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GamesBeat Decides 164: The PlayStation 5 Showcase and preorder mess

1 day ago   |   Venture Beat

On this week's GamesBeat Decides, the crew takes on the PlayStation 5 Showcase, the preorder mess, and the Nintendo Direct Mini.
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Will Facebook Horizon be the first step toward the metaverse?

Will Facebook Horizon be the first step toward the metaverse?

1 day ago   |   Venture Beat

The excitement around a metaverse is growing, as it's not just a thing of science fiction anymore. And Facebook Horizon might be a first step.
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Can Oculus Quest 2 overcome Facebook's tarnished reputation?

Can Oculus Quest 2 overcome Facebook's tarnished reputation?

2 days ago   |   Venture Beat

OPINION: Calling myself “deeply conflicted” about Facebook's upcoming standalone VR headset Oculus Quest 2 would be an understatement. My long but not perfect memory can't...
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Oculus Quest 2 Review: The Best Way to VR

3 days ago   |   Wired

Sometimes the sequel is better, the Quest 2 is a virtually flawless improvement on the original.
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Facebook is ending the iconic Oculus Rift line of VR headsets to focus on standalone devices that can be played without a separate computer

Facebook is ending the iconic Oculus Rift line of VR headsets to focus on standalone devices that can be played without a separate computer

3 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

Summary List Placement Facebook bet $2 billion on virtual reality back in 2014 when it bought Oculus VR , the startup that went from Silicon Valley darling to Facebook...
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Facebook Oculus Quest 2 Review: Solid V.R. Headset, but Few Games

3 days ago   |   NY Times   |   4 articles

The new $300 virtual-reality headset works well and feels comfortable. But good luck finding games that will keep you entertained.
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Facebook's whacking of Oculus Rift S is a mercy killing, not a mob hit

Facebook's whacking of Oculus Rift S is a mercy killing, not a mob hit

3 days ago   |   Venture Beat

The social media giant's decision to kill its PC VR headset actually makes a lot of sense, and will likely be better for both PC and standalone VR users.
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Facebook just revealed the Oculus Quest 2, a $300 successor to its most popular VR headset

Facebook just revealed the Oculus Quest 2, a $300 successor to its most popular VR headset

3 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

Summary List Placement Sony and Microsoft aren't the only two companies launching major new gaming hardware this holiday season. On Wednesday, Facebook revealed the Oculus...
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Standalone VR headsets are finally ready to make a big leap forward

Standalone VR headsets are finally ready to make a big leap forward

8 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Snapdragon XR2 mixed reality chips launched last December, but haven't yet appeared in headsets. That will soon change, profoundly improving VR/AR headsets.
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Mercedes and Microsoft have teamed up to develop virtual maintenance technology for the coronavirus age

Mercedes and Microsoft have teamed up to develop virtual maintenance technology for the coronavirus age

9 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Modern vehicle service centers are exceptionally clean when compared with the garages of yesteryear, and technicians spend so much time interacting with...
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US says more sanctions on Iran restored as world powers dismiss American action

US says more sanctions on Iran restored as world powers dismiss American action

Most of the rest of the world is rejecting the U.S. action. Read more ...

Susan Collins says Senate should not vote on SCOTUS nomination before election

Susan Collins says Senate should not vote on SCOTUS nomination before election

Sen. Susan Collins said on Saturday that the Senate should not vote on the nomination of a new Supreme Court Justice before the Nov. 3 election, arguing the nominee should be... Read more ...

Unlikely scorers for Stars again to win Stanley Cup opener

Unlikely scorers for Stars again to win Stanley Cup opener

Joel Hanley had never scored a goal in the NHL until Game 1 of the Stanley Cup for the Dallas Stars. Read more ...

Law enforcement intercepts package of ricin mailed to Trump: report

Law enforcement intercepts package of ricin mailed to Trump: report

The FBI and Secret Service are investigating a package containing the highly-toxic poison ricin that was mailed to President Trump last week, CNN is reporting. The package was... Read more ...

Here's what you should know about one of Trump's possible Supreme Court picks

Here's what you should know about one of Trump's possible Supreme Court picks

The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has given President Donald Trump the rare opportunity to nominate a third Supreme Court justice, and Senate Majority... Read more ...

California cool, Matthew Wolff takes detour to US Open lead

California cool, Matthew Wolff takes detour to US Open lead

MAMARONECK, N.Y. - Matthew Wolff might be too young to realize he's supposed to hit fairways to have a chance to win the U.S. Open. Or maybe he's so good it doesn't matter. Read more ...

President Trump pledges woman for court, pushes Senate to move on pick

President Trump pledges woman for court, pushes Senate to move on pick

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Saturday promised to put forth a female nominee in the coming week to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Ruth... Read more ...

Trump says he's given his 'blessing' to a proposed TikTok deal with Oracle...

Trump says he's given his 'blessing' to a proposed TikTok deal with Oracle and Walmart

Summary List Placement President Donald Trump said Saturday he "approves a deal in concept" that will allow TikTok to continue to operate in the United States under a deal with... Read more ...

Celtics hold off Heat this time to capture key Game 3 win

Celtics hold off Heat this time to capture key Game 3 win

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Getting big leads has been relatively easy for the Boston Celtics in these Eastern Conference finals. This time, they also found a way to finish the... Read more ...

Trump approves TikTok deal with Oracle and Walmart ‘in concept,' potentially...

Trump approves TikTok deal with Oracle and Walmart ‘in concept,' potentially avoiding app shutdown in US

President Donald Trump has agreed “in concept” to a deal for TikTok to partner with Oracle and Walmart, easing government concerns over national-security threats and preventing... Read more ...