Oculus “accidentally” puts privacy-focused jokes on thousands of Touch controllers
It looks like Oculus is having a pretty bad week as the company “accidentally” added privacy-focused jokes on the inside of the Touch controllers. The company’s CEO Nate Mitchell acknowledged the mistake on Twit...
Windows 10 is now the minimum and recommended OS spec for Oculus Rift
Oculus today announced that it is updating the minimum and recommended spec OS to Windows 10 in order to have the full Rift experience. Windows 7 and 8.1 users can continue to use Rift, but they will not receive future new feature...
Oculus’ new standalone $199 VR headset now on pre-order at Amazon.com
The Oculus Go is a standalone and wireless virtual reality headset which Facebook’s Oculus hopes will make VR accessible to more people. The headset doesn’t require any PC or a phone, which does mean some limitations,...
Oculus’ new standalone PC-less VR headset is reportedly much better than expected
At the Oculus Connect event Facebook, the parent company of Oculus, once again showed off their stand-alone VR headset the Santa Cruz. The headset is completely untethered, requiring neither a PC or a phone. The headset uses the ...
Oculus provides update on their next generation of standalone VR technology
Along with the most affordable VR headset Oculus Go, Oculus today provided an update on their next generation of standalone VR technology. At Oculus Connect last year, they first revealed Project Santa Cruz that tries to bring th...
Oculus’ new standalone VR headset is cheaper than all the Windows Mixed Reality headsets
Facebook, the parent company of Oculus, today announced a new virtual reality headset at Oculus Connect. The company’s upcoming Oculus Go headset costs $199, which is less than all of the Windows Mixed Reality headsets that ...
HTC Vive gets a price cut to become accessible to the mass market
by Sean Chan
HTC is lowering the price of its Vive virtual reality headset. The hardware maker is cutting the price of the headset by a whopping $200 in order to make it more accessible to the mass market. HTC Vive now costs $599 with the pric...
Facebook flatters Microsoft’s HoloLens team by immitation
It’s long been known that Facebook, home of the Oculus Rift, was working on developing augmented reality headsets, with the company famously saying the technology will not be ready until 2022. Now a new patent by Oculus has...
Facebook’s Oculus to make a VR end-run with $200 dedicated standalone headset
Microsoft plans to invade the VR space with a slew of tethered mixed reality headsets this Christmas priced at between $200 and $400. Oculus is however not ready to give up the VR mindshare leadership, and according to a new repo...
Despite Apple’s shift to AR, Oculus VR still to remain a Windows exclusive for now
Apple has brought AR and VR to iOS and MacOS with iOS11 and MacOS High Sierra with ARkit, but one big Augmented Reality maker isn’t biting just yet. Oculus abandoned Apple’s MacOS as well as Linux in 2015 due to the l...
Oculus founder Palmer Luckey leaves Facebook after only three years
by Greg Jordan
Founder of Oculus VR and Designer of the Oculus Rift headset, Palmer Luckey, has officially left Facebook, after being purchased by the social network giant for $2 billion in 2014, after only 3 years with the company. Facebook roc...