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Oculus Rift: Common problems and how to fix them

The Rift offers a chance to explore virtual worlds, but the tech behind the headset comes with its own problems. Here, we've detailed some of the more common issues plaguing the device, along with a few steps for alleviating them.The post Oculus Rift: Common problems and how to fix them appeared first on Digital Trends.

Adventurous gamers can climb Mount Everest in the Oculus Rift via ‘Everest VR’

Sólfar Studios released Everest VR on the Oculus Rift now that the Touch controllers are available. The mountain climbing experience arrives with a few updates, too, such as scalable scenery in God Mode, genuine photos, and more.The post Adventurous gamers can climb Mount Everest in the Oculus Rift via ‘Everest VR’ appeared first on Digital Trends.

Wondering about Wonder’s plans for its super gaming phone? Answers may come soon

There's little room for newcomers in the world of smartphones, but that doesn't stop companies trying. The latest is Wonder, a startup that apparently wants to build a futuristic device with VR capabilities, that will appeal to mobile gamers.The post Wondering about Wonder’s plans for its super gaming phone? Answers may come soon appeared first on Digital Trends.

The Oculus Rift unofficially supports modern MacOS machines via a new app

Developer Cindori launched a new MacOS app enabling a virtual three-screen desktop in the Oculus Rift headset. But there are a few catches of course, such as MacOS machines need to be "modern" and sport a discrete graphics processor.The post The Oculus Rift unofficially supports modern MacOS machines via a new app appeared first on Digital Trends.

Spectator View provides a looking glass for all to see HoloLens holograms

Microsoft has added a spectator view feature to HoloLens, and released instructions on how to build a compatible DSLR camera setup. It's based on the firm's Mixed Reality Capture technology that combines live footage with holograms.The post Spectator View provides a looking glass for all to see HoloLens holograms appeared first on Digital Trends.

Oncologists will be able to walk through 3D tumors with new VR system

A new multi-million-dollar project is building virtual reality and 3D visualization tools to help oncologists and other cancer researchers create and analyze 3D maps of cancerous tumors.The post Oncologists will be able to walk through 3D tumors with new VR system appeared first on Digital Trends.

Augment your reality with the best Project Tango apps and games

Project Tango, Google's augmented reality platform for smartphones and tablets, is in its infancy. But there are already a number of great games and apps for the burgeoning hardware.The post Augment your reality with the best Project Tango apps and games appeared first on Digital Trends.

Augment your reality with the best Project Tango apps and games

Project Tango, Google's augmented reality platform for smartphones and tablets, is in its infancy. But there are already a number of great games and apps for the burgeoning hardware.The post Augment your reality with the best Project Tango apps and games appeared first on Digital Trends.

Facebook and Oculus are working on gloves for finger tracking in virtual reality

Facebook CEO and Oculus VR owner Mark Zuckerberg recently toured the Oculus Research Lab and used prototype gloves for virtual reality. He also showcased other parts of the facility including a "clean room" and an anechoic chamber.The post Facebook and Oculus are working on gloves for finger tracking in virtual reality appeared first on Digital Trends.

Google wants Chrome to be a window for web-based VR on any device or headset

The latest blog from Google talks about viewing virtual reality content based on WebVR through Chrome for Android and Daydream View headsets. Google's Chrome browser will support more VR headsets in the coming months.The post Google wants Chrome to be a window for web-based VR on any device or headset appeared first on Digital Trends.

Everything you need to know about Google Daydream

Google Daydream is an Android-first mobile platform for virtual reality apps and games. The Daydream View headset is available on the Google Store now. Here is a list of devices that support the platform, plus the latest on apps, games, and content. The post Everything you need to know about Google Daydream appeared first on Digital Trends.

Nearly half the Oculus Rift kiosks in Best Buy stores are going bye-bye

Nearly half of the Oculus Rift demo stations in Best Buy stores are being shut down, the companies have confirmed. Apparently, the stations weren't getting much use, according to a report.The post Nearly half the Oculus Rift kiosks in Best Buy stores are going bye-bye appeared first on Digital Trends.

ZTE’s giving you another reason to buy the Axon 7: Daydream VR

We're already fans of the ZTE Axon 7, and now there's another reason to buy one: An update to Android 7.0 Nougat that adds Daydream VR support, making the Axon 7 the cheapest way to enjoy Daydream VR.The post ZTE’s giving you another reason to buy the Axon 7: Daydream VR appeared first on Digital Trends.

MSI GS63VR Stealth Pro gaming laptop review

Better components means a better gaming laptop, and MSI’s GS63VR is benefitting from that, with a slimmed-downed chassis and competitive performance. But can it outpace its generic origin story?The post MSI GS63VR Stealth Pro gaming laptop review appeared first on Digital Trends.

Verizon offers Daydream View to ‘subset’ of customers waiting for their Pixels

Orders of Google's new phone are "exceeding expectations," but that also means angry customers that have been waiting weeks if not months to receive their Google smartphone. Verizon is stepping up to the plate to keep customers happy.The post Verizon offers Daydream View to ‘subset’ of customers waiting for their Pixels appeared first on Digital Trends.

Mannequin head records intimacy for VR porn

VR Bangers created a severed head that records the audio and visual nuances of intimacy to enhance emotional response.The post Mannequin head records intimacy for VR porn appeared first on Digital Trends.

Realdoll is building a fleet of AI-powered sex robots with customizable personalities

Sex doll manufacturer Realdoll is dipping its toe into the world of AI and robotics with a new concept for a robot sex assistant that will form a “real bond” with its, erm, users.The post Realdoll is building a fleet of AI-powered sex robots with customizable personalities appeared first on Digital Trends.

‘Everest ’53’ VR project will take you back to the historic first ascent

CGO Studios specializes in historically accurate VR experiences. In development for the Oculus Rift and Touch controller, its latest project will take viewers to the top of Mount Everest later this year.The post ‘Everest ’53’ VR project will take you back to the historic first ascent appeared first on Digital Trends.

Ford built this high-tech hub in New York to prove it’s more than a car company

Ford isn't just a car company anymore. As a part of its effort to build a portfolio of products that empower smarter cities, the car-maker has opened its first FordHub in New York -- a space that showcases its emphasis on being a "mobility" company.The post Ford built this high-tech hub in New York to prove it’s more than a car company appeared first on Digital Trends.

Ancient history meets modern technology: Lithomodos VR reconstructs the past

Backed by an interdisciplinary team, Lithodomos VR develops archeologically accurate renditions of famous ancient buildings, such as the ancient city of Jerusalem and Paris' Arènes de Lutèce as it would have appeared during the Roman era.The post Ancient history meets modern technology: Lithomodos VR reconstructs the past appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Check out this Android charging cable super pack, just $16

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Microsoft Surface Book 3 15-inch review: Still unique, still expensive

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Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon Wear 4100 and 4100+

Two years after the release of the Snapdragon Wear 3100, Qualcomm has decided to release two new processors, the Wear and Wear 4100+The focus of the announcement was the Snapdragon Wear 4100+, and for good reason, as the Wear 4100+ is the only one of the two certified for Wear OS. Here are some of the key improvements in the Wear 4100+:Sleep trackingLive ComplicationsConstant heart rate monitoringImproved Sports ModeSmarter Watch ModeBluetooth 5Upgraded 4G LTEIncrease in number of colors on display With the announcement of the Wear 4100 comes the race to be the first to adopt it, and that race has been won by imoo and Mobvoi. imoo is a manufacturer of smartwatches for children, and their newest release, called the Z6 Ultra, will feature the 4100.Mobvoi, on the other hand, needs little introduction to readers of this site. Producer of the TicWatch, Mobvoi will be putting out the TicWatch Pro 3 featuring the Wear 4100 at the end of the year.The Snapdragon Wear 4100+ brings the ability for a much improved Wear OS experience, though Google has quite a large hole to dig itself out of it with users.