Google has made a few moves, including appointing of a head of virtual reality, over the last month that point to a greater commitment to VR in the future, and today Google’s blog is highlighting how far it has come with VR already.
Google Cardboard is unquestionably the most widely used VR platform ... Read More »
Regardless of how HTC shareholders may have felt about the rumor that the company would be spinning off the VR business, HTC has officially quashed the rumor before it had too much time to build up.
HTC’s official comment on the matter:
Naturally this doesn’t preclude HTC making this move sometime in the ... Read More »
After the HTC Vive Pre picked up more than a dozen awards at CES, a new rumor claims that HTC is planning to create a separate entity for its VR business that would be wholly owned by HTC and Cher Wang. While HTC has yet to confirm or deny the ... Read More »
Virtual reality is beginning to go mainstream, with more and more people showing a strong interest in upcoming products like the Oculus Rift. Other companies, such as Samsung, HTC ... Read More »
In an interview with The Telegraph, HTC CEO Cher Wang confirmed that the company’s Vive virtual reality headset will finally be available for consumer pre-order on February 29th. (Prepare for an abundance of “Leap” jokes.) Wider commercial availability will come in April, placing it hot on the heels of the March 28th ship ... Read More »
HTC delayed the Vive virtual reality headset, but for good reason. The company claimed that there was a major improvement to Vive that would delay the product. And today, HTC has announced the improvements made to the newly redesigned Vive Pre.
A big ... Read More »
The HTC Vive has been delayed from its original Q1 release date to April of 2016, but for all the right reasons. CEO Cher Wang says that, two weeks ago, the team made a “a very, very big technological breakthrough” that will greatly improve the Vive when it releases. Instead of ... Read More »
Google Cardboard has long enabled us to enjoy virtual reality on the cheap, but thanks to a new app, it lets us create VR goodness, too.
Google today released Cardboard Camera, and it’s pretty much what it sounds like. The app will let you turn your Android smartphone ... Read More »
The Samsung Gear VR has been around for over a year now, but previous offerings were only compatible with a single device and were always treated as beta products by Samsung. That all changes with the release of the new Gear VR, with the price drop to $99 bringing it into the mainstream just in time ... Read More »
If you’re the owner of Google Cardboard, it’s about to get a lot more useful. Google has updated the YouTube app with virtual reality support, specifically for Google Cardboard. Now you’ll be able to watch VR YouTube videos in your Cardboard.
Unfortunately, there aren’t many VR-supported videos on YouTube. Another new feature in the YouTube app ... Read More »