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Microsoft just bought AltspaceVR to take on Facebook’s social virtual reality

AltspaceVR, the beloved social virtual reality platform, announced earlier this year that it was shutting down due to financial difficulties. It later confirmed that unknown parties had stepped in to try and keep it alive, and now we know what’s happening: Microsoft is buying it. At its October Mixed Reality event in San Francisco, Microsoft […]

Yes, you can play sports in virtual reality

Virtual reality is still a young technology and, while it is extremely promising, right now it’s proving to have some limitations. VR technology is slowly establishing itself in many areas of activity and recreational applications, like video games or apps for specialized professional use such as medicine, for example. Virtual reality is even creating its […]

Samsung Gear VR review (consumer edition, 2016): THIS is the VR headset Samsung is giving away with S7 pre-orders

Samsung is pushing VR pretty hard right now. Alongside the VR-laden announcement of its Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge flagship smartphones, the company also announced that everyone who pre-ordered one of its new phones would also get a free Samsung Gear VR Consumer Edition thrown in. That’s quite a giveaway – the headset normally […]

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