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‘Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time’ Now Fully Playable In VR

VRScout

A new mod brings the classic Nintendo 64 action-adventure game to PC VR headsets for the first time. One of the most iconic video games of all time is now available in VR thanks to a new mod by BrianMp16. This isn’t some 20-minute tech demo; it’s a fully playable Ocarina of Time VR game.

Quest 2 Pro and controllers’ appearance may have been leaked!

The Ghost Howls

Reddit user Samulia, that is used to analyze the Quest firmware (and made some “predictions” about the Quest 2 Pro), has found in the Quest runtime some videos that depict a new headset with new controllers, most probably the upcoming Quest 2 Pro!

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New Quest Headset, Controllers, & Charging Dock Possibly Revealed in Leaked Videos

Road to VR

Official tutorial videos uncovered today show a previously unseen Oculus headset, controllers, and charging dock. The videos may reveal a new Quest 2 Pro or Quest 3 headset which could be officially revealed this week at Facebook Connect.

Oculus Quest Pro Leak: Promo Videos Show Possible Headset Design

Upload VR

We may well have an Oculus Quest Pro leak that gives us our first look at the headset from possibly leaked promotional videos ahead of Facebook Connect this week.

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How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.

Next-generation batteries could use material derived from trees

Digital Trends

Researchers have developed a tree-derived material for use in solid state batteries, which are safer and less environmentally damaging than current batteries. News batteries emerging technology Wood

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Hubble Space Telescope captures a peculiar pair of galaxies

Digital Trends

This week's image from the Hubble Space Telescope shows an odd couple: One large spiral galaxy and its diminutive companion. News arp 86 Hubble space

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Steam Now Lists Upgraded HP Reverb G2 And Other Headsets

Upload VR

The new and (reportedly) improved HP Reverb G2 is now listed on Steam, as are other headsets beyond Valve’s own Index. The front page of Valve’s digital store now features a promotion for the new Reverb G2 , which was announced earlier this week.

Fly through the space station in this awesome 360-degree video

Digital Trends

If you’ve ever wondered what it's like to float through the International Space Station, then check out this 360-degree video from astronaut Thomas Pesquet. News 360 video International Space Station ISS NASA space Space Station thomas pesquet

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Transformers Beyond Reality Coming To PSVR, SteamVR This Winter

Upload VR

Hasbro announced a new Transformers VR game this week, coming to PSVR and SteamVR headsets this winter. The game, titled Transformers Beyond Reality, was announced at Hasbro Pulse Con, a virtual event featuring new announcements from the toy company.

How to Train Employees 65% Faster With Virtual Reality

With a rapidly changing economy, Avangrid Renewables looked to virtual reality to develop a standardized form of immersive training in order to onboard and upskill technicians faster than ever before.

Tesla pulls latest Full Self-Driving beta less than a day after release

Digital Trends

Tesla boss Elon Musk said on Sunday the automaker had pulled the latest version of its Full Self-Driving feature after discovering a number of issues with it. Cars News autonomous cars Elon Musk fsd full self-driving Tesla

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Watch: Blade And Sorcery’s Linear Dungeons Launch Today, New Trailer Out

Upload VR

The long-awaited Blade And Sorcery update is out today, bringing with it a first look at the game’s new Dungeons mode. As we noted back in September , Update 10 brings a huge new addition to the ever-popular VR combat sim.

How to remove attachments in Back 4 Blood

Digital Trends

While it is a bit of a workaround, and hopefully Turtle Rock adds a more reliable way to do it later, here's how you can remove an attachment in Back 4 Blood. Gaming Back 4 Blood co-op games game guide turtle rock studios zombie games

Original iPod prototype was almost as big as a MacBook

Mashable VR

Apple's iPod was a big leap for music portability when it was initially unveiled, the company's first mp3 player having been capable of holding around 1,000 songs at once. However, the iPod wasn't always so pocket-sized and easy to carry around.

AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

Tesla’s electric cars get second price bump in a month

Digital Trends

A number of Tesla vehicles have just received a significant price bump, the second this month. Shipping dates for some models have also slipped. Cars News electric cars Evs Tesla

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James Michael Tyler, beloved Central Perk manager Gunther on 'Friends', is dead at 59

Mashable VR

James Michael Tyler, the actor best known for the role of Central Perk manager Gunther on Friends , died on Sunday morning. He was 59 years old. Tyler's death brings to an end his years-long struggle with cancer. The actor revealed in June that he was diagnosed with stage 4 prostate cancer in Sept.

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This new gaming mouse isn’t the best, but it became my favorite anyway

Digital Trends

The SteelSeries Prime Wireless isn't the best gaming mouse, but after using it for a few weeks, I can't go back to using anything else. Computing Gaming Mice PC Gaming SteelSeries

Jason Sudeikis brought his 'Ted Lasso' earnestness to a heartfelt 'SNL' monologue

Mashable VR

Saturday Night Live host Jason Sudeikis nailed the inexplicable success of his Apple TV+ hit Ted Lasso in a monologue joke: "It's truly shocking to me because it's built around two things Americans hate: soccer and kindness."

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Crunchy algae, anyone? NASA shares ideas for food in space

Digital Trends

From bugs to algae, and from 3D printing to artificial photosynthesis, NASA has announced a plethora of ideas about the future of food in space. News food in space NASA space

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How 'Instagram therapy' helps normalize Latinx mental healthcare

Mashable VR

Paging Dr. Internet, we need a diagnosis. In this series, Mashable examines the online world's influence on our health and prescribes new ways forward.

Obsbot Tiny review: An A.I. webcam mounted to a gimbal

Digital Trends

The Obsbot Tiny webcam boasts a gimbal, allowing you to create powerful sales pitch on videoconference calls. Computing News Obsbot Obsbot Tiny WebCam webcams

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Kenan Thompson's perfect 'SNL' game show returns to waste Oscar Isaac's time

Mashable VR

No one wastes the time of famous people better than Kenan Thompson. The occasion of Jason Sudeikis hosting Saturday Night Live created an opportunity to bring back the classic sketch, "What's Up With That?" The Kenan Thompson-hosted. game show? Celebrity interview show?

Boeing Starliner valve issue may have been caused by humid Florida weather

Digital Trends

Boeing's Starliner capsule won't be carrying astronauts to the International Space Station soon, but officials say they are zeroing in on fixing of the issue. News Boeing NASA space starliner

Fat bear champ is still gobbling fish and getting fatter

Mashable VR

Otis has probably devoured some 25,000 fish in his life. Maybe considerably more.

How Super Smash Bros.’ Sora actually compares to other anime sword fighters

Digital Trends

Here’s how Sora shapes up next to the other Super Smash Bros. Ultimate anime sword fighters. . Gaming kingdom hearts Nintendo Switch Sora SSBU Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Facebook's international misinformation problem is even bigger than it is in the U.S.

Mashable VR

New information from internal Facebook documents reveals that the social media company's misinformation reaches much further than the United States.

The best FPS games for Xbox Series X

Digital Trends

Looking for the best shooting action supported by the butter-smooth rates and high resolutions offered by the Xbox Series X? These are the titles worth buying! Gaming best Series X FPS first person shooter fps xbox Xbox Series X

Apple's latest MacBooks Pro will be backordered until at least December

Mashable VR

If you want to get your hands on a new Macbook Pro but didn't place a preorder, you may be out of luck until December, or beyond. The new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBooks Pro, outfitted with the fancy new M1 Pro or M1 Max chips, debuted on Oct.

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Dune Is Dune Pretty Good at the Box Office

GizModo VR

The box office has been fairly good for October thanks to films like Venom 2 and Halloween Kills , but there’s been some uncertainty about what would happen with Dune. Fortunately for Warner Bros., it seems like the new Denis Villeneuve movie’s doing pretty well for its opening theatrical run.