HTC announced two new additions to the Vive family this week, but the one we could actually touch and explore is a lot more familiar. The HTC Vive Pro Eye is a subtle update to the existing Vive Pro headset, in fact, aside from the two blue rings around the front cameras on the headset, it's not immediately clear what is different. That's because the real update is inside the … [Read more...] about HTC Vive Pro Eye VR headset hands-on: A little innovation goes a long way
Note 9 phones, Bixby smart speakers, Galaxy smartwatches, Spotify partnerships, Fortnite exclusives and even a little toss-in mention of AR. Samsung's latest Unlocked phone event had everything. Except for one technology the company's been pushing for years.VR.I realized it only after I left the event in Brooklyn. After I'd worn smartwatches and looked at speakers and played … [Read more...] about Samsung talked a big game at its Note 9 event, but where was Gear VR?
Maybe it’s because I’m not completely engulfed in VR news these days, but I didn’t realize Chrome wasn’t already supported by Google’s Daydream VR platform. This week, that changes, with Google making the announcement this morning that those with a Daydream View headset can now browse the Interwebz in full virtual reality. And yes, that includes … [Read more...] about You Can Now Browse the Web in VR Thanks to Daydream Support for Chrome
E3, the biggest gaming show of the year, has nearly wrapped up in Los Angeles, and it's brought us a bunch of new VR games from various developers and publishers. Though details are still pretty thin for most titles, there seems to be a good mix of content for the PC-based systems like Windows Mixed Reality (WMR), HTC Vive, and Oculus Rift, as well as PlayStation VR (PSVR). If … [Read more...] about All the VR games announced at E3 2018
Unity had some big VR news to share at its Unite Tokyo conference earlier this week. According to tweets from the event, which wasn’t livestreamed, the engine maker showcased the latest progress with its Carte Blanche VR creation suite during the show. Not only that, but Unity’s Timoni West confirmed the platform will release to the public this October. For those … [Read more...] about Unity will release its Carte Blanche VR creation tools in October