Oculus Rift Ships, SDK Updated

Facebook’s Oculus announced pre-orders for the Oculus Rift virtual reality device in January for $599. The company just announced that shipping to over 20 countries and regions is now underway. Kickstarter units are shipping today while the first pre-ordered Rifts…

Six Flags To Introduce Virtual Reality To Some Of Their Roller Coasters

Six Flags is about to throw roller coaster enthusiasts for a loop. Virtual reality goggles will be added to roller coasters at nine Six Flags amusement parks across the country. New Samsung Gear VR headsets will be added to existing…

Google Gives An Update On Its Cardboard Numbers

Google just provided an update about its Cardboard virtual reality efforts, saying that it has shipped over 5 million viewers after 19 months. The company says that in the past 2 months alone, there have been 10 million “immersive app…

Facebook Opens Up Oculus Rift Pre-Orders

Facebooks’ Oculus announced that pre-order day for the Oculus Rift virtual reality device is here. You can now pre-order one for $599 on Oculus.com. This includes the headset with built-in headphones and mic, sensor, and an Xbox One controller and…

Google Releases Cardboard Camera App For Android To Let You Make Your Own Virtual Reality Pictures

Google is taking its virtual reality efforts to the next level with the launch of a new app called Cardboard Camera, which enables Android users to create their own virtual reality content using the cameras on their phones. With the…

YouTube Ramps Up VR Efforts

YouTube is ramping up its virtual reality efforts. The company has announced two new VR features for its Android app – VR video support and the ability to watch any YouTube video via Google’s Cardboard VR headset. “First, YouTube now…

Netflix, Hulu And Others Headed To Virtual Reality

You’ll soon be able to watch Netflix, Hulu, and other video streaming services in virtual reality, it was revealed today at an Oculus developers conference. At first, the new experiences will just let you watch content like normal in virtual…

Oculus Rift Pre-Orders Begin Later This Year, VR Device Ships Early 2016

The Facebook-owned virtual reality company Oculus has announced that its headset, the Oculus Rift, is almost ready to go. You’ll be able to pre-order an Oculus Rift later this year and the device will ship early next year. The finished…

GoPro Is Getting Serious About Virtual Reality

GoPro is getting serious about virtual reality. The camera-maker has agreed to acquire French company Kolor, a startup that specializes in immersive 360-degree videos. Kolor takes multiple photos and videos and pieces them together to form an interactive virtual experience.…

360-Degree Videos: Coming Soon to Your Facebook News Feed

Facebook’s annual f8 developers conference just kicked off, and in the keynote CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that spherical (360 degree) videos are coming to your Facebook News Feed. We already know that video is becoming a more widely used media…