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Apple Enters the AR Arena?

Posted on: February 24th, 2018by Tisa

Apple and AR? We might be closer than you think… When it comes to smart glasses and augmented reality, some companies like Microsoft have been very public about their intentions to go “all in” on making this new technology a core offering in the years to come. However, Apple, known for it’s secrecy, has been […]

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Oculus Rift & HTC Vive Quick Start Guide

Posted on: December 31st, 2017by VRBeginnersGuide

Welcome to VR If (to your surprise) you happened to unwrap a new HTC Vive or Oculus Rift this Christmas, then CONGRATS, and welcome to the future of gaming! It wasn’t long ago that geeks and the tech aficionados dreamed of the handheld communicators from Star Trek becoming a reality…then the iPhone hit the market. […]

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VR is Taking the World by Storm: Over 1 Million Headsets Sold in Q3 of 2017 Alone

Posted on: December 24th, 2017by VRBeginnersGuide

For the first time since being introduced to the market, over one million (yes, that’s 1,000,000+) VR headsets flew off the shelves in a single fiscal quarter. This is a historical milestone for hardcore gamers, and a perhaps eye-opening moment for casual players who might not be as familiar with VR. With sales at an […]

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Virtual Reality is Transporting Sick Kids to Outer Space

Posted on: December 10th, 2017by VRBeginnersGuide

VR Alleviating Anxiety and Pain for Pediatric Patients Hospitals around North America are offering injured, sick, and cancer-stricken kids an opportunity to live out a fantasy or do “battle” with their sickness. VR is bringing wonderful possibilities of imagination to kids who need it the most. Hope for a brighter day being stuck in a […]

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Top VR News 8/26/17-9/1/17

Posted on: September 4th, 2017by Tisa

“I Expect You to Die” Earns Over $1M Since December Launched in December 2016, I Expect You to Die has earned more than $1 million dollars.  Developed by Schell Games, the game is available for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and PlayStation VR.  I Expect You to Die puts the player into view of a 007 […]

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The Latest Troubling News for HTC and the Vive

Posted on: August 27th, 2017by VRBeginnersGuide

The downfall of HTC and the Vive could be closer than we expected. Roughly 3 weeks ago we posted an article suggesting tough times ahead for HTC but even we didn’t expect things to go downhill this fast. Cracks started showing a mere 6 days after our article went live when the stock started dropping […]

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Dead Moon VR – Early Access Review

Posted on: August 27th, 2017by VRBeginnersGuide

Dead Moon perfectly captures everything that was great about the original Doom. I don’t mean in the carbon copy kind of way. Because this is 2017 and just remaking a game from the early 90’s simply wouldn’t work. The music and color pallet of doom worked well back in the day but would come across […]

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Top Virtual Reality News : August 19-25

Posted on: August 26th, 2017by Tisa

You Can Control VR Nausea Rumor has it that a young company may have a way for you to adjust the “excitement level” of a VR experience to reduce nausea. Some players experience “VR Sickness”, some don’t. What causes the nausea is a difference between what you  see and what you feel.  Though it doesn’t bother […]

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Top 5 VR Announcements 8/6/17–8/12/17

Posted on: August 13th, 2017by VRBeginnersGuide

VRBound Announces the Shortlist for the 2017 VR Awards         Presented by AMD, the VR Awards celebrate outstanding achievements in the virtual reality space. An expert-level panel of judges, including Jean Duong, Jennifer Lindsey, Jonathan Nafarret, and Luciana Carvalho Se, will spend the next couple of months evaluating the shortlist of nominees. Not […]

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Is this the Beginning of the End for the HTC Vive?

Posted on: August 5th, 2017by VRBeginnersGuide

A little history… Things were looking rather grim for Oculus at the end of 2016. SuperData Research estimated there had only been 243,000 Rift units sold verses 420,000 HTC Vive units. Even with Oculus releasing their near the end of the year, it seemed like much of the community had already written Oculus off. The new […]

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