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LAS VEGAS, NV — Back in May 2017, at the Google I/O conference, Good discussed the next stage of the roadmap for its Daydream VE platform. The company announced that it worked with Qualcomm to create a reference design to help partners create standalone Daydream headsets powered by Qualcomm’s latest and greatest SoC and features inside-out tracking. HTC was supposed to bring its standalone Daydream headset to the market in late 2017, but they canceled its plans. Lenovo also announced it would bring a standalone Daydream headset to market, but the company didn’t reveal any specifics about the device, until now. Lenovo’s standalone Daydream headset is called the Mirage Solo. It features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 VR SoC and 4GB of memory. The device also...

3dRudder 'Blackhawk' Offers Precision Control For Gaming

With CES 2018 in full swing, 3dRudder is back for the fourth year in a row. This year, 3dRudder is showing off a revised version of its VR foot...

2 by Joe Shields on 1/9/2018

Vuzik's New AR Glasses Actually Look Like Glasses

LAS VEGAS, NV -- Vuzix announced that its latest product would debut next week, and it may be the breakthrough in AR devices that we’ve been waiting for. The...

6 by Joe Shields on 1/9/2018

HTC at CES 2018: Vive Pro VR Headset with Higher-Res Displays, Two Cams, Headphones

LAS VEGAS, NV — HTC today announced its next-generation Vive Pro VR headset at CES 2018. The new head-mounted display will have several noticeable improvements over the existing Vive...

24 by Anton Shilov on 1/8/2018

Intel's Hades Canyon NUCs with Radeon Graphics are Official: $799-$999, Shipping in Spring 2018

LAS VEGAS, NV — Intel's Skylake-based Skull Canyon NUC has been a popular mini-desktop since its launch in early 2016. We didn't see a corresponding Kaby Lake version...

39 by Ganesh T S on 1/7/2018

Zotac ZBOX MAGNUS EN1080K Compact Gaming PC Review

Gaming systems and small form-factor (SFF) PCs have emerged as bright spots in the desktop PC market that has been subject to severe challenges recently. Many vendors have tried...

14 by Ganesh T S on 1/2/2018

VR Startup Varjo Announces Shipping of High Resolution Headset Prototype, Aimed at Professional Markets

Today at Slush 2017, Finnish VR startup Varjo Technologies is announcing that their first formal prototype headset will be shipping within the next month, as well as unveiling their...

19 by Nate Oh on 11/30/2017

Futuremark To Release VRMark Cyan Room on November 22: A DX12 VR Benchmark

This week, Futuremark announced that their new Cyan Room DX12 test will be released for VRMark next Wednesday (November 22). This comes around a year after VRMark’s original release...

2 by Nate Oh on 11/17/2017

Windows Mixed Reality Headsets Gain SteamVR Support, a Library of VR Games

When Microsoft introduced its Windows Mixed Reality platform for productivity and gaming earlier this year, it was clear that in order to make it competitive, the software giant would...

6 by Anton Shilov on 11/17/2017

HTC Announces Standalone Vive Focus with 6DoF Tracking, Cancels Daydream VR Headsets

HTC on Tuesday formally introduced its new standalone Vive Focus VR headset at the Vive Developers Conference (VDC) in Beijing. The VR HMD is based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835...

6 by Anton Shilov on 11/15/2017

North American Pre-Orders Opened for TPCast’s Wireless Adapter for HTC Vive

TPCast has finally begun to take North American pre-orders for its wireless headset adapter for the HTC Vive. Already released in China, the unit offers untethered operation of the...

28 by Anton Shilov on 11/13/2017

Samsung Offers Free DeX Station or Gear VR with Galaxy S8, Galaxy Note8

Samsung has kicked off a new promotional campaign that bundles either of the company's two major smartphone peripherals – the DeX station or the Gear VR headset – with...

21 by Anton Shilov on 11/8/2017

Logitech and HTC Team Up to Integrate Physical Keyboards Into VR Environments

Usage of traditional physical controllers in virtual reality environments is surprisingly complicated, and usage of keyboards in the same environment is barely possible at all even for experienced typists...

6 by Anton Shilov on 11/7/2017

HTC Offers Vive + GeForce GTX 1070 + Fallout 4 VR Bundle for $799

HTC this week launched a new $799 bundle that includes its Vive VR headset, NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1070 Founders Edition graphics card, as well as a copy of Fallout...

4 by Anton Shilov on 11/2/2017

GTC Europe 2017: Hands-On with NVIDIA's Holodeck, Early Access Announced

In addition the Drive PX Pegasus, NVIDIA announced Holodeck Early Access at GTC Europe 2017 in Germany. First announced at the primary GTC 2017 as Project Holodeck with early...

15 by Ian Cutress & Nate Oh on 10/13/2017

Oculus Announces Oculus Go: Untethered VR For $199 USD

Today, Facebook owned Oculus announced their follow up to the Oculus Rift VR headset, and they’ve decided to make the entry point to Oculus VR much easier to access...

28 by Brett Howse on 10/11/2017

Dell’s Visor Available for Pre-Order: A Mixed Reality Headset, Ships in Mid-October

Dell has begun to take pre-orders on its Visor headset for Windows Mixed Reality applications. The company will start shipments of the device in mid-October, just in time for...

34 by Anton Shilov on 9/14/2017

Intel Discontinues WiGig Cards, Antenna and Sink, Set to Focus on WiGig for VR

In a surprising move, Intel has announced plans to discontinue a number of their 802.11ad products. The company intends to cease shipments of the majority of its WiGig devices...

12 by Anton Shilov on 9/8/2017

Playing as a Jedi: Lenovo and Disney’s Star Wars Augmented Reality Experience

“The chosen one you are, with great promise I see.” Now that Disney owns the Star Wars franchise, the expansion of the universe is seemingly never ending. More films...

13 by Ian Cutress on 9/4/2017

Lenovo Immerses into Windows Mixed Reality with Lenovo Explorer

Lenovo has introduced its augmented/virtual reality head mounted display (HMD) compatible with the Windows Mixed Reality platform. The Lenovo Explorer device requires a PC to operate and runs applications...

1 by Anton Shilov on 9/1/2017

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