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  1. Android News

    HTC Vive Focus headset will be available outside of China soon

    If you're interested in the HTC Vive Focus VR headset but you don't live in China, you've basically been out of luck. That is, until now. Today, HTC announced that the Vive Focus would be available in international markets later this year. It's the first 6DOF (six degrees of freedom) headset...
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    HTC reveals standalone Vive Focus VR headset and cancels Daydream plans

    HTC has announced the Vive Focus. It's a standalone VR headset that runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chip and uses inside-out positional tracking. This would at first seem to conflict with their plans to release a standalone VR headset with Google, but those plans have actually been cancelled...
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    HTC could be working on new VR headset

    It seems HTC is looking to brand a new Vive VR headset, with Taiwanese trademark documents telling of an upcoming Vive Eclipse. The description for the product tells of a traditional VR headset, though no other details can be had.
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    HTC's standalone VR headset could be named the "Vive Focus"

    In the midst of speculation that HTC is selling itself, the Taiwanese company is acting like there is, in fact, a tomorrow to be had. An app update has significantly expanding the user experience possibilities for its flagship U11 phone and virtual reality headsets continue to get sold with the...
  5. Android News

    HTC exploring Vive spinoff company once again

    HTC is said to be exploring strategic options for their business moving forward, including moves like spinning off Vive into its own business. This isn't the first time such a thing has been considered.
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    HTC cuts the Vive VR headset's price to $599

    HTC has permanently lowered the price of the Vive headset by $200, to $599. The Vive is still more expensive than the cheapest Oculus Rift configuration by $100.
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    HTC Vive standalone VR headset only available in China

    The HTC Vive VR headset is getting a standalone version that doesn't require a connection to a computer, but it's only available in China for now.
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    Google releases new free 3D drawing app for VR

    Google has released a new 3D drawing app called Blocks for the HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift. It gives you the ability to draw 3D objects in virtual reality, similar to Quill and Tilt Brush.
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    Google Research and Daydream Labs put a face on VR users

    If you enjoy watching mixed reality VR videos, you may soon to treated to a more personal experience. Using 3D modeling of a person's face, Google Research and Daydream Labs have found a way top project the person's face in mixed reality VR videos, allowing you to see the person behind the VR...
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    HTC Vive controls 17% of Chinese VR market

    The HTC Vive is doing extremely well in China. The headset has surpassed the standalone VR headset Deepoon to become the leader in that category. HTC owns over 17% market share with over 50,000 units sold.
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    HTC to launch mobile Vive headset this year

    CNET reports that HTC is planning to launch a mobile version of their Vive VR headset. The headset will presumably use phones for processing power and display of VR content, though there's no word on what other features may be added.
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    Top HTC Vive designer leaves to join Google Daydream

    HTC's lead designer for Vive Claude Zellweger is leaving the company to join Google. He will be working on the Daydream team. There's no word on what his exact role will be.
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    How to avoid motion sickness when using various VR headsets

    Matt from VR Heads has compiled a list of the different VR headsets and shared different ways to tell whether you'll be subjected to motion sickness while playing games.
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    A new video shows what appears to be an HTC Vive-branded smartphone and customization options

    A new video has been shared by @evleaks which appears to give us a look at what HTC may be up to for its next lineup of flagship devices. In fact, one of the sample smartphones also includes the "HTC Vive" branding, making some wonder whether a Vive-branded smartphone will be released.
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    Here's the HTC Vive's new wireless adapter and object tracker in action

    A new wireless VR adapter and object tracker for the HTC Vive VR headset was unveiled at CES 2017. The folks at Engadget went hands-on with the new products and suggests they both "pave the way for new VR experiences."
  16. Android News

    HTC Vive: The Ultimate Guide

    Matt from VR Heads has published a full guide to the HTC Vive, including tutorials, a troubleshooting guide, and more.
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    Here are the 10 best horror games for VR

    Cale from VR Source has compiled a list of the best horror games for VR and includes Dead Secret, Chair in a Room, and Dreadhalls.
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    HTC Vive gets a VR magazine stand

    HTC has announced Vivepaper for the HTC Vive. The app acts as a digital newsstand. You can browse magazines and pick them up to flip through their pages.
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    HTC Vive Port, HTC's VR app store, is now online

    The HTC Vive Port is officially online. The new VR app store from HTC is intended to highlight edutainment, social media, 360˚ video, news, sports, health, travel and shopping content which is created for the Vive. While many of the titles listed within Vive Port link back to Steam, VIve Port is...
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    HTC introduces Viveport beta, a VR apps store for the Vive

    HTC has unveiled Viveport, a VR app store which is exclusive to the HTC Vive. While most HTC Vive users will get their games from Steam VR, Viveport will them to find edutainment, social media, 360˚ video, news, sports, health, travel and shopping content which is created for the Vive. The beta...
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    Intel scientist teases improved depth sensing capabilities for VR

    A scientist from Intel was quoted by Tom's Hardware regarding a new extension to the HTC Vive. It's a depth-sensing module with an additional six cameras that would be used for multiple purposes, including object detection so you don't run into stuff while you're running, as well as...
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    HTC revenue doesn't improve much after Vive and HTC 10

    HTC's revenue of $598 million is a slight improvement over last quarter, but the company is still losing money. The HTC 10 and HTC Vive helped boost sales, but they're still down 42.7 compared to the same quarter a year ago.
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    Star Wars: Trials on Tatooine comes to the HTC Vive on July 18th

    Soon you will be able to wield lightsabers while using your HTC Vive thanks to Star Wars: Trials on Tatooine. The VR Gaming experiment is coming to HTC Vive owners through Steam on July 18th and will be free.
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    Game UK is now selling the HTC Vive

    UK gamers can now get the HTC Vive from GAME, the country's premiere gaming store. The device is selling for £689.
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    Fruit Ninja VR lands on Steam for the HTC Vive

    Why play Fruit Ninja on your smartphone when you can put on a the HTC Vive VR headset and chop away at flying fruit in roomscale VR? That's right, Fruit Ninja VR has just been released on Steam for the HTC Vive. The game is technically in pre-release, so there are still a few bugs here and...