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HTC Viveport Infinity subscription service launches in April for $99 per year

Virtual Reality can be a rather expensive hobby. The most affordable standalone VR headset will set you back at least $199, but if you want a PC-based system you’ll probably end up spending at least twice as much on the headset, motion controllers, and sensors — and that’s before you factor in the cost of […]

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HTC Vive Focus standalone VR headset goes on sale for $600 next week in China

The HTC Vive Focus is the first standalone virtual reality headset from HTC that can be used without a PC or smartphone. First unveiled in November, the headset is going up for pre-order in China starting December 12th and it’s expected to ship to customers in that country in January, 2018. HTC is charging ¥3,999 (about […]

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HTC’s first standalone Vive VR headset is coming to China

HTC is expanding its Vive line of virtual reality headsets with a new model that doesn’t need to be plugged into a computer. Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, the new Vive headset should offer the kind of performance you’d get from a high-end smartphone… except that you don’t need to slide a phone […]

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HTC launches Viveport app store for VR apps (that aren’t games)

Virtual Reality devices like the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and PlayStation VR have gotten a lot of attention from gamers. But you can also use a VR headset to explore distant lands… or the bottom of the sea or the night sky. You can watch 360 degree movies, make music, or create paintings. So HTC is launching […]