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Everything you need to know about Microsoft’s Mixed Reality headsets

The cheaper alternative to Microsoft HoloLens is coming Microsoft is already firmly involved in the world of AR with HoloLens, but its VR headsets, which

Samsung Gear VR (2017) review

The Good: Affordable. A large app library. New remote is comfortable and easy to use. Samsung’s new Gear VR updates work with older phones and

Volta V Review: A Neat Gaming PC That Helps the Environment

THE GOOD Stylish, eco-friendly design Strong overall and graphics performance Runs very quiet THE BAD Not a lot of customization 4K gaming is mixed VERDICT

Xbox Scorpio specs, release date, news, games, hardware specs and everything we know

Microsoft has revealed the specifications of its Project Scorpio games console. We have all the details, courtesy of a report from Digital Foundry. Here’s what

Alienware 15 R3 Review

Pros / Attractive redesigned chassis; Good graphics and overall performance; Comfortable keyboard; Tobii eye-tracking integration; Lovely G-Sync enabled display Cons / Below-average battery life; A

Origin Genesis Review : $9,000 of Gaming Greatness

THE GOOD Excellent performance Head-turning design Incredibly customizable THE BAD Takes up a lot of space Very expensive VERDICT The Origin PC Genesis offers crazy-powerful

Samsung Gear VR Hand-on Review

PROS Completely wireless Great head tracking Solid content library CONS Resolution is a little disappointing Full game content expensive Only compatible with some Galaxy phones

Sony PlayStation VR review : THIS is mainstream VR (with some ifs and buts)

The PlayStation VR is virtual reality’s big hope to go mainstream, and with some great games now on the system it’s even easier to recommend

Corsair One review

PROS Outright dinky dimensions Quiet as a ninja Solid performance VR-ready CONS Expensive No M.2 SSD option Difficult to upgrade KEY FEATURES Price to be

How-To Use Your Alienware Notebook for VR

Now that the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive have arrived, you’re ready to jump into the virtual reality fray. However, like many of us, you

Hands-on : Everything you need to know about Microsoft’s Mixed Reality headsets

The cheaper alternative to Microsoft HoloLens is coming “Powerful and affordable VR is coming to you.” That’s what we heard from Microsoft’s Megan Saunders at

Hands on: LG SteamVR headset review

OUR EARLY VERDICT LG’s SteamVR headset borrows heavily from the already excellent HTC Vive. That’s not necessarily a bad thing when you consider all the

Hands-on : New Gear VR Controller Feels Like the Future

When you’re walking around in a computer generated world, it’s not enough to have just your eyes and your ears, you want to be able

Here One review : Augmented sound like you’ve never heard it before

With Here One, the hearable has truly arrived. Sound quality is surprisingly good, the earbuds don’t draw attention to themselves, the augmented audio features are

Is VR about to reinvent how we work out?

t’s too early to tell whether VR headsets will revolutionise the way we work and play as much as big brands and tech commentators would

Nvidia GTX 1050 vs. GTX 1050 Ti : Budget Gaming GPU Face-Off

Gaming is an expensive hobby; most of the top gaming laptops cost well over $1,000 and feature Nvidia’s most powerful graphics cards: the 1060, 1070

10 Key Features to Look for in Your Next Laptop

Up until around 2010, both consumers and businesses could be counted on to upgrade their laptops every three years on average, because technology changed so

Asus ROG Strix GL553VD Review

The Pros Vivid display; Comfortable, RGB-backlit keyboard; Useful software The Cons Fussy touchpad; Lackluster speakers; Poor battery life Verdict The Asus ROG Strix GL553VD is

Asus ROG Strix GL753 Review

The Pros Comfortable, RGB-backlit keyboard Keeps cool while gaming Vivid display Above-average battery life The Cons Not a looker Finicky touchpad Struggles with intense games

Which GPU is Right For You?

If a laptop’s brain is the CPU, than consider the GPU the occipital lobe. Responsible for rendering images, video and animations in either 2D or

Why you need Oculus Touch

They might be pricy, but these intuitive controllers bring the Rift to life When the Oculus Rift launched back in March 2016, the VR headset

Plantronics RIG 4VR review

PROS Comfortable fit Looks the part (with PSVR) Short and long cable options Decent sound CONS Bass could be better defined Earcups could be a

Razer Project Valerie hands-on: 3-screen gaming concept

The Razer Project Valerie laptop has three displays – and all three are really, truly dedicated to gaming. Each of these displays is connected to

2016 in review: The year in VR and AR – It’s been a hell of a year for virtual reality

Real VR has finally made it home – at least for people who have the money to afford a system. Augmented reality isn’t too far

The best VR headsets for iPhone users : Because iOS users can join the big VR party too

The VR headset revolution is underway and just because you own an iPhone rather than an Android smartphone doesn’t mean you can’t get involved. Apple

Lenovo IdeaCentre AIO Y910 Review : Gaming All-in-One Greatness

THE GOOD Excellent gaming and VR performance Crisp quad-HD display Upgradable design RealSense camera THE BAD No 4K display option VERDICT The Lenovo IdeaCentre AIO

Asus ROG G701VI Review

The Pros Beautiful silver, copper and orange design; 178-degree viewing angles; Strong gaming performance; Useful software The Cons Screen is dimmer than average; Speakers could

MSI VR One Review : True Wireless VR for Rich People

THE GOOD Lightweight, daring design Powerful graphics and overall performance Hot-swappable batteries Runs quiet THE BAD Expensive Still needs a monitor at times Can’t upgrade

The best VR headsets : The top virtual reality devices to go and buy now

Do you go Rift or PS VR or Vive or Daydream? We help you decide Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR, Samsung Gear VR and the HTC

The Best VR-Ready Laptops

Virtual reality headsets like the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive promise incredibly immersive experiences, including 360-degree games, apps and videos. But before you can