REPORT: Apple Mixed Reality Glasses Launching Mid-2022

VRScout

This past April, Apple CEO Tim Cook stated that augmented reality (AR) technology is “ critically important ” for the future of the company. It’s obvious that Apple is working hard to build an AR ecosystem of amazing tools powered by products such as the iPhone or iPad.

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Apple AirPods Max, Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones on sale today

Digital Trends

If you're in the market for an upgrade to your existing wireless headphones, you'll need to check out these sweet headphone deals going on now at Amazon.

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Spatial Beats: Apple, Sony & Fresh AR Funding

AR Insider

Apple’s WWDC was on Monday. Sony showcases upcoming VR titles for Playstation VR. The post Spatial Beats: Apple, Sony & Fresh AR Funding appeared first on AR Insider. W elcome back to Spatial Beats.

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Apple AR/VR Product to Debut in 2017, Predicts Sony’s Head of Worldwide Studios

Road to VR

To many, the question of an Apple AR or VR headset has become a “when” rather than an “if” The President of Sony’s Worldwide Studios thinks 2017 is the year that Apple introduces its first immersive device. Apple does R&D on a wide range of technologies and has been actively researching the fields of VR and AR for years, including submitting and receiving several relevant patents.

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Best Black Friday True Wireless Earbud Deals 2020: Apple and Sony

Digital Trends

Deals Home Theater Apple AirPods Pro Beats Powerbeats Pro Black Friday 2020 Jabra Elite 75t Sony WF-1000xm3 true wireless earbudsThe best prices on true wireless earbuds this Black Friday and what to know when purchasing.

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The XR Week Peek (2021.03.01): Sony confirms PSVR 2, Facebook teases Quest 2 Pro, and more!

The Ghost Howls

Image by Sony). Sony officially states it is going to launch the PSVR 2. PlayStation VR has been the most successful headset until now (if we exclude the crappy mobile viewers), but now it is pretty dated and people were wondering what Sony was going to do. Header image by Sony).

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The XR Week Peek (2021.03.22): Sony reveals PSVR2 controllers, FRL shows the wristband of the future, and more!

The Ghost Howls

Image by Sony Interactive Entertainment). Sony unveils the new controllers of the PSVR2. Sony promises amazing haptic sensations on the controllers, that should be able to provide “impactful, textured, and nuanced” sensations. Header image by Sony Interactive Entertainment).

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15 Sony Gadgets That Were Too Weird for This World

GizModo VR

Every consumer electronics company has an R&D division constantly cooking up weird gadgets and tech that will potentially help define the future of the industry.

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The XR Week Peek (2020.07.13): Sony invests in Epic, Rockstar is working on an AAA VR game, and more!

The Ghost Howls

Sony invests $250M in Epic Games. Sony has announced that it has made a big investment of $250M in Epic Games through one of its subsidiaries. The investment gives Sony a minority stake in Epic that now is evaluated at more than $17B.

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Apple AirPods Pro, Sony WF-1000XM3 on sale from $180 — save up to $50

Digital Trends

Deals Home Theater Apple AirPods Pro best buy 2020 Sony WF-1000xm3 Verizon 2020With savings up to $50 on these top-rated buds, it's the ideal time to upgrade your music listening experience.

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AirPods Max vs. Sony WH-1000XM4 vs. Bose Noise Canceling Headphones 700

Digital Trends

Apple's AirPods Max are beautiful and expensive. We compare them to Sony and Bose's flagship cans. Home Theater Apple AirPods Max bose noise cancelling headphones 700 comparisons noise-canceling headphones sony wh-1000xm4 wireless headphones

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Sony's Flagship Dolby Atmos Soundbar Is the Best of the Best—for a Price

GizModo VR

The Sony HT-A7000 is the soundbar for someone who won’t settle for anything but the best, so long as they don’t have to go and actually install ceiling… Read more. Soundbars run the gamut.

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Apple Basically Launched a Patreon for Podcasters

GizModo VR

On Monday, there were murmurs Apple might launch a podcast subscription service. Instead of Podcast+, we’re getting what’s basically a redesign of the Apple Podcasts app— and Apple Podcasts Subscriptions, a new, Patreon-like program for creators.

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Sony Changes Its Mind, PS Store Will Remain Open On PS3 and Vita

GizModo VR

About a month ago, Sony said it planned to shut down the PlayStation Store on some of its older systems later this summer. But today, Sony decided to reverse course and will now continue to support the PS Store on the PS3 and PS Vita for the foreseeable future.

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Join Us Today On YouTube To Discuss The Week’s VR News & Sony’s Commitment To PSVR2!

UploadVR

This week’s is: in the wake of the closure of a studio working on a AAA VR title for 5 years, will Sony fully commit to PlayStation VR 2? The post Join Us Today On YouTube To Discuss The Week’s VR News & Sony’s Commitment To PSVR2!

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The Best Apple-ish Gear for Apple Haters

GizModo VR

Apple products weren’t exactly allowed in my house growing up. My school had a lab filled with Apple computers, so I got exposed to the basic ins and outs of macOS. But inside my home it was Microsoft-Microsoft-Microsoft.

Tech gifts in stock with holiday delivery: Apple Watch, Fire HD tablet

Digital Trends

A few of the largest retailers today are offering great deals on tech that makes for great gifting this holiday season, including the Apple Watch Series 7.

Sony's Bravia XR OLED Is the Best-Looking TV I've Ever Seen

GizModo VR

Sony has made a great deal of noise about their new 2021 Bravia XR OLEDs , which makes sense. The TVs are the first to feature Sony’s new Cognitive Processor XR, which sounds an awful lot like a proto-supervillain brain.

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Editorial: PSVR 2 Won’t Outsell Quest 2, And It Doesn’t Need To

Upload VR

If you asked me which new VR headset I was looking forward to most in 2022, the answer would easily be Sony’s PSVR 2. Apple, meanwhile, may take its first steps into the VR/AR hardware scene. And it’s important that above all else, Sony has a grasp of that.

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Sony Is Killing On-Demand Video in the Playstation Store as Streaming Takes Over

GizModo VR

The streaming video business is booming, and while that makes it easier to access tons of content, for some companies like Sony, it makes it less attractive to manage digital storefronts, so at the end of August, Sony is disabling the ability to buy on-demand videos in the PlayStation Store.

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iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, HMD: Time to save up for 2022

Slashgear

In the year 2022 is expected that Apple, Sony, and Meta will launch significant HMD devices. Much like the first Apple Watch, it’s quite likely the first Apple HMD will only have full functionality … Continue reading.

You Can Now Stream Apple Music While You Game on Your PS5

GizModo VR

Apple Music subscribers who also own a PlayStation 5 can now stream to their heart’s content after the gaming console quietly rolled out a new integration for the subscription music service this week.

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Sony Has Done It Again: Weirdly Big Earbuds With Incredible Noise Cancellation

GizModo VR

In 2017, when many Bluetooth earbuds still had wires, Sony introduced its truly wireless WF-1000X , which somehow also managed to squeeze noise cancellation into a tiny pair of buds.

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AirPods Pro, Sony WF-1000XM3 true wireless earbuds discounted for Father’s Day

Digital Trends

The Apple AirPods Pro and Sony WF-1000XM3 true wireless earbuds are both on sale at Best Buy and Verizon for as much as $52 off this Father's Day. Apple Deals Home Theater AirPods Deals Apple AirPods Pro Father's Day 2020 Sony WF-1000xm3 True Wireless Earbuds Deals

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Snag a pair of noise-canceling Sony earbuds (with built-in Alexa) on sale

Mashable VR

18, the Sony WF-1000XM4 Wireless Earbuds are only $248 — that’s $31.99 When it comes to noise-canceling earbuds, the Sony WF-1000XM4 Wireless Earbuds check all the boxes: true wireless, voice-calling capabilities, long battery life, and a secure fit. Credit: Sony.

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Save on Sony's stylish speakers and headphones before Christmas

Mashable VR

SAVE UP TO 40%: Sony audio equipment is on sale for up to 40% off on Amazon, including headphones, earbuds, and speakers. Sony audio equipment is on sale for up to 40% off on Amazon, with discounted headphones, earbuds, and speakers on offer.

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Report: Apple Acquires VR & AR Eye-tracking Company SMI

Road to VR

A report from MacRumors provides compelling evidence that Apple has quietly acquired SMI, also known as SensoMotoric Instruments, a company specializing in eye-tracking technology. MacRumors reports that the company was quietly acquired by Apple sometime between May 2nd and July 26th, 2017. SEE ALSO Apple AR/VR Product to Debut in 2017, Predicts Sony's Head of Worldwide Studios.

You'll Have to Wait Until June for Apple's Paid Podcast Subscription Service

GizModo VR

Apple’s pushing back the launch of its podcast subscription marketplace until June to ensure it’s “delivering the best experience for creator and listeners,” according to a company email to podcasters obtained by 9to5Mac.

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Sony Just Made More Affordable Versions of Its Best Headphones and Earbuds

GizModo VR

Sony’s headphones and earbuds have long been some of the best you can buy, and its latest devices, the WH-1000XM4 wireless headphones and WF-1000XM4 wireless earbuds , offer incredible audio and industry-leading active noise cancellation —for a price.

The XR Week Peek (2022.01.11): CES had some interesting XR announcements, new rumors on Apple and Meta, and more!

The Ghost Howls

My favorite ones have been: Sony Interactive Entertainment has revealed that the next PSVR headset will be called PSVR 2 and will feature 2K x 2K per eye, up to 120 Hz framerate, and 110° FOV. New rumors on Apple and Meta devices.

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New Report States Apple Will Release Mixed Reality Headset in 2022 and AR Glasses by 2025

GizModo VR

While the rumblings over Apple’s planned venture into augmented reality, virtual reality and mixed reality have been getting louder recently , we now have a series of dates for these devices by prognosticator Ming Chi-Kuo, a good source with a reliable track record on all things Apple.

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The XR Week Peek (2021.12.06): Upload VR Showcase, Apple headset rumors, and more!

The Ghost Howls

Apple may announce its headset at WWDC 2022. A new week, a new rumor about Apple. This time it comes from Bloomberg, which predicts that Apple will announce its MR headset in June 2022 during WWDC , to launch it some months later, probably during the holiday season.

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Save a whopping $1,300 on this 65-inch Sony OLED 4K TV

Mashable VR

Save $1,300: Grab the 2019 Sony 65-inch XBR-65A9G OLED 4K TV on sale for $1,699.99, down from $2,999.99 — a 43% savings. The 2019 Sony 65-inch XBR-65A9G OLED 4K TV is on sale for $1,699.99 , down from its original price of $2,999.99. Credit: Sony. Credit: Sony.

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The XR Week Peek (2021.01.25): Facebook plans “a big shift” in privacy, Apple VR headset rumored, and more!

The Ghost Howls

Apple way be working on a VR headset. According to Bloomberg, next year Apple is going to release a VR headset with limited passthrough AR functionalities. The HMD should be targeted to prosumers and Apple expects sales in the order of magnitude of one Apple headset per day, per store.

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Report: Facebook Agrees To Buy Every AR Display From Key Supplier Apple Looked At Acquiring

UploadVR

Facebook signed a deal to buy several years of the entire output of a key AR microLED display supplier Apple looked at acquiring, The Information reports. Why has Facebook signed this deal, and why was Apple interested in acquisition?

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KEF takes on Sony, Bose, and Apple with its first true wireless ANC earbuds

Digital Trends

Legendary speaker brand KEF has jumped into the noise-canceling true wireless earbuds category with a $230 pair of sleek, silver eggs it calls the Mu3. Home Theater ANC KEF KEF Mu3 noise canceling true wireless earbuds true wireless earbuds

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Saturday's Best Deals: Hunter Boots, Teccpo Tools, Apeman Dashcam, Sony 55" 4K TV, Pixel Art Bluetooth Speakers, and More

GizModo VR

Hunter boots and a sale on Teccpo tools lead Saturday’s best deals. Read more.

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