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Oculus Connect 6: Significant Oculus Quest upgrades could render the Rift obsolete

Facebook didn't announce any new hardware at Oculus Connect 6, but it revealed key Oculus Quest improvements and a big-budget Medal of Honor VR reboot.

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Hands-on: Respawn's Medal of Honor revival for Oculus Rift nails WWII, but lacks little VR extras

Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond, a VR rebirth for the WWII shooter, will be 50 levels long when it lands on Oculus Rift.

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8 technologies that will disrupt business in 2020

From artificial intelligence to augmented reality, these eight disruptive technologies and trends will begin driving how business gets done at forward-thinking organizations in the years to come.

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AR/VR gets real: 4 promising pilots of augmented reality and virtual reality in business

Augmented reality and virtual reality implementations are emerging across several sectors, thanks to their value in providing remote training and hands-free access to information.

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Valve Index review: The new bar for VR headsets

It's pricey, but Valve's new Index virtual reality headset is the one to beat thanks to its crisp display and high field of view.

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Valve Index Controllers review: These revolutionary VR controllers need patience to hit full potential

Valve's Index Controllers have the potential to be a huge leap forward for motion-tracked controls and virtual reality, but it'll take patience—and a lot more developer support.

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Airbus deploys Microsoft’s HoloLens, pushes mixed reality plans further

The company, which competes with the likes of Boeing and Lockheed Martin, also plans to sell its own mixed reality apps to others in the aviation industry.

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The Oculus Go standalone VR headset has its biggest price cut of all time today

Amazon is selling the Oculus Go standalone VR headset for $169, an all-time low.

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Valve Index impressions: An eye-opening headset that pushes enthusiast VR further

Valve's new VR headset makes huge FOV improvements, but its finger-tracking controllers are going to take some brain retraining.

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Revamped Google Glass 2 aims more powerful AR at the enterprise

Google renews its focus on enterprise augmented reality with the Glass Enterprise Edition 2; it packs a better camera and faster processor.

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Lenovo launches enterprise AR/VR headset, the ‘ThinkReality A6'

Augmented reality’s potential is on the rise as new enterprise use cases emerge. Lenovo hopes to position its device as a rival to Microsoft’s HoloLens.

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HP's high-res Reverb VR headset blows the screen door effect off its hinges

We go hands-on with HP's Reverb Consumer Edition, whose astounding resolution is well deserving of this exclamation mark!

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Microsoft's augmented reality Minecraft tease is a reminder of its world-shattering HoloLens demo

Microsooft ends its Build keynote with a teaser of what looks like an augmented reality version of Minecraft. In a sense, we've already seen it, as part of Microsoft's killer HoloLens demo a few years ago.

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Microsoft makes HoloLens 2 available for developers, alongside Unreal Engine support

Microsoft is moving quickly after announcing the HoloLens 2 at MWC, making the developer edition generally available at Microsoft Build.

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Valve's $999 Index VR headset promises 'high-fidelity virtual reality' with revolutionary controls

Valve's Index VR headset is loaded with cutting-edge tech designed to appeal to virtual reality enthusiasts.

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Oculus Rift S review: The second generation of PC-based virtual reality comes with caveats

The Oculus Rift S improves upon its predecessor in certain key aspects, but most of the "upgrades" feel like a lateral move—especially when released alongside the more daring Oculus Quest.

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Magic Leap hands-on: Magic, sure, but augmented reality is still a long way away from mass consumption

Next week Magic Leap One devices will start showing up in select AT&T stores, but at more than $2,000 this very-much-prototype tech is hard to recommend even to early adopters.

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5G could be the foundation of next-gen 'cloud VR'

AT&T, Ericsson, and a number of companies showed off streamed VR to headsets, using 5G to minimize nausea-inducing latencies while keeping the resolutions high.

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