TikTok Company’s New VR Headset Competes with Meta on Price

The Pico 4 headset is the closest-priced and sufficiently powerful VR device to the Meta Quest 2 we’ve seen to date. screenshot: Pico/ByteDance Meta is terrified of TikTok’s dominating presence in the social media market, and now it seems the company behind the app, ByteDance, is coming for Meta’s own stake in the Metaverse with … Read more

PS5’s New VR2 Tech Is Making A Great First Impression

Image: Sony Sony’s PSVR for PlayStation 4, the first serious VR add-on for a console, did pretty darn well for itself. It was reasonably affordable, well received by players and critics alike, and got a lot more post-launch support than many prior PlayStation hardware efforts (RIP, dear Vita). Now, various outlets have gotten their first … Read more

Meta Quest Pro VR Leak Claims It Was Left in a Hotel Room

Meta’s past hints of its “Project Cambria” VR headset appears very similar to recent leaks.screenshot: YouTube meta Another set of leaks for the Meta Quest Pro hit over the weekend, showing off a wildly redesigned headset. Even leaked videos can’t get me too excited about “the metaverse,” but what’s with all these tech companies leaving … Read more

‘Reality One’ Trademark Could be Tied To Apple AR/VR Headset

photo: AFP (Getty Images) Is Apple secretly funding a shadowy shell company to buy up trademarks related to its in-development VR/AR headset? That’s the latest juicy speculation out of the Apple headset rumor mill over at Bloomberg. The new report cites trademark filings in nearly a dozen countries for names like, “Reality One,” “Reality Pro,” … Read more