Is 5G Enough to Boost the Metaverse?

Techno-visionaries and speculative fiction authors have long entertained the notion of a fully virtualized world—one where players can game in a realistic 3D space, hang out in virtual social spots, or even hold church services for massive congregations piping in from all across the world. In 1992, the author of several mind-bending sci-fi novels, Neal […]

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Samsung’s metaverse ‘My House’ is a huge hit, topping over 4 million visits

Samsung entered the so-called “metaverse” last month through the ZEPETO platform with the release of “My House.” The latter is a virtual space in the ZEPETO metaverse that players can decorate using various Samsung Electronics products, furniture, fabrics, and more. Samsung released the platform at CES 2022, and it turned out to be extremely popular […]

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You can now send links to your Oculus VR headset from Android, here’s how

Your Oculus Quest 2 VR headset is getting an update. The latest software update is bringing a number of new features and enhancements. For the Android community, you can be glad in knowing you can finally send links to the VR from Android devices. This allows easier sharing and access, making the Oculus Quest 2 […]

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Samsung’s vision of AR-powered self-driving cars is straight from the future

Samsung has become one of the car industry’s main component suppliers. Even though the company doesn’t build its own electric / self-driving vehicles, Samsung supplies major carmakers like Tesla, Rivian, and others with various technologies, ranging from batteries to cameras and lighting systems. The company is strengthening its position in the car market, and this […]

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Samsung joins the so-called metaverse at CES with ‘My House’ virtual space

“Metaverse” may be the latest buzzword of the tech world, but regardless of whether or not this concept has a future, Samsung’s joining the metaverse with its own VR world called “My House” in collaboration with Naver Z’s ZEPETO platform. Metaverse, as a concept, consists of an online virtual world that incorporates internet and IoT […]

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Samsung has reportedly partnered with Microsoft for a HoloLens AR project

Samsung Electronics is now working with Microsoft on a new augmented/mixed reality project involving HoloLens, a report from the Korean media revealed today. The HoloLens are head-mounted mixed reality smartglasses developed by Microsoft for enterprises and various industries, and Samsung’s involvement could relate to hardware. The two tech giants could unveil this mysterious HoloLens project […]

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One UI 4 Android 12 update on Galaxy S10 to leave out Gear VR support

The Galaxy S10 is getting the One UI 4 update. It’s generally good news for Galaxy S10 phone users but unfortunately, one major aspect will be removed. Apparently, the support for the Oculus Gear VR will no longer be available for the Galaxy S10 series once the phone is updated to One UI 4. The […]

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Galaxy S10 will drop Gear VR support once Android 12 lands in December

The Galaxy S10 series will no longer support the Gear VR platform once Android 12 and One UI 4.0 go live later this year — Oculus announced this week. If Gear VR is one of the main reasons you’re using the Galaxy S10 to this day, you’ll have a tough choice to make come December. […]

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Oculus Quest v34 ready with new features, enhancements

If you still have your Oculus Quest VR, know that a new update is available. Specifically, it’s software version 34. This means new features and enhancements are available for the virtual reality headset. The improvements include better Guardian functionality, as well as, new voice commands. The Quest team has also introduced more multitasking features plus […]

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Facebook company now called Meta, to push metaverse further

It has already come to this. Facebook is evolving. No, the main Facebook app isn’t getting a new name. Just the main company will now be called “Meta”. The good news was recently announced by CEO Mark Zuckerberg at Connect 2021. Officially, this move brings all apps and technologies by Facebook under one brand. The […]

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Sony VR headset for Xperia 1 II, Xperia 1 III to be announced

Earlier, we shared with you leaked images of the upcoming Sony Xperia PRO-I. The phone is said to work with VR glasses. It’s something like what Samsung used to do with a Gear VR. This time, a Sony smartphone is said to be attached to a virtual reality headset. Not much information has been shared […]

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Oculus Go unlocked OS build offers full root access

The Facebook-developed Oculus Go standalone virtual reality headset is not the go-to VR headset anymore, but Oculus and its consulting CTO John Carmack have introduced the unlocked OS build for the headset, which should make the current owners a tad fascinated. With the unlocked Oculus Go’s software, the users can gain “full root access” and […]

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What is the Metaverse and How Do Enterprises Stand to Benefit?

Metaverse, a combination of ‘meta,’ meaning beyond, and ‘universe,’ is a term coined by Neal Stephenson, a science fiction writer, in his 1992 novel Snow Crash. Today, the term has a lot more than romantic appeal. The metaverse refers to highly interactive virtual worlds — where land, buildings, and even personalized avatars can be traded […]

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Next-gen PlayStation VR headset will be powered by Samsung OLED

Samsung may have shelved its ambitions for its own virtual reality (VR) endeavors, but the company might play a huge role in Sony’s plans for its next-gen PlayStation VR headset, the PSVR 2. While many VR headset manufacturers are reportedly embracing LCD technology for the sake of higher resolutions, Sony reportedly wants to employ Samsung OLED […]

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SideQuest Android app allows sideloading Quest content with phone

Already enjoying the SideQuest desktop app on your Windows, Mac or Linux PC to sideload VR content for your Oculus Quest or Quest 2 VR headset? More good news has arrived for Android users – SideQuest has launched the official Android app to browse the content over Wi-Fi connection or USB OTG cable. This eliminates […]

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Google WebXR in Chrome debuts, ready for more AR and VR tech

For several years now, virtual reality and augmented reality have greatly contributed to how we see the world. They are alternate realities seen with the use of mobile devices. They allow interaction with information and the world. They still can be used in many ways and industries and this time, Google wants to explore more […]

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Google WebXR in Chrome debuts, ready for more AR and VR tech

For several years now, virtual reality and augmented reality have greatly contributed to how we see the world. They are alternate realities seen with the use of mobile devices. They allow interaction with information and the world. They still can be used in many ways and industries and this time, Google wants to explore more […]

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Google Cardboard VR goggles no longer sold on Google Store

This decision by Google is not exactly surprising. In fact, we’ve only waiting for the tech giant to make the announcement. The last related announcement we featured was back in November 2019 when the Google Cardboard SDK was stopped. Open-source could still continue VR development. Today, we’re sharing the bad news that Google has finally […]

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