Oculus Rift

Samsung Gear VR: The First Virtual Reality Headset You Can Buy

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Tech

Samsung is making a virtual reality headset, potentially in partnership with Oculus Rift called Gear VR, and it'll launch to the public later this yea...

'Third Person' Oculus Rift Hack Is Amazing, Probably Useless

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Tech

The 'third person' view that originated with 3D video games like Tomb Raider and Mario 64 has finally been recreated for real with an Oculus Rift. ...

Google's Virtual Reality Headset Is Made Of Cardboard

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Tech

Google has given its developers at Google I/O a piece of cardboard. Now before you grab your pitchforks in outrage don't panic. Cardboard is Google's ...

Is Google Glass the Future? No!

Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Tech
Thomas Tamblyn

Google Glass is an incredible product, it's proof that we have now reached the required level of technological skill to produce a truly wearable smart device. It's powerful, light, easy to use and features some great technological innovations including a bone-conducting microphone/headphone. It's also £1,000. Lets just take a moment to think that through.

Change My Mind: Is Google Glass the Future?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Tech

Google Glass has finally arrived in the UK -- but do we want it? Ever since it was first announced in the United States in 2012, Glass has been a c...

Doom Is Back, And It Looks Terrifying

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Tech

Doom is back, and we'll be honest it looks really scary. Showing off an unholy blend of demonic flesh with what looks like a Locust from Gears of ...

2015 Is The Year You Will Buy A PS4 Or Xbox One

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Tech

E3 2014 is just upon us with gaming fans of the world descending upon Los Angeles for a week of Halo 5, Oculus Rift, Project Morpheus and the world's...

Samsung Enteres The VR Race

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK Tech

Samsung is said to be working on a virtual reality headset for Android phones and tablets. Never ones to let a trend slip past by, the South Korean...

Virtual Reality For Chickens, To Convince Them They're Free Range (When They Aren't)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.05.2014 | UK Tech

A virtual reality system for chickens has been proposed to see whether it can convince the birds they are living a free range life when they are not. ...

Norwegian Army Using Virtual Reality To Build 'Transparent Tanks'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Tech

The Norwegian Army has announced it is testing virtual reality systems to create 'transparent' tanks. The idea is to give drivers fully immersive v...

This Is Why You Don't Prank People Wearing 'Oculus Rift' Headsets

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK Tech

Virtual reality is an amazing new frontier for gaming and entertainment. And, it turns out, people looking for new ways to totally freak out their ...

Virtual Reality Just Granted This Dying Woman Her Heartbreaking Final Wish

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK Tech

Roberta Firstenberg was dying of cancer when she expressed the wish to simply go outside one last time. Unfortunately she was too weak to do so...

You Can Now Ride A Hoverboard (In Virtual Reality)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Tech

The hoverboard from 'Back To The Future Part II' was one Hollywood's cruelest tricks - an idea which seems so simple, but remains so far out of reach ...

Kickstarters v. Investors

Arvind Ethan David | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Arvind Ethan David

There's been much debate in the press recently about whether Kickstarter crowd funding campaigns offer backers a raw deal. If the rewards offered: previews, back-stage passes, special commemorative t-shirts, and premier invitations are really adequate compensation for early investment in a speculative project...

Oculus, Virtual Reality and Why Books Must Win the Battle for Our Eyesight

Kester Brewin | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK Tech
Kester Brewin

The joke, if your head has been in a bucket the last few days, centres on Facebook's purchase of Oculus VR - a virtual reality start-up that, even though it has yet to release a single product, found itself bought for billions of dollars.

Virtual Insanity? Facebook Buys Oculus For $2 Billion

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Tech

Facebook has bought the pioneering virtual reality company Oculus for $2 billion. The social network bought the VR gaming company for $400 million ...

There's A New Oculus Rift, But It Comes With A Catch...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Tech

The good news? There's a new Oculus Rift! The bad news? You still can't technically go out and buy one. The Oculus Rift 2 has just been announce...

This Is The Future Of Gaming

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Tech

Sony has unveiled 'Project Morpheus', its new virtual reality headset. The device is designed to take gamers directly into the action and provide a...

RUMOUR: Sony To Unveil Virtual Reality Headset Next Week?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Tech

Is Sony about to unveil its next console gaming 'game changer'? According to IGN, Sony will host a panel at the Game Developers Conference on March...

Future Technology Running on the Toshiba Encore Tablet

Andrew Edney | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Edney

My biggest take away from the whole experience was that Toshiba Encore was a very powerful device, one that was capable of doing so much more than you would think a small tablet could do - and that is just scratching the surface!

First-Person 'Flappy Bird' Clone Is Named, Inevitably, 'Floculus Bird'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK Tech

There is no shortage of Flappy Bird clones in the world. Pop bands have them. Sesame Street has them. Even vague, no-longer-funny memes have them. ...

Oculus Rift 'Holodeck' Mod Turns An Ordinary Room Into A Zombie Apocalypse

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Tech

The first time you saw the Oculus Rift VR headset you probably thought, 'wow, that would make a great virtual reality holodeck zombie apocalypse simul...

'Retina Projection' Headset Passes Kickstarter Total In Hours

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

A total-immersion, virtual reality headset designed to projected HD images directly onto your retina has hit its Kickstarter funding target in just a ...

Now Oculus Rift Can Change Your Gender

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Yesterday we brought you the new and baffling 'Sex with Glass' app. Today it's the turn of the slightly more BeAnotherLab’s Gender Swap experimen...

Wearable Tech at CES 2014

Mat Greenfield | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK Tech
Mat Greenfield

The Consumer Electronics Show (better known as CES) is an ideal place to take the pulse of technology for the coming year. Last week's event in Las Vegas could have taken that pulse with a wrist-worn fitness monitor as wearable technology dominated proceedings.