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Google takes a big VR leap with Owlchemy Labs acquisition

Google has announced that it has acquired VR pioneer Owlchemy Labs, maker of popular game titles 'Job Simulator' and 'Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality.'

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Augmented reality gets a second life in manufacturing

Although augmented reality may not have gotten very far in the consumer market, the technology is getting a second look in the manufacturing sector.

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Sensiks is truly a VR experience for all 5 senses

IDG.tv host Jimmy Conrad gets all 5 off his senses manipulated by Sensiks' sensory reality pod, a full-body virtual reality experience.

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39% off Samsung Gear 360, 360-degree High-Res VR Camera - Deal Alert

With one tap, the Gear 360 starts recording everything above, below and all around the camera at once. Create, view and share your experiences instantly via social applications like Facebook, YouTube and Samsung VR.

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Sony's SXSW Wow Factory is a virtual-reality playground full of wild demos

We got a glimpse of Sony's future—a world full of augmented- and virtual-reality experiences that let you leave the headset behind.

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Experience Stereoscopic 360 degree VR with Laduma at SXSW 2017

IDG.tv gets to test drive advanced VR content from Laduma, a company that's looking to create engaging stereoscopic 3D virtual reality content for a more immersive experience.

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Buzz Aldrin’s hologram will take you on a dazzling virtual mission to Mars

The VR film “Cycling Pathways to Mars” is coming to Steam and HTC’s Viveport on March 17.

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Positron's Voyager VR chair brings you a zero-gravity experience without the motion sickness

This VR cinema chair shakes, moves, and makes VR content even more immersive.

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Life Of Us VR Hands-On

Join host Jimmy Conrad as he gets to play through the "evolutionary" VR experience, The Life of Us at SXSW 2017. Warning: may contain dancing, and fire-breathing pterodactyls.

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Now you can dive into Facebook 360 videos with your Gear VR

Facebook launches a new 360 app that will run exclusively on Galaxy phones using Samsung's Oculus-powered Gear VR.

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Hands-on: LG's Steam VR headset

LG's SteamVR headset is like a bizarro-Vive with a high-res, flip-up screen.

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Hands-on with the HTC Vive's Deluxe Audio Strap and Vive Tracker hardware

The HTC's new Vive Tracker hardware opens the door for all sorts of wild VR accessories, but it's the Deluxe Audio Strap that has us really excited.

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With 10 million Cardboard viewers in the wild, Google showcases new AR, VR apps and games

Google announces Sky VR for Daydream and The Sims for Tango as part of its continued push to get AR and VR off the ground.

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Alienware 13 Gaming Notebooks Discounted Up To $169 For a Limited Time - Deal Alert

Alienware’s first 13-inch VR gaming laptop features up to 7th Gen Intel Quad Core H- Class processors and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-Series graphics. For a limited time various configurations have been discounted up to $169 with free...

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Samsung's bleeding-edge, 10nm Exynos 9 chip arrives before the Galaxy S8

Samsung unveiled Thursday a new octa-core processor, leading to speculation that it could be designed into the new flagship Galaxy S8 smartphone that the company is expected to launch soon.

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Android's next destination: Untethered VR headsets with the Snapdragon 835

What is Android's next destination? Thanks to Qualcomm, it's going to be used in untethered VR headsets.

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Pico Tech brings untethered, movement-sensitive VR to Android with Pico Neo CV

Pico has adapted its existing VR headset to create an untethered, Android-powered device that can track your movements as you move about a room.

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Create your own VR content with the pocket-sized LucidCam

The LucidCam looks like a point-and-shoot camera, but it packs two lenses and captures VR-ready footage in 4K.

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