HTC launches the Vive Cosmos VR headset – Video

HTC launches the Vive Cosmos VR headset - Video

I tried out the new HTC Vive Cosmos VR headset and basically it’s better in every way than the old Vive. And it’s modular. [MUSIC] Hey, I just got back from HTC HQ and I got to play with the Vive Cosmos for about an hour and it’s designed to be a premium. Replacement to […]

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The HTC Vive Cosmos VR is a polished overdue upgrade

The HTC Vive Cosmos VR is a polished overdue upgrade

The HTC Vive Cosmos is the follow-up to the original Vive and offers significant improvements and changes. Angela Lang/CNET HTC did something radical when it designed its newest VR headset for consumers: It listened to its customers. The result is a brand-new standalone headset called the Vive Cosmos. It’s basically better in every way than […]

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Samsung to launch AR and VR headsets ‘in coming months’

Samsung to launch AR and VR headsets 'in coming months'

Welcome to And finally, our weekly rodeo of the rumours and whispers that make up the wearable tech industry. It’s been a big week of news as always at Wareable, as we reported on Apple’s domination of wearables and a new Galaxy Watch 2 in the works. But there’s also some really interesting movements in […]

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Oculus Quest review: Facebook’s new VR headset is the b…

Oculus Quest review: Facebook's new VR headset is the b...

Everywhere I’ve been, it’s been the same: Entering mysterious worlds through kitchens or bedrooms or offices or hallways. No matter where I go, I put on the headset, draw the magical boundaries of my new space like a boy making his window out of magic chalk, and I’m there. No matter where I go, there […]

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YouTube VR will be on Oculus Quest at launch, boosting …

YouTube VR will be on Oculus Quest at launch, boosting ...

YouTube lends the Quest headset a familiar, popular name. Seth Rosenblatt/CNET YouTube will amp up the content available on Facebook’s Oculus Quest virtual reality headset, with Google’s massive video company saying its VR app will be among the launch titles for the closely watched device, which is set for release Tuesday.  That’ll make YouTube one of […]

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Tribeca’s VR gave life to creepy dolls and alien pals. …

Tribeca's VR gave life to creepy dolls and alien pals. ...

Gymnasia, a virtual-reality experience, amped up its creep factor with an installation heavy on freaky props. Kristina Loggia/Tribeca This year’s mascot of Tribeca Immersive was a creepy living doll that meandered around the room projecting light in people’s eyes. At the very least, it made the prospect of leaving actual reality for a virtual one […]

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How Tribeca’s VR award winner The Key made magic out of…

At the makeshift border camp in Horgos, Serbia, a refugee boy built toys out of boxes. Shara Tibken/CNET The toy trucks were patched together out of used boxes and Band-Aids. They’re the objects I remember most from the Horgos refugee camp in Serbia. A boy, whose family had lived in the tents there for months […]

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Tribeca Film Fest’s VR mascot was a creepy living doll

Tribeca Film Fest's VR mascot was a creepy living doll

Gymnasia, a virtual-reality experience, amped up its creep factor with an installation heavy on freaky props. Kristina Loggia/Tribeca This year’s mascot of Tribeca Immersive was a creepy living doll that meandered around the room projecting light in people’s eyes. At the very least, it made the prospect of leaving actual reality for a virtual one […]

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Nintendo details Super Mario Odyssey for Labo VR

Nintendo details Super Mario Odyssey for Labo VR

Welcome back to Field of view, where we take a look back at the week that was both VR and AR. This week we got some hands-on time with Nintendo’s Labo VR, which you can chalk up as a more fun Google Cardboard. We also dropped our full review of the cycling-focused Everysight Solos. Read […]

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Nintendo Labo VR kit review: The Switch makes virtual m…

Nintendo Labo VR kit review: The Switch makes virtual m...

Nintendo Labo VR. Sarah Tew/CNET Nintendo’s late entry to the world of VR is finally here. Yes, it’s made of cardboard. Yes, it’s weird. But the ideas inside are probably unlike anything else you’ve tried before. It’s impossible not to think of Google Cardboard when putting together Nintendo’s Labo VR Kit construction set, which I […]

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