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A Week of Room-Scale Virtual Reality with the HTC Vive

Valve and HTC’s Vive is the most immediately impressive (and imposing) VR headset on the market. And it comes with a price to match: $800. Once you’ve got everything setup you can walk through a virtual space with your own legs and grab things with your own “hands.” That’s the key differentiator here: while the Oculus Rift and PlayStation VR have so far been largely focused on seated experiences, Vive is more focused on standing, walking, grabbing, and bopping.

HTC M10 set to be revealed at April 12 event

HTC went against tradition this year by not unveiling its latest flagship smartphone at MWC. The Taiwanese company preferred to focus on the Vive during the Barcelona-based conference and didn’t want the attention taken away from the HTC 10 by…

Virtual Reality's True Cost of Admission: Platform requirements and bundles detailed

Oculus, HTC, and Sony have all released pricing details for their upcoming virtual reality headsets. But what seems pretty cut-and-dry gets complicated in a hurry when you consider they all need additional hardware to power the experience. To help make sense of it all, we've gone through the hassle of analyzing everything to see what the true cost of ownership looks like.

VR Gaming: Oculus Rift, HTC Vive games to look out for in 2016

If you’re among those who’ve preordered a VR headset or are still on the fence, you may be wondering what are you going to be able to play with it? We’ve compiled a list of some of the most interesting and anticipated VR titles arriving soon. Keep in mind that many existing games are getting VR support, though for this list we've kept it (mostly) to made-for-VR games.

Ideal smartphone: The no compromise device that should be possible to create in 2016

In 2015 I saw a ton of great smartphones hit the market, but I’m yet to see the elusive ‘perfect’ device -- the phone with no compromises in hardware or software. In this article I'll go through every aspect of the modern smartphone and list exactly what I want to see, with every aspect of it firmly grounded in reality. This is a smartphone that should be possible to create in 2016.

This is when your HTC smartphone will get Android 6.0

An upgrade schedule for most of HTC's current generation Android devices has leaked, revealing how soon you'll get an update to Android 6.0 'Marshmallow'. Unfortunately, for the majority of devices out there, you'll be waiting a while to get your…

Epic Games releases cinematic 'Showdown' virtual reality demo

If you’ve been lucky enough to try out Epic Games’ brand of virtual reality over the past year or so, you likely did so using its “Showdown” demo. In the event you haven’t experienced it, well, now’s your chance (assuming…