• Our live discussion from VR this week utilizes Facebook’s latest high frequency hand tracking technology as we get into the latest industry-wide trends. This week we’re going to talk about Facebook’s growing confidence in VR as the company sees sustained sales for Oculus Quest 2 after its 2020 holiday season debut. Even on Valve’s Steam, […]
  • Enlarge / Yahoo headquarters in Sunnyvale, California, on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) Verizon announced on Monday that it is selling Yahoo and AOL for $5 billion to private-equity firm Apollo Global Management. Verizon made the deal official just a few days after news reports said that Verizon had put Yahoo and AOL […]
  • Guy Godin’s Virtual Desktop now offers 120Hz wireless PC VR streaming support for Oculus Quest 2. Godin says he’s also planning to support 120Hz mode for traditional flatscreen games in some of his virtual environments as well, but that hasn’t been implemented yet. The refresh rate of a display is the number of unique frames […]
  • The Sun isn’t the only star to produce stellar flares. On April 21, 2021, a team of astronomers published new research describing the brightest flare ever measured from Proxima Centauri in ultraviolet light. To learn about this extraordinary event – and what it might mean for any life on the planets orbiting Earth’s closest neighboring […]
  • HTC’s ViveCon 2021 event takes place next week. It’s set to feature hardware announcements including a new virtual reality (VR) headset, with plenty of teasing going on beforehand. If you’ve signed up for the show then you should’ve gotten a few emails by now detailing developer sessions as well as a several interesting gifs. These […]