Virtual Reality

Intern in trouble after accidentally sharing prison keys
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Tall Tales

Intern in trouble after accidentally sharing prison keys

And other stories from the stranger side of life
4 Mar 2021
Oculus Quest: a virtual escape from lockdown
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In Review

Oculus Quest: a virtual escape from lockdown

The VR headset lets you soar above the earth - or stroll through a museum
27 Apr 2020
Are we seeing the rise of the virtual protest?
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In Depth

Are we seeing the rise of the virtual protest?

Demonstrators from Israel to Spain are migrating onto the internet to spread their messages
27 Mar 2020
Oculus Quest revealed: UK release date, prices and specs
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Oculus Quest revealed: UK release date, prices and specs

Mark Zuckerberg’s new wireless headset launches next spring
27 Sep 2018
Magic Leap One: release date and pricing confirmed in US
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Magic Leap One: release date and pricing confirmed in US

The AR headset can now be ordered - but in only six US cities so far
8 Aug 2018
How virtual reality can cure phobias
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In Brief

How virtual reality can cure phobias

Study finds confronting fears in VR alongside avatar therapist helps people overcome fear of heights
12 Jul 2018
Zuckerberg ‘visits’ hurricane-hit Puerto Rico in VR promo
Zuckerberg high-fives Facebook colleague Rachel Franklin in their virtual reality “visit” to Puerto Rico
In Brief

Zuckerberg ‘visits’ hurricane-hit Puerto Rico in VR promo

Billionaire criticised on social media over ‘tone-deaf’ livestream
10 Oct 2017

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Dinner Time Stories: An immersive journey while you dine
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In Depth

Dinner Time Stories: An immersive journey while you dine

Nadine Beshir on producing an innovative culinary concept that uses technology to bring food to life on the plate
6 Sep 2017
Dell's Visor blends real and virtual worlds
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In Brief

Dell's Visor blends real and virtual worlds

Mixed reality headset lets you view a virtual workspace in real world environments
31 Aug 2017
PlayStation VR: All the best game announcements so far
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In Depth

PlayStation VR: All the best game announcements so far

Sony's virtual reality headset has plenty of titles on the horizon. Here are some of the best ones to go for
28 Jun 2017
Google develops standalone VR headsets
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Google develops standalone VR headsets

New platform doesn't need to be powered by a smartphone or computer
18 May 2017
Facebook launches beta for Spaces VR app
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Facebook launches beta for Spaces VR app

Virtual hangout lets Oculus Rift users chat, video message and watch videos in VR
19 Apr 2017
Sony developing 200 titles for PlayStation VR
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Sony developing 200 titles for PlayStation VR

Gran Turismo Sport and Tekken 7 reportedly among the games receiving the virtual reality treatment
6 Mar 2017
iPhone 7 vs Google Pixel: Which one should you buy?
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In Depth

iPhone 7 vs Google Pixel: Which one should you buy?

Internet giant's new smartphone will rival Apple's flagship device – but how do they compare?
21 Oct 2016
Are we living in the Matrix?
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In Brief

Are we living in the Matrix?

Bank of America analysts claim there is a 20-50% chance humans are living in a virtual world
15 Sep 2016
OnePlus 3: Reviews and specs for bargain smartphone
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In Brief

OnePlus 3: Reviews and specs for bargain smartphone

Brand-new flagship smartphones such as the iPhone 6S and Samsung Galaxy S7 are always expensive, but one phone-maker has carved out a niche
31 Aug 2016
Gamescom 2016: FIFA 17, PlayStation VR and more
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In Depth

Gamescom 2016: FIFA 17, PlayStation VR and more

Europe's biggest games exposition gets underway in Cologne. Here's the big news.
18 Aug 2016
Dlodlo V1: Do virtual reality sunglasses actually work?
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In Depth

Dlodlo V1: Do virtual reality sunglasses actually work?

VR headsets are set to go on sale in October but is the concept flawed?
11 Aug 2016
Google working on hybrid reality headset
Barack Obama and Angela Merkel test virtual reality glasses during the president's visit to Germany
In Brief

Google working on hybrid reality headset

Internet giant said to be developing new device to straddle both virtual and augmented reality
18 Jul 2016
HTC Vive: Is a new version coming soon?
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In Brief

HTC Vive: Is a new version coming soon?

A smaller, lighter headset could be out by the end of the year, according to reports
14 Jul 2016
E3 2016: What did Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo announce?
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In Depth

E3 2016: What did Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo announce?

New games and new hardware on the table from gaming's big three
15 Jun 2016
The best Google Cardboard apps
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In Review

The best Google Cardboard apps

Cheap smartphone viewer boasts a big collection of free and inexpensive VR titles and apps
20 May 2016
Google I/O 2016: Roundup of all the big announcements
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In Depth

Google I/O 2016: Roundup of all the big announcements

Daydream VR and new messaging apps, as well as a new computer 'assistant', are coming soon
19 May 2016
Google reveals Daydream virtual reality platform
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In Brief

Google reveals Daydream virtual reality platform

Google unveils new virtual reality device, stepping up its game after Cardboard
19 May 2016
Google Cardboard: £15 VR headset arrives in UK
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In Brief

Google Cardboard: £15 VR headset arrives in UK

Flat-pack gadget offers a virtual-reality experience at a no-frills price
12 May 2016
Best virtual reality games 2016
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In Review

Best virtual reality games 2016

Headsets are on the market now, so what are the best titles to get started?
15 Apr 2016
Oculus Rift: UK launch and price revealed
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In Brief

Oculus Rift: UK launch and price revealed

The virtual reality headset is about to become much easier to buy, but slightly more expensive
13 Apr 2016
Virtual Reality: Hype trumps consumer concerns
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Virtual Reality: Hype trumps consumer concerns

One in three have tried a VR device, but top end headsets are still too expensive
12 Apr 2016
Apple 'has secret team working on virtual reality'
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In Brief

Apple 'has secret team working on virtual reality'

Company acquisitions and personnel additions lead some to believe tech giant has a secret team
1 Feb 2016
Oculus Rift: all you need to know about virtual reality
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In Brief

Oculus Rift: all you need to know about virtual reality

How does a headset work, how much will they cost and what will the first one be like?
26 Jan 2016
CES 2016: Is 2016 the year of Virtual Reality?
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CES 2016: Is 2016 the year of Virtual Reality?

Hands-on demonstrations with several soon-to-be released devices at the Consumer Electronics Show begs the question.
7 Jan 2016
Virtual reality: the next big thing for business?
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Virtual reality: the next big thing for business?

Analysts say that virtual reality could be used mobile working and remote collaboration
30 Oct 2015
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