virtual reality

HTC Vive Pro – Everything you need to know about the 3K headset

For the longest time, the HTC Vive was the creme de la creme of the VR world. It was the big, great, innovative high-end headset

10 big CES reveals that PC enthusiasts need to know about

A glimpse into the high-octane future of the PC. An ominous Spectre hung over CES 2018’s PC announcements, as the industry grapples with how to protect against devastating

Lenovo Mirage Solo with Daydream hands-on: VR and the camera to shoot it

Right now there are two main types of virtual reality headsets, ones that are tethered to PCs and ones that need a smartphone to work.

HTC Vive Pro hand-on review: Better resolution gives a clearer experience

The HTC Vive, considered by many to be the leading virtual reality deviceon the market, has had an update worthy of a new product name: the

CES 2018: What to expect in smartwatches, virtual reality and more

All the biggest wearable tech announcements we’re expecting from Las Vegas What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, they say. But when it comes to wearable

Microsoft 2017 in review: Wins, fails, and WTF moments

We gained the Surface Laptop and the Fall Creators Update. We lost Windows Phone and Groove. Microsoft’s 2017 may as well be known as the

How to shoot 360 video: Tips and tricks for becoming a regular Spielberg

Everything you need to know about 360-degree video Everyone knows how to shoot video. You take a camera, you point it at something and you

The new iMac Pro (2017) arrives this week — here’s everything you need to know

iMac Pro (2017): Everything you need to know about Apple’s 2017 iMac Pro The iMac Pro is Apple’s most powerful desktop PC ever and, six

Samsung vs. Acer Mixed Reality headsets: Which handles VR best?

Hardware The difference between Samsung’s and Acer’s headsets is immediately clear. The only thing remarkable about Acer’s aesthetic is the glossy-blue plastic visor, which, together

Detu Twin 360-degree camera review

OUR VERDICT The Detu Twin is simple to operate and relatively affordable, but this entry-level 360 camera falls down when it comes to video quality

This is Snapdragon 845: 2018’s AR, VR, and HDR super-chip

Qualcomm has taken the wraps off its new super-chip, the Snapdragon 845, set to be found inside smartphones, tablets, and more come 2018. Renewing Qualcomm‘s focus

HP Omen X VR Backpack Review

You’ve never seen a PC like HP’s Omen X Compact Desktop. It’s a powerful gaming rig, and it’s small enough to do double duty as a

Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti vs. GTX 1060 Max-Q vs. GTX 1060: What’s the Best Value?

Just when we thought we had this whole Nvidia Pascal thing figured out, the company throws us a curveball and introduces a Max-Q model of its GTX 1060 GPU.

HDMI 2.1 has arrived: Here’s everything you need to know

Higher resolution audio and video, faster refresh rates, and more bandwidth will enable better experiences with movies, games, VR, and more. HDMI 2.1 is here,

MSI GT75VR Titan Pro Review

The Pros Excellent graphics performance; Solid overall performance; Extremely comfortable, colorful keyboard; Stays remarkably cool while gaming; The Cons Very heavy; Below-average battery life; Verdict

Alienware Aurora R7 Review: The Best Gaming PC Gets Better

THE GOOD Hassle-free upgradability Strong GPU and CPU performance Slick, customizable design Convenient port layout THE BAD Bulkier than some competitors VERDICT The Alienware Aurora

Bragi Dash and Dash Pro guide: Everything you need to know about the smart earbuds

The lowdown on the award-winning hearable plus some top tips and tricks The Bragi Dash was, in our eyes, the original hearable. It started out

The Best Gaming Laptops to Buy Now

Best Gaming Laptops at Every Size and Budget Thanks to their powerful graphics, gorgeous displays and great audio, gaming laptops provide an immersive entertainment experience

Windows Mixed Reality Review

Key Features Multiple headset options Free for Windows 10 users Steam VR support incoming Multiple tiers of system requirements Editor’s Note: Windows Mixed Reality is still

The Best VR-Ready Laptops 2017

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 take a walk on

Big VR test: Oculus, Vive, PS VR and Windows Mixed Reality go head-to-head

Battle of the realities It seems like only yesterday we were anxiously awaiting our first glimpse of modern VR; today, we’re spoilt for choice. There’s

Star Wars: Jedi Challenges Review: The AR Force is strong

PROS Finally, a “real” lightsaber Affordable, with great build-quality AR graphics flatter the Star Wars universe CONS Single-player only (for now) AR lightsaber blade can

Xbox One X vs PS4 Pro: What’s the difference?

Although Microsoft announced its 4K games console during E3 2016 last June, it was Sony that beat it to the punch, releasing its mid-generation upgrade

OnePlus 5T vs OnePlus 3T vs OnePlus 3: What’s the rumoured difference?

OnePlus is rumoured to be announcing an upgrade to its OnePlus 5 smartphone. The new device, reported to be called the OnePlus 5T, is claimed to be arriving in the middle of November,

Acer Mixed Reality AH101 Headset Review

The Pros Colorful, lightweight design; Compatible with a large number of systems; Doesn’t need external sensors; The Cons Apps and games are lacking; Noticeable visual

Google Daydream View (2017) review : Google’s next gen headset offers a better perspective

The Google Daydream View tweaks, fixed and slightly upgrades the original headset. Separately these changes are minor, but put together they make for an overall

Hands on: Project Santa Cruz review

OUR EARLY VERDICT Project Santa Cruz offers a promising look into what our virtual reality future could be, even though it’s only a prototype. The

PS5 release date, news and rumours and everything we know

The Xbox One X arrives in just a few weeks and is about to usurp the PS4 Pro as the most powerful home console consumers can buy. But could

Pimax 8K headset first try: Virtual reality has never looked this good

With Microsoft’s hardware partners poised to unleash their Mixed Reality headsets very soon, we’re not short of VR headsets to pick from right now. At

And finally: The Apple Watch could soon monitor your blood pressure

That’s right, it’s time for And finally — your chance to look back on the lighter wearable tech stories from the past seven days. Not only did we see