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App Store logs reference realityOS: Apple’s potential AR/VR operating system

Rumors about Apple's mixed reality headset have been surfacing for a while now. The company was initially expected to announce the product towards the end of this year. However, other reports published at a later date claim that Apple won't be revealing its AR/VR headset until 2023. We can't know for sure when the Cupertino...

Apple will reportedly launch its rumored Mixed Reality headset towards the end of this year

Rumors about Apple's upcoming mixed reality headset have been surfacing for a while now. The company will reportedly be combining (augmented reality) AR and (virtual reality) VR to create an immersive experience for users. The reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has now shared even more details regarding the headset's production, release date, and availability. If the...

You can now root your Oculus Go VR Headset, at least partially

Oculus -- a part of Facebook Meta makes some great VR headsets for gaming. The Oculus Go was a standalone VR headset from the company which was discontinued last year in favor of the Oculus Quest 2. If you're familiar with the way standalone VR headsets work, you would be aware of the fact that...

Among Us is coming soon to VR via Quest, Steam, and PlayStation VR

Among Us is an online multiplayer game that's been around for a while now. But, it was only in 2020 and 2021 that it gained popularity among online streamers and players worldwide. It even made it to our list of the best Android games you can play. Over the past few months, its developers have...

The Oculus Quest 2 was my best Tech Purchase of the Year, and you should also consider one

Virtual Reality, more commonly referred to as VR, is a concept that has been around for some time now. While consumer VR headsets were first made available way back in the 1990s, it wasn't until two decades later that the tech started to get some shape and gain popularity. In 2014, Google launched Google Cardboard,...

HTC’s Upcoming Vive Flow Headset looks like a pair of portable VR Glasses

HTC's mobile division may have gone silent, but the company has been doing a good job with its VR hardware. The HTC Vive is one of the more popular VR headsets competing against products from rivals like Oculus. Earlier this year, we got a glimpse of the HTC Vive Air, a concept VR headset focused...

Facebook tests showing ads within the Oculus Quest because of course they will

When Facebook acquired Instagram back in 2012, Mark Zuckerberg pledged to keep the photo-sharing app independent. "We need to be mindful about keeping and building on Instagram's strengths and features rather than just trying to integrate everything into Facebook," he wrote in a statement at the time. Then, following the WhatsApp acquisition in 2014, WhatsApp's co-founder...

Spatial launches its VR meetings app on Facebook’s Oculus Quest store

Virtual Reality has fallen off interest cycles, with the conversation leaning towards the more beginner-friendly Augmented Reality. But with 2020 being largely shaped by the COVID-19 pandemic, it might be worthwhile revisiting VR and the potential for influence it has for our lives. Spatial is a company that made headlines at CES 2020 for its...

Facebook is making a new Oculus Quest standalone VR headset that’s smaller and refreshes at 90Hz

In 2014, Facebook acquired Oculus VR Inc. for $2 billion, twice of what it paid for Instagram. In its early days, Oculus's VR efforts were largely focused on PC gaming. But that finally changed under Facebook and the company went on to launch Oculus Go, its first standalone VR headset that didn't need to be...

Chrome 79 Beta brings over VR to the web, Adaptive Icons for installed PWAs, and more

Chrome is the world's most popular browser, enjoying a market share of about 65% as of September 2019. The second position goes to Safari with a 16% market share, so one can see how wide the disparity really is in terms of user preference and choice. Google Chrome gets updated regularly, with features like Site...

VRidge 2.2 now supports Google Daydream, lets you play PC VR games

VRidge is a very cool tool that allows you to play SteamVR games without needing an expensive HTC Vive headset. Version 2.2 of VRidge makes it possible to play SteamVR games with the Google Daydream View, along with other standalone headsets. Version 2.2 supports the HTC Vive Focus, Oculus Go, Samsung Gear VR, and Google Daydream...

Google Daydream could soon support multiple controllers

Google Daydream VR is Google’s virtual reality solution for mobile devices. What started as more of a cool tech demo has turned into a whole lot more, as it's a somewhat popular gaming platform now, too. Complete with Unity support, developers can develop games for it pretty easily. Interestingly, the changelog for the latest version of the...