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How Palmer Luckey’s departure from Oculus can change VR

The above tweet comes from May 17, 2012, almost five years ago now, with John Carmack showing off the early prototype of the Rift he received from Palmer Luckey. This tweet helps mark the beginning of a journey that drove interest in VR to include millions of people.<p>A lot can change in five years. …

There's Now a Netflix-Like Service for Virtual Reality

HTC has a new plan to popularize virtual reality.<p>The Taiwanese smartphone maker plans to debut Wednesday a monthly subscription service for virtual …

Virtual Reality – Headsets Overview

Virtual reality has made a huge amount of progress in recent years. The giant headsets first appeared in the early 1990s, with graphics that made you …

Virtual Reality

HTC Vive Drops $100 for One Year Anniversary

HTC Vive Drops $100 for One Year Anniversary<p>/ April 5, 2017 at 10:02 PM / Deals, Gaming<p>It’s Happy Birthday to the HTC Vive. If you’ve been waiting …

New HTC Vives Weigh 15% Less Than They Did at Launch

While the Vive is often criticized for its front-heavy weight, the headset has actually managed to slim down over time thanks to manufacturing …

Virtual Reality

Study: Oculus Rift virtual reality headset induces motion sickness and is sexist in its effects

New research has found that the Oculus Rift, a high-end virtual reality headset, puts people at significant risk of motion sickness. The study of 72 …

Virtual Reality

The Incredible Potential of Virtual-Reality (VR) Lies Outside of Gaming

2016 was the year that Virtual Reality became consumer-friendly with the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and PlayStation VR headsets hitting the shelves. …

Virtual Reality

AMD Acquires IP And Acquihires Nitero Team, Maker Of 60 Ghz Wireless Chips For VR/AR

There have been many acquisitions in the VR and AR space in both the hardware and software in the least 24 months, but none of them could have been less expected than the one Advanced Micro Devices did today with Nitero. Today AMD announced the company acquired the IP and acquihired all the …

Entrypoint CEO Carissa Flocken Wants to Change Virtual Reality

Carissa Flocken, CEO of Entrypoint, answers the Teen Vogue founders week questionnaire.<p><i>To celebrate the launch of Teen Vogue Lifestyle, we caught up with some badass women founders. They filled out our Founders Week questionnaire so we could get their stories, insight, and best advice for being a</i> …

Dezeen at IKEA Festival: interactive sound art and an urban farm feature in highlights from Tuesday afternoon

In our second broadcast from the IKEA Festival at Milan design week, we explored an open-source urban farm design and watched an interactive music …

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