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Samsung Canada's Black Friday Blowout sale offers discounts on smartphones, tablets and accessories

Select Samsung devices have seen major discounts at select Canadian carriers for the big Black Friday promotions, specifically at Amazon Canada, Best …

Samsung

New WebVR Experiences Entertain, Educate, and Let You Explore

In April 2017, we released React VR—a library that lets developers with an understanding of JavaScript build and ship compelling VR experiences …

Virtual Reality

Sony Delivers A 360-Degree View of “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” | Deadline

Sony Pictures harnessed virtual reality to take movie-goers inside the dense forest of <i>Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle</i> ahead of the film’s December …

Entertainment Industry

Make Dad's Holiday Epic: Here Are 20 Gifts He Actually Wants

This year, don't leave dad's gift until the last minute.<p>Dad’s gift! Every year it happens — you get so wound up looking for the perfect gift for the …

Bravo TV

Does Your Retirement Plan Include Drones, Tiny Homes?

My great-grandfather, Harry, was a signals operator in World War I. Wireless communication in trench warfare was still in its very early stages and, tragically, the radio he was using blew up in his face, leaving him only able to see shadows due to corneal damage. His eyesight deteriorated over the …

John Hickenlooper

Explore ancient Egypt in our Virtual Reality tour

For several months, we have been working in collaboration with Oculus to develop an extraordinary new interactive tour that can be experienced …

History

ViroCore is a SceneKit Equivalent to Easily Develop AR/VR Apps in Java

Virtual reality has been in the spotlight for a few years now with enthusiast products like the HTC Vive as well as more mainstream options such as …

Augmented Reality

Gunfire Games: Coming home to Darksiders after a whole lot of pain and grief

<i>Presented by Intel</i><p>At the end of 2012, publisher THQ declared bankruptcy, beginning the painful process of liquidating its assets. These included Vigil Games, the studio behind Darksiders and its just-released sequel, leaving the 80-person developer’s future uncertain. While Darksiders 2 had been …

HTC Announces Standalone Vive Focus with 6DoF Tracking, Cancels Daydream VR Headsets

HTC on Tuesday formally introduced its new standalone Vive Focus VR headset at the Vive Developers Conference (VDC) in Beijing. The VR HMD is based …

Virtual Reality

Experience the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vega... - Lot 1414200

Experience the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas as a VIP & Meet Intel CEO Brian Krzanich<p>View all 5 images<p>Description<p>Experience the 2018 …

Consumer Tech

“Coco VR” Is The Best Way To Experience Pixar’s Artistry

Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR owners can now explore the beautiful, stylized world of Pixar’s latest film with up to three friends.<p>Looking back at Pixar’s first 18 films, one thing is certain, whether you’re talking about masterpieces of storytelling like <i>Toy Story 3</i> or <i>Ratatouille,</i> or more ho-hum …

Technology

HTC Vive Focus hands-on: a promising start for next-gen mobile VR

We've already heard the news about HTC's Vive Focus, so it was only natural to get my hands dirty with this standalone 6DoF (six-degree-of-freedom) VR headset. As it turned out, HTC delivered pre-production units to several developers two weeks ago, in order to prep the demo area today. Soon after …

Virtual Reality

Walmart Black Friday Sale Brings VR Ready Desktop to Only $500, Deep Discounts on VR Devices

Walmart just published their Black Friday deals, and while the actual selection of VR devices isn’t Earth-shattering, you might just be able to …

Virtual Reality

Royal Caribbean Is Using Tech to Make the Cruising Experience Even Lazier • GearDiary

When you think of cruise ships, the first thing that comes to mind is probably not technology innovations. But that’s the furthest from the truth …

Royal Caribbean

The best virtual reality headsets to buy this Black Friday

There have been a range of new developments in virtual reality since the last Black Friday, with the arrival of Google's Daydream headset and brilliant new apps for devices from the Samsung Gear VR to the HTC Vive.<p>This year, Black Friday will be held on Friday, 24 November, while Cyber Monday will …

Virtual Reality

Apple said to be working on AR headset aimed for potential 2020 ship date

Apple is working on technology that would enable it to build an augmented reality headset by 2019, with shipping targeted for as soon as 2020, according to a new report from Bloomberg. The device would be independent from Apple’s iPhone or other mobile devices, with its own buillt-in display, OS …

Augmented Reality

Apple AR headset in the works, report says

Now that its got a programming interface for augmented reality, a headset is the obvious next step.<p>According to a Bloomberg report Wednesday, "people familiar with the situation" claim that Apple's working on an augmented reality headset, though we shouldn't expect to see it until 2010.<p>If true, …

Augmented Reality

If you don’t need the new model, a $25 Samsung Gear VR 2016 Edition sounds pretty sweet

If you’re not so keen on spending a small fortune for the Galaxy Note 8, S8 or S8+ just to get a free new Gear VR with a bundled controller, you can …

Samsung

10 Cutting-Edge Tech Gifts Under $100

Don't break the bank on tech this year.<p>There's a seemingly endless list of new tech gadgets on the market right now that will make awesome gifts this …

Investing

Intel and TNT will give NBA fans another VR streaming option

Intel has announced that it's partnering with Turner Sports to broadcast select NBA on TNT matchups using its True VR technology. Fans will be able to watch 360-degree, 3D broadcasts on both Samsung GearVR and Google Daydream headsets via apps downloaded from the Oculus and Google Play stores. …

Virtual Reality

The NBA really wants you to watch games in virtual reality

The basketball league has now struck two partnerships to broadcast games in VR, but are fans willing to actually watch them?<p>What's keeping you from watching NBA games in VR?<p>Is it the bulky headsets? Is it the slow camera switches that don't follow the players quickly enough? Is it just too …

Virtual Reality

Turner Sports and Intel Announce Multiyear Partnership to Bring Virtual Reality to NBA Fans | Intel Newsroom

<b>NEWS HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>In a landmark multiyear partnership, Intel will be the exclusive provider of virtual reality content for marquee matchups for the NBA …

Virtual Reality

Samsung giving away free Gear VR or DeX for Galaxy S8, Note 8 buyers

If you’ve been thinking about whether or not you should get a new flagship device from Samsung, this latest promo might help you decide. Those who …

Samsung

Screenshots don't quite do VR justice, but here's how to do it on the HTC Vive

The HTC Vive is a powerhouse in the ever-growing virtual reality industry after a very impressive first year. The screen resolution is too crisp and …

Virtual Reality

VR and pose: how to take a screenshot in VR with the Oculus Rift

Ever since Facebook purchased Oculus VR in 2014, the Oculus Rift has been one of the most talked about virtual reality headsets in the world. It and …

Virtual Reality

Samsung has so many TVs on sale right now, it's ridiculous

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>From giant 60" screens for your home theater …

Samsung

HTC’s killer deal bundles Vive, GTX 1070, and ‘Fallout 4 VR’ for a low price

If you’re looking to take the plunge into high-resolution, hardcore virtual reality experiences, HTC has a mad-crazy deal for you. For a limited …

Virtual Reality

Nissan Renews Star Wars Partnership

Nissan is returning to a collaboration with Lucasfilm Ltc. with the new Star Wars movie.<p>“<i>Star Wars</i>: <i>The Last Jedi</i>,” debuts in theaters Dec.15. This …

Star Wars

How to take a screenshot in VR with the Samsung Gear VR

Have you ever been in the middle of a cool virtual reality experience and suddenly wanted to take a picture of something that just came in view? …

Virtual Reality

Oculus’ Latest Update for Gear VR Includes Rooms and Livestream Comments

Earlier today <b>VRFocus</b> reported on the upcoming Oculus Rift 1.20 updates that would include Dynamic Bundle Pricing being introduced. While the PC-based …

Virtual Reality