Category Archives: Virtual Reality

You may be browsing the web in VR soon, for Virtual-Reality is coming to Chrome

One of the most exciting things about new platforms is to see existing content get adapted to this new platform. You see, that makes it possible to utilize the new platform’s strengths to better realize the original idea, and that is truly exciting. Continue reading You may be browsing the web in VR soon, for Virtual-Reality is coming to Chrome

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Oculus backs down and removes DRM that prevents Vive from playing Oculus games

When the Oculus Rift launched on Kickstarter a few years ago, it was promised to be a product that would pioneer Virtual-reality. The startup behind it made it clear early on that it is more focused in making  Virtual-reality more popular rather than making money, and that competition could actually help it achieve that goal. Continue reading Oculus backs down and removes DRM that prevents Vive from playing Oculus games

Report: Samsung is making a controller for the Gear VR

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The mobile Virtual-Reality experience isn’t exactly elegant for the most part, with the Google Cardboard being just a cardboard box with a few lenses. With that sort of technology, you wouldn’t expect mobile VR to be useful, or even popular, but the promise of virtual-reality has been such that it has been able to transcend the barriers of technology and has managed to be fun even on the Cardboard, and has proven to be popular among consumers. Continue reading Report: Samsung is making a controller for the Gear VR

Google has run out of ideas: Sells old products under a different name

It is that time of the year again. The span of two months where some of the biggest events in the technology industry take place. Developers gather at Google I/O and WWDC, and gaming enthusiasts gather at E3. Continue reading Google has run out of ideas: Sells old products under a different name

Android VR is pretty much confirmed: Pops up in Google Developer Console

As headsets like the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive take care of the enthusiasts, a more down to earth solution is required for the mass market, to keep them occupied till virtual-reality headsets’ prices come down. Continue reading Android VR is pretty much confirmed: Pops up in Google Developer Console

Facebook reveals its open-source 360 degree camera array

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Now that the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive are launching, thus beginning Virtual-reality’s re-emergence into the mass-market, content creators should start creating content for this new medium.  Continue reading Facebook reveals its open-source 360 degree camera array

Rifting Reality is here: The premiere VR Destination

We have said it before, and we are saying it again: 2016 is the year Virtual Reality will step out of the garages of entrepreneurs and the desks of developers, because it is finally hitting the mass-market, and this time, we are confident that it will succeed.

And coinciding with the year of Virtual Reality, we are proud to announce Rifting Reality: The premiere destination for quality content about Virtual Reality.  Continue reading Rifting Reality is here: The premiere VR Destination

Sony announces PS VR price and release date

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The Rift and the Vive  are the VR Headsets that everyone is paying attention to, but the fact is that they are too expensive, and won’t be in the hands of the average Joe anytime soon. Continue reading Sony announces PS VR price and release date

Steam now allows you to play your games in your dream setup

SteamVR Desktop Theater mode will let you play your games library in VR

If you like Virtual Reality, you may want to check out Rifting Reality: An all new blog pioneering longform VR Journalism. 

Virtual Reality is picking up pace, and while it won’t be mainstream anytime soon, this is the most crucial time for Virtual Reality. Developers should have compelling content ready for when the mainstream consumers start adopting virtual-reality. Continue reading Steam now allows you to play your games in your dream setup

The Oculus Rift is not compatible with Macs because they are ‘too weak’

Here's why Oculus Rift won't work with your Mac

If you like Virtual Reality, you may want to check out Rifting Reality: An all new blog pioneering longform VR Journalism. 

When it comes to the PC Ecosystem, Windows still reigns supreme with the lion’s share of the market. This is why most developers prioritize it first and other operating systems later. Continue reading The Oculus Rift is not compatible with Macs because they are ‘too weak’