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.

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon XR1 is the world’s ‘first dedicated XR platform’ for ‘mainstream’ use

XR stands for “Extended Reality”, which basically lumps VR and AR together, with Qualcomm aiming to power the next wave of “mainstream”, high-quality, affordable XR headsets.

Standalone HTC Vive Focus VR headset is officially coming to ‘global markets’… someday

Currently available to Chinese consumers only, the self-contained HTC Vive Focus VR headset with “world-scale” tracking will see global daylight “later this year.”

Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 845 VR reference design, AI Engine and more

Some of the most immersive future VR headsets will be powered by the Snapdragon 845 chip, according to Qualcomm. The SoC also comes with an AI Engine and Broadcast Audio technology for high-end smartphones.

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.

Lenovo Mirage Solo and Mirage Camera with Daydream finally boost Google’s VR ambitions

You may have forgotten about Google’s promise of releasing standalone Daydream VR headsets with the help of partners, but the Lenovo Mirage Solo is here to remind you of that plan.

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.

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.

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.

Samsung’s latest VR prototype tries on eye tracking and hand tracking, doesn’t need a phone or PC

An internal third-gen Samsung VR prototype has been showcased in Shanghai recently with an “all-in-one” design and eye tracking functionality.

Samsung’s next-gen Gear VR could finally go standalone, incredible 2000 ppi OLED screen in tow

That completely independent first Samsung Gear VR model is reportedly moving one step closer to production, eyeing an unbelievable ppi count.

Galaxy S8 gets Daydream ‘soon’, standalone Google VR headsets coming from HTC and Lenovo

The time will “soon” come for HTC and Lenovo-made Google VR headsets to fly solo, as will for the Galaxy S8 to support Daydream.

Asus joins ranks of companies allegedly working on standalone VR headsets

The mysterious Asus “AIO VR” should purportedly launch sometime this year as one of the world’s first standalone immersive HMDs.

That Daydream-separate Google VR headset is reportedly ‘advancing’ quite rapidly

A standalone, all-in-one Google VR headset with no Daydream connection could be right around the corner, and details are starting to surface.

Samsung Odyssey might be the glorious name of that upcoming standalone VR headset

A trademark registration in Korea appears to suggest Samsung Odyssey will be the official name of a future independent VR headset.