Mirage Solo

HTC adds some bells and whistles to the Vive Focus ahead of Western rollout

As HTC gears up for a stateside launch of their Vive Focus standalone headset, the company announced a number of changes that they’re bringing to the device currently available in China.<p>The company has long fancied itself the “premium” brand of VR, but at its annual developer conference it was …

Virtual Reality

Report: Qualcomm to Unveil New Snapdragon Chip Specifically Designed For Standalone Headsets

It’s possible standalone headsets are poised to leave the smartphone parts bin behind in the near future in a big way, as Qualcomm is reported to …

Mobile Technology

HTC Vive Focus VR headset now connects with the U12 Plus phone

Portable VR headset, meet squeezable phone.<p>HTC's newest phone, the HTC U12 Plus, was just revealed. And its newest mobile standalone VR headset, the Vive Focus, hasn't come to the US yet. But these two gadgets now intertwine just a bit thanks to HTC's newest software updates to Vive Focus. The news …

Virtual Reality

Vive Focus to Get 6DOF Controller Mode, Optical Hand-tracking for Gesture Input

While it’s exciting to start seeing 6DOF standalone VR headsets like the Vive Focus and Mirage Solo, both unfortunately include a 3DOF controller …

Virtual Reality

Best travel cases for Oculus Go

Since it is named the Oculus Go, you're going to want a way to travel around with it while also keeping it safe. While it's plastic outer shell will …

Android News

The Lenovo Mirage Solo Vs. The Oculus Go

<b>Let the stand-alone wars begin…</b>Stand-alone VR. It’s the dream of any immersive technology enthusiast. A 100% wireless headset capable of providing …

Virtual Reality

How to check the battery percentage on your Oculus Go controller

The Oculus Go came with its own battery for the controller. Now, I've been using mine for about 3 weeks now (spanning over an hour of gameplay a day) …

Android News

Best Headphones for Oculus Go

With the Oculus Go picking up speed, there are some extra things that you might want for a better experience overall. Whether it's extra battery or …

Consumer Tech

Documents leaks about Google Standalone AR Headset

It seems that Google focus has shifted towards AR from VR developments, recent news rumours confirmed that leading searching engine company is now …

Augmented Reality

Report: Google is Developing a Standalone AR Headset to Rival HoloLens

Google is allegedly developing a standalone augmented reality headset that aims to offer users a tethereless AR experience, German tech publication</i> …

Augmented Reality

Google AR headset “A65” tipped to rival HoloLens

Google is reportedly developing a standalone Augmented Reality headset to take on Microsoft HoloLens, a cable-free system that does not require a …

Augmented Reality

Google's rumored AR headset will take on HoloLens

Google is reportedly at work on a standalone augmented reality (AR) headset. Similar to the recently launched Lenovo Mirage Solo, which served as the …

Augmented Reality

Google may be working on a standalone AR headset

Apple and Samsung are doing it, so it wouldn't be surprising if Google is.<p>A project codenamed Google A65 is thought to be a standalone AR headset, and now we may have more details about it.<p>German news site Winfuture.de says it has documents that indicate Google's working with Taiwanese manufacturer …

Augmented Reality

How to add friends to your Oculus Go

As the Oculus Go (OGO) rises in popularity the community grows as well. Because of this, there are going to be plenty of people wanting to play co-op …

Android News

Google reportedly making its own AR headset, like Microsoft’s HoloLens

• According to rumor, there’s a Google AR headset in development, codenamed Google A65.<br>• The headset will likely be akin to Microsoft’s $5,000 HoloLens, which enables you to interact with mixed reality environments.<br>• Little is known about the A65, but Qualcomm, Quanta, and Meta might all be …

Augmented Reality

Geared Up Podcast: Hands on with the new Oculus Go and Lenovo Mirage Solo portable VR headsets

<i>The Geared Up Giveaway is back! We’re giving Geared Up subscribers the chance to win an Oculus Go headset. See the bottom of this post for details on</i> …

Virtual Reality

Lenovo’s $399.99 Mirage Solo is the most exciting VR headset released this year

Lenovo is bringing innovation to a crowded field<p>The Mirage Solo from Lenovo is the first virtual reality headset that has actually gotten me excited in a long time.<p>The Mirage Solo is a $399.99 standalone VR headset — which means it requires no computer or phone to play — that offers full head …

Virtual Reality

VR headsets: Mirage Solo v Oculus Go

For years now, advocates of virtual reality have been predicting that a breakthrough innovation was just around the corner: a cheap, simple …

Virtual Reality

How to use the private browser on Oculus Go

So you've got your Oculus Go up and ready and you're looking into all the cool things you can do with it. One of those things might be Googling the …

Android News

Google and Facebook are now tantalizingly close to solving VR

I tried each company’s new headset. Here’s what’s holding them back.<p>Something big happened last week, and I’m not sure anyone really noticed. Both Facebook and Lenovo (with partner Google) released new VR headsets: the Oculus Go ($200) and the Mirage Solo ($400) respectively. Just like plenty of …

Virtual Reality

Oculus Go's VR Is Good And Cheap So Why Am I Still So Disappointed?

I'm standing in the middle of my living room, but my view is of the deck of a ship. I can hear my actual dog as he pants on the sofa I pushed against …

Virtual Reality

Google and Lenovo Chase Facebook in the Standalone VR Market

Will the Mirage Solo tackle the low-end Oculus Go?<p><b>Alphabet</b>'s (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google and <b>Lenovo</b> (NASDAQOTH:LNVGY) recently launched the …

Virtual Reality

Ep.36 - Teslasuit Tested, Lenovo Mirage Solo, Red Matter & Star Trek Next Generation

Star Trek

Best battery backups for Lenovo Mirage Solo

With the Lenovo Mirage Solo coming out, you might be wondering how you can take it around with you wherever you go. Since it is USB-C, you can't go …

Operating Systems

Virtual reality displays just got upgraded to 1,001 ppi – will we see one in PlayStation VR 2?

LCD manufacturer Japan Display (JDI) has developed a virtual reality-ready screen that more than doubles the pixel quality you’ll find in nearly all …

Virtual Reality

Google: Don't Expect 6DOF Controllers for Lenovo Mirage Solo

If you’re waiting on positionally-tracked controllers for Google’s latest entry into the Daydream platform, the standalone 6DOF VR headset Lenovo …

Virtual Reality

Google won't bring next-gen controllers to its newest VR headset

Don't expect cutting-edge future controls for the Mirage Solo.<p>The future of Google VR needs to work better with my hands. But...maybe not just yet.<p>Google's next wave of VR just arrived a few days ago, in the form of a standalone headset called the Lenovo Mirage Solo. It's an impressive …

Virtual Reality

Lenovo Made A Souped Up Oculus Go That's Missing Just One Key Feature

Only a couple of weeks since the first standalone VR headset was released, and already we have another. Except this one is made by Lenovo in …

Virtual Reality

Best Headphones for Lenovo Mirage Solo

The new Lenovo Mirage Solo is a great way to get into virtual reality, since you don't need to go through the hassle of strapping your phone into an …

Consumer Tech

Google Confirms Chrome is Coming to Standalone Daydream Headsets

The Lenovo Mirage Solo, the first standalone Daydream headset, launched just last week. In our review we noted it odd that the headset didn’t have …

Virtual Reality