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Oculus Rift, HTC Vive head-to-head: Prices drop, but our favorite stays the same

The Oculus Rift and HTC Vive are the two big names in the virtual-reality arena, but most people can only afford one. Our comparison tells you which is best when you pit the Oculus Rift vs. HTC Vive.
Gaming

The best HTC Vive games available today

So you’re considering an HTC Vive, but don't know which games to get? Our list of 25 of the best HTC Vive games will help you out, whether you're into rhythm-based gaming, interstellar dogfights, or something else entirely.
Virtual Reality

Virtual reality breaks free as the HTC Wireless Adapter hits store shelves

Gamers can now break free from wires as the HTC Wireless Adapter hits store shelves, allowing HTC Vive users to connect their headsets wirelessly to their Windows PC without the need for cable tethers.
Computing

HTC’s new wireless adapter for the Vive arrives in September for $300

Sick of tripping over the HTC Vive’s cord when moving blindly across physical space? HTC’s new wireless adapter is here to help. But it costs $300 and requires you to install an add-in card. That is bad news for laptop owners.
Computing

HTC breaks down VR barriers by bringing Oculus Rift titles to Viveport

HTC's Viveport store and subscription service will be opened to Oculus Rift users in September this year, letting them buy titles directly and take advantage of the monthly game-delivery service.
Computing

Pricing and lack of content are still barriers against the adoption of VR

A recent survey questioned 595 VR and AR professionals about business growth in the consumer and enterprise markets. Only 24 percent report strong sales in the enterprise while 18 percent show strong sales in the consumer market.
Virtual Reality

Getting into VR is spendy. Which headset is truly worth your hard-earned cash?

Virtual reality has finally gone mainstream, but how do you find the best VR headset for you? Check out a few of our favorites, whether you want the best of the best or a budget alternative specifically designed for your mobile device.
Virtual Reality

Think virtual reality is just for games? These awesome apps will change your mind

Virtual reality isn't all about gaming. Swim with turtles, paint in 3D, and immerse yourself in some of the most unique experiences the platform has to offer, with our curated list of the best VR apps.
Movies & TV

These four virtual reality experiences will make you feel real emotions

During a TED Talk in 2015, Chris Milk, founder of VR production company Milk Studios, deemed virtual reality "the ultimate empathy machine," because you can insert yourself into the scenes and feel as if you are actually there. Since…
Virtual Reality

Oculus’ new prototype VR headset has something the HTC Vive Pro doesn’t

At Facebook's F8 developer conference, Oculus showed off a new VR headset prototype called the "Half-Dome." While it's still a prototype, it had one big feature that even the HTC Vive Pro doesn't have: A larger field of view.
Virtual Reality

Forget gamers -- grannies need to usher in a new era of VR adoption

The Oculus Go isn't as powerful or impressive as any of the high-end VR headsets yet released. But so what? Your grandparents will love it and that's perhaps the best thing about it.
Virtual Reality

The $200 Oculus Go VR headset is back in stock on Amazon

Oculus VR has debuted the Oculus Go headset on Amazon, but it's not quite ready to ship yet. Within hours of making its debut on the online store, the headset had sold out, and it's unclear when more units will appear.
Virtual Reality

How well does the original Oculus Rift hold up against the new Vive Pro?

With the first generation HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, we settled on HTC's offering as our favorite of the two. The question now arises, when you pit the Oculus Rift vs. Vive Pro, can the Oculus headset still keep up?
Computing

Researchers claim hackers can create havoc in the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive

A recent paper published by researchers from the University of New Haven in Connecticut shows that a vulnerability in OpenGL enables the team to alter the playing space and virtual environment on the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.
News

HTC brings AR to VR with new Vive Pro tools for dual cameras

The HTC Vive Pro is now much more capable than it was when it launched just a short while ago. With a brand-new SDK from HTC, its front-facing cameras can now be used to explore augmented reality applications.
Virtual Reality

VR is getting cheaper! Here's how to build a PC rig for less

Once you get past the sticker shock of picking up a headset, the rest of the hardware you'll need for a basic VR rig is relatively inexpensive. Whether you're using the Oculus Rift or the HTC Vive, these suggestions will help you make the…
Virtual Reality

Is the Vive Pro better than the original Vive? Our answer might surprise you

HTC Vive vs. Vive Pro, which comes out on top? That's the subject of our latest comparison, which looks at everything from tracking solutions, to controllers, and the brand new headset that could set a new standard for VR.
Computing

The Vive Pro proves that HTC and Oculus need each other for VR to succeed

The VR landscape has changed with the release of the Vive Pro and it proves that Oculus and HTC aren't really competitors anymore. To make the VR revolution a reality and not just a passing fad, they need each other.