Virtual reality. A concept once found only in the pages of science fiction books, is now an actual reality.
Just as smartphones changed the communications world, this infant tech is going to revolutionize the computer experience as we have never experienced before.
Offering uses that span the whole spectrum, from entertainment to commerce, virtual reality is indeed the future of the computing experience.
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Build a PC for the Oculus Rift
VR is taking off. This year will go down in history as the year VR made its first real impact on the consumer electronics market. Make sure you’re there at the beginning of this revolution and build a PC for the Oculus Rift, and get ready to enjoy VR gaming.
If you’re reading this right now, chances are you’re already interested in VR. Maybe you’re a gamer, or a dedicated hardware enthusiast, maybe you just want to see what all the fuss is about, whatever it is, rest assured we can help you build a PC for the Oculus Rift.
Now is the ideal time to get on the virtual reality express train and take advantage of some of the great technology out there. You might have heard of the Oculus Rift? Well, along with the HTC Vive it’s THE virtual reality headset of choice.
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Android VR apps for smartphone
The market for virtual reality hardware has exploded. The release of the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and a huge range of VR headsets you can use with a smartphone, means consumers have more choice then ever before when deciding which VR headset to invest in. Let’s find out what the best Android VR apps for smartphone are.
As the hardware market has exploded, so has the software and application market. Games, apps, interactive experiences, there is a huge range of things to use your headset for.
All of this choice is fantastic, but for anyone new to the VR space it can be a little confusing. What are the best games? What are the essential apps to make the most of your new headset?
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Here’s 5 of the Top Android VR Headsets
VR is here and is getting bigger and better by the day. But the charge towards our virtual future is not being led by the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and PlayStation VR, but by the huge range of mobile-compatible headsets available for a fraction of the price. Here’s some of the top Android VR headsets available now.
The most popular of these is Samsung’s Gear VR, which is supported by a massive marketing drive from the Korean tech giant, as well as its association with Oculus. Samsung’s dominance of mobile is second only to Apple, and the Android operating system it uses is much preferred by many people over Apple’s less open iOS.
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VR-ready Computers to Enjoy Oculus Rift or HTC Vive
Now that the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive are available, you may be wondering what you need to do to get an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive up and running at home, office or studio. The short answer is you need a VR-ready computer. Read on for more details.
There’s been plenty of advertising and promotion of the two new VR headsets, but not quite as much detail provided on how you can begin your VR journey.
Well, this post will hopefully change that and give you an idea of the technology you should be investing in if you want to get into VR.
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VR Is Here And It’s Going To Be Massive
If you haven’t heard about [easyazon_link identifier=”B00F5CWD0I” locale=”US”]Oculus Rift[/easyazon_link], HTC Vive, [easyazon_link identifier=”B016OFYGXQ” locale=”US”]Samsung Gear VR[/easyazon_link], and Sony’s [easyazon_link identifier=”B01DE9DY8S” locale=”US”]Playstation VR[/easyazon_link] headset, first, don’t worry – the aim of this site is to equip you with everything you need to know about virtual reality headsets and hardware, second, where have you been?
The hype surrounding virtual reality has been gathering pace steadily for the past four to five years, led chiefly by the Oculus Rift, but quickly built upon by HTC and Valve’s own VR Headset the Vive.
There was hype way back in the 1980s for an expected breakthrough in VR, but that proved to be largely unfounded.
This hype, the 2016 hype, this is real.
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