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Apple reportedly working on an AR headset with Vive-like controllers

A photo of the apparent controller was unearthed in leaked iOS 14 code

HTC Vive Cosmos Elite hands-on review: External tracking returns

With old-school external tracking, HTC's VR faceplate gives Cosmos owners options.

I fell out of love with VR, but the Vive Wireless rekindled the flame

Virtual reality isn't cheap, but upgrading what you have can be more economical than buying new. While my HTC Vive has languished on the floor for months at a time, perhaps some accessories can teach me to love VR once again.

The most common HTC Vive problems, and how to fix them

Are errors and bugs getting in the way of your VR experience with the HTC Vive? To help you troubleshoot and solve common HTC Vive problems, we've created an easy guide covering audio issues, visual problems, syncing, and more.

HTC Vive Cosmos hands-on review: Flippin’ genius

With its flip-up screen and built-in sensors, the HTC Vive Cosmos goes a long way towards making virtual reality easy and convenient for use at home.

Virtual reality breaks free as the HTC Wireless Adapter hits store shelves

Gamers can now break free from wires as the HTC Wireless Adapter hits store shelves, allowing HTC Vive users to connect their headsets wirelessly to their Windows PC without the need for cable tethers.The post Virtual reality breaks free as the HTC Wireless Adapter hits store shelves appeared first on Digital Trends.

HTC’s new wireless adapter for the Vive arrives in September for $300

Sick of tripping over the HTC Vive’s cord when moving blindly across physical space? HTC’s new wireless adapter is here to help. But it costs $300 and requires you to install an add-in card. That is bad news for laptop owners.The post HTC’s new wireless adapter for the Vive arrives in September for $300 appeared first on Digital Trends.

HTC breaks down VR barriers by bringing Oculus Rift titles to Viveport

HTC's Viveport store and subscription service will be opened to Oculus Rift users in September this year, letting them buy titles directly and take advantage of the monthly game-delivery service.The post HTC breaks down VR barriers by bringing Oculus Rift titles to Viveport appeared first on Digital Trends.

Pricing and lack of content are still barriers against the adoption of VR

A recent survey questioned 595 VR and AR professionals about business growth in the consumer and enterprise markets. Only 24 percent report strong sales in the enterprise while 18 percent show strong sales in the consumer market.The post Pricing and lack of content are still barriers against the adoption of VR appeared first on Digital Trends.

HTC Vive review

The Oculus Rift may have brought virtual reality into the public eye, but HTC’s Vive, built in partnership with Valve, does it better. Does the Vive still represent the true future of virtual reality, or are there better competitors on the market?The post HTC Vive review appeared first on Digital Trends.

Oculus’ new prototype VR headset has something the HTC Vive Pro doesn’t

At Facebook's F8 developer conference, Oculus showed off a new VR headset prototype called the "Half-Dome." While it's still a prototype, it had one big feature that even the HTC Vive Pro doesn't have: A larger field of view.The post Oculus’ new prototype VR headset has something the HTC Vive Pro doesn’t appeared first on Digital Trends.

$200 Oculus Go headset hits Amazon with December placeholder release date

Oculus VR has debuted the Oculus Go headset on Amazon, but it's not quite ready to ship yet. Within hours of making its debut on the online store, the headset had sold out, and it's unclear when more units will appear.The post $200 Oculus Go headset hits Amazon with December placeholder release date appeared first on Digital Trends.

Researchers claim hackers can create havoc in the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive

A recent paper published by researchers from the University of New Haven in Connecticut shows that a vulnerability in OpenGL enables the team to alter the playing space and virtual environment on the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.The post Researchers claim hackers can create havoc in the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive appeared first on Digital Trends.

How to build a cheap VR-ready PC

Once you get past the sticker shock of picking up a headset, the rest of the hardware you'll need for a basic VR rig is relatively inexpensive. Whether you're using the Oculus Rift or the HTC Vive, these suggestions will help you make the right choices for your PC build.The post How to build a cheap VR-ready PC appeared first on Digital Trends.

The Vive Pro proves that HTC and Oculus need each other for VR to succeed

The VR landscape has changed with the release of the Vive Pro and it proves that Oculus and HTC aren't really competitors anymore. To make the VR revolution a reality and not just a passing fad, they need each other. The post The Vive Pro proves that HTC and Oculus need each other for VR to succeed appeared first on Digital Trends.

Is the HTC Vive Pro too expensive, or the right price for the right hardware?

This morning, HTC announced the pricing details for it's new VR headset, the Vive Pro. The upgraded headset will cost $800 when it ships on April 5, with pre-orders starting today. Before you can even get excited, though, we have to ask: Is that way too expensive?The post Is the HTC Vive Pro too expensive, or the right price for the right hardware? appeared first on Digital Trends.

SteamVR will fine-tune VR to match the graphics chip, not the headset

The latest beta of SteamVR now includes a component that will fine-tune virtual reality experiences to match the performance of your PC's graphics chip. It will lower or raise the resolution beyond the native setting.The post SteamVR will fine-tune VR to match the graphics chip, not the headset appeared first on Digital Trends.

HTC announces U.S. layoffs as smartphone and VR divisions merge

HTC has dismissed dozens of its U.S. employees following the departure of its smartphone president one week ago. According to a source close to the matter, the number of employees let go could be up to 100.The post HTC announces U.S. layoffs as smartphone and VR divisions merge appeared first on Digital Trends.

HTC Vive Pro cameras can be used to track hands, controllers

The HTC Vive Pro virtual reality headset comes with two front-mounted stereoscopic cameras. They're mainly designed to stop you bumping into things, but could offer a new hand and controller-tracking solution.The post HTC Vive Pro cameras can be used to track hands, controllers appeared first on Digital Trends.

The best VR-ready laptops you can buy right now

High-definition virtual reality experiences don't require a tethered desktop. As our list of the best VR-ready laptops show, you can get an equally stunning experience with the right laptop ingredients. We list four models.The post The best VR-ready laptops you can buy right now appeared first on Digital Trends.

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