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The HTC VR legacy - the past, present, and future of Vive
It’s amazing to think that just six years ago, virtual reality was really still just a promise.
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HTC’s Vive Sync VR meeting app enters open beta
Forget Zoom, Vive Sync is the future of online meetings, says HTC.
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Hands-on review: HTC Vive Cosmos Elite External Tracking Faceplate
Techday’s resident virtual reality fanatic, Darren Price, checks out the upcoming Vive Cosmos External Tracking Faceplate.
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5G
HTC reveals its plans for the Vive Cosmos VR range
The Cosmos XR promises to be a major advancement in augmented reality allowing designers to view their concepts in a real-world environment. 
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HTC Vive launches new VR innovation at MWC
"The announcement of Vive Focus Plus furthers our commitment to rapidly iterate and refine the VR market for both businesses and consumers."
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IDC - Sharp dip in VR headset shipment numbers won’t last
Despite global shipment numbers dropping by more than a third, the market outlook is still positive an IDC Tracker report shows.
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Cloud
Seagate and HTC VIVE announce VR Power Drive
Seagate VR Power Drive offers a storage capacity of 1,000GB for users’ digital content.
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Gaming
VR Junkies is a new place in Auckland allowing Kiwis to try out virtual reality games
Virtual reality headsets are kind of expensive to own at home, but thankfully you can give the tech a try by visiting a new place called 'VR Junkies'.
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HTC Vive announces Vive Pro HMD's price, it’s not cheap
The company also announced a $120 price reduction for the current Vive full kit, bringing it down to $879.
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HTC reveals the Vive Pro upgrade and wireless adaptor
“Vive Pro offers an immediate upgrade for both VR enthusiasts and enterprises that want to utilise the best VR experience...”
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Gaming
The VR game that promises to make you smarter
This is the VR reimagining of the award-winning first-person puzzler...
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Gaming
Experience Fallout like never before with HTC Vive
HTC Vive has announced a new hardware bundle featuring Fallout 4 VR, one of the most anticipated VR titles to date...
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Virtual reality for the masses, almost: HTC Vive becomes slightly more affordable
HTC announced a $300 price reduction for the Vive across the globe...
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Microsoft
Weta, Microsoft and HTC team-up at the Wellington centre for mixed reality
Wellington’s virtual and mixed reality centre, Projectr, has officially opened and it has some major partners...
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HP
Ever wanted to look like a cyborg? Untether from reality with the HP VR backpack
HP promises to unlock the full potential of VR with the most powerful wearable PC ever created...
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Gaming
Rats, robots and gloomy skies: Travel back to London 1892 for an epic virtual reality adventure
"It is much bigger and much more ambitious than the experience we originally set out to make.”
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Getting Superhot in VR
FutureFive’s Darren Price kicks some butt with the PC version of the VR actioner, Superhot VR, on the HTC Vive.
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Google VR/AR reveals: How VR impacts storytelling and more
Google reveals its new 3D modelling software, as well as discuss why they believe VR is the future of journalism...
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Hands-on review – HTC Vive Deluxe Audio Strap
HTC asks owners of its Vive VR kit to put down another two hundred bucks for a Deluxe Audio Strap.
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Star Trek
To boldly go with Star Trek: Bridge Crew
FutureFive's Darren Price gets ready to warp into virtual reality with Ubisoft’s Star Trek: Bridge Crew.
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Cloud
Microsoft announces controllers for mixed reality headsets
Developers have two headsets to choose from: a $300 Acer one and a $329 HP one, both of which are available now for pre-order.
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Alienware 15 allows virtual reality on the go
FutureFive's Darren Price tests an Alienware 15 R3 laptop running an HTC Vive VR setup.
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You’ve got the whole world in your hands: Google Earth VR review
Netguide's VR fanatic, Darren Price takes an around the world trip with Google Earth VR.
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Gaming
Does VR survival simulator The Solus Project deliver?
The Solus Project is a first-person survival game with support for HTC’s Vive VR kit. Netguide's Darren Price checks it out.