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New Oculus update adds Facebook integration, real-names policy

Ever since Facebook bought Oculus several years ago, there’s been fears that the social media company would begin requiring mandatory Facebook integration or would otherwise hijack the VR headset in some way. Oculus’ new 1.8 software update doesn’t make that ...

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Software hack makes Oculus Rift titles playable on HTC Vive [Updated]

Update (4/14/2016): Oculus has contacted us to state the following: “This is a hack, and we don’t condone it. Users should expect that hacked games won’t work indefinitely, as regular software updates to games, apps, and our platform are likely ...

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Oculus Rift pre-orders slip to early June, current orders shipping in August

The Oculus Rift is facing serious shipping issues: Day one preorder customers have been told their hardware may not ship until late May or the end of June. That’s the news reported by multiple individuals following a shipping update from ...

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Oculus Rift pre-orders get free shipping, but its Terms of Service raises eyebrows

Two new pieces of Rift-related news today: First, the company has acknowledged it’s been hit by an “unexpected component shortage,” which delayed some of its shipments. Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe took to Twitter to address the problem. According to Iribe, ...

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Oculus announces first Rift bundles, certified PCs

Share This article Oculus promised it would unveil certified PCs and bundles that would meet the demands of its own VR solution. It’s now unveiled the first of those systems, as promised, though there’s been some confusion regarding price points ...

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AMD unveils its own CPU recommendations for Oculus VR

Share This article Earlier this week, Oculus opened pre-orders for systems and configurations that it believes will deliver an acceptable VR experience. Overall, it’s probably best if consumers hold off on pre-ordering VR equipment — but since we’ve spent most ...

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Why you shouldn’t pre-order an Oculus Rift

Share This article In roughly six weeks, Oculus will finally launch the Oculus Rift. Interest in the Rift has been high ever since its Kickstarter three years ago, and the company’s hardware can deliver a thrilling experience unlike anything conventional ...

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Oculus CEO hopes Rift spurs gamers to upgrade their ‘crappy PCs’

Share This article The CEO of Oculus, Palmer Lucky, did a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) yesterday, where he touched on several interesting topics — including some much-needed clarification on how the Oculus Store will function, and the future of ...

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Lumus and InfinityAR aim to do for augmented reality what Oculus has done for VR

Share This article Whether or not lofty sales projections for Oculus and other VR devices come true, there is no question that the availability of a complete developer kit from Oculus has helped kickstart the industry. Until now, Augmented Reality ...

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