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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

Apple: Please make the MacBook Pro in this concept, thank you
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 vs Oculus Go vs Samsung Gear VR vs Oculus Rift: What's the difference?
Oculus Quest vs Oculus Go vs Samsung Gear VR vs Oculus Rift: What's the difference? By Adrian Willings

Oculus offer several different VR headsets on offer - each offering different virtual reality experiences. But which is the right one for you?... 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

The best VR headsets to buy 2019
The best VR headsets to buy 2019 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

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

You can finally buy the Magic Leap One mixed reality headset
You can finally buy the Magic Leap One mixed reality headset By Maggie Tillman

It is shipping now in "select areas” in the US for $2,295. It's described as a product for consumers.... Read more

VR hasn't taken off as we'd hoped but give it time, says Rebellion's Jason Kingsley
VR hasn't taken off as we'd hoped but give it time, says Rebellion's Jason Kingsley By Rik Henderson

Virtual reality is an area of gaming that is growing slowly, but has not taken off as some predicted.Analysts and gaming experts claimed that VR would... Read more

Oculus Go standalone VR headset: Price, specifications and everything you need to know
Oculus Go standalone VR headset: Price, specifications and everything you need to know By Adrian Willings

Oculus has launched a new wire-free, standalone virtual reality headset in the form of the Oculus Go.... Read more

Oculus Go now available in UK and European stores, standalone mobile VR for £199
Oculus Go now available in UK and European stores, standalone mobile VR for £199 By Rik Henderson

Oculus has made its standalone mobile virtual reality headset available in stores in the UK, Canada and Europe.... Read more

Xbox shelves Xbox One X VR and Mixed Reality plans
Xbox shelves Xbox One X VR and Mixed Reality plans By Rik Henderson

Xbox will not be bringing VR or Mixed Reality support to Xbox One X, even though it previously outlined plans for "Project Scorpio" to be VR ready.... Read more

Microsoft HoloLens 2 headset to use Qualcomm's XR1 VR chip
Microsoft HoloLens 2 headset to use Qualcomm's XR1 VR chip By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft's so-called HoloLens 2 headset will launch by this end of this year or in early 2018.... Read more

You can watch the World Cup from your own private VR box
You can watch the World Cup from your own private VR box By Rik Henderson

The BBC's World Cup VR app is now live on Android, iOS and Gear VR and will be available on PlayStation VR later today, in time for the first World Cup... Read more

Asus Windows Mixed Reality Headset review: The best WMR headset?
3.5 stars Asus Windows Mixed Reality Headset review: The best WMR headset? By Adrian Willings

Windows Mixed Reality (WMR) is Microsoft's route into virtual reality (VR) experiences for Windows, without the need for an ultra-fast and expensive PC... Read more

Formula E 'ghost racing' app will let you race against drivers in real time
Formula E 'ghost racing' app will let you race against drivers in real time By Maggie Tillman

Those of you who are fans of Formula E will soon be able to compete against your favourite drivers.You'll be able to do this in real-time via your mobile... Read more

The Solus Project review: A space survival VR adventure that'll sends chills down your spine
4.0 stars The Solus Project review: A space survival VR adventure that'll sends chills down your spine By Adrian Willings

Many of us dream of going to space, blasting off through the atmosphere in a spacecraft destined for other worlds. Though that might not be a possibility... Read more

Lego Apple ARKit 2 demo showcases next phase of AR interaction, we have a play
Lego Apple ARKit 2 demo showcases next phase of AR interaction, we have a play By Rik Henderson

Lego was invited on stage during Apple's WWDC keynote to show how ARKit 2 can improve augmented reality experiences when iOS 12 launches later this year.The... Read more

Arizona Sunshine review: Now with even more zombie slaying madness
4.5 stars Arizona Sunshine review: Now with even more zombie slaying madness By Adrian Willings

Set in the barren landscapes of a post-apocalyptic America, don't let Arizona Sunshine's title confound: this is a VR zombie shooter for the HTC Vive and Oculus... Read more

Qualcomm XR1 is a dedicated chip for low-cost AR/VR
Qualcomm XR1 is a dedicated chip for low-cost AR/VR By Max Langridge

Qualcomm has announced a brand new processor dedicated to being used in AR & VR headsets. Called the XR1, the chip has been designed to make it easier... Read more

BBC Earth: Life in VR launches alongside Lenovo Mirage Solo, explore the natural world first hand
BBC Earth: Life in VR launches alongside Lenovo Mirage Solo, explore the natural world first hand By Rik Henderson

The BBC has announced its virtual reality application, BBC Earth: Life in VR, is launching alongside the Lenovo Mirage Solo VR headset. Lenovo Mirage Solo... Read more

Skyrim VR review: Better in virtual reality?
4.0 stars Skyrim VR review: Better in virtual reality? By Adrian Willings

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim was originally released way back in the hazy days of 2011. Since then it's seen a few different iterations including a re-released... Read more

You can now buy Lenovo's Mirage Solo VR headset and VR camera
You can now buy Lenovo's Mirage Solo VR headset and VR camera By Elyse Betters

Lenovo's Mirage Solo is now available to buy from Lenovo.com.The device, billed as the first standalone Daydream VR headset that doesn't require a smartphone... Read more

HTC Vive review: An experience that's out of this world
4.0 stars HTC Vive review: An experience that's out of this world By Adrian Willings

We've dabbled in VR many times before, even as far back as the beginning of the 90s with W Industries' Virtuality system. More recent years have given... Read more

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