virtual reality

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon XR2 platform takes aim at true mixed reality

It looks like we’ll see a pair of Niantic AR glasses based on this, too. Pokemon Go goggles?? Qualcomm will use its newly announced Snapdragon

Oculus Link beta impressions: Connecting Oculus Quest to PCs negates the Rift

Ding, dong, the Rift is dead Oculus Link is both mundane and magical. Mundane, because all you’re doing is plugging a USB-C cable into your Oculus

VR on Project Scarlett? Don’t bet on it

With Valve officially revealing Half-Life: Alyx last week, virtual reality is back in the spotlight in a big way. There are a number big players in the

Half-Life: Alyx is a full-length VR prequel coming in 2020, and Valve Index owners get it free

Valve makes games again. Valve released its excellent Index virtual reality headset in May, and at the time everyone expected a bombshell game to go

Microsoft HoloLens 2 hands-on review: The future on your face

Trying out the original HoloLens for the first time was a mind-bending experience. At a time when you typically needed to use most virtual reality

Best VR headsets in 2019: Standalone and PC-ready picks from Oculus, HTC and more

Find out which headset is right for you with this complete buying guide Virtual reality headsets were once only for the savviest of tech fans

PlayStation VR 2: Everything we know about Sony’s next VR headset

All the rumors and speculation about PSVR 2 all in one place Consumer VR is here to stay, thanks to a few innovators in the

Fast Charge: Stadia could have made Google’s Daydream a success

Google Daydream is dead, and it’s no surprise. The entry-level virtual reality headset, which used your smartphone as a makeshift display, was riddled with flaws. A

Google Daydream View VR headset has officially been discontinued

Google has officially discontinued support for its Daydream View virtual reality headset, the company has revealed, and its new Pixel 4 handset won’t support the

Vive Cosmos Review

The Vive Cosmos is the latest virtual reality headset from HTC, boasting multiple improvements over the original HTC Vive that launched back in 2016. The

Oculus Connect 6: Significant Oculus Quest upgrades could render the Rift obsolete

Facebook didn’t announce any new hardware at Oculus Connect 6, but it revealed key Oculus Quest improvements and a big-budget Medal of Honor VR reboot.

HTC Vive Cosmos vs. Vive Pro

It’s the battle of the Vives. HTC’s Vive Pro delivers one of the best virtual reality experiences at professional-grade quality. The newly launched Vive Cosmos

Firefox Reality gives Oculus Quest owners a desktop web browser

Virtual reality is great for videos, games, and new experiences but if the technology is to be practical for the next wave of computing, platforms

The best VR headsets: What to buy

Now VR headsets are becoming one of the world’s most sought-after gadgets, with prices that are affordable to most enthusiasts. It wasn’t so long ago

HTC Vive Cosmos: Hardware, games, price, release date, and more

Alongside price and potential motion sickness, ease of use stands as one of the biggest barriers for virtual reality. The difficulty of setting up a

HP Reverb VR Headset review

The HP Reverb is the company’s next entry into the world of virtual reality (VR) using the Windows Mixed Reality (MR) platform. The headset may

Valve Index Controllers review: These revolutionary VR controllers need patience to hit full potential

It’s going to take patience and a lot more developer support to make the Index Controllers viable Last month we put out some initial impressions

7 Cheap VR Headsets Ranked from Best to Worst

Virtual Reality on a Budget Are you interested in a VR headset, but not willing to spend hundreds of dollars for a high-end virtual reality device?

Everything we know about the HTC Vive Cosmos

Alongside price and potential motion sickness, ease of use stands as one of the biggest barriers for virtual reality. The difficulty of setting up a

A closing book for folding phones: Why Samsung Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X aren’t ready

There are always those times you get super excited about something you don’t really need: an extra legroom plane seat which turns out to be

Samsung’s planning ‘multiple’ new VR headsets — should the Oculus Quest be worried?

Samsung seems to be working on a few new virtual reality headsets, according to comments from one of the company’s top execs at the Augmented

Valve Index vs HTC Vive Pro vs Oculus Rift S: the VR headset showdown

It has been a historic week for fans of virtual reality gaming: Just as Facebook dropped the details on the launch of the Oculus Rift

Valve Index impressions: An eye-opening headset that pushes enthusiast VR further

“Why do my eyes hurt?” “You’ve never used them before.” Until about six months ago, I would’ve said the HTC Vive was Valve’s virtual reality

Oculus Quest and Rift S released: How to choose

Today is a pretty big day for the folks at Oculus, as the company is launching two new virtual reality headsets. Coming out of the

The Best VR-Ready Laptops – Updated May 2019

Virtual reality headsets like the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive promise incredibly immersive experiences, including 360-degree games, apps and videos, but you’ll need the best VR-ready laptop capable of handling

Best VR headsets 2019: HTC Vive, Oculus, PlayStation VR compared

We’ve tried out every VR headset to help you find the best for you Virtual reality is well and truly here, and in 2019 there’s

Oculus Rift S review: The second generation of PC-based virtual reality comes with caveats

Ditching the base stations, for better and worse Virtual reality’s second generation is here, and it’s complicated. Today Oculus opens preorders for its new hardware

Hands on: Nintendo Labo VR Kit Review

Nintendo brings its cardboard quirks to virtual reality What is Nintendo Labo VR Kit? The Nintendo Labo VR Kit is the latest addition to Nintendo’s

Nintendo Labo VR is Google Cardboard with more fun, more elephants

Hands on with Ninty’s playful virtual reality set up It isn’t really all that surprising that when Nintendo finally decided to embrace virtual reality for

5G could be the foundation of next-gen ‘cloud VR’

Combining VR with 5G to create cloud VR assumes a lot of things will work out as planned, however, including pricing and data caps. Virtual