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VR – Still a big plaything

You’ve seen it on your high street, right? Charity shops and bookies. They’re seemingly everywhere. Now it’s happening on your mobile too. Juniper Research has predicted that by 2021 nearly $1 trillion will be bet via the internet, with mobile representing the “majority of net growth.” In fact, …

HTC Vive goes up in price following Brexit

Another bit of tech increasing in price due to the devalued UK currency is the HTC Vive. It follows news last month that OnePlus were to do the same thing and a post on the HTC website reads.. HTC continuously monitors and adjusts pricing to ensure we are …

GSL 2016: HTC Vive – Face-smackingly good!

This week I managed to briefly get my hands on a HTC Vive at the Gadget Show Live event at Birmingham, UK. Sadly ten minutes was not long enough but wow, what a ten minutes! The HTC stand was right in-front of the entrance and was the “go …

Welcome to the future of work

I get up every morning, I get in my car and I drive to work. I’ve got a couple of monitors there, a laptop and some coffee. It’s been like that for a while now. I remember the big CRT monitors before that, and I’ve worked for one …

Try the HTC Vive – Today!

The trouble with virtual reality headsets is that you can’t always appreciate just how good they are unless you try them. HTC will be trying to fix this by bringing the Vive experience to stores from today. You can’t quite buy the £689 VR solution just yet, but …

HTC Vive UK pricing and availability announced

The Vive VR headset was announced some time back but now, just over a year later, you’ll be able to actually buy the thing. HTC have been working in partnership with Valve and the consumer edition you can buy will have three VR experiences in the box. They …

MWC 2016: HTC and Value bring us Vive

Valve, a name commonly associated in the gaming world with titles like Portal, have teamed up with HTC to unveil a consumer edition of its Vive virtual reality system. Vive is powered by Valve’s SteamVR. HTC and Value say that Vive enables you to stay connected to the real …

MWC – HTC One M9 hands-on, plus the HTC Grip and HTC Vive

We didn’t just get the expected HTC One M9 announcement. No. We had a virtual reality headset and a big partnership with Valve and a fitness tracker too. However, concentrating on the One M9 for a moment, it’s yet another robust, well designed and good looking handset. The …