Author: Jeremy Peeples

Windows Mixed Reality WebVR Expansion Could be a Gamechanger for VR

With new headsets, including one from Samsung, being announced recently, Mixed Reality is poised to bring virtual reality experiences to a larger audience. The upcoming Windows 10 creators update will bring with it support for mixed reality headsets and the revamped EdgeHTML16. This means that VR support will be added to Microsoft Edge via WebVR frameworks. A-Frame, BabylonJS, ReactVR, and three.js will have Windows Mixed Reality support added – with different functionality for each. BabylonJS and A-Frame will be the most all-encompassing and will allow for motion controllers alongside WebGL context switching and an immersive view. ReactVR and three.js...

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Microsoft Acquires AltSpace VR and Announces Mixed Reality Headset Release Date

Microsoft has been hyping up mixed reality for years now – starting off with the Hololens in 2015. In a mere two weeks, the first batch of MR headsets hit the market – including a new headset from Samsung that was just announced. The Samsung HMD Odyssey joins the existing lineup of MR headsets, and will make use of SteamVR and Microsoft itself has acquired AltSpaceVR. AltSpaceVR is possibly one of the biggest long-term benefits to the mixed reality headsets since it is a social platform and can open the doors to not only mixed reality, but also life...

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GeForce GTX 1070 Ti Rumored Specs Offer Insight Into Future of PC Gaming

Nvidia’s GeForce line of graphics cards have become the go-to recommendations for gaming and other high-end usage. Anyone who games, streams, and does so with 4K video needs some horsepower to do it and Nvidia’s stuff can usually be counted on to at least handle 1080p gaming with relative ease. MyDrivers has posted some information on the 1070 Ti, and a translation offers up some more information in English – albeit imperfect English. The page showcases a spec sheet including 2,432 stream processors – less than the 2,560 featured on the GTX 1080, but more than the 1,920 on...

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HP’s New Premium Notebooks Showcase a Blend of Elegance and Power

HP has announced a series of new premium notebooks and all in one Windows PCs. The goal is to provide something that is not only stylish, but also helps you be more productive, and they show great promise. The HP Elite 1000 series is designed to be light and easy to use over long periods of time, but also withstand some abuse and be easy to see in any light. This line of notebooks allows you to manage calls with a single button press, is certified for Skype Business use, and includes audio by Bang and Olufsen alongside HP...

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Why Sky is Set to be a Game-Changer for the Apple TV

Thatgamecompany has been one of the most beloved developers of the past decade and the recent Apple presentation showed that their legacy will continue in a new way with Sky. Their inventive game concepts have risen above traditional genres and resulted in Sony’s platforms getting some of the most tranquil and also exciting titles on any gaming marketplace. Titles like fl0w were abstract games that blended existing genres together to form something that defied a traditional description, while Flower was a brilliant game that anyone could play and enjoy. Where else could the idea of “you’re playing as a...

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