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Microsoft May Debut a Sequel to HoloLens in 2019

Microsoft’s HoloLens finally began shipping last year to developers who were willing to fork over $3,000 for a developer kit. It’s not exactly available to the public, but it’s available to anyone who wants it, if that makes sense. Now, the company behind the holographic computing hardware is gearing up for a revised model with improvements and possibly new features if a report from Thurrott.com … Continue reading Microsoft May Debut a Sequel to HoloLens in 2019

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Samsung May Release a New Gear VR with a Single-Hand Controller

Google’s Daydream View headset is pretty popular amongst Pixel owners and those who have access to the Daydream platform. One reason may be due to the level of comfortability offered by the headset, while another likely cause is most definitely the dedicated controller that comes with the accessory, making interaction with virtual reality more life-like and enjoyable. Whelp, it looks like Samsung saw this fact … Continue reading Samsung May Release a New Gear VR with a Single-Hand Controller

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Report: HTC is Launch a Mobile VR Headset This Year

A fresh report out of CNET depicts an interview with HTC’s chief financial officer Chia-lin Chang where it’s stated HTC will introduce a mobile VR headset this year. The headset will reportedly be compatible with the new U Ultra handset but won’t be something as basic as Samsung’s Gear VR. Instead, the company will likely take some cues from their popular Vive headset. It’s unclear exactly … Continue reading Report: HTC is Launch a Mobile VR Headset This Year

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Fox Sports Will Stream Super Bowl 51 in VR (Kind Of, Sort Of)

Fox has announced that their sports division, titled Fox Sports, will stream Super Bowl 51 in virtual reality for viewing on smartphones in 360 degrees or via a Google Cardboard or Gear VR headset. However, it’s not as simple as watching the game as if you were there in person. In fact, it’s the exact opposite… …sort of. See, because VR is still so delicate … Continue reading Fox Sports Will Stream Super Bowl 51 in VR (Kind Of, Sort Of)

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Google Now Lets Anyone Build and Submit Daydream VR Apps

Google has officially opened up development and submissions for third-party developer-built Daydream VR apps. A complete page on their Google Developers website gives interested parties all the details on how to go about doing so, but in a nutshell, it’s essentially just like building and submitting an Android app as you’re still sending your software to the Play Store. You can also view Daydream requirements … Continue reading Google Now Lets Anyone Build and Submit Daydream VR Apps

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Deal: Grab the Google Daydream View Headset for $49 ($30 Off)

Google’s Daydream View is one of the cheaper VR headset options on the market today at just $79 for a unit, but starting today, you can get the viewer for as little as $49 as a part of a special promotion Google is holding on the official Google Store. This knocks $30 off the original price if you couldn’t do the math. Do note that … Continue reading Deal: Grab the Google Daydream View Headset for $49 ($30 Off)

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Google’s Daydream View Headset Now Available in Crimson and Snow

Last month when Google’s Daydream View headset launched, the only color option was one of three that would eventually make their way to the market. This color goes by the name of Slate, and while it’s not a bad color option, it’s not ideal for everyone. Luckily, starting today, you can now preorder the Daydream-powered VR headset in Crimson and Snow at the same $79 … Continue reading Google’s Daydream View Headset Now Available in Crimson and Snow

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Verizon Will Stream the 90th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in 360-Degree Video on YouTube

Lots of people gather in New York City each year to experience the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. I’m sure it’s a truly magical experience, but who wants to stand out in the cold with no bathroom in sight for roughly five hours? Sure, people probably don’t mind this as soon as the floats and celebrities make their appearances, but nevertheless there’s just as many … Continue reading Verizon Will Stream the 90th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in 360-Degree Video on YouTube

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Here’s Microsoft’s Minimum Windows 10 PC Requirements for VR

A while back, Microsoft said that all Windows 10 PCs next year would support VR. Of course, some type of minimum requirements had to pop up eventually for a PC to actually run virtual reality content and display it within a headset, but these specs have never surfaced. Well, until now. Found within the latest Insider builds of Windows 10 is an application called ‘Windows … Continue reading Here’s Microsoft’s Minimum Windows 10 PC Requirements for VR