HTC Vive VR Headset Launched at Rs. 92,990, Goes Up for Pre-Orders on Saturday

After launching the Vive VR internationally in April 2016, HTC has finally brought its virtual reality headset to India. We’d exclusively reported the upcoming launch of the HTC Vive headset in India earlier this week, and the announced pricing of Rs. 92,990 falls in line with our report, as is the expected May availability. The … Read more HTC Vive VR Headset Launched at Rs. 92,990, Goes Up for Pre-Orders on Saturday

LG, Valve Partner on VR Headset Powered by SteamVR; to Be Shown at GDC This Week

LG is trying to step up its effort to enter the virtual reality segment, which is currently being dominated by the likes of Sony, Samsung, and HTC. At this year’s Mobile World Congress, LG reiterated its interest in VR by announcing a collaboration with Valve on a SteamVR-powered headset. This is not the first time … Read more LG, Valve Partner on VR Headset Powered by SteamVR; to Be Shown at GDC This Week

Nougat update for ZTE Axon 7 brings Daydream VR compatibility

After a short delay, the Nougat update for the ZTE Axon 7 is finally rolling out and it brings Google Daydream compatibility. ZTE has as low as $50 its own VR headset. This makes the Axon 7 the cheapest way to get into Google’s VR ecosystem. Other supported phones include the Pixels and the Moto … Read more Nougat update for ZTE Axon 7 brings Daydream VR compatibility

Google Daydream VR discounted to $50 for a month (US only)

A week ago, a $500 “Oculus Ready” PC was unveiled, but still the cheapest way to experience VR is through a smartphone headset. Google’s entry, the Daydream, is discounted in the US to $50 (usually $80) from today until February 25. Yep, US only. We were quite impressed with Daydream and especially the remote – … Read more Google Daydream VR discounted to $50 for a month (US only)

Pico Tech brings untethered, movement-sensitive VR to Android with Pico Neo CV

Samsung’s Gear VR and Google’s Daydream have made untethered VR the norm for Android devices. Mobile VR devices like the Pico Neo CV that track users as they roam around a room, however, are something a bit more special. Pico’s Neo CV is similar to devices like the HTC Vive in that it offers true untethered … Read more Pico Tech brings untethered, movement-sensitive VR to Android with Pico Neo CV

Intel shows off 10nm Cannon Lake chip, announces Project Alloy VR product plans

Intel pulled out the big guns at its CES keynote on Wednesday, equipping the venue with leather loungers that each had its own VR setup for attendees to use—a flashy way to prove that Intel’s recent moves in the VR space were justified. But first, the company kicked off its presentation by demonstrating that its next-gen … Read more Intel shows off 10nm Cannon Lake chip, announces Project Alloy VR product plans

Samsung Gear VR (2016) currently going for $60 in US

The Samsung Gear VR (2016), which was unveiled alongside the ill-fated Galaxy Note7, has received a price cut in the US. Specifically, Amazon US has the headset listed on its website for just under $60, or $59.99 to be precise. A quick look at the South Korean company’s US website reveals that the VR headset … Read more Samsung Gear VR (2016) currently going for $60 in US

Nintendo Switch patent suggests possible VR accessory

Nintendo is all set to release its newest hybrid gaming console, the Nintendo Switch, early next year with more details to be announced in January. A member of the NeoGAF forums has shed some light on a bunch of patent applications that were just published in Nintendo’s name. Sometimes we can see some of the … Read more Nintendo Switch patent suggests possible VR accessory

AMD strengthens gaming and VR on Linux with graphics improvements

Windows is the indisputable platform of choice for gaming and VR, but Linux is catching up fast as graphics companies ramp up driver and hardware support for the OS. AMD is showing more love for Linux than ever before. The company on Thursday announced some hardware and driver updates that will strengthen gaming and VR … Read more AMD strengthens gaming and VR on Linux with graphics improvements

New slate of games showcase the power of Daydream VR

When we reviewed Google’s Daydream View headset last month, we were enamored with the simple, affordable solution to virtual reality, but somewhat disappointed in the lack of content. Just a handful of games were available at launch, and while there were certainly some fun titles, it was missing a real killer app to showcase its full … Read more New slate of games showcase the power of Daydream VR