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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.

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…
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Oculus Rift and HTC Vive head to head: Prices are lower, but our favorite remains 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.
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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.

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. 

The Vive Pro costs $800. Are you willing to pay that much?

This morning, HTC announced the pricing details for it's new VR headset, the Vive Pro. The upgraded headset will cost $800 when it ships on April 5, with pre-orders starting today. Before you can even get excited, though, we have to ask: Is…

SteamVR will fine-tune VR to match the graphics chip, not the headset

The latest beta of SteamVR now includes a component that will fine-tune virtual reality experiences to match the performance of your PC's graphics chip. It will lower or raise the resolution beyond the native setting.
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‘Ready Player One’ virtual reality extravaganza debuts at SXSW

The South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas, has been turned into the OASIS, with immersive Ready Player One virtual reality experiences that bring the world of the blockbuster film to life.

Oculus Rift is now more popular than HTC Vive among Steam users

After months of gaining ground, the Oculus Rift topped the HTC Vive in Steam's monthly hardware survey for the first time. The optional survey indicates that more users are using the Rift than the Vive.

HTC announces U.S. layoffs as smartphone and VR divisions merge

HTC has dismissed dozens of its U.S. employees following the departure of its smartphone president one week ago. According to a source close to the matter, the number of employees let go could be up to 100.

’Sprint Vector’ is a thrilling VR racer that stumbles on the finish line

Sprint Vector is full body arcade racer that could only exist in VR. Unfortunately, fun moment-to-moment action cannot save it from chaos.