Samsung XR headset battery spotted, hints at a stand-alone device

In what almost felt like a “one more thing” moment, Samsung announced at Unpacked that it is developing an XR (Extended Reality) headset. The company joined forces with Qualcomm and Google to create this new device, which, so far, has no official name or confirmed release date in sight. But working on it, Samsung is, […]

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Samsung is working on AR/VR headset based on Android, featuring Qualcomm chip

During the Galaxy Unpacked 2023 event, where Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S23 and the Galaxy Book 3 lineup, the company also revealed that it is working on an XR (Extended Reality) device in collaboration with Google and Qualcomm. While the company hasn’t revealed its name, it teased that the device is coming soon. Samsung’s upcoming […]

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Apple’s Headset Will Reportedly Let Customers Create AR Apps via Siri

Apple is working on new software tools that will allow both developers and customers to create augmented reality apps for its widely-rumored AR/VR headset, according to a paywalled report today from The Information‘s Wayne Ma. Interestingly, the report claims that customers will be able to create and release AR apps for the headset via Siri, […]

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Will The Apple Headset Come Out In 2023?

Today, we’re going to be talking about something we’ve mentioned quite a bit here at AppleToolBox: The Apple Headset, commonly referred to as Apple Glass. The reason we’re discussing this subject today is that, while there have been rumors for an Apple Headset for a several years now, things are starting to become more concrete […]

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Mark Gurman details Apple’s Reality Pro headset

Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman has issued an extensive report, detailing Apple’s VR/AR headset. Let’s start off with the name – it will be called Apple Reality Pro, and it could be announced at WWDC and launched in the US for $3,000 later this year. Apple aims to culminate a seven-year-long project and the work of its […]

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Apple’s Mixed Reality Headset to Feature iOS-Like Interface, Advanced Hand Tracking, and Will Work as Second Display for Mac

The AR/VR headset that Apple has been working on for years now is set to launch in 2023, which means rumors about the device are picking up. Bloomberg today shared some information on the headset’s interface, the apps it will feature, and how it will work. Apple’s mixed reality headset will have an “iOS-like” interface […]

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Apple Supplier Preparing to Begin Shipments of Lenses for Apple’s Upcoming AR/VR Headset

Wednesday January 18, 2023 11:29 pm PST by Sami Fathi An Apple supplier is looking to begin shipments of lenses to be used in Apple’s upcoming AR/VR headset as soon as next month, according to a report today by DigiTimes. The report states that Genius Electronic Optical (GSEO) will supply lens modules for Apple’s upcoming […]

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Apple also developing a cheaper mixed-reality headset

Apple is expected to launch a flagship-tier mixed-reality headset sometime this year. The price of the Reality Pro is said to be around $3,000, and today The Information reveals Cupertino wants to launch a more affordable product that will be closer to the Meta Quest Pro headset, currently priced at $1,500. Bloomberg also chimed in […]

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Apple Working on Cheaper Version of AR/VR Headset Priced Similarly to iPhone

Multiple rumors have indicated that Apple’s first AR/VR headset coming later this year will be priced somewhere around $3,000, but a future version will be more affordable, according to reports from The Information and Bloomberg. Apple is already developing a more “budget-friendly” AR/VR headset that could be priced similarly to the iPhone. The current iPhone […]

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A guide to gaming headset apps: Razer, HyperX, Corsair, and more

Whether you’re a gamer who needs something easy to set up a team chat with, or you’ve unexpectedly found yourself confined to Zoom calls for almost a year, you’ve probably tried to figure out a decent communication setup. However, it’s daunting to buy a microphone, an interface, and a nice pair of headphones, and figure […]

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Roccat Syn Max Air wireless headset review: An affordable charging dock for gamers

The Syn Max Air is loaded with RGB to fit the theme for Roccat, but a wireless headset with a charging dock is a new take for the gaming brand. There is a severe lack of options in this department for PC gamers, and this sleek headset promises a combination of luxury comfort and high-quality […]

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Samsung could be late to AR headset party as Apple is launching one soon

Apple is planning to launch an AR/VR headset this spring, ahead of WWDC 2023. The device will go on sale somewhere around fall this year, claims Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman. A couple of days ago, Ming Chi-Kuo, another Apple analyst, had also predicted Apple’s AR/VR headset to go on sale before the end of 2023. While […]

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More rumors of an Apple AR/VR headset coming in 2023 – but is anyone asking why?

The existence of an Apple Mixed Reality headset has been so widely rumored and reported it’s now essentially become fact – and a host of rumors have dropped this week. But we’ve been here so many times before, and they don’t feel any more likely to happen. Firstly-respected Ming-Chi Kuo has reported that there are […]

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iOS 17 Rumored to Have ‘Fewer Major Changes Than Originally Planned’ as Apple Shifts Focus to AR/VR Headset

iOS 17, the next major update for the iPhone, could be a less significant update than Apple was originally hoping as the company, and its engineers, focus more heavily on the upcoming AR/VR headset. Apple has been working on its AR/VR headset and its accompanying operating system, xrOS, for several years. With the launch of […]

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Apple’s ‘Reality Pro’ Headset Said to Launch Before WWDC, Ships in the Fall

Apple’s AR/VR headset, likely to be named “Reality Pro,” will be announced during an event this spring before WWDC, which is typically held in June, before the product begins shipping this fall. In his latest Power On newsletter, Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman says that Apple’s current plan is to announce the headset during an event in […]

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Top Stories: iPhone 15 Pro and Headset Rumors, CES 2023, Dark Sky Shutdown, and More

2023 is here, and Apple rumors are already flying about this year’s iPhone 15 lineup, the long-rumored mixed-reality headset and more. This week is also the annual CES event in Las Vegas where all sorts of companies are showing off their latest products, while the first of the year saw Apple finally shut down the […]

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Kuo: Apple’s mixed-reality headset could arrive as early as the Spring

Apple’s mixed-reality headset is finally coming this year, but don’t hold your breath just yet. Renowned analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has reaffirmed his estimate that the Apple AR/MR will arrive at the end of Q2 2023 or possibly in Q3 2023. Kuo’s latest research indicates issues with mechanical component drop testing and the lack of software […]

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Kuo: Apple’s Mixed-Reality Headset Likely to Debut at Spring Media Event or WWDC

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said in a tweet thread today that ongoing delays with development of Apple’s mixed-reality headset have likely pushed mass shipment of the device back to the end of the second quarter or into the third quarter of this year. As a result, Apple probably will not hold a January event to introduce […]

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Report Reveals Wave of New Features for Apple’s Mixed-Reality Headset, Including Digital Crown for Switching to Real-World View, Waist-Mounted Battery Pack, and More

Apple’s mixed-reality headset will feature a physical dial for switching to a view of the real-world, a waist-mounted battery pack, small motors to automatically adjust its lenses, and much more, according to The Information. The paywalled report purports to reveal a broad range of previously unheard-of specific features for the headset, including: A waist-mounted battery, […]

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How to set up and use a headset on Windows 10

Knowing how to set up and use a headset on Windows is essential for the modern age of communication, especially with the rise of working from home. Sets with noise cancellation are perfect for blocking out distracting sounds around the house and serve multiple uses outside productivity. Gamers generally have a particular affinity for wired […]

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