Check your inbox Oculus Rift users. If you were impacted by the recent service outage (due to a certificate error), then chances are you’ll have an email from Oculus. Just as they said they would, they have credited affected users with store credits. The value of the credit is US$15 or,...
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    At SXSW, Bose introduced Bose AR, a very different take on what we understand Augmented Reality to be. Instead of augmenting what you see, Bose is plannning to augmented what you hear, instead of overlaying visuals in front of your eyes. Currently in the prototype stage, the glasses would...
  • Oculus compensate users with $15 credit for outage

    Today has not been a great day for Oculus. For most of the past 12+ hours, users have been unable to use the Oculus Rift. As you can imagine, after investing in VR, owners use their headsets regularly and those developing on the platform could well have had demonstrations...
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    During CES this week, HTC Vive announced a major update to their VR platform with the introduction of Vive Pro and Vive Wireless. The Vive Pro upgrades the Vive to use dual OLED displays with a wider field of view and upgraded picture quality with a resolution jump of 37%...
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    Virtual Reality has come a long way in a few short years, increasing resolution, reducing input lag and the big one, adding touch controllers. While that was a big leap forward for the industry, the job of full immersion in a virtual environment is a long way from being...
  • Deal: Get up to 81% on Oculus titles (today only)

    Over the Christmas break, Oculus have had some pretty great deals on VR titles and today, those sales end. If you have an Oculus Rift and have been looking at buying titles like The Climb or Superhot VR, then you want to take a look as there are some...
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    At Facebook’s developer conference, Oculus Connect 4 this year, the Facebook-owned company announced they’d be delivering a substantial update to the Oculus Rift experience and today, we, Oculus-owners got that update. The immediate update is to the Oculus software that runs on your desktop, but after entering VR, you...
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    If you have an Oculus Rift, its time to get excited about updates. During the recent Oculus Connect 4 developer conference, Oculus announced we were getting a complete overhaul of the Oculus Home experience. Today they’ve announced their Oculus desktop app is also getting an overhaul. Launching as part...
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    As part of its ongoing collaboration with global drone leader DJI, Epson, providers of the Moverio augmented reality (AR) smart eyewear platform, has announced the world’s first glasses-based augmented reality drone flight simulator app, developed by Y Media Labs exclusively for the Epson Moverio BT-300 (FPV/Drone Edition) smartglasses. The application allows a user to fly a 3D digital drone in...

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