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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.

‘Jentrix’ On Oculus Quest Combines ‘Jenga’ And ‘Tetris’

VRScout

Mix and match a never-ending wave of colorful fruit in this nerve-wracking VR puzzle game.

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5 easy ways to dramatically increase security in Google Chrome

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We have five easy ways that you can increase the security of your Google Chrome web browser without extra downloads or software. Computing Chrome Google Google Chrome online security web browser

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RoomMapper For Quest 2 Maps Your Surroundings For Mixed Reality

Upload VR

Developers interested in experimenting with mixed reality on Oculus Quest 2 can now use RoomMapper with Unity to explore designs mapped to your physical surroundings.

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Hasbro Reveals ‘Transformers’ VR Game And NerfVR Updates

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The company has revealed additional details surrounding its lineup of original VR experiences.

Oculus Quest 2 setup is super easy. Getting OpenSim on it, not so much

Hypergrid Business

Maria Korolov with the Oculus Quest 2 headset. I just ordered my Oculus Quest 2 headset this morning — and it already came this evening. Initial impression is that it’s the easiest-to-use headset I’ve tried so far.

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.

Hubble had a ringside seat to observe a star going supernova

Digital Trends

Recently the Hubble Space Telescope observed something very rare: A star in the process of going supernova. News Hubble space supernova

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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.

Young Justice's Future Is Up to Its Fans, Again

GizModo VR

Young Justice is a pretty good show most of the time, and after it got cancelled by Cartoon Network in 2013, fans eventually managed to secure a third season some years later for HBO Max.

Spatial Beats: Oculus, Accenture & Varjo

AR Insider

Welcome back to Spatial Beats, AR Insider's weekly series that features observations and insights of author and futurist Charlie Fink. This week, we look at Oculus Quest's 2nd birthday, Varjo's new hardware, and Accenture's big VR buy.

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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.

How time of day affects learning ability, and how to use it to your advantage

Digital Trends

You can access information whenever you want, but according to science, your ability to absorb and retain that information fluctuates throughout the day. Features Health & Fitness Back To School Back to School 2021 science

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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.

The New MacBook Pros Have Started Shipping, But You Won’t Receive Some Models Until Mid-December

GizModo VR

Apple’s newest batch of 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pros have finally started shipping to customers with pre-orders and are expected to reach their new owners as soon as Tuesday. However, if you didn’t have a pre-order and are looking to place an order soon, be prepared to wait to receive your hardware.

Where is AR Transforming the Workplace?

AR Insider

How do enterprises feel about AR? Librestream decided to ask them, resulting in ground truth sentiment from enterprise execs. We break down the results in this week's Data Dive. The post Where is AR Transforming the Workplace? appeared first on AR Insider.

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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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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.

More Than 100 Cargo Ships Were Waiting to Unload in Southern California This Week, an All-Time High

GizModo VR

If you want to know what a global supply chain crisis looks like at its worst, all you have to do is check out what happened at southern California’s ports this week. Read more.

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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Mars helicopter is back in action and will attempt high rotor speed flight today

Digital Trends

Mars helicopter Ingenuity will attempt another test flight this weekend, spinning its rotors faster than before to compensate for changing weather on Mars. News ingenuity Mars NASA space

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Will Enabling Tech Unlock AR Commerce?

ARVR

Immersive shopping is proving to have experiential impact for consumers, and revenue impact for brands. Related to?—?but but separate from?—? AR advertising , this is when AR is used as a tool to visualize and contextualize products to engender more informed consumer purchases.

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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.

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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NASA will send its uncrewed Artemis mission to the moon in February 2022

Digital Trends

NASA has confirmed that it will be heading back to the moon early next year, announcing that the uncrewed Artemis I mission will launch in February 2022. News Artemis Moon NASA Orion space

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Can Snap’s Arcadia Accelerate AR Marketing?

ARVR

Last week, we wrote about Snap’s new AR Lab. In partnership with ad agency giant WPP, it will start advertisers on the right foot for AR marketing. This includes onboarding tools, education and development resources?—?all all meant to bring AR to a wider base of brands.

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How Eternals Helped Brian Tyree Henry Get His Mojo Back

GizModo VR

Eternals has some interesting casting behind it, from Angelina Jolie to Korean actor Ma-dong Seouk (or Don Lee). But not many would’ve pegged Brian Tyree Henry to show up in an MCU film, even after he voiced Miles Morales’ father Jefferson in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.