Tag Archive: Headset


PlayStation Gold Wireless Headset 2018: Should you upgrade?

There’s a new headset from Sony for your PlayStation, and you might consider the upgrade.

The original PlayStation Gold wireless headset is the perfect headset for gaming. In fact, it’s one of the better headsets you can use for just about anything. While it is a great headset, Sony has released a new updated version of the Gold headset. It looks very similar on the outside, but Sony promises a better all-around experience from this new model.

  [Read More…]

Where to buy the new PlayStation Gold Wireless headset

Looking to get yourself one of the new PlayStation Gold headsets? Here are the places you can currently order it from.

Sony’s Gold Wireless headset is widely considered one of the best for its price, but it was due for a refresh. The new model offers better surround sound, a slimmer profile to better fit with PlayStation VR headsets, and custom audio profiles for some of the best games on your PlayStation 4. It’s shaping up to  [Read More…]

Huawei VR2 aims to be the one-stop headset for phone and PC virtual reality

Huawei is taking another swing at virtual reality, both in viewing and creation.

Huawei’s VR2 headset was unveiled officially in late 2017, but CES 2018 served as a Western debut and the first chance for most people to get their eyes and hands on one. This is Huawei’s second take on virtual reality, and it comes in partnership with IMAX (perhaps you’ve heard of that) instead of Google — yes, this VR headset doesn’t run Daydream.

  [Read More…]

Oculus’ first standalone VR headset is manufactured by Xiaomi

Xiaomi is manufacturing the Oculus Go and a second standalone VR headset exclusively for China.

Hugo Barra, who now leads the VR efforts at Facebook, has announced at Qualcomm’s CES press conference that Oculus’ first standalone VR headset will be built by Xiaomi. Xiaomi is also rolling out a standalone VR headset of its own — dubbed the Mi VR Standalone — that will be launching exclusively in China later this year.

The $ 199 Oculus  [Read More…]

Merge made a VR headset for kids and a Blaster you put your phone in

Everyone should be able to have fun with VR and AR!

If you like squishy foam and having fun with either VR or AR, the folks at Merge have been serving up goodness for a couple of years now. Following the success of the AR-based Merge Cube and the recent availability of the Merge VR headset in every color under the rainbow, Merge is at CES this year with two new goodies.

For the AR-focused among us,  [Read More…]

Fixing lens scratches in your VR headset

The scratches are just Happy Little Accidents, and here’s how you fix them

The most fragile part of any VR headset is the place where you put your eyeballs. These lenses, regardless of type, are either glass or plastic and not particularly easy or cheap to replace. If your headset has been in the hands of many friends, family members, or even kids, chances are you’ve got a few scratches on your device.

No worries though, we’ve  [Read More…]

Star Wars: Jedi Challenges AR headset gets Last Jedi content

Available January 2018.

There’s no shortage of Star Wars-themed everything no matter where you look right now, and in November, Lenovo released its Star Wars: Jedi Challenges headset that lets you battle Darth Vader in augmented reality, play HoloChess, and more. Alongside the release of The Last Jedi, Lenovo announced its first expansion for Jedi Challenges that’ll add three main pieces of new content for users to check out.

The best part of Jedi Challenges is arguably  [Read More…]

Deal: Daydream View VR headset on sale for $78

Available now at Best Buy.

Google’s Daydream VR platform has grown quite a bit since its launch in October of 2016, and the best way to experience it is still with the Daydream View headset. Google released a slightly updated version of the Daydream View alongside the Pixel 2 this October, and while it came with a few new features, this also resulted in a slightly higher price of $ 99.

Our own Russell Holly said the  [Read More…]

Google intros new, more expensive Daydream View headset, AR Stickers

During the Pixel 2 launch event, Google also unveiled a new Daydream View headset, which like last year’s iteration arrives all wrapped in fabric. Well this year, customers will get to choose from more color options including Charcoal, Fog, and Coral. The new Daydream View headset will be offered for the price of $ 99, which […]

LG V30 pre-orders in the US will come with Google’s new Daydream VR headset free of charge

Thinking of buying the new and shiny LG V30? While the phone is yet to go on sale in the United States, it seems it won’t be long before customers in the country we’ll be able to (pre-)order one. And the good news is that the new flagship will be offered with some incentives. As […]