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Sony's Project Morpheus 'Validated' By Facebook's Oculus Purchase

Forbes - 11 Apr 2014
The Oculus Rift has grown into a formidable technological force, even before it's publicly released, now that it's been acquired by Facebook. It will probably be a direct competitor to Sony's recently announced “Project Morpheus” VR system, and you ...

VR is in a tailspin, and the sales numbers prove it

Digital Trends - 19 Jul 2018
In an attempt to get ahead of finicky consumers, Oculus released the all-in-one Oculus Go in October 2017. It originally sold quite well on Amazon, scoring a 7-spot in May 2018. But, as you can see above, it's failed to maintain sales momentum, and has ...

Megaton Rainfall Coming to Oculus Rift and HTC Vive in August

VRFocus - 23 Jul 2018
Ever wanted to be a superhero in virtual reality (VR)? While Oculus Rift owners are patiently waiting for the launch of Marvel Powers United VR to appear this week, PlayStation VR owners have been able to enjoy their own version Megaton Rainfall since ...

Oculus starts selling $299 Go business bundle

TechCrunch - 17 Jul 2018
There's a decent business opportunity here for Oculus; running multiple Rifts and PCs is such an unimaginable hassle that without several dedicated troubleshooters, it's pretty rough to scale options quickly. With Oculus Go, functionality is a bit more ...

How to use Oculus TV for your Oculus Go

Android Central - 18 Jul 2018
Oculus TV has launched for the Oculus Go. This brings a fun and immersive way to watch your favorite shows and movies right from a living room setup in virtual reality (VR). The app was originally announced at F8 2018 and is now available to the public.

Facebook's Oculus TV Is a Half-Baked Smart TV App for VR

Variety - 25 Jun 2018
Facebook released a new app for its Oculus Go virtual reality (VR) headset Monday: Oculus TV is meant to be a one-stop-shop for watching streaming video content in VR. However, during a test over the past few days, it became clear that Oculus TV is ...

A Look Inside Consumer Perceptions of Oculus Go

Road to VR - 17 Jul 2018
More than just the latest in a long line of niche gadgets, Oculus Go represents the linchpin of Facebook's lofty goal of putting one billion people into virtual reality. Built with the new or casual user in mind, the device's non-intimidating tether ...

Amazon Prime Day Deal Offers $50 Discount on Oculus Rift

Road to VR - 17 Jul 2018
Oculus Touch is the system's dedicated motion controller. In the box you'll get two Touch controllers, an Oculus Rift headset, two sensors (for tracking), and all the necessary cabling. Advisory: you'll definitely need a VR-ready computer to run it ...

Judge Halves $500 Million Payout In Facebook ZeniMax Lawsuit

Variety - 28 Jun 2018
A Texas judge has halved the amount of money Facebook must pay ZeniMax Media for allegedly using stolen computer code in its Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, according to Bloomberg. ZeniMax sued Facebook in 2014 after Id Software co-founder John ...

Oculus Medium now lets you send VR art to your VR home

The Verge - 28 Jun 2018
Oculus is updating its Medium virtual reality sculpture app with some new features and (according to Oculus) better performance. Medium 2.0, as the new version is called, follows the beta launch of Oculus' larger Rift Core 2.0 software refresh. It adds ...

The Reluctant Townie | Pitching virtual-reality apps for Oculus Go

Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette - 15 Jul 2018
In May, premiere virtual-reality company — and $2.3 billion Facebook acquisition — Oculus VR released its game-changing virtual-reality headset Oculus Go. Oculus Go is the first dedicated VR headset to not require the user be tethered to a computer ...

Best Android Apps For Oculus Go

Android Central - 13 Jul 2018
The Oculus Go and the Gear VR are very similar, with the main difference being that the Oculus Go doesn't require you to put your phone inside of it. That's usually a good thing as it makes the Oculus Go easy to share with friends and lets people use ...

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