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The PlayStation VR Is Pushing Virtual Reality Into The Mainstream

For the past couple of years, VR has been a niche industry. Even with the release of the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive earlier this year, VR really hasn’t been obtainable unless you have around $1500 to spare for … Continue reading

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Why I Returned The HTC Vive

I purchased the HTC Vive three weeks ago for $799 along with a VR-ready PC, the Dell XPS 8900, for $1199. With taxes, the price was over $2000. That type of cash is something I really can’t just part with … Continue reading

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Oculus Rift Vs. HTC Vive

I was able to try out both the commercial versions of the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive this weekend, and — to my own surprise — came out liking the HTC Vive a little bit more. I thought the … Continue reading

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Products Of 2016: Oculus Rift And Apple Watch 2

2016 is set to be a more interesting year in technology than the mostly boring 2015. It is the year that both virtual reality and smartwatches could take off in a big way. The developer’s edition of the Oculus Rift … Continue reading

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3D Is Still Hanging On

The 3D Revolution that was supposed to take off never did. Consumers widely prefer smart TVs and 4K television sets (although those haven’t completely taken off either) to 3D television sets, which are getting more difficult to find. However, as … Continue reading

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Is Excitement Over Virtual Reality Losing Ground?

When thinking about one year ago, virtual reality seemed to be the most exciting thing in the tech world. Oculus had just fulfilled most of its shipment for the 2nd developer’s version of the Oculus Rift. Samsung had just announced … Continue reading

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Can The Oculus Rift Turn Out To Be The Next Google Glass?

The Oculus Rift sort of debuted Thursday morning in San Francisco. I say sort of; nobody actually got to try it on. The Verge was pretty fascinated with what is being called the commercial version of the Oculus Rift, which … Continue reading

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Samsung Gear VR Is Better Than Oculus Rift DK2

I received my Samsung Gear VR set for use with the Galaxy Note 4 and have been blown away by a product in a way I haven’t been since the original iPod in 2001. I had the Oculus Rift DK2 … Continue reading

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Demise of 3D Proven Wrong

After the 3D version of Avatar wowed theater audiences in 2009, 3D was supposed to be the next big thing. Suddenly, 3D television sets were popping up everywhere and every film studio was in a rush to release a 3D … Continue reading

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