Samsung’s Gear VR name is reportedly dead, long live the upcoming Galaxy VR headset
This fall’s Galaxy Note 9 or next spring’s Galaxy S10 could launch alongside a hot new Samsung virtual reality headset rebranded as the Galaxy VR.
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.
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.
Samsung may want to strengthen its Microsoft alliance with ‘powerful’ wireless MR headset
Samsung’s first ever standalone headset could go beyond VR and also integrate AR technology with the help of Microsoft’s Windows Mixed Reality platform soon.
We could still see the Microsoft HoloLens 2 unveiled this year with built-in LTE and an ARM processor
Competition is about to heat up in the ultra-high-end mixed reality headset space, so the long-gestating Microsoft HoloLens 2 smartglasses could see daylight by the end of 2018 after all.
Google’s 2017 Daydream View VR headset is available at 50 percent off from Best Buy
It’s by no means the world’s most complex virtual reality headset, but Google’s 2017 Daydream View is cheaper than ever right now, at $49.50, from Best Buy.
Microsoft discounts trio of Windows Mixed Reality headsets by a whopping $200 today only
If you hurry, you can get a bunch of heavily discounted Windows Mixed Reality headsets from Microsoft, including a $199 Lenovo Explorer.
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.
Microsoft officially gets the Windows Mixed Reality show on the road
No less than four Windows Mixed Reality headsets have simultaneously been released yesterday, with the Samsung Odyssey next in line.
Asus ZenFone AR spreads to the UK with exorbitant pricing, dual camera ZenFone 4 officially coming soon
The Tango-enabled, Daydream-ready Asus ZenFone AR is the company’s first phone in years launched in the UK, with the ZenFone 4 line also around the corner.
Apple reportedly buys eye tracking-specialized company to help with AR development
Apple may have just moved one step closer to finalizing its long-rumored smartglasses, acquiring the tech behind some German eye-tracking products.
Alcatel IDOL 4S with Windows 10 VR Review
The Alcatel IDOL 4S is the first Windows 10 Mobile with Virtual Reality Capabilities. Read on for our full review.
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Alcatel Vision might be the powerful all-in-one VR headset we’ve all been waiting for
Out of nowhere, the Alcatel Vision breaks cover at IFA 2016 as one of the world’s very few VR gadgets not needing a smartphone or PC to function.
Don’t buy a Loop VR headset for your OnePlus 3…
Looking for a high quality VR headset? Do you own a OnePlus 3 smartphone? Want that nicely branded combo? Don’t buy a Loop VR headset for your OnePlus 3…
Google will ‘definitely’ announce standalone Android VR headset at I/O
Do you dare to dream about a standalone, smartphone-disconnected virtual reality headset? Google could make that a reality next week with the Android VR.
It’s still relatively easy to repair the Oculus Rift, but slightly harder than before
The Oculus Rift has barely started shipping to consumers in a fully polished variant, but iFixit’s already compiled a rigorous teardown inspection.
Get VR freaky for free with new virtual reality section on Pornhub
It’s only natural to see pornographic content taking over the fledgling VR world, with Pornhub letting you view immersive dirty videos for free.
Another Android OEM may be just about to launch a VR headset
What’s Oppo up to with this seeming Oppo VR headset? Is it an N3 accessory? Will it work with other phones? We can’t wait to find out.
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Could smartwatches finally make augmented reality attractive?
VR headsets look terrible and AR apps make you look goofy. We’re already wearing watches on our wrists. Could we soon see an augmented reality smartwatch?