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Tuesday, 25 June, 2024 UTC

visionOS 2 Beta 2 Released For Apple Vision Pro

visionOS 2 Beta 2 has been released for Apple Vision Pro. Beta 1 was released a few hours after visionOS 2 was announced by Apple at WWDC24 earlier this month. It's unclear what's actually changed from Beta 1 to Beta 2 however, as Apple didn't post a ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 24 June, 2024 UTC

Why Your iPhone Wonx27;t Power An Apple Vision Headset, But Could Power Glasses

In Mark Gurman's latest report he claims Apple is "considering" making the upcoming non-Pro Vision headset "reliant on a tethered Mac or iPhone". But does powering a Vision headset with an iPhone really make sense? Gurman has a very ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 24 June, 2024 UTC

Time Crisis-Inspired FPS Dead Second Hits The Main Quest Store Soon

Dead Second, Spunge Games' action cover shooter, is coming to the official Meta Quest store just days from now. Previously launched on App Lab in late 2021, Dead Second is a high-action arcade shooter inspired by the arcade classics of the 1990s, most ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 24 June, 2024 UTC

Meta Now Lets You Manually Update Your Quest System Software Via PC Or Android

Meta released a web tool letting you manually update your Quest headset to the latest system software version. By default Quest system software automatically "rolls out" to headsets gradually over days or even weeks. The new Meta Quest Software ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 24 June, 2024 UTC

Riven Review: Island Blues

Riven, like the groundbreaking Myst that came before it, definitely has an air of grandiosity when you first play, and not just because it takes 4-5 minutes of loading and unskippable boot sequences to reach the title screen on Quest 2. When you first ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 24 June, 2024 UTC

The Exorcist: Legion VR Turns Up The Fear With Free Quest 3 Upgrade

Survival horror adventure game The Exorcist: Legion VR received a free major update for Quest 3. It’s been six years since Fun Train’s The Exorcist: Legion VR launched, harnessing the iconic movie franchise as a backbone for its spooky story. Following ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 24 June, 2024 UTC

Apple Vision Pro Sets Its Fan Speed Based On How Much Noise The Microphones Hear

A VR developer made a very interesting discovery about how Apple Vision Pro sets its cooling fan speed, and thus thermal-based performance limits. As the computational load increases, processors heat up. Eventually a thermal limit will be reached at ... more - uploadvr


Monday, 24 June, 2024 UTC

Hands-On with Holographic Vehicle Heads-Up-Display!

When will our cars get the kind of heads-up displays seen in science fiction films? Distance Technologies, founded by the team behind Varjo VR, is taking mixed-reality display technologies previously used in AR glasses and developing them for use in windshields. ... more - tested@youtube


Monday, 24 June, 2024 UTC

Apple fixes scary Vision Pro bug that allowed hackers to fill your virtual room with spiders

Apple has fixed a visionOS vulnerability that allowed a hacker to fill a Vision Pro user's virtual space with 3D animated objects. When spelled out like this, it doesn't sound that scary, but replaced "3D animated objects" with spiders, bats, ... more - mashable


Sunday, 23 June, 2024 UTC

I regret buying the PSVR 2

Image: Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge For months, I’ve been thinking about selling my PlayStation VR2. After a damning scoop, I’m finally ready to let it go. Months ago, I stashed the PSVR 2 away in a closet. I hadn’t played it for a very long time, ... more - theverge


Saturday, 22 June, 2024 UTC

BEST QUEST 3 CHARGING DOCK - PrismXR Carina D1 - Better & Cheaper Than Meta Original!

There are quite a few charging docks out there that are being sold for the Quest 3 but were not actually made for it. The PrismXR Carina D1 is different. It was truly made for the Quest 3 and yes, it also charges the controllers! And it is much cheaper ... more - mrtv@youtube


Saturday, 22 June, 2024 UTC

ICYMI This Week: Grokit, Gazzlers, Beat The Beats, Noun Town & More

After this week's biggest VR news? Here's our latest roundup with a few stories you may have missed. Hardware news was dominated by AWE 2024 this week. We went hands-on with Sony's standalone enterprise headset, Ultraleap demoed Meta's Ray-Ban Glasses ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 21 June, 2024 UTC

Inseye Lumi Is A $160 Cameraless Eye Tracking Addon For Quest 2 & 3

Inseye plans to release a $160 eye tracking addon for Quest 2 and Quest 3, though there's no specific timeline yet. Existing headsets with eye tracking like Apple Vision Pro and PlayStation VR2 use infrared cameras combined with infrared LED illuminators ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 21 June, 2024 UTC

The next next thing in AI and AR

Image: Alex Parkin / The Verge Meta is apparently deprioritizing VR and its Oculus business to focus on reproducing the surprising success of its Ray-Ban Meta smart glasses. And it makes sense — VR is out, AI is in, and Meta’s smart glasses are the absolute ... more - theverge


Friday, 21 June, 2024 UTC

Hellsweeper VR Overhauls Traits System In Ascension Update

Hellsweeper VR overhauls the traits system in the free Ascension update. Available now on most supported platforms, the latest Hellsweeper VR update streamlines the traits system. Developer Mixed Realms states this "reduces the need to memorize ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 21 June, 2024 UTC

Taskmaster VR Review: Your Disappointment Starts Now

The British comedy game show Taskmaster is a joyful slice of television that’s beloved globally. It’s something that all TV shows, regardless of genre, should strive to be: clever, unique, honest with a hint of devious, and gut-shakingly funny. Sadly, ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 21 June, 2024 UTC

PowerWash Simulator VR Meets Alice In Wonderland Next Month In New DLC

PowerWash Simulator VR heads down the rabbit hole next month with a new Alice In Wonderland-themed DLC pack. The latest PowerWash Simulator VR DLC update, Futurlab's next crossover aims to capture the quirky essence of Alice in Wonderland. Featuring ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 21 June, 2024 UTC

Are vibrating sex toys on the way out?

One of my favourite sex toys looks like a slice of jelly. It’s a psychedelic shade of bright green and shaped like a tiny rectangle and has a slippery silicone texture. It also requires zero batteries or power at all. It sounds simple, but it’s the simplicity ... more - mashable


Friday, 21 June, 2024 UTC

The 13 best TV episodes of 2024 (so far)

This year has already gifted us some pretty great TV shows, but what about great episodes? I'm talking about the kind of episode that makes you laugh nonstop, or stand up and cheer, or force you to such points of emotional devastation you can't think ... more - mashable


Friday, 21 June, 2024 UTC

SWERYx27;s Death Game Hotel Has A Release Date, And Itx27;s Soon

Death Game Hotel, a VR horror title from Deadly Premonition director SWERY, confirmed a release date on Quest. Originally announced last year, Death Game Hotel is the debut VR game from White Owls, Inc. The studio was founded by Hidetaka Suehiro, better ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 21 June, 2024 UTC

Palmer Luckey Confirms His Upcoming Headset Is Designed For Military Use

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey is returning to XR with a new headset, though it's primarily designed for military use. We've known for several weeks that Luckey planned to reveal a new headset during AWE 2024. Announced during a panel with Bigscreen Beyond ... more - uploadvr


Friday, 21 June, 2024 UTC

I Used Meta Ray-Ban Glasses & Apple Vision Pro To Cover Augmented World Expo

Augmented World Expo in Long Beach is the first conference I’ve attended fully equipped with Meta Ray-Ban glasses and Apple Vision Pro as part of my reporting toolkit. I made plans to attend Augmented World Expo this year in Long Beach without a schedule ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 20 June, 2024 UTC

Somnium VR1 PC VR Headset With Wide Field Of View Set To Finally Launch In July

Somnium VR1 early reservation holders can finally order the headset, and it's set to go on general sale in July. Who Is Somnium And What Is VR1? Somnium is a Czech startup previously solely focused on its social VR platform Somnium Space. But in late ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 20 June, 2024 UTC

Rogue Ascent Brings The Roguelike VR Shooter To Steam Next Month

Rogue Ascent, a VR roguelike sci-fi adventure, reaches Steam next month with controller support. Developed by Nooner Bear Studio, Rogue Ascent is a VR shooter that can be played entirely through hand tracking. Fighting through procedurally-generated ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 20 June, 2024 UTC

You can Finally FORCE an Update on QUEST!!

it's finally here! We finally have the opportunity to update our Quest when we want, without getting stuck on older versions! let's see how to force update together our Quest 2, quest 3 and quest pro in this video let's get into it! this was discovered ... more - tyrielwood@youtube


Thursday, 20 June, 2024 UTC

MiRacle Pool Sinks The Shot In Quest Store Mixed Reality Release

It’s no secret that a lot of folks out there would probably love to have a pool table or other large social fixture in their living spaces. Realistically, most people simply don't have the floorspace, or budget, to make it happen. This is where mixed ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 20 June, 2024 UTC

Escape Simulator VR Meets PowerWash Sim In Todayx27;s DLC

Escape Simulator VR meets PowerWash Simulator in a new DLC crossover, and it's out now on Steam. Announced two weeks ago, Escape Simulator VR is turning the PowerWash Simulator VR garage into a "mind-bending" escape room. Armed with familiar ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 20 June, 2024 UTC

Mannequin Offers Social VR Stealth On Steam Today

Mannequin, the asymmetrical VR multiplayer game inspired by Prop Hunt, launches today on Steam. Supporting five players in online 2v3 matches, Mannequin sees two Agents hunting down shape-shifting aliens. As the aliens, you can freeze to blend in with ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 20 June, 2024 UTC

Downtown Club Review-In-Progress: A Solid Chassis On Which To Build

Within the first few moments, Downtown Club has me feeling like Max Verstappen. Lined up on the grid, I flex my gloved fingers and grip the steering wheel. The countdown begins and my right hand finds the shift knob. Three. Two. One. And I'm ready to ... more - uploadvr


Thursday, 20 June, 2024 UTC

The Infinite Inside Brings A New MR Puzzle Adventure To All Major Platforms Next Month

The Infinite Inside arrives on all major VR platforms next month. Previously available as a demo on App Lab and SideQuest, The Infinite Inside comes from Maze Theory, best known for Peaky Blinders: The Kings Ransom and Doctor Who: The Edge of Time. It's ... more - uploadvr