Tag Archive: Link

Oculus Link now works with the cable that comes with your Oculus Quest

You’ll no longer need to buy an additional cable just to play PC VR games with your Oculus Quest.

What you need to know Oculus Software update v17 enables USB 2.0 cables to work with Oculus Link. The 3 meter USB Type-C charging cable that’s included with every Oculus Quest can now work as an Oculus Link cable. Not all motherboards will support the new connectivity, so your mileage may vary with compatibility.

For some months now,  [Read More…]

Samsung is discontinuing its PC-to-phone game streaming app PlayGalaxy Link

It’s all-in on Xbox and xCloud for Samsung users from here on out.

What you need to know The PlayGalaxy Link service for Samsung smartphones will be officially discontinued on March 27, 2020. Customers can continue to use the Parsec Gaming service on supported devices. Samsung is shifting focus to “new products”, likely in the form of the recently announced xCloud partnership with Microsoft.

It’s only been a little over half a year since Samsung launched the  [Read More…]

How to use Link to Windows on your Galaxy S20

The Galaxy S20 has a pre-installed service that lets you mirror incoming notifications and texts to your Windows PC. It’s easy to set up, and all you need is a Microsoft account to link both your phone and PC. If you don’t want to unlock your phone for every new notification and are instead looking at an alternative to mirror them easily to your PC, Link to Windows is the service for you.

How to set up Link  [Read More…]

Use the Oculus Link cable to play Viveport Infinity games on a Quest

Now that HTC has released the Beta for Viveport Streaming, headsets such as the Oculus Quest are now able to stream VR content from the Viveport Infinity store by using the Oculus Link cable. Quest owners will have access to hundreds of incredible games through the program. This step-by-step guide will help you set up your Oculus Quest to play games through the Viveport Infinity store.

Products used in this guide VR without external sensors: Oculus Quest (Starting  [Read More…]

Save $30 on this super cool Fujifim Instax Mini Link portable printer

Instant print cameras are retro cool and coming back in a big way, but why shell out for a cheap plastic camera when you can get a portable printer like this Fujifim Instax Mini Link instead?

This little printer is available in three stylish colors and connects to your smartphone via Bluetooth, letting you instantly print your favorite photos using the Instax Mini Link app. It works with Android or iOS phones, making it a great gift idea for practically  [Read More…]

How to repair your Scomp Link in Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

BD-1 is a useful little droid with the right upgrades. And he’s just cute.

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order has been compared to Metroidvanias for a good reason: it encourages exploration and has tons of hidden areas you’ll need to come back to because you won’t be able to access them yet in the beginning of the game. You’ll notice some of these areas are blocked off by doors that won’t open because you need to repair  [Read More…]

TikTok is testing in-app monetization with ‘Link in Bio’ and in-video URLs

“We’re always experimenting with new ways to improve the app experience for our users.”

What you need to know TikTok is experimenting with ways to commercialize its platform in the U.S. Users can now add links to e-commerce sites to their profile bio. URLs can also send viewers quickly to shopping websites straight from videos.

A report suggests that TikTok is beginning to experiment with ways to monetize its platform, which has over a billion users.

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Oculus Link hands-on and five questions answered

This really does work as advertised, which is damned impressive.

Of the many things Oculus announced during its annual developer conference, one of the more interesting was Oculus Link. This feature, which is expected to start as a Beta in November, allows you to connect a USB-C cable from the headset to your gaming PC so you can play Oculus Rift S games on your Standalone VR headset.

As features go, this is a bombshell. Oculus Rift  [Read More…]

Family Link gains per-app time limits and bonus time

Bonus time lets you increase your children’s screen time in 5-minute increments.

What you need to know Google is adding per-app time limits and bonus time to Family Link. Per-app time limits will allow you to limit the amount of time your kids use in certain apps. Bonus time lets you give your kids more screen time in five-minute increments without having to adjust the global level.

As Android continues to evolve, it does so with your  [Read More…]