Google is a daydream believer
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 22 May 2017 13:06

Google is a daydream believer


More than 10 million daydreamers in 2017

Google is confident that more than 10 million smartphones will support its Daydream platform 2017 – well, someone needs to believe in it.

Oculus shuts VR content production studio
Published in News


Not a good sign


Facebook virtual reality content production unit, Oculus' Story Studio, is shutting.

AMD wants to make your VR headset wireless
Published in Graphics


Acquires Nitero millimeter wave company

You might seen we've writing about millimeter waves several times. and we usually attributed this term to 5G. AMD has just acquired Nitero, a millimeter wave company that wants to use this technology to cut the cord on your VR and AR headset. 

Samsung Galaxy S8 doesn’t Daydream
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 05 April 2017 17:33

Samsung Galaxy S8 doesn’t Daydream


But it GearVRs just fine

Google made a lot of noise about its Daydream platform and a few of our colleagues have reported that you cannot install a Daydream app on a Galaxy S8 phone. 

HTC stuffs up VR
Published in Wearables
Monday, 03 April 2017 13:14

HTC stuffs up VR


Let's put adverts into it


HTC has worked out a way of totally stuffing up its VR product and consigning it to the dustbin of history.

Windows 10 Creators Update ISO available early
Published in News


Windows 10 build 15063 goes RTM

Although Microsoft is set to officially release its Windows 10 Creators Update to the general public on April 11th, the company has already made the ISO files available for download on its official site on Thursda,  just before the end of the Q1 business cycle and the last day of March.

Intel releases new Kaby Lake Xeons
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 12:10

Intel releases new Kaby Lake Xeons


E3-1200 v6 product family


Chipzilla has announced the availability of the Intel Xeon processor E3-1200 v6 product family, which includes eight new versions that Intel claims provide key improvements in processor speed, enhanced memory capabilities, hardware-enhanced security and reliability features with support for the latest Intel graphics.

VR headset sales expected to pick up
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 23 March 2017 11:55

VR headset sales expected to pick up


IDC expects a 10-fold increase

Beancounters at IDC have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and reached the conclusion that global shipments of augmented and virtual reality headset devices are expected to reach 99.4 million units in 2021.

Total Recall loses case against Oculus
Published in Wearables
Monday, 13 March 2017 14:15

Total Recall loses case against Oculus


On a technicality

Total Recall Technologies (TRT) has had its lawsuit against Oculus VR and its founder Palmer Luckey tossed out of court on a filing technicality.

Why did Microsoft rename Win Holographic to "Windows Mixed Reality"?
Published in Wearables


First developer kits arriving later this month


Last week Microsoft decided to make a brand name change to the Windows Holographic platform that will ship with an upcoming version of Windows and enable a variety of apps and programs to run on new head-mounted display units arriving this spring.