Treat Dads And Grads With These Gift Ideas From Dell Canada

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With graduations and Father’s Day just around the corner, Dell Canada has compiled a list of gift ideas for those after the hottest tech gadgets. From gaming rigs to laptops and cameras, you should be able to find something at Dell Canada for the dad or grad in your life. Oculus Rift Headset + VR-Ready … Read more

Huawei Comes Out With A VR Headset Of Their Own

Look out HTC, Oculus Rift, and Samsung, you have a new contender to the virtual reality game. Huawei recently announced that they will be coming out with their own VR headset to go against the competition. It’s not too late for the Chinese phone manufacturer to join, but Huawei VR will have some ground to … Read more

Dell Introduces First VR-Ready Dell Precision Workstations

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When most people think virtual reality, they tend to think of entertainment and video games. Virtual reality, or VR, has plenty of other applications, and Dell has announced new VR-ready solutions for consuming or creating VR content for professional users with HTC Vive or Oculus Rift VR devices. Dell’s VR-ready solutions are defined by three … Read more

Hoping To Use Oculus Rift On A Mac? You Might Be Waiting Awhile…

With the Oculus Rift virtual reality system launch just around the corner, Mac users are finding themselves out of luck — and according to Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey, the system might never gain Mac computer support. Speaking with Shacknews, Luckey bluntly stated that Oculus Rift support depends entirely on Apple: “That is up to Apple. … Read more

Apple Virtual Reality: The Media Hype Has Begun

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Apple virtual reality wasn’t really talked about until just a few days ago when we all heard that iPhone sales were slumping. The company hadn’t even hinted at working on any sort of virtual reality program, and then Tim Cook went ahead and said virtual reality wasn’t a niche product. It’s very interesting that just a … Read more

Dell, Asus Promise Oculus Rift Capable PCs for Under $1,000

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As 2016 approaches, so does the release day of one of the most anticipated devices in recent years. That’s right, another Android powered oven is right around the corner and my mitts are ready. Also some VR Headset is set to drop in the spring, but only people that haven’t tried my peanut butter and pumpkin lasagna … Read more

Companies Behind Star Trek and Google Street View Create 360 Degree VR Film

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Virtual Reality has been in the news a lot lately, and with good reason. Content creators are seeing it as an exciting new way to engage viewers in games, films, and education software. Luckily for them and us, there is also no shortage of platforms to develop for, with Google Cardboard, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Microsoft HoloLense to … Read more

Oculus Unveils Final Oculus Rift Design, Partnership With Microsoft And More

Almost three years ago, a company called Oculus started off a Kickstarter to transform gaming and entertainment, with the goal of finally delivering on a virtual reality device that would further immerse us in other worlds. That day is closer as Oculus has unveiled the final design for Oculus Rift. Brendan Iribe, CEO of Oculus, … Read more

Oculus Rift Lawsuit Accuses Founder Of Stolen Technology

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By now most of the world knows what the Oculus Rift is. I mean if Mark Zuckerberg buys up a virtual reality company people are going to know. Oculus Rift was founded by Palmer Luckey who so happened to work for the company that is currently involved in the latest Oculus Rift lawsuit, Total Recall … Read more

Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition Is Coming

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Virtual Reality still seems a ways off from mass market appeal, Oculus Rift is trying to make headway into the space and so is Samsung. Samsung is soldiering forward with the new Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition that they have just announced for the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. Of course, this will only be … Read more

Kickstarter: Immersis VR Reaches $100K Goal

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Since the announcement of Oculus Rift’s virtual reality system and Google’s augmented reality Glass device, companies have been figuring out how to blend the two. Microsoft has been playing with Roomalive and HoloLens, and Catopsys has joined the fray with Immersis VR. French startup Catopsys is leveraging Immersis as an alternative to VR headsets like … Read more

Oculus Rift Enabled SuperBike TT Greenlit On Steam

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Steam Greenlight’s library of Oculus Rift enabled games slowly continues to grow with its newest addition, SuperBike TT. Developed by Digital VR studio Ghost Machine, the physics-based bike racer draws heavy inspiration from “classic Simulation racing games like Moto GP, Forza MotorSport, and RalliSport Challege,” and gives players the opportunity to race around fully-immersive fictionalized tracks thanks to the … Read more

Apple Virtual Reality, Getting Ready To Take On Oculus Rift?

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The following is a speculative editorial.  Apple Virtual Reality. It was only a matter of time before we saw Apple throw its hat into the world of VR albeit a small hat at the moment. Apple’s job board is specifically looking for an individual with a VR/AR development background so everything we’re talking about will be … Read more

Virtual Reality Maker Oculus VR Introduces Crescent Bay

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Oculus VR is pushing virtual reality technology as far as it possibly can and has announced the third iteration of their Oculus Rift named Crescent Bay. Oculus VR, at the time of this writing, is holding a Live Keynote (Oculus Connect) to discuss the future of Oculus VR and the Oculus Rift. Crescent Bay’s optics are much improved over the last generation Rift and features 360 degree motion tracking. Integrated audio is also a new feature but it is optional but you now have the option to use your own headphones.

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Forget Oculus Rift, I Want An iPad Mini On My Face!

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Virtual reality is another one of those emerging technologies that is still in its baby stages. The Oculus Rift has been getting good press and Samsung has even jumped into the game with Samsung Gear VR. Now AirVR wants to strap an iPad Mini (or iPhone 6 Plus) to your face and immerse you in its version of VR. This Kickstarter is seeking $20,000 on Kickstarter for the project and is nearly at $14,000 at the time of this writing with 26 days to go.

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Valve Has Imagined Steam In The Virtual Reality World, So You Didn’t Have To

Virtual reality gaming is coming folks. This is not going to be some passing trend that will fade off into the night. Sony and Microsoft have both played in the 3D gaming world but VR is a whole different beast. The immersion of the user into the game itself is what I think will set … Read more