If Microsoft wants to prevent Apple from creating an augmented reality platform as big as the App Store, it has to move soon with the Surface Phone, possibly bringing in deep integration with a slimmed-down HoloLens to really lock down...
Search engine juggernaut Google has just added a new feature to Google Chrome that allows it to turn practically any device into a virtual reality platform.VR has always been an "expensive extra", which is why it hasn't taken off...
A report by The Verge two days ago showed that Google will be releasing the virtual reality Cardboard Camera App for iOS users very soon. The app is already available for Android users on Google Play and has a user...
Microsoft is possibly one of the biggest comeback stories in the world of technology. After seeing their Windows revenues decline over several quarters, Microsoft is finally back to profitability and growth once again. The Windows problem hasn't gone away yet,...
Startup VR company Occipital has released a new virtual reality headset that brings virtual elements to real-world settings - a "mixed reality" experience.Called Bridge, the VR headset that was launched by the company yesterday can be used in tandem exclusively...
Microsoft HoloLens is expensive. Period. At $3000 for the Development Edition and $5000 for the Commercial Edition, it sits pretty high up above its poorer cousins in the virtual reality world. You can buy Facebook’s Oculus Rift VR headset...
Microsoft is going all out in the gaming segment after Phil Spencer took over in 2014. Current products include Xbox One and XBox One S. The Xbox Scorpio, of course, is the more advanced of the two but it will...
When Microsoft HoloLens was first unveiled last year, and then subsequently launched to avid developers in March this year, there was much speculation about how expensive it was and why it would never take off in the mainstream VR/AR space.While that...
The interest in alternate reality has helped spawn an array of technologies, some aimed at consumers and some at businesses and industries. Of these technologies, augmented and mixed reality appear to be the ones that will possibly go much further...
The phenomenon of virtual reality kiosks or cafés are taking over the Chinese market like wildfire, or so a report via Business Insider suggests. Several companies are putting up brick and mortar arcades for people to get a quickie VR experience...
Microsoft originally developed a design language for Windows 8 that eventually evolved into what is known as MDL2, or Microsoft Design Language 2, used for Windows 10. We now have word that Microsoft is now working on a much...
When Microsoft launched the Surface Studio PC last year, they also hinted at third-party VR headsets coming at starting prices of $299. The company has revealed more of its plans at CES 2017, and it looks like we’ll be...
Samsung Electronics Vice President Dr. Sung-Hoon Hong indicated at the Virtual Reality Summit in San Diego on Thursday that a Samsung Gear VR 2 headset would be "presented in a short time."Dr. Sung-Hoon also mentioned a Samsung Gear VR 3 that would...
Mobile carrier T-Mobile reportedly leaked a photo of a new Windows 10 phone with VR capability earlier this week during Microsoft's Windows 10 event in New York. The phone is an Alcatel Idol 4S, and ships with a VR headset...
Let's take a look under the hood and kick some tires on the Alcatel IDOL 4S that comes with Windows 10 Mobile out of the box. The smartphone also includes a virtual reality headset, and currently retails for $288...