Tag Archives: VR

HTC Sees Dismal sales of new Flagship in China, forms VR company: reports

it is no secret that Taiwanese phone manufacturer HTC has been going via tough instances within the past few years, struggling to compete against both mounted names inside the business and chinese upstarts like Lenovo, Huawei, and Xiaomi. Its recent digital reality efforts, within the form of the Vive VR headset constructed in collaboration with Valve, have but garnered important ... Read More »

Android N to Bring 3D Touch-Like Support, More VR Features: Reports

Google last week started rolling out the second Developer Preview of Android N adding new features such as Launcher shortcuts, Emoji Unicode 9 support, and more. While Google revealed a list of features and fixes it introduced in the Preview 2, some other new features have been discovered that the next version of Android will natively support 3D Touch-like pressure ... Read More »

Samsung Gear 360 Spherical VR Camera’s Price Revealed

Samsung, apart from unveiling its new premium Galaxy smartphone at this year’s MWC event in Barcelona, had also announced a new Gear 360 spherical camera. The South Korean company had at MWC revealed that it will make the Gear 360 available starting Q2 2016 in select countries without mentioning the price of the device. Now, a third-party online retailer has ... Read More »

Oculus Rift May Offer Better High-End Quality Than PS VR, Admits Sony Executive

After years of hype and development, high-end virtual reality (VR) headsets will make their way to consumers starting with the Oculus Rift this month, in 20 countries around the world. Sony’s PlayStation VR (PS VR) is one of its biggest competitors, and Sony Computer Entertainment vice president Masayasu Ito pointed out this week why he thinks its creation will be ... Read More »

HTC Vive VR Headset Sells 15,000 Units in First 10 Minutes of Pre-Orders

People are going gaga over HTC’s Vive VR, it appears. The Taiwanese company sold over 15,000 units of the HTC Vive virtual reality headset in the first 10 minutes of its pre-orders opening on Monday, an executive with HTC said. HTC began accepting pre-orders for its head-mounted VR gadget on February 29. Earlier this week, the company also revealed the ... Read More »

Coca-Cola Unveils VR Cardboard Headset for iPhone

Coca-Cola has published a short video showcasing its own virtual-reality headset for iPhone made out of its recycled cardboard 12-can packaging. The VR cardboard headset for now seems like an experiment by the company, and it is not known if the company will actually market the product. The YouTube video published by the company shows some steps how you can ... Read More »

Sony Xperia VR Headset Rumoured to Launch at MWC 2016

A new report is tipping that Sony may have an Xperia VR headset planned for launch at its February 22 event at MWC 2016. The Japanese giant so far has not detailed what it will launch at its MWC event, despite releasing a new video teaser this week. The speculation is being led by Xperia Blog, the Sony-focused mobile news ... Read More »

PlayStation VR Release Date Will Be In Late 2016: GameStop CEO

Virtual Reality (VR) head-mounted displays from Facebook’s Oculus, HTC, and Sony expected to hit retail shelves the world over this year. The Oculus Rift will ship on March 28 to eager customers who have pre-ordered while the HTC Vive will start taking pre-orders from February 29 with an April 2016 release window. Sony has been tightlipped on its launch plans ... Read More »

Mattel to Launch View-Master VR Headset Successor Later This Year

American toy manufacturing company Mattel impressed many of us last year with its View-Master virtual reality headset. It was cheap, it was well-designed, and it utilised Google Cardboard’s guidelines. The company has announced that it will be launching the second-generation of the device dubbed View-Master Viewer DLX later this year with improved features. First, the company is improving the design ... Read More »

Samsung to Bundle Free Gear VR Headset With Galaxy S7 Pre-Orders: Report

A new report from Netherlands claims that Samsung is looking to offer a free Gear VR headset to every pre-order of the Galaxy S7 as well as Galaxy S7 Edge. Android World reports that Samsung in Netherlands will offer the free Gear VR headset to all users who place the pre-orders for the new Samsung high-end Galaxy phones between February ... Read More »