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HTC launches Vive Pre virtual reality headset for developers

HTC plans to launch its first virtual reality headset this year, but not matter how good the technology behind the device is, the HTC Vive won’t be much use if developers don’t create games, videos, and other experiences for it. After launching an initial developer kit in 2015, HTC is introducing an updated model at […]

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HTC Vive virtual reality headset to launch in April, 2016

When HTC unveiled a prototype of its virtual reality headset in March, the company said it would be commercially available by the end of the year. As the end of the year started to approach, HTC revised that date to early 2016. Now the company says the HTC Vive will launch in April, 2016… which […]

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Most HTC Vive virtual reality headsets won’t ship until 2016

HTC is partnering with Valve to launch the first virtual reality headset designed in conjunction with the company behind the Steam gaming platform. The HTC Vive was unveiled earlier this year with the promise that it would be available by the end of 2015. Now HTC and Valve say only a small number of units will […]

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Oculus Rift coming to market, but is the public ready for VR headsets?

Oculus VR has officially announced that its flagship headset, the Rift, will be available for preorders later this year with estimated shipping in the first quarter of 2016. Although one of the most covered headsets in the media, the Rift is just one virtual reality device in an ever-growing market. Samsung launched Gear VR (in partnership with Oculus) last […]

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HTC partners with Valve to launch the Vive virtual reality headset

HTC is entering the virtual reality arena with a new headset called the HTC Vive. It’s made in partnership with game developer Valve, and it’s basically HTC’s answer to the Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR (as well as Google Cardboard, I guess). HTC and Valve plan to launch the virtual reality headset by the […]