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Friday, 4 December, 2020 UTC

Shudder's 'Hunted' trailer sees woodland creatures take on kidnappers

Remember that scene in Disney's version of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs where the woodland animals help our heroine after she escapes into the dark forest? Well, Shudder's Hunted trailer looks a little bit like that. Only way more brutal. In the trailer ... more - mashable

Monday, 30 November, 2020 UTC

The 'Mario Kart' ride at Super Nintendo World looks incredible in teaser trailer

Look, there's a slim chance we'll actually be riding anything at the soon-to-open Super Nintendo World, but we can still marvel at it from afar. Set to open Feb 4. at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka, the brand new Mario-themed park – which has been ... more - mashable

Wednesday, 25 November, 2020 UTC

Walmart is restocking the Oculus Quest 2 ahead of Black Friday. Here's when to buy.

TL;DR: The Oculus Quest 2 64GB VR headset will be restocked at Walmart at 7 p.m. ET Nov. 25. Virtual reality gaming has made its way into the mainstream and headsets are actually accessible and affordable. The Oculus Quest 2 is a popular VR headset that ... more - mashable

Tuesday, 24 November, 2020 UTC

Pornhub's lifetime Premium membership is back for Black Friday

Just in time for Black Friday, Pornhub is bringing back its "LifePlan" subscription, a lifetime membership to its Premium service. What does LifePlan entail? Users will have access to Pornhub Premium, with over 500,000 premium videos available ... more - mashable

Tuesday, 24 November, 2020 UTC

The Wander app is a nostalgic Wayback Machine for VR

Let's face it: 2020 isn't the year for holiday travelThe CDC cautioned against it last week due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and while that isn't going to stop millions from trying anyway, many of us have to find alternative ways of seeing our old stomping ... more - mashable

Saturday, 21 November, 2020 UTC

Sega's canceled VR project from the '90s gets revived by historians

In the early '90s, Sega had bold plans for a virtual reality headset peripheral for its Genesis console. Those plans never came to fruition, and Sega's foray into VR and the games that were developed for it never saw the light of day. Until now. Nuclear ... more - mashable

Friday, 20 November, 2020 UTC

The best big-data iPhone deals this Black Friday

TL;DR: Fonehouse is offering a wide range of big-data deals for Black Friday, with the iPhone 12 available for £48 per month. There are absolutely loads of impressive smartphone deals knocking about this Black Friday, and the latest batch should appeal ... more - mashable

Thursday, 19 November, 2020 UTC

'Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge' VR delivers what Disney’s theme parks can’t

Meeting Yoda in VR is the cherry atop this blaster-filled journey. If you go into Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge , the latest VR co-production from Lucasfilm’s ILMxLab and Facebook’s Oculus, thinking you’ll be just fine handling blaster shoot-outs ... more - mashable

Wednesday, 18 November, 2020 UTC

'Myst' (yes, that 'Myst') is coming back as an Oculus VR game in December

Almost 30 years ago, the computer puzzle game Myst , well, mystified players around the world, leading to a slew of follow-ups. If you fell in love with Myst back in 1993 and want to feel like you're really part of that strange, haunting world, it's ... more - mashable

Saturday, 14 November, 2020 UTC

Google's virtual reality Expeditions app is going away, but it's not bad news

There's a long history of Google pulling the plug on products that aren't working. But that's not what's happening with Expeditions. The virtual reality project that was announced in 2015 had only good intentions. It was conceived as a way to let educators ... more - mashable

Thursday, 12 November, 2020 UTC

Google's Australian addition to its mobile AR puts koalas in your house

If you can't go to Australia to pet the koalas, the koalas will now come to you — sort of. Google has added eight Australian animals to its collection of mobile AR creatures, allowing users to size up animated 3D renditions of the country's native fauna. ... more - mashable

Thursday, 22 October, 2020 UTC

Curious about what life is really like on the ISS? This is your chance.

Read more... More about Vr, Iss, Quest 2, Tech, and Space ... more - mashable

Thursday, 22 October, 2020 UTC

You can explore the most ambitious VR project in space

Paul Raphäel, co-founder and creative director at Felix & Paul Studios, sat down with us to talk about the idea and process behind The ISS Experience. Read more... More about Nasa, Mashable Video, Vr, Iss, and Time Magazine ... more - mashable

Wednesday, 14 October, 2020 UTC

Best Prime Day iPhone deals: Save up to $550 at Amazon, Best Buy, and more

Best Prime Day iPhone deals: iPhone 11 : Starting at $499.99 — save up to $200 iPhone XR : Starting at $399.99 — save up to $200 iPhone XS : Starting at $449.70 — save up to $550 iPhone XS Max : Starting at $649.80 — save up to $450 ICYMI — which you ... more - mashable

Tuesday, 13 October, 2020 UTC

Amazon's new eco-friendly boxes offer an augmented reality experience

Amazon is celebrating Halloween and showing off its eco-conscious efforts at the same time this year. Between now and Oct. 31, your Amazon packages will look a little different than usual. The eco-friendly boxes use less material than previous boxes ... more - mashable

Thursday, 8 October, 2020 UTC

Ava DuVernay explains how streaming services democratized film

Ava DuVernay knows the power of stories. Her Academy Award–nominated documentary 13th exposed the fundamental injustice of mass incarceration in the United States, her Emmy-nominated Netflix series When They See Us reframed the narrative for the unjustly ... more - mashable

Sunday, 4 October, 2020 UTC

Learn to build video games and apps with a $30 starter kit

TL;DR: Bring your ideas to life with the Complete AppGameKit Game Creator bundle for $29.99, an 84% savings as of Oct. 4. You don't necessarily have to be a coding expert to produce high-quality apps and games. If you didn't go to school to study coding, ... more - mashable

Thursday, 1 October, 2020 UTC

iPhone users can use Live View in Google Maps for better location sharing

Augmented reality in Google Maps brings digital arrows, pins, and markers right in front of you as you walk while looking through your phone's camera. Google Maps calls it Live View, it's been around since August 2019, and it's incredibly helpful when ... more - mashable

Wednesday, 30 September, 2020 UTC

Listen to what the Earth is saying with this app — Future Blink

Earth Speakr is an app that lets kids record messages about the environment and put them in the mouth of objects in the real world using AR animation. Read more... More about Tech, Mashable Video, Nature, Ar App, and Future Blink ... more - mashable

Monday, 28 September, 2020 UTC

This interactive VR 'film' lets you play god to an evolving artificial intelligence

If you could play god to an emerging artificial intelligence, would you? Or better: Should you? That’s the moral dilemma at the heart of Agence , an interactive “dynamic film” that blends virtual reality, gaming, and cinematic storytelling to let audiences ... more - mashable

Friday, 18 September, 2020 UTC

The Oculus Quest 2 is 'VR finally done right' — here's where to pre-order

Read more... More about Facebook, Virtual Reality, Mashable Shopping, Oculus Quest 2, and Tech ... more - mashable

Friday, 18 September, 2020 UTC

'Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous' is a fun, scary adventure that kids will love and adults won't mind

Welcome to Camp Cretaceous — the first-ever animated series to stomp its way into the Jurassic Park franchise and the name of the new adventure camp on Isla Nublar that's featured within it. It's got fierce dinosaurs, exciting locations, and a couple ... more - mashable

Wednesday, 16 September, 2020 UTC

The future of VR is here with the Oculus Quest 2

We got our hands on the Oculus Quest 2 and it packs a punch. The headset is available for preorder now and will be officially released to retail on October 15th. Read more... More about Facebook, Mashable Video, Review, Oculus, and Oculus Quest 2 ... more - mashable

Wednesday, 16 September, 2020 UTC

Explore Mars right from your home with this AR app — Future Blink

GeoXplorer aims to teach students about complex geological structures. Read more... More about Space, Science, Mashable Video, Ar App, and Future Blink ... more - mashable

Wednesday, 16 September, 2020 UTC

BTS in VR: K-pop stars come to 'Beat Saber' on Oculus Quest 2

Deep breaths, VR gamers who are also K-pop stans. Facebook-owned Oculus announced Wednesday that the global phenomenon that is the South Korean pop group BTS is coming to the VR game "Beat Saber." That's not all! The cutest squad ever – TinyTAN ... more - mashable

Wednesday, 16 September, 2020 UTC

Oculus Quest 2 review: VR finally goes mainstream

Oculus Quest 2 $299 (starting) View Product The Good Easy to use • Lightweight and comfortable for short play periods • Priced to sell • Hand tracking is a neat alternative controller input • Higher-res display panel makes graphics and text appear crisp ... more - mashable

Wednesday, 16 September, 2020 UTC

Oculus will stop selling the Rift S because the Quest 2 is just that good

Pour one out for the Rift S because it's about to go the way of the dodo. Come springtime next year, Oculus will cease production and sales of the Rift S, its current PC-connected VR headset. The bittersweet news, announced on virtual stage at this year's ... more - mashable

Wednesday, 16 September, 2020 UTC

Facebook actually made something good. It's called Horizon and it's only in VR.

I didn’t expect to like Facebook’s Horizon. That’s not to say I really had any idea of what to expect prior to my first visit to the social media giant’s Pixar film-like virtual world. It’s just that after four years of near-constant Facebook user privacy ... more - mashable

Friday, 4 September, 2020 UTC

Facebook's AR glasses could give you super hearing

Augmented reality (AR) glasses promise a science fiction future, in which the visual reality around you is "augmented" with digital objects. But what if AR glasses could also give you hearing superpowers? Facebook is working on something like ... more - mashable

Thursday, 3 September, 2020 UTC

Nintendo's new 'Mario Kart Live' game lets you drive Mario around your IRL house

How would you like to play with a little IRL Mario Kart course in your own house? Created with Velan Studios, Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit is a fun-looking new AR-like game announced by Nintendo in its big video presentation on Thursday. In the game, ... more - mashable