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This is Google’s new VR headset reference design, hardware to start arriving in the fall

In what’s become the Google I/O defining moment, the company kicked off the 2012 event with a series of skydivers, bikers, and climbers to debut the hot newness that was Project Glass (hindsight, etc.). Two years later, Google went all Oprah on everyone and sent I/O attendees home with Cardboard headsets of their very own –…

http://techcrunch.com/2016/05/18/google-vr-headset/?ncid=rss

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What Will Be Announced At Google I/O 2016? Here’s What We Expect

One day a year, Google gathers all sides of the industry to show off everything the company has been cooking up for the past twelve months. From all new Android to automated automobiles, it’s the day they unveil everything they’ve worked so hard (with varying degrees of success) to keep secret. Tomorrow is that day…

http://techcrunch.com/2016/05/17/what-will-be-announced-at-google-io-2016-heres-what-we-expect/?ncid=rss

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Google is reportedly launching a standalone Android VR headset next week

Google will reportedly be announcing a standalone Android VR headset at next week’s Google I/O event. Tech journalist Peter Rojas has tweeted that Google will launch an untethered Android VR headset next week according to his multiple sources. Android VR will definitely be announced next week, and from what I’ve heard will be less powerful than the Vive or Rift. —… Read More

http://techcrunch.com/2016/05/11/google-is-reportedly-launching-a-standalone-android-vr-headset-next-week/?ncid=rss

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HTC launches $100 million VR startup accelerator

Vive X will launch in Beijing, Taipei, and San Francisco.

http://recode.net/2016/04/26/htc-vr-startup-accelerator/

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The PlayStation VR Games Sony Announced Today Look Amazing

During its PlayStation Experience (PSX) event in San Francisco today, Sony unveiled some new information about the PlayStation VR and showed off some new titles. http://techcrunch.com/2015/12/05/playstation-vr-is-very-real-and-the-games-sony-shared-today-look-amazing/

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Facebook dreams of its own Google Glass-like future

Could a Facebook Glass be in the 10 year plan?

http://recode.net/2016/04/12/facebook-augmented-reality/

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Oculus Rift Pre-Orders Will Open On Wednesday

Pre-orders for the consumer version of the virtual reality headset are due to open on Wednesday January 6, at 8am PT, Oculus Rift announced today.

http://techcrunch.com/2016/01/04/oculus-rift-pre-orders-will-open-on-wednesday/

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This Experimental Retail Startup Wants to Be the Apple Store for Futuristic Gizmos

Ex-Nesters launch a physical home for newfangled things.

http://recode.net/2015/12/09/this-experimental-retail-startup-wants-to-be-the-apple-store-for-futuristic-gizmos/

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The PlayStation VR Games Sony Announced Today Look Amazing

During its PlayStation Experience (PSX) event in San Francisco today, Sony unveiled some new information about the PlayStation VR and showed off some new titles. http://techcrunch.com/2015/12/05/playstation-vr-is-very-real-and-the-games-sony-shared-today-look-amazing/