Tag: virtual reality

Radeon ReLive for VR lets you stream SteamVR games to Daydream devices

AMD recently upgraded its GPU software for PC to Adrenalin 2019. It brings with it a lot of new perks, such as the ability to stream your SteamVR games to Daydream compatible devices, but you’ll first have to install the Radeon ReLive for VR app, which was just added to the Play Store this morning. Thanks to […]

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Firefox’s VR web browser now has 360-degree video playback, bookmarks, and more

Back in September, Mozilla unveiled a version of Firefox designed for virtual reality headsets, fittingly named ‘Firefox Reality.’ It was a bit limited at first, but version 1.1 is now available that fixes many of the browser’s initial shortcomings. Here’s the full changelog from the Play Store: * Improved theater mode with 360 video playback […]

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HTC discounts Vive Pro headset, full kit, and VR games for Black Friday 2018

Save for PlayStation VR, virtual reality is still prohibitively expensive for some consumers. While prices have dropped significantly in recent years, the latest and greatest VR headsets still retail for $400 or more. Surprisingly, we have not seen many VR deals for Black Friday 2018 so far, but HTC on Monday announced that it is […]

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Virtual Reality Is Unlocking Learning Potential Like Never Before

Uproxx Virtual reality doesn’t just have the capacity to transport us to new worlds, it has the ability to help us more fully understand our very existence. The futuristic medium is compelling, visceral, and deeply immersive. And while these are all words to describe VR, they’re also words we wish […]

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Virtual reality experience forces people to lose their jobs and homes, boosts empathy

Reading a news story about an increase in the homeless population might make you feel sad for a moment but if we’re all being honest you’re probably going to totally forget about it a minute or so later. We’ve all become quite skilled at totally separating ourselves from the plight of our fellow humans, and […]

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[Deal Alert] Lenovo Mirage Solo drops to $320-330 ($70-80 off), Mirage Camera down to $250 ($50 off)

Lenovo was the first company to release a standalone Daydream headset, and we haven’t heard much about the Mirage Solo (or the Mirage Camera) since it launched earlier this year. It looks like there’s some excess stock floating around because prices are coming down today. You can get the headset for $70-80 off and the […]

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Samsung will send Note 9 owners a free adapter to make the phone work with Gear VR headsets

The Galaxy Note 9 is a big phone—even larger than last year’s Note 8. So, it doesn’t fit in last year’s Gear VR headset (SM-R325N). This has been a theme for Samsung over the last couple cycles, but it’s not releasing a new variant of the headset this time. You can use last year’s model, […]

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Magic Leap Has Launched, Hopefully With Parachutes

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. After years of hype, closed-door demonstrations, and billions raised in funding, the Magic Leap is finally available to order, for $2,295. The new Creator Edition isn’t the mass market product supposedly launching later this year with AT&T. In fact, you’ll […]

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Magic Leap One is now available for purchase, and it obviously doesn’t live up to the hype

We’ve often talked about the Magic Leap augmented reality (AR) glasses that promised an experience like nothing else available from competitors. And we’ve been waiting for this groundbreaking Magic Leap One headset to finally become available for anyone to purchase. The good news is that some people will be able to purchase the headset starting […]

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[Deal Alert] Get a charcoal Daydream View (2017) headset from Verizon for just $30 ($70 off)

If VR interests you to any degree, then this deal is one you should pay attention to. Assuming you have a compatible phone, you can grab a charcoal 2017 Daydream View virtual reality headset for just $30, courtesy of Verizon. That’s an insane $70 (70%) off. We sometimes joke about impulse buys, but this certainly […]

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Apple Hired Sterling Crispin, Developer of VR App ‘Cyber Paint’, Back in May

Executives at Apple, when given the chance, have not been shy about their love for augmented reality (AR), but the company has never said it’s completely against the idea of virtual reality (VR), either. As such, rumors that Apple is working on a standalone AR/VR headset are certainly not unheard of. And here we are […]

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Google Chrome arrives on Daydream VR for virtual web browsing

Google is bringing its Chrome Internet browser to the Daydream VR platform, the company has announced. The web browser will be available for both the Daydream View and Lenovo Mirage Solo with Daydream VR headsets, enabling users to directly access the Internet using Google’s own browser. Once installed, the user can launch Chrome directly from […]

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You Can Now Browse the Web in VR Thanks to Daydream Support for Chrome

Maybe it’s because I’m not completely engulfed in VR news these days, but I didn’t realize Chrome wasn’t already supported by Google’s Daydream VR platform. This week, that changes, with Google making the announcement this morning that those with a Daydream View headset can now browse the Interwebz in full virtual reality. And yes, […]

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The HoloSuit delivers full-body tracking in a compact package

Full-body tracking was once the stuff of movie studios and theme parks, but thanks to the proliferation of low-cost motion sensors, gyroscopes, and accelerometers, it’s finally beginning to trickle down to the consumer space. Trackstrap sells a product that works with the HTC Vive virtual reality (VR) headset, as does Perception Neuron. And for the […]

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