Facebook Assistant planned to compete with Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant

A couple of recent reports are suggesting that Facebook might be working on what could end up being the Facebook Assistant.

Oculus Quest is a $399 all-in-one VR kit

Wireless, phoneless virtual reality has made progress with Oculus. Quest will launch next spring with more than 50 titles.

When you can play Oculus Rift apps from the HTC Viveport

Oculus Rift app developers can soon make their games or tools available on the HTC Vieport and gain revenue through its subscription-based system.

Standalone Oculus Go VR headset is now widely available across Europe and Canada

Before HTC can expand the Vive Focus from China, Facebook has officially released the Oculus Go VR device in the US, Canada and many European countries.

Xiaomi Mi Band 3 comes with a larger screen, swim-proof design, same killer price

It took Xiaomi a full two years to improve on the crazy affordable Mi Band 2, but believe it or not, the Mi Band 3 is just as cheap, as well as larger and suited for long, deep swims.

Google and LG bring the future of VR closer by co-developing 18MP OLED display

Google and LG have a common goal, working together on a crazy sharp VR OLED display with a record-breaking 1443 ppi count and 120 x 96 field of view.

No wires, no phones needed: Oculus Go launches for sale at $199

An Oculus virtual reality headset comes untethered with the new Oculus Go. It doesn’t need a computer like the Rift does and it doesn’t need a Samsung phone like the Gear VR does.

Expired certificate bricked Oculus Rift headsets worldwide, but all’s fixed now

It didn’t take long for the Oculus Rift to recover from a critical Runtime Service error, but the embarrassment of forgetting to renew a security certificate remains.

Xiaomi announced as Oculus Go hardware partner, Mi VR Standalone coming to China

The self-contained Oculus Go headset is actually manufactured by Xiaomi, as announced at CES 2018, and a China-exclusive equivalent called Mi VR Standalone is also in the pipeline.

Facebook Spaces app spreads to HTC Vive

The app is not on the Viveport platform, so it’s really Facebook’s way of extracting something from a potential expansion of its VR user base.

There’s still time to bring the Oculus Rift home for the holidays at a discounted price

Not as crazy affordable as last month, the standard Oculus Rift bundle, including controllers and sensors, fetches $379 instead of $399 for Christmas.

TPCAST debuts wireless adapter for Oculus Rift in North America

The Rift and a good PC are as affordable as they have ever been, but if a wireless experience is what you want, TPCAST hopes you’ll spend a bit more.

Standalone HTC Vive Focus VR headset gets a price tag and pre-order start date in China

That highly anticipated all-in-one HTC Vive Focus VR headset is still slated to launch exclusively in China before long, at a starting price of $605 or so.

Oculus Rift gets temporary price cut to $349, six free VR experiences included

We’ve started losing count of all the recent Oculus Rift discounts, although the newest one is only good for a “limited time.”

HTC offers some details on standalone Vive Focus VR headset, cancels Daydream-based product

We finally have an official name and a few general features for that highly anticipated standalone HTC Vive Focus VR headset primarily aimed at China.

It’s finally time for the Razer Phone | #PNWeekly 274

Oculus Go takes VR wireless, the Nokia 8 won’t be taken to the US and the Razer phone is nearly set to take us away. All that and more on our show!

Self-contained Oculus Go costs $199 as Rift drops to $399

The Oculus Go is set at a level that’s not going to blow anyone’s socks off, but there is a hope that the next billion people will get into VR.

HTC Vive finally takes a page from Oculus Rift with permanent $200 discount of its own

Although it’s still not what we’d call affordable, the $599 HTC Vive VR headset (down from $799) can again hope to hold off the Oculus Rift.

Currently available for $399, the Oculus Rift + Touch bundle will soon go up to $499, not $599

It’s unusual for a company like Oculus to announce an upcoming price hike, but technically, the Rift and Touch will still be available for less than before.

Oculus might be just months away from unveiling a $200 standalone version of the Rift

After heavily discounting its PC-tethered Rift VR headset, Oculus is reportedly extremely close to launching a low-cost independent product.

Virtual reality gets cheap(er), as Oculus Rift + Touch combo price drops from $598 to $399

Already more affordable than the HTC Vive, the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset matches the PlayStation VR for a limited time, at $399, Touch included.

ZeniMax wants to double the damages from Oculus and get a Rift sales ban

Barring a sales ban, ZeniMax also wants to receive 20 percent of all Rift sales Oculus makes in the next ten years. And this is after it won its lawsuit.

Samsung sued by ZeniMax, the VR company that won against Oculus

ZeniMax claims that Oculus used its technology in violation of an agreement to launch its Rift VR headset. Samsung partnered with Oculus for the Gear VR.

Google acquires popular Job Simulator and Rick and Morty VR developer

Owlchemy Labs, a relatively small video game studio behind such successful VR titles as Job Simulator and Rick and Morty, is now a Google subsidiary.

Szechuan sauce with your VR? ‘Rick and Morty’ on Vive, Oculus April 20

It’s gonna be called “Virtual Rick-ality” and the first thing you’ll wanna touch is the Plumbus. Not sure if the latest bit about Szechuan sauce is in.