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Lilbits 367: Say hello to the Samsung Galaxy Home Mini (while you wait for the Galaxy Home)

It’s been close to a year since Samsung first spoke publicly about the Galaxy Home smart speaker with support for the company’s Bixby voice assistant… but you still can’t actually buy one yet. But it looks like the company is also developing a second, smaller model. The folks at CNET spotted an FCC listing for […]

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Oculus Quest standalone VR headset is also coming May 31 for $399

Facebook is launching two new VR headsets. As mentioned earlier today, the Oculus Rift S is an updated headset that plugs into your PC and which features a higher-resolution display, inside-out position tracking, and a more comfortable design. And the Oculus Quest is a new standalone headset that doesn’t require a computer at all. They’re both […]

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Oculus Rift S VR headset up for pre-order for $399 (ships in late May)

jThe Oculus Rift S is a virtual reality headset with a higher-resolution display than the original Oculus Rift, support for inside-out position tracking (so you don’t need to place sensors around the room), and a more comfortable design. First announced in March, the new headset is up for pre-order from the Microsoft Store for $399, […]

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Oculus Rift S is a higher-res VR headset with inside-out tracking (for $399)

The Oculus Rift was arguably the headset that really kicked off the modern virtual reality boom. But it’s been nearly three years since the original Rift started shipping. Now the Facebook-owned Oculus has partnered with Lenovo to design a new model called the Oculus Rift S. It’s designed to be more comfortable. It supports inside-out […]

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$399 Oculus Quest standalone VR headset coming in 2019

When Facebook launched the $199 Oculus Go virtual reality headset last year, the company promised that a more powerful model with more advanced features was on the way. Now Facebook says that new headset will ship in the spring of 2019. It’s called Oculus Quest. It supports inside-out position tracking. And it will sell for […]

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Oculus unveils standalone VR headsets with starting prices of $199

The Oculus Rift was one of the first virtual reality headsets aimed at mainstream users (or at least gamers). But like most high-power headsets, the Oculus Rift is expensive and complicated: even after price cuts, it sells for $399 and needs to connect to a powerful PC with wires. Now Facebook is introducing a new […]

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Now Facebook hopes a $200 Oculus standalone headset will make VR mainstream (leaks)

A few years ago the next-big-thing in tech was 3D TV. For a year or two pretty much every display maker was showing off a 3D television at the Consumer Electronics Show. This year I didn’t see any. By that measure, virtual reality is already a big success story. Not only are there a bunch […]