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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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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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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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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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 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.

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


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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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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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.

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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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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Kuo: Apple’s VR Headset Around $1000, AR Glasses Pushed To 2025

Upload VR

MacRumors is reporting on a new memo from Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, apparently revealing the weight and a price expectation of its upcoming headset. Ming-Chi Kuo is a TF International Securities analyst known for predicting Apple products & moves over a year in advance.

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


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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Spatial Beats: Rec Room, Niantic & Apple

AR Insider

The boom use is being driven by mobile, game consoles, and consumer VR headsets from Oculus and Sony. Apple XR Rumor of the Week Tom’s Guide says the new Apple VR HMD is a Quest killer. W elcome back to Spatial Beats. This week, we welcome the age of VR content.

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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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Friday's Best Deals: iPad Magic Keyboard, Greenworks Lawn Care Products, Tacklife Cordless Tire Inflator, Pikachu Bedsheets, Goli Apple Cider Vinegar Gummies, and More

GizModo VR

Jump to: Tech | Gaming | Home | Lifestyle | Media Read more.

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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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Tuesday's Best Deals: Apple Watch Nike Series 6, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, Amazon Echo Sale, Ella Paradis Full Bloom Bundle, and More

GizModo VR

Apple Watch Nike S6 and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate lead Tuesday’s best deals. Read more.

Google Unboxes ARCore for Samsung Galaxy Note 9, Tab S4, & Latest Devices from Sony & Nokia

Next Reality AR

On Monday, Google updated its ARCore Supported Devices page to include the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy Tab S4, the Sony Xperia ZX2 line of handsets, and the Nokia 6.1 to 13 devices in February, Google has extended support to more than 60 Android devices in the US and five models in China, as well as 12 Apple products to support its Cloud Anchors multi-player platform.

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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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Apple TV App Comes to PS4 and Newly Released PS5—If You Can Get One

GizModo VR

The Apple TV app that allows users to access Apple originals through TV+ arrived in the PlayStation Store just ahead of the launch of Sony’s next-generation PS5 console, which hit stores today. apple tv apple tv plus ps5 ps4 streaming wars streaming

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Monday's Best Deals: Apple AirPods Pro, Google Pixel 4a 5G, Switch Joy-Cons, TaoTronics Humidifiers, The Ordinary Peeling Solution, iPhone 12 MagSafe Charger, and More

GizModo VR

Apple’s AirPods Pro and the Google Pixel 4a 5G lead Monday’s best deals. Read more.

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Apple’s Investment In Lidar Could Be Big For AR

Upload VR

In some cases, Apple’s backing is enough to take a new technology into the mainstream; in others, Apple gets a feature into a lot of devices only for the innovation to go nowhere. Lidar has the potential to be Apple’s next “here today, gone tomorrow” technology.

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Friday's Best Deals: Apple Watch SE, Outriders for Xbox, Henckels Knife Set, Caliper CBD Powder, Final Fantasy Pixel Art Book, and More

GizModo VR

Apple Watch SE and Outriders (Xbox) lead Friday’s best deals. Read more.

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Sony Pictures & Twitter Dive Into VRSony Interactive.


Sony Pictures & Twitter Dive Into VR Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is neck-deep in virtual reality with its PlayStation VR device, but what about other subsidiaries of the larger Sony Corp? It appears that one of the company’s other major divisions, Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group, is also making a move towards the tech. vr virtual reality sony sony pictures twitter

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What Does Apple Have Planned for AR?

VR Tech News

Today’s article is all about Apple. On January 2, 2020, Apple made the surprising yet interesting announcement that they had signed a new multi-year licensing agreement with the UK based company Imagination Technologies. But that’s not all Apple has been up to. Image: Apple.

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Is Apple building a VR headset? Not exactly.


Bloomberg published another update on Apple’s headset plans last week, and headlines across the web are shouting Apple is building a VR headset! I think this is a mischaracterization of what Apple is really building. Apple has another option though.

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Monday's Best Deals: HP Omen 25L Gaming Desktop, Buy 2 Get 1 Free Video Games, Tacklife Circular Saw, Unicorn Jerky CBD, Paramount+ Free Trial, and More

GizModo VR

HP’s Omen 25L and a Buy 2 Get 1 Free games sale lead Monday’s best deals. Read more.

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Facebook steps into cloud gaming — and another feud with Apple

TechCrunch VR

Their approach is different than what Microsoft or Google has built but Facebook highlights a shared central challenge: dealing with Apple. Apple was initially slow to provide a path forward for cloud gaming apps from Google and Microsoft, which had previously been outlawed on the App Store.

Wednesday's Best Deals: Apple iPad Air, Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit, Vava Dual Dash Cam, Reusable Heat Pads, DreamWorks Animated Movies, and More

GizModo VR

The iPad Air and Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit lead Wednesday’s best deals. Read more.

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Apple Files Augmented Reality Patent for a ‘Wearable Information System’


Apple is a tough nut to crack when it comes to future projects. However, while rivals like Google , Microsoft and Sony are already well on their immersive way, Apple remains silent on what its immersive projects may be. Tagged with: apple , ar , industry news , patent. Apple Art VR Industry News apple ar industry news patent

The XR Week Peek (2020.05.25): new rumors on Apple Glasses, Oculus Quest anniversary, HP Reverb G2 and more!

The Ghost Howls

Apple Glasses may release in 2021 for $499. In the end, technologist Jon Prosser has revealed the main details he knows about the Apple Glasses. It is weird that Apple wants to create a new standard even there. Apple is doing a great job of masking what it is actually doing.

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Sunday's Best Deals: Greenworks Outdoor Power Tools, Corsair Virtuoso Headset, 2-Pack 1080P Webcams, Kitchen Essentials, Garden Seat & Kneeler, and More

GizModo VR

A sale on outdoor power tools and on a 40-pack of KN95 Masks lead Sunday’s best deals. Read more.

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Sunday's Best Deals: Ninja Hot + Cold Brew Coffee Maker, Solar-Powered Flickering Torches, Ergo Standing Desk Converter, Heidi & Oak Drawer Organizers, and More

GizModo VR

A Ninja Hot and Cold Brew coffee system and a six-pack of Heidi & Oak drawer organizers lead Sunday’s best deals. Read more.

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Saturday's Best Deals: Animal Crossing Gift Bundle, Shredding Meat Claws, Moock Jump Starter, Soothing Shower Steamers, Posture Trainer, and More

GizModo VR

A set of meat shredding claws and an Animal Crossing gift set lead Saturday’s best deals. Read more.

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