Tag: virtual reality


The Future of Mobile Gaming: Entering Alternate Worlds Through the Metaverse

December 30, 2022

Via: Isabella Carter

Most signs point to the fact that the hypothetical future described in cyberpunk novels is already here—almost everything is now digitalized and people conduct most of their activities online. Today, alternative virtual realities are just a click away, and gaming […]

Gadgets, Products

Mark Zuckerberg has so many VR headset prototypes to show us

June 20, 2022

Via: The Verge

Meta’s Reality Labs division has revealed new prototypes in its roadmap toward lightweight, hyper-realistic virtual reality graphics. The breakthroughs remain far from consumer-ready, but the designs — codenamed Butterscotch, Starburst, Holocake 2, and Mirror Lake — could add up to […]

Gadgets, Products

Report: Apple’s mixed reality headset to be delayed until early 2023

April 12, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple has reportedly been working on new devices with augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) capabilities for a long time, but it’s still unclear when these products will hit the market. While some analysts believed that Apple’s mixed reality headset would […]

Gadgets, Products

Apple’s first mixed reality headset is reportedly coming in mid-2022

March 8, 2021

Via: Mashable

Apple’s first step into virtual spaces might be a little more than a year away. A new research note from top Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts a “mid-2022” release for the company’s first mixed reality headset. Its release will also […]

Networking, Tech

5G is just the beginning for the future of smartphones

December 10, 2018

Via: Tech Radar

Smartphones have become so important nowadays that we can safely say that they are almost a part of us. Given the fact that the entire mobile industry is evolving at an incredibly fast pace, it’s important to analyse what is […]

App Review, Applications

Expect more augmented reality content in your Facebook apps

December 13, 2017

Via: Boy Genius

Augmented and virtual reality are the future of computing, whether we’re talking about smartphones or traditional PCs. Apple, Google, Microsoft, and many other tech companies have already launched AR and/or VR products, including hardware that can support these new experiences […]

iOS, News and Press, Operating System

This is what Apple’s Tim Cook is saying about AR

October 11, 2017

Via: Computerworld

From the U.S. to India, the U.K. and Europe, Apple CEO Tim Cook has been touring the planet to share his thoughts around augmented reality (AR) and and Apple’s AR platform, ARKit. Here are some of his thoughts: How important […]

News and Press

Why companies need to embrace augmented reality

August 28, 2017

Via: Computerworld

Over the past couple of years, augmented reality (AR) has moved from science fiction into daily life. The most prominent example may be last year’s Pokemon Go craze, but the potential uses of overlaying visual data in a real-world environment are […]

News and Press

How IT can prepare for VR, AR and MR in the enterprise

August 14, 2017

Via: Computerworld

Reality ain’t what it used to be. Augmented reality, virtual reality and mixed reality tools are creating a lot of buzz — as well as a lot of potential headaches for IT departments in everything from networking and security to […]

News and Press

Report: Apple Acquires German Eye-Tracking Firm

June 29, 2017

Via: Geek

Apple has reportedly acquired eye-tracking solutions firm SensoMotoric Instruments. According to MacRumors, the German computer vision company recently filed documents outlining new articles of incorporation, and stripped its website of information about its products. Founded in 1991, SMI is focused […]

News and Press

Google announces Galaxy S8 support for Daydream VR, standalone VR headsets

May 18, 2017

Via: Phone Dog

Along with new features for Google Assistant, Google Home, and Android O, Google today made some virtual reality announcements at I/O. Google says that the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ will be updated to support its Daydream VR platform […]


Virtual reality coming to Nintendo’s new console? Here’s a hint.

December 16, 2016

Via: Mashable

When the new Nintendo Switch comes out in March we’ll finally know if it will support virtual reality. But until then, impatient gamers are searching for clues. Evidence has emerged that supports speculation that VR will be part of the […]


Samsung pushing VR therapy to get people over their fear of heights and public speaking

December 5, 2016

Via: Phone Arena

Samsung Canada has come up with a brilliant promotional campaign to help the company sell more Gear VR headsets and Samsung Galaxy S7 handsets. With the hashtag #BeFearless, the manufacturer recommends that Canadian consumers user Virtual Reality technology to help […]


Google now taking pre-orders for Snow and Crimson Daydream View VR headsets

December 2, 2016

Via: Phone Dog

When Google introduced its Daydream View virtual reality headset, it showed the device off in three colors. After just one of those three colors launched last month, the other two are now available for pre-order. Google is now taking pre-orders […]


MSI Releases the ‘VR One’: A Backpack PC For VR From $1999

November 22, 2016

Via: Anandtech

MSI has started to sell its VR One backpack PC designed for virtual reality enthusiasts. The MSI VR One system is now available in the US, and comes equipped with an Intel Core i7 and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060/1070. […]

App Review

YouTube VR app for Android goes live in the Play Store

November 10, 2016

Via: Phone Arena

Virtual Reality (VR) is the technology of the moment, as companies are trying to brings new products that can offer consumers more immersive experiences. Google isn’t going to let the VR train leave the station without jumping aboard, so the […]


Google’s Daydream View VR headset to ship Nov. 10 for $79

November 2, 2016

Via: Computerworld

Google’s Daydream View virtual reality headset will start shipping on Nov. 10 for $79. The VR headset will work with phones compatible with Daydream, including Google’s Pixel. Users can place a smartphone in the Daydream View to roam virtual worlds, […]

News and Press

Forget You’re Chained to Your Desk and Enter the Forest in Virtual Reality

October 17, 2016

Via: Motherboard

A sad reality of modern urban living and the corporate grind is that many of us are starved of nature in our daily lives, despite the fact that the United States alone contains around 750 million acres of forests. But […]


22 virtual reality headsets you can buy today

May 11, 2016

Via: Boy Genius

If you have been keeping up with virtual reality in any capacity over the past few years, you’ve almost certainly heard of the industry’s biggest players: Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and PlayStation VR. These are the three platforms that will […]

Gadgets, Products

HTC Vive teardown reveals super-easy repairability, different hardware from Oculus Rift

April 27, 2016

Via: Pocket Now

HTC, in partnership with Valve, and Oculus, which is owned by Facebook and can also call Samsung a reliable ally, seem to be in a stalemate as they each try to take the lion’s share of early VR headset sales […]