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Chrome’s desktop browser now supports web-based VR on the Oculus Rift

The latest stable version of Google Chrome for desktop now supports the Oculus Rift headset via WebVR. Chrome automatically detects the headset, determines its capabilities, and renders web-based VR at a compatible framerate.
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.
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

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.
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. 
Computing

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.
Virtual Reality

Oculus Rift re-enters virtual space after bad software caused a global blackout

Oculus VR issued a software update early Thursday morning for the Oculus Rift, bringing the VR headset back online across the globe. The company will also issue store credit in the near future, so stay tuned.
Gaming

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.
Gaming

From horror fests to shoot-’em-ups, here are the 20 best Oculus Rift games

Jumping into virtual reality for the first time with the Oculus Rift? We've rounded up our picks for best Oculus Rift games -- whether you're into platforming, puzzles, or virtual dogfights -- available through the Oculus Store.
Gaming

’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.
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?