Oculus Go might be the virtual reality industry's best chance at pushing the medium into the mainstream. Tethered VR devices are unwieldy and generally require a beefy PC rig to run properly; mobile headsets offer a taste of what full, immersive VR has to offer, but they're limited by smartphone specs and battery life. Show More Summary
The Oculus Go could be the most accessible entry point yet to virtual reality.
The phone-free, PC-free headset launched in China but is arriving worldwide to compete with Google's Daydream View and Facebook's Oculus Go.
The Go was revealed by Zuckerberg himself at Oculus Connect in 2017 as a part of an effort to get VR into the possession of one billion consumers. It was announced at the $199 price point and that isn’t likely to budge before what’sShow More Summary
Facebook's F8 conference will have "the biggest AR/VR news from Facebook to date," according to one executive.
Oculus goofed, and it's going to be a little bit before you can use your Rift again. If you were hoping to get a little VR in today, and you own an Oculus Rift, you might have noticed a strange error regarding the Oculus Runtime Service. Show More Summary
Brass Tactics Arena, the free-to-play spin-off of Brass Tactics, has launched on Oculus Home for the Oculus Rift with Touch, and UploadVR got the chance to go hands-on with it prior to its release for some updated thoughts. We’ve tried Brass Tactics in the past a few times and got to learn how the team at Hidden […]
Take your VR experience with your everywhere, but do you really need your phone to do it? Oculus and Samsung have been working together for years on a portable, powerful VR solution using some of the most popular phones on the planet. Show More Summary
Hey, remember the Oculus Go? Neither did we — until we saw two photos shared to Reddit by user "bekris" (spotted by Upload VR) of what Bekris claims is the Oculus Go's developer kit. We'll be honest, this doesn't look like developerShow More Summary
An image leaked on Reddit shows a convincing look at what might end up being the retail packaging for Oculus Go, the standalone VR headset coming soon from Facebook. The image shows the box for the $200 device with available apps listed including Netflix, Hulu, Ultrawings, Facebook, The New York Times and others. Oculus Go includes everything […]
When the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive came out in 2016, we entered a new era of virtual reality. No longer would people think of half-assed fever dreams like Lawnmower Man, or ambitious but profound failures like Nintendo's Virtual Boy anytime VR gets mentioned. Show More Summary
We now have a third headset on the way from Oculus. At Oculus Connect 4, Mark Zuckerberg announced that Oculus is working a new headset that sits in a "sweet spot" somewhere between Gear VR and Rift. Officially called Oculus Go, this headset requires no phone and no cables running to the PC. Show More Summary
In October, Facebook announced the Oculus Go, a standalone VR headset that doesn't require a smartphone. Today, it announced the manufacturer. SEE ALSO: Elon Musk accidentally tweets phone number while trying to reach Oculus executive Oculus...Show More Summary
Google and Oculus are competing like never before. As cool as it is to be able to put your phone in a simple headset and be transported to another world, sometimes you need your phone to be a phone. It's inconvenient to get to the end...Show More Summary
The Oculus Go, which was announced at Oculus Connect last year, is the foundation of an ambitious goal to reach 1 billion VR users and part of that goal is the expansion of accessible VR to more territories. At CES 2018, Facebook announced...Show More Summary
Facebook is partnering with Chinese electronics giant Xiaomi, whose hardware team will build the former company's first standalone virtual reality (VR) headset, the Oculus Go (we first saw the news via CNBC). One of the people responsible...Show More Summary
Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 will power Facebook's Oculus Go VR headset. Also announced was a low-power chipset that extends ear-bud talk time.
This year is the year of standalone VR, meaning headsets with no wires and all the computing power built in. And now we know more about how this new era is going to unfold. Last October, Facebook-owned Oculus announced the Go, a standalone...Show More Summary