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IDC: Standalone VR headset shipments grow 428.6% in 3Q18
The VR headset market returned to growth in 3Q18 after four consecutive quarters of decline and now makes up 97% of the combined market.
11 Dec 2018
What's next for Oculus - a look at the latest announcements
It’s shaping up to be a big year for Oculus and VR fans, especially those who who fancy a bit of Star Wars and some new gear to go with it.
02 Oct 2018
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.
06 Sep 2018
Facebook announces Oculus Go, one of the cheapest VR headsets yet
Without a cable or the need for a mobile phone, standalone headsets represent a totally new phase of VR hardware...
12 Oct 2017
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.
12 May 2017
Weather forecasts meet virtual reality with launch of AccuWeather app
Rather than simply watching from the sideline, AccuWeather VR users are in the middle of the action.
23 Mar 2017
The rise of dedicated portable headsets
Oculus's dedicated portable VR headset highlights this new category.
10 Oct 2016
Facebook introduces 360 photos
This medium enables new opportunities for creativity, and we’re excited to see what kinds of 360 photos get shared on Facebook.
22 Jun 2016
Samsung chooses Facebook for virtual reality push
Samsung and Oculus have joint forces to create the Gear VR, which brings virtual reality to the everyday consumer.
14 Oct 2014
Samsung goes for curves - and virtual reality
Samsung takes to the IFA technology showcase in Berlin to introduce its new Note 4, curved screen Note Edge and a virtual reality offering .
05 Sep 2014
Facebook acquires virtual reality leader for US$2 billion
"Mobile is the platform of today, and now we’re also getting ready for the platforms of tomorrow."
27 Mar 2014
Zuckerberg dismisses Microsoft and Sony competition
As the industry balks at Facebook’s recent US$2 billion acquisition, CEO Mark Zuckerberg isn’t worried about the likes of PlayStation or Xbox.
27 Mar 2014