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5 cutting-edge trends that defined (and revived) the PC in 2016

5 cutting-edge trends that defined (and revived) the PC in 2016 It was only in 2016 that the personal digital assistant became a PC phenomenon, however.But more than anything, what 2016 accomplished for practical AI was to start making us comfortable with its presence in our lives.

President Obama is now giving tours of the White House, in VR

President Obama is now giving tours of the White House, in VR NBA champion LeBron James has already hinted that, if he wins again in the coming weeks, he might not make the traditional post-season White House team visit now that Trump is president.But he—nor the other seven teams currently in the playoffs—may never need to, thanks to the immersive virtual reality experience offered by The People's House.

If You Are Going To Play Dragon Ball VR, Please Cosplay Like Vegeta

If You Are Going To Play Dragon Ball VR, Please Cosplay Like Vegeta Because cosplaying as Vegeta makes Dragon Ball VR much better.Here is comedian R Fujimoto, whose schtick is that he dresses as Vegeta, playing the Dragon Ball VR game while he’s dressed as.

HTC Vive Gets a $200 Eye-Tracking Upgrade

HTC Vive Gets a $200 Eye-Tracking Upgrade One of the first is an eye-tracking suite called aGlass, from Beijing-based startup, 7invensun.Foveated Rendering allows computers to focus only on what you’re actually looking at, which can yield some big gains.

'North Korea VR' is an extraordinary glimpse of the world's most oppressive country

'North Korea VR' is an extraordinary glimpse of the world's most oppressive country President Donald Trump has really upped the war of words with North Korea in the past few months, prompting an endless flow of news reports about the hermit regime.What these reports often leave out, though, is the daily life in the North's capital.

Oculus Story Studio could have been Pixar for VR. Facebook just shut it down.

Oculus Story Studio could have been Pixar for VR. Facebook just shut it down. Bad news for fans of VR film: Oculus Story Studio is being shuttered, effective immediately.The decision was announced on Thursday by Jason Rubin, Oculus' vice president of content.

Oculus Closes VR Movie Studio: Story Studio

Oculus Closes VR Movie Studio: Story Studio Story Studio, which produced the Emmy-award winning VR short Henry, has been shuttered by Oculus.The studio in question is Story Studio, a division of the company that focuses on VR movies, rather than games.

Oculus is ‘winding down’ Story Studio, its film development division

Oculus is ‘winding down’ Story Studio, its film development division Although there has certainly been some debate on Oculus’ content strategies over the past year or so, there’s no denying its first-party releases helped show what’s possible in the fledgling VR market.Alongside some of its in-house game developments like Luckey’s Tale, it released short films like Henry, Lost and more recently, Dear Angelica.

What Is Mixed Reality, and Can It Take Augmented Reality Mainstream?

What Is Mixed Reality, and Can It Take Augmented Reality Mainstream? The term “mixed reality” has been thrown about a lot as of late, but pinning down a precise definition has proven elusive.After spending the day at Stanford University’s SCIEN-hosted workshop, which was full of augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) luminaries, it appears the one thing everyone can agree on is there isn’t a standard definition for either term.

Property open days in AR/VR? Chinese real estate mpany is making it happen

Property open days in AR/VR? Chinese real estate mpany is making it happen Buying a house or a new property can be tough, and a Chinese company is hoping that its new mixed reality simulations will make the experience easier for prospective homeowners.Yungching Realty Group announced a new partnership with iStaging to be the first real estate agency in the world to use mixed reality (MR) technology.

Research finds people believe VR/AR to be as popular as smartphones

Research finds people believe VR/AR to be as popular as smartphones New research has discovered more than half of Australians believe virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR respectively) technology will be as popular as smartphones in years to come.The study shows that despite many Aussie consumers not actually having tried VR or AR for themselves, the majority are confident that it will live up to the hype.

macOS 10.13 High Sierra Focuses on Performance, Launches Fall 2017

macOS 10.13 High Sierra Focuses on Performance, Launches Fall 2017 To be sure, those are all excellent improvements, but we’re obsessed with two features in particular: The new file system and VR support.However, Apple finally announced last year that their own in-house replacement (dubbed Apple File System or APFS) would be coming soon.

Blow the legs off zombies in the desert. In VR. Arizona Sunshine is finally coming to PS4

However, with such a small number of Oculus and Vive systems in the world, even the fact you’re the most popular VR game on PC is no guarantee of success.That’s why the team has put a hell of a lot of work into getting Arizona Sunshine ready for PSVR - which now boasts over 1.

Microsoft Files Trademark Application for 'DirectReality' as E3 Approaches

Microsoft Files Trademark Application for 'DirectReality' as E3 Approaches Now, we know the company is possibly looking to emphasize VR or AR with a new trademark filing for DirectReality.The single-word trademark describes itself as applying to “Computer software; computer game software; computer software for holographic applications… Online computer software; online computer game software; online computer software for holographic applications; Software as a Service (SaaS).

Bethesda is taking Fallout and Doom into VR, both set for release this year

Bethesda is taking Fallout and Doom into VR, both set for release this year Virtual reality will be big for Bethesda this year, with two new VR titles, Fallout VR and Doom VFR, coming in 2017.First revealed last year, Bethesda has renamed the Doom virtual reality experience Doom VFR.

Up your VR immersion - get more than just the goggles

Up your VR immersion - get more than just the goggles If you happen to be a Playstation fan, Plantronics have got you sorted.They aim to supplement your VR experience with the latest in immersive sound experiences.

Getty Images partners with Jaunt to share high-quality VR ntent

Getty Images partners with Jaunt to share high-quality VR ntent Customers will be able to access Jaunt’s immersive 360° stereo video experiences through Getty Images’ websites alongside Getty Images’ collection of over 25,000 360 photographs.Working with Getty Images, the leader in high-quality stock footage, Jaunt will now be able to share some of this footage with the creative community.

5 Features That Will Reshape Phones

5 Features That Will Reshape Phones A taller screen ratio can more effectively use the surface area and make a phone more comfortable to hold.A taller screen like the G6’s 18:9 panel is comparatively narrow, while still having a large diagonal measurement.

Top 4 worlds ming to life in breathtaking VR

Top 4 worlds ming to life in breathtaking VR Here's FutureFive’s top picks for VR games with massive potential: Last year’s critically acclaimed DOOM will be one of three Bethesda titles to get the VR treatment.It is a massive open world game, with elements of crafting and exploring.

<b>Preta: Vendetta Rising</b> – Co-op VR and PC slasher launches late this year

<b>Preta: Vendetta Rising</b> – Co-op VR and PC slasher launches late this year The result is Preta: Vendetta Rising, which was showcased recently at E3 2017.The game not only has VR and non-VR versions, but also has a single-player mode along with co-op gameplay.