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Macbooks for pros: How to decide among several workable options

July 16, 2018

Via: ZDNet

The introduction of the 2018 MacBook Pro models just a month after WWDC has surprised everyone. What’s even more of a surprise is that this crop of devices actually has offerings that are of use to high-end pro users. WHAT’S […]


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Is Apple preparing a massive hardware refresh?

July 12, 2018

Via: ZDNet

If you’ve been patiently waiting for Apple to refresh some of its aging hardware, you might not have to wait much longer before being able to put down some serious cash in exchange for some shiny new hardware. According to […]


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Rift Pulls Ahead Of Vive, Windows VR Gains Ground In June Steam Hardware Survey

July 2, 2018

Via: UploadVR

Another month and another similar set of Steam Hardware Survey results are in. The Oculus Rift once again came out on top in the optional survey in June 2018. Rift took 46.26% of the overall VR headset usage on Valve’s […]


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‘Oculus TV’ Brings Live & On-demand Video to Oculus Go, Now Available

June 26, 2018

Via: Road to VR

Announced back at Facebook’s F8 developer conference earlier this year, Oculus TV is the company’s latest first-party app that pulls a number of flatscreen video options together under one roof. The app is now available for free on Oculus Go. […]


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China’s Oculus Go Variant Sells Out in Minutes, 50,000+ Await More Stock

June 6, 2018

Via: Road to VR

The Chinese variant of the Oculus Go, sold by Xiaomi as the ‘Mi VR Standalone’, appears to be seeing strong launch demand, with the headset quickly selling out, in some cases within just minutes. XR intelligence firm Greenlight Insights estimates […]


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Rift/Vive Gap Narrows In Latest Steam Hardware Survey Results

June 4, 2018

Via: UploadVR

Last month saw the Oculus Rift pull even further ahead of the HTC Vive in Valve’s Steam Hardware Survey results, but the gap has narrowed again in May. This month’s results show less than 1% difference in headset usage between […]


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Technology that changed us: The 1970s, from Pong to Apollo

May 25, 2018

Via: ZDNet

In many ways, 1968 was a year of transformation. From the Vietnamese Tet Offensive to North Korea capturing the surveillance ship USS Pueblo, international affairs were unsettled. We lost two greats to assassination: Martin Luther King, Jr and Robert F. […]


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Report: Samsung Working On Wireless AR/VR Headset With Microsoft

May 9, 2018

Via: UploadVR

It sounds like Samsung is working on a new headset that will utilize both virtual and augmented reality technology. That is according to the Korea Times, which cites a Samsung official familiar with the company’s plans. Apparently, this new headset […]


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Oculus Go, Mirage Solo, and Vive Focus Standalone Headsets Compared

April 30, 2018

Via: Road to VR

Standalone VR headsets represent a new headset segment that sits somewhere between smartphone-based VR devices, and tethered, high-end VR systems, while offering some notable advantages over both. In this article we compare three standalone VR devices which will be available […]


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Everything We Know About Oculus Go (so far)

April 24, 2018

Via: Road to VR

Oculus Go is an upcoming standalone VR headset and controller that offers the same content library and a similar experience to Gear VR, but in a dedicated unit rather than a ‘headset shell’ accessory for a smartphone. What follows is […]


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Oculus Rift Increases Lead Over HTC Vive In March Steam Hardware Survey

April 2, 2018

Via: UploadVR

March’s Steam Hardware Survey results are in, and the Oculus Rift continues to increase the gap with the HTC Vive. Last month’s survey results were the first ever in which Rift beat the Vive, taking almost 2% more of the […]


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Our First Look at Oculus Go – Aiming for the Accessibility Sweet Spot

March 22, 2018

Via: Road to VR

Oculus Go was announced months ago, but it wasn’t until this week at GDC 2018 that the company actually made the headset available to try. At the Oculus booth today we got our first good look at Oculus Go, the […]


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Raspberry Pi powered by Arduino: Now you can program the Pi using Arduino Sketches

March 15, 2018

Via: TechRepublic

Arduino Sketches can now be used to program the Raspberry Pi, marking a moving together of two of the biggest maker platforms. The cloud-based Arduino Create platform is designed to simplify the creation of Internet of Things applications. Want to […]


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Report: Motorola To Release Smartphone-Based VR Headset For Moto Z

March 13, 2018

Via: UploadVR

Lenovo has plenty going on in the VR world already and now it looks like its subsidiary, Motorolla, is jumping into the industry too. Respected mobile industry leakster Evan Blass recently posted two images of a Virtual Viewer by Motorola […]


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Samsung’s Galaxy S9 Is It’s Most Powerful Smartphone For VR Yet

February 26, 2018

Via: UploadVR

Update: Both Oculus and Samsung have confirmed to UploadVR that the Galaxy S9 will not enable 6DOF support on Gear VR. We’ve reached out to Qualcomm for further clarification. Original story: Samsung isn’t quite ready to talk about the future […]


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Microsoft To Push Social VR/AR ‘Forward In New Ways’ In 2018

February 21, 2018

Via: UploadVR

Microsoft is teasing big things for its work in the social VR and AR space this year. Last year, as the company launched its new line of Windows ‘Mixed Reality’ VR headsets, Microsoft acquired social VR app, AltspaceVR, which had […]


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HoloLens Units Can Now Be Rented Instead Of Bought

February 15, 2018

Via: UploadVR

At $3,000, Microsoft’s HoloLens is an expensive proposition, limiting the number of people that have been able to get their hands on one over the past two years. But a new scheme from Abcomrents is looking to make the device […]


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VR Regatta Is A Beautiful And Realistic Sailing Simulator

February 9, 2018

Via: UploadVR

The first time I sat behind the steering wheel of a super-powered race car in Project CARS or in the cockpit of a spaceship in EVE: Valkyrie, the sense of escapism and immediate presence was palpable. VR has the ability […]


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Raspberry Pi cranked up to 11? New Odroid-N1 has Android 7.1, six-core chip, 4GB memory, 4K support

February 6, 2018

Via: TechRepublic

If you want a board close the size of the Raspberry Pi but with a bit more oomph under the hood you’re spoiled for choice. The latest souped-up, single-board computer to be announced is the Odroid-N1, which packs similar specs […]


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Lenovo To Bring Mirage Solo Standalone VR To The Classroom

January 31, 2018

Via: UploadVR

Lenovo’s new Mirage Solo standalone VR headset is headed to the classroom. The company this month introduced the Lenovo Virtual Reality Classroom, offering VR field trips across the world to students without having to leave the room. The package, sold […]