Tag Archive: ‘Vive’


The HTC Vive is a life-changing product for people with mobility issues

The HTC Vive lets you see the world when you’re unable to go out and be there.

When I first heard about products like the HTC Vive becoming real things you could actually buy, some of my first thoughts were about using one to virtually visit the places and see the sights I’d otherwise be unable to. Mobility issues and white water rafting through the Grand Canyon don’t mix very well, for example.

Fast forward a few  [Read More…]

Best HTC Vive Experiences For Kids

What games can kids play on HTC Vive?

The HTC Vive is a wonderful VR system that has an incredible library of games and other experiences thanks to support through Steam. A lot of VR is based around shooting or scaring the pants off of you — blame it on the gun-like Vive controllers and the immersion level — but there are plenty of great experiences that are also suitable for children.

Remember, it’s never a bad  [Read More…]

HTC Vive Deluxe Audio Strap: Should you buy it?

What is this Deluxe Audio Strap all about, anyway?

The first of many accessories slated for the HTC Vive this year has shipped to those who pre-ordered, and it’s all about adding audio and structure to the Vive experience. It’s called the Deluxe Audio Strap, and HTC is asking $ 100 for this upgrade to what is already the most expensive — though also most feature complete — virtual reality kit you can buy today.

Is this  [Read More…]

HTC Vive: The Ultimate Guide

If you’re new to the HTC Vive or a VR veteran, this is your ultimate guide!

Earlier this year HTC debuted it’s first virtual reality headset, the HTC Vive. With the intention of providing high quality experiences to the masses, the headset has emerged as a consumer favorite as of late.

Whether you’re just starting out with the platform or been rocking a headset since launch, we’ve complied the best tips and tricks to take your experience  [Read More…]

How to install the Deluxe Audio Strap on your HTC Vive

Adding a Deluxe Audio Strap to your Vive is easy, but a little nerve wracking.

HTC’s Deluxe Audio Strap, which as the name suggests adds headphones to the actual headset, is finally available to purchase. If you’re planning on picking on up, there’s a few things you need to know about how to attach this accessory to your Vive without doing any damage to the headset or your new strap. Here’s a quick guide for removing the  [Read More…]

Eye tracking is coming to HTC Vive: Here’s what you need to know

aGlass brings eye tracking support to the HTC Vive – here’s what you should know!

Following the release of several high-end VR headsets, hardware manufacturers are beginning to search for the “next big thing” in virtual reality. While wireless VR and improved visual fidelity are seeing heavy investment, various new technologies are emerging which promise to deliver a more immersive experience. Enhanced tracking is one of these areas of interest, in an attempt to further bridge the  [Read More…]

The HTC Vive you can buy now is very different from the original

Take a look at how much the Vive has improved since launch.

If you are one of the many people with a pre-ordered launch edition of the HTC Vive, you’ll be a little surprised to see how different the Vive is now for someone walking into a store to pick one up off the shelf. The latest refresh happened in January, and all of the little changes come together to form a decent little refresh.

Here’s what’s  [Read More…]

Where to buy the HTC Vive Deluxe Audio Strap

Can I buy the Vive Deluxe Audio Strap?

The HTC Vive’s Deluxe Audio strap delivers a significantly different VR experience, both in how the Vive fits on your head and how everything connects together to deliver sound. Now that the new strap has hit the market, you might be wondering exactly where you can pick one up.

Read more at VR Heads!

How to prepare your HTC Vive for Star Trek: Bridge Crew

Is my Vive ready for Star Trek: Bridge Crew?

Star Trek: Bridge Crew, the hotly anticipated game that many VR and Trek fans have been waiting for forever is finally dropping May 30, 2017. The ability to sit on the bridge of the USS Aegis and work as a team with your friends on Oculus Rift and PlayStation VR is bound to be popular, but how can you get your Vive ready for what promises to be  [Read More…]

How to use Oculus Touch like a Vive Tracker

Can I use my Touch controllers like a Vive Tracker?

HTC’s Vive Tracker, unveiled at the beginning of 2017, promises to bring pretty much any real-life object (as long as it fits in your house) into VR. Attach the Tracker to a golf club or a baseball bat and do your best impression of an athlete, or attach it to a fake gun and get real tactical real fast.

To compete with the Vive Tracker, Oculus has  [Read More…]