Even though Niantic’s Ingress was one of the first commercial apps to make use of augmented reality (AR), the company’s Pokémon Go game served as the world’s introduction to the technology and a catalyst for much brainstorming around the...
Palmer Luckey, a founder of Oculus, now owned by Facebook, has left the company nearly two months after a federal court trial over accusations of stealing technology from ZeniMax Media to build the Oculus Rift. Earlier this year, the jury...
Apple is increasingly focusing its resources on creating something revolutionary in the domain of augmented reality, or AR, and CEO Tim Cook is clearly on a warpath to developing products that are worthy of the Apple brand.But there are...
If you spotted a big improvement in 3D web graphics when browsing on Google Chrome over the past few days, you're not alone. Google recently announced that a major update to the WebGL JavaScript API in the form of WebGL...
Yesterday, we wrote a piece on augmented reality headsets from Bridge now being available for pre-order. The options for ordering are with and without the Structure Sensor, the component that's essential for an augmented reality experience.The Bridge mixed reality...
In early December 2016, we did a story on Bridge, a new augmented reality product from Occipital.It was the first product to try and fill the deep VR chasm that Apple's iOS users find themselves in, and brought in mixed reality...
Microsoft has announced that it will begin shipping its Mixed Reality (MR) headsets with developer kits later this month, as revealed by Microsoft Technical Fellow, Alex Kipman."When we begin the phased rollout of the developer kits this month, the...
Virtual reality company Oculus, now owned by Facebook, has announced a new Rift+Touch bundle on its website. The bundle now retails for $598 against the older price of $798 for both.PC virtual reality is one of the emerging branches...
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...
By now, you'll have seen the leaked photo of Magic Leap hardware that Business Insider claimed was a "working prototype" of the Google-backed AR device. Shortly after the photo was published, however, Magic Leap founder and CEO Rony Abovitz...
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...
Renowned AR/VR tech evangelist and blogger Robert Scoble has doubled down on the rumor that Apple Inc. is planning to announce an AR headset sometime in the middle of 2017.We could see the company partner with lens maker Carl Zeiss...
If you’ve paid much attention to tech rumors for 2017, you’ve probably noticed there’s a heavy focus on virtual reality (VR) again. Much of the conversation seems to revolve around what types of experiences we’ll see the most on...
The gripping court drama of Facebook and Oculus versus video game developer Zenimax ended in an upset victory for the game maker, and $500 million is now owed to them for unlawful infringement of copyrights and trademarks.The matter went...
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,...