upgrade your VR headset and ditch those cables
HTC Vive wireless: How to upgrade your VR headset and ditch those cables By Adrian Willings

There are now two different wireless adapters to help you experience wire-free VR gaming with ease. Find out how to set them up here.... Read more

Best HTC Vive accessories: Upgrade and enhance your VR experiences with these gadgets
Best HTC Vive accessories: Upgrade and enhance your VR experiences with these gadgets By Adrian Willings

Think your HTC Vive couldn't possibly get any better? Let us open your eyes to a number of brilliant accessories to improve your VR even more.... Read more

What is VR? Virtual reality explained
What is VR? Virtual reality explained By Britta O'Boyle

Virtual reality, or VR, is the latest buzzword in the wonderful world of technology. Don't be fooled into thinking it is a new technology though, it isn't.... Read more

Oculus Connect 5 (2018): All the announcements that matter
Oculus Connect 5 (2018): All the announcements that matter By Maggie Tillman

The annual Oculus Connect developer conference has arrived. Here's a look at what was announced during the event's main keynote.... Read more

Oculus announces Oculus Quest, a new standalone VR headset
Oculus announces Oculus Quest, a new standalone VR headset By Maggie Tillman

Oculus has announced a new headset: the Oculus Quest. It's a $399 standalone virtual reality headset launching in spring 2019.... Read more

Alaska Airlines is offering first-class flyers VR movies in the US
Alaska Airlines is offering first-class flyers VR movies in the US By Maggie Tillman

Alaska Airlines announced it will now carry the SkyLight's Allosky VR headset, on its Seattle-Boston and Boston-San Diego routes.... Read more

Oculus Rift review: Affordable entry into high-end VR
4.0 stars Oculus Rift review: Affordable entry into high-end VR By Adrian Willings

The Oculus Rift is a brilliantly affordable virtual reality headset that delivers impressive results at a great price. Click to see what we thought.... Read more

Apple's latest acquisition points to future augmented reality smart glasses
Apple's latest acquisition points to future augmented reality smart glasses By Andrew Williams

Apple has bought Akonia Holographics, a company that specialises in the kind of “waveguide” displays used in augmented reality glasses.Big companies... Read more

Acer OJO 500 Mixed Reality headset has detachable design, is easier to clean than most VR devices
Acer OJO 500 Mixed Reality headset has detachable design, is easier to clean than most VR devices By Rik Henderson

Acer has announced a Windows Mixed Reality headset with a detachable design - the first virtual reality headset to do so, it claims.The Acer OJO 500 can... Read more

Own a Note 9? Here's how to get a free Gear VR adapter from Samsung
Own a Note 9? Here's how to get a free Gear VR adapter from Samsung By Maggie Tillman

If you own both the Galaxy Note 9 and Gear VR with Controller (model SM-R325), you can get a free USB Type-C adapter directly from Samsung.... Read more

Skyworld VR review: Turn-based strategy fun in virtual reality
4.0 stars Skyworld VR review: Turn-based strategy fun in virtual reality By Adrian Willings

Skyworld is a turn-based strategy game built for virtual reality that's a refreshing change from the VR usual games. Click to see what we thought.... Read more

Oculus Rift vs HTC Vive: VR's best experiences go head to head
Oculus Rift vs HTC Vive: VR's best experiences go head to head By Rik Henderson

If you're considering virtual reality, then chances are you've already heard of both the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. But what are the main differences?... Read more

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