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Hands-on review: HTC Vive XR Elite
Fri, 20th Oct 2023
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The HTC Vive XR Elite is a next-generation VR headset that offers a lighter, more comfortable experience for users, but with a hefty price tag of £2,000.
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Hands-on review: HTC Vive Wireless Adapter and Vive Pro 2 VR headset
Wed, 29th Mar 2023
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Techday's Darren Price ditches the cable with the HTC Vive Pro 2 virtual reality headset and the Vive Wireless Adapter.
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Hands-on preview: HTC VIVE XR Elite
Fri, 17th Feb 2023
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HTC is set to release its new VR headset, the HTC VIVE XR Elite, featuring extended reality capabilities and inside-out tracking.
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The HTC VR legacy - the past, present, and future of Vive
Wed, 26th May 2021
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HTC has announced new additions to its Vive VR family at VIVECON 2021, including the all-in-one Vive Focus 3 and the premium Vive Pro 2.
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HTC’s Vive Sync VR meeting app enters open beta
Mon, 11th May 2020
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HTC unveils Vive Sync, a VR meeting app beta for remote team collaborations.
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Hands-on review: HTC Vive Cosmos Elite External Tracking Faceplate
Fri, 20th Mar 2020
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TechDay’s resident virtual reality fanatic, Darren Price, checks out the upcoming Vive Cosmos External Tracking Faceplate.
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HTC reveals its plans for the Vive Cosmos VR range
Mon, 2nd Mar 2020
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The Cosmos XR promises to be a major advancement in augmented reality allowing designers to view their concepts in a real-world environment.
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HTC Vive launches new VR innovation at MWC
Thu, 21st Feb 2019
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HTC Vive unveils Vive Focus Plus, a premium VR standalone headset with dual 6DoF controllers and improved portability.
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IDC - Sharp dip in VR headset shipment numbers won’t last
Thu, 6th Sep 2018
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Despite global shipment numbers dropping by more than a third, the market outlook is still positive an IDC Tracker report shows.
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Seagate and HTC VIVE announce VR Power Drive
Mon, 28th May 2018
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Seagate and HTC VIVE launch VR Power Drive, boosting storage and battery for VR users at China conference.
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VR Junkies is a new place in Auckland allowing Kiwis to try out virtual reality games
Wed, 23rd May 2018
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Virtual reality headsets are kind of expensive to own at home, but thankfully you can give the tech a try by visiting a new place called 'VR Junkies'.
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HTC Vive announces Vive Pro HMD's price, it’s not cheap
Tue, 20th Mar 2018
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HTC Vive drops current kit price, unveils $1,199 Vive Pro for pre-order with perks for early buyers.
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HTC reveals the Vive Pro upgrade and wireless adaptor
Tue, 9th Jan 2018
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HTC VIVE unveils new hardware upgrades including the Vive Pro and Vive Wireless, offering users a premium VR experience.
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The VR game that promises to make you smarter
Tue, 24th Oct 2017
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New VR game 'The Talos Principle VR' claims to boost brainpower, out now on Steam.
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Experience Fallout like never before with HTC Vive
Tue, 3rd Oct 2017
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HTC Vive has announced a new hardware bundle featuring Fallout 4 VR, one of the most anticipated VR titles to date...
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Virtual reality for the masses, almost: HTC Vive becomes slightly more affordable
Tue, 22nd Aug 2017
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HTC Vive slashes price by $300, edging closer to wider adoption with a more palatable $999 tag for immersive VR technology.
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Weta, Microsoft and HTC team-up at the Wellington centre for mixed reality
Mon, 7th Aug 2017
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Wellington’s virtual and mixed reality centre, Projectr, has officially opened and it has some major partners...
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Ever wanted to look like a cyborg? Untether from reality with the HP VR backpack
Wed, 2nd Aug 2017
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Embrace the future with HP's revolutionary VR backpack, designed for the ultimate untethered virtual reality experience.
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Rats, robots and gloomy skies: Travel back to London 1892 for an epic virtual reality adventure
Tue, 1st Aug 2017
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SteamHammerVR, a game set in Victorian London, was developed by a global team and will be available for VR devices later in the year.
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Getting Superhot in VR
Wed, 12th Jul 2017
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FutureFive’s Darren Price kicks some butt with the PC version of the VR actioner, Superhot VR, on the HTC Vive.
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Google VR/AR reveals: How VR impacts storytelling and more
Fri, 7th Jul 2017
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Google reveals its new 3D modelling software, as well as discuss why they believe VR is the future of journalism...
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Hands-on review: HTC Vive Deluxe Audio Strap
Fri, 23rd Jun 2017
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HTC Vive's Deluxe Audio Strap upgrades VR comfort, but will the hefty £150 price tag deter loyal fans of their flagship headset?.
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To boldly go with Star Trek: Bridge Crew
Thu, 1st Jun 2017
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Ubisoft's VR frontier, 'Star Trek: Bridge Crew', sets a new bar for fans with cross-play feature and immersive interstellar gameplay.
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Microsoft announces controllers for mixed reality headsets
Fri, 12th May 2017
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Developers have two headsets to choose from: a $300 Acer one and a $329 HP one, both of which are available now for pre-order.