Chinese electronics company Xiaomi is a giant in select markets including China and India, but the company has a more limited presence in United States, where Xiaomi doesn’t sell phones. But Xiaomi does sell media streamers and a handful of other devices in the US. So there’s a chance that the new 2nd-gen Xiaomi Box […]
Apple’s Self Service Repair program debuted in April, allowing iPhone users to fix their own devices by purchasing genuine replacement parts, accessing official repair manuals, and even renting the equipment Apple uses to fix phones. Now Apple is expanding the program to cover recent MacBook Air and MacBook Pro laptops as well. Apple recently debuted […]
Facebook parent company Meta has been one of the dominant players in the virtual reality space since acquiring VR startup Oculus back in 2014. So it’s not surprising that the company has tightly integrated its social networking and VR products: want to use a Meta Quest VR headset? Up until now you’ve needed to login […]
Valve has confirmed that its Steam Deck handheld gaming PC is on track to begin shipping in February, following a short delay. And Apple may be looking at a somewhat longer setback for the virtual reality/augmented reality glasses it’s reportedly been developing since 2015: originally expected to ship this year, they may not be ready […]
The Oculus Go virtual reality headset was discontinued last summer, and while Facebook’s parent company Meta has promised to continue releasing security updates and bug fixes through 2022, the company has stopped accepting new apps for the platform. But a few months ago the company opened the door to allowing the Oculus Go to live […]
Teenage Engineering is a company known for designing sleek-looking products including the company’s own audio products and synthesizers as well as designs for third-party hardware including the Playdate handheld game console, H smart speaker, and l-1 camera. Now the Swedish company has introduced its first PC chassis. The Computer-1 is a striking looking compact case […]
As promised, Oculus has released an unlocked version of the operating system for the discontinued Oculus Go, which could breathe new life into the inexpensive virtual reality headset. You can find a download link and installation instructions at the Oculus Developers blog. The unlocked Oculus Go OS has all the same features as the last […]
The HTC Vive Flow is a virtual reality headset that you can use as a standalone entertainment and gaming device, no computer required. It’s up for pre-order today for $499 and ships in November. There’s probably nothing particularly surprising about that, since many details were revealed in a series of leaks from Evan Blass earlier […]
It’s been a few years since Valve released the Index virtual reality headset, which sells for $499 and up (with an emphasis on the “up” if you want wireless controllers and sensors required to get the most out of it).
Now a couple of reports suggest that Valve is working on new VR headsets, including a model that may be a standalone model that can be used without a PC.
The Oculus Go was Facebook’s first standalone virtual reality headset and with a starting price under $200, it was one of the most affordable ways to dabble with VR until Facebook discontinued the Go last summer. Still have one lying around though? You might be able to do a lot more with it soon. Former […]