Oculus Quest to receive official wireless streaming, 120Hz support, and Infinite Office updates

Oculus Quest to receive official wireless streaming, 120Hz support, and Infinite Office updates

Facebooks is adding in a wireless streaming mode that will allow their users to play PC VR games on the headset without the use of the Oculus Link cable.

Pico Neo 3 Specs Revealed: Snapdragon XR2, Physical IPD Adjustments & More

Pico Neo 3 Specs Revealed: Snapdragon XR2, Physical IPD Adjustments & More

Pico Interactive announced last week that Neo 3, the Beijing-based company’s next standalone VR headset, is slated to arrive to consumers in Asia starting May 10th, 2021, and to enterprise in the West sometime this summer.

‘The Unity Cube’ is the Worst Quest Game on Oculus App Lab—on Purpose

‘The Unity Cube’ is the Worst Quest Game on Oculus App Lab—on Purpose

For a long time the only official way to distribute an app on the headset was to submit it to the main Quest store, but Oculus would only accept applications which meet certain quality criteria, like how much content the app offered to users and whether it was appropriately polished.

New VR sculpting app Argil will launch in April 2021

New VR sculpting app Argil will launch in April 2021

The app is called Argil, and Valkyrie Industries have plans to launch the software next month for PC VR headsets.It looks like the new app is not designed to be the most accurate and granular sculpting software on the market.

Apple's New Privacy Framework Pressures the Digital Ad Market

Apple's New Privacy Framework Pressures the Digital Ad Market

Apple's plan to release its App Tracking Transparency (ATT) privacy enhancement feature in early spring has set the ad industry on its ear and triggered a war with Facebook.

Instagram is ‘most invasive app’, new study shows

Instagram is ‘most invasive app’, new study shows

The study found that Instagram collects 79 per cent of its users’ personal data and shares it with third parties, including search history, location, contacts and financial info.“Any information you agree to be gathered by an app when signing up can be analysed for their benefit and even shared.

Facebook prohibits cloud VR streaming on Oculus Store and App Lab

Facebook prohibits cloud VR streaming on Oculus Store and App Lab

This announcement follows hot on the heels of the announcement that Virtual Desktop, the Oculus Quest app that allows users to control their Windows PCs from the comfort of their standalone headset, can now stream PC VR games wirelessly.

Gather Your Party: Introducing Multi-User and App Sharing on Oculus Quest

Gather Your Party: Introducing Multi-User and App Sharing on Oculus Quest

Today, we will begin rolling out (as experimental features) two long-requested additions to Oculus Quest: Multi-User accounts and App Sharing.With Multi-User and App Sharing, you'll be able to log multiple accounts into a single headset, and share Oculus Store apps you’ve purchased with those additional accounts.

Practicing Productivity to Empower the Workforce

Practicing Productivity to Empower the Workforce

"The results provide clarity into which productivity method works best for you based on your unique strengths, challenges and goals, and then offers helpful information and tips to better suit your working style," Salihefendić explained to the E-Commerce Times.

Iconic VR Software Tilt Brush Goes Open Source

Iconic VR Software Tilt Brush Goes Open Source

On January 26 2021, Google released the source code for Tilt Brush and stopped active development of the software, which is where we find ourselves now.At the time of writing it’s been less than two days since Tilt Brush has gone open source and already the first derivative app is available.

App Lab: How to Find the Best Unlisted Games & Apps on Quest

App Lab: How to Find the Best Unlisted Games & Apps on Quest

Rob Chinery's unofficial Oculus Quest unlisted games and apps store is probably the most popular third-party option for fans looking to browse the world of material now available with App Lab. App Lab DB allows users to search by Popularity, Recency, Audience Ratings and Price, meaning that it's an effective way to start for beginners.

Where to Find Unlisted ‘App Lab’ Games & Apps for Oculus Quest

Where to Find Unlisted ‘App Lab’ Games & Apps for Oculus Quest

From one page, SideQuest allows developers to distribute APKs directly for sideloading or to point to the app’s corresponding App Lab page for easy installation.

KrowdFit Gives Fitness Trackers a New Motivational Dimension

KrowdFit Gives Fitness Trackers a New Motivational Dimension

The KrowdFit wellness app is part of a beta wellness incentive platform that rewards members with cash rewards for tracking sleep, mindfulness, walking, food logging, and physical activity.

Unlisted app distribution for Quest 2 coming soon

Unlisted app distribution for Quest 2 coming soon

Andrew ‘Boz’ Bosworth, Vice President of Augmented and Virtual Reality at Facebook hinted in a recent Instagram AMA that unlisted app distribution for the Oculus Quest 2 is coming soon.

New VR title for SideQuest - Warplanes: WW1 Fighters

New VR title for SideQuest - Warplanes: WW1 Fighters

A new game for the unofficial Appstore for Oculus Quest headsets, SideQuest, is maybe the most polished title on the store.They have a history developing games for mobile platforms and now they are taking that experience and developing an arcade shooter for VR.Unlike many titles on the SideQuest Appstore, this is a full game.

Facebook Announces Multi-User Support And App Sharing For The Oculus Quest

Facebook Announces Multi-User Support And App Sharing For The Oculus Quest

Any VR app developer who has a game or experience in the Oculus Quest store will automatically be opted into Facebook’s App Sharing feature beginning February 13, 2021 .

Oculus Quest to get multi-user accounts and app sharing in February

Oculus Quest to get multi-user accounts and app sharing in February

Facebook have announced that multi-user accounts and app sharing between accounts will be available on Oculus Quest headsets starting in February.This will allow secondary accounts on the device the ability to access apps and purchases made on the primary account.

Multi-User Accounts and App Sharing Coming Soon

Multi-User Accounts and App Sharing Coming Soon

We expect an increasing number of households to have multiple Quest devices, so the App Sharing feature will later expand to allow a primary account holder to share their purchases across three devices.

The Rise of Mobile Shopping Apps

The Rise of Mobile Shopping Apps

"I think shopping apps are popular with consumers because they are a great way to experience a brand in an immersive digital setting," Steven Boal, CEO of Quotient, told the E-Commerce Times.

I spent a week hunting for VR love and faced relentless rejection — until this happened

I spent a week hunting for VR love and faced relentless rejection — until this happened

However, many ors mentioned social apps such as VRChat as a way to meet potential love interests.VRChat avatars (Image credit: Facebook/Oculus)Feeling ignored and marginalized after spending a few days on VRChat, I moved my mission to Rec Room, another VR social app.

Contact-Tracing Apps Flop in the US

Contact-Tracing Apps Flop in the US

"This fragmentation has resulted in no one approach being predominant, which makes it a challenge for these apps to identify people with COVID and their contacts," he told TechNewsWorld.

Oculus CTO Wants Android Apps on Quest, But is “not winning” the Debate Within Facebook

Oculus CTO Wants Android Apps on Quest, But is “not winning” the Debate Within Facebook

Allowing users to install and run Android apps on the headset—if just in a ‘flat’ mode on a virtual screen controlled by a laser pointer—could drastically boost the value of the headset by bringing all manner of video players, web browsers, productivity tools, utilities, and even flat games to the device.

Bye-bye Rift! Oculus Goes All-in On The Quest

Bye-bye Rift! Oculus Goes All-in On The Quest

The Oculus Rift headset, which pioneered modern consumer VR, is being discontinued.It’s likely that Oculus will unify and rebrand its software, but there’s no reason to expect that new Oculus games and experiences won’t keep working on Rift headsets.

How to Protect Mobile Apps Against Sneaker Bots

How to Protect Mobile Apps Against Sneaker Bots

The goal of adding generalized security protections inside the good mobile app is to block common pathways that sneaker bot apps and auto-clicking apps need to function.

Oculus Quest 2 doesn't support Oculus Go games and apps

Oculus Quest 2 doesn't support Oculus Go games and apps

When someone asked Oculus CTO John Carmack on Twitter why they couldn’t find the drop-down menu that lets you access the Go library, the executive replied that the company removed support for the Go library on the Quest 2.

Study reveals design flaws of chatbot-based symptom-checker apps

Study reveals design flaws of chatbot-based symptom-checker apps

Researchers from Penn State's College of Information Sciences and Technology have found that existing CSC apps lack the functions to support the full diagnostic process of a traditional visit to a medical facility.

Hucksters Rake In $500K With Android, iOS Adware Scam Apps

Hucksters Rake In $500K With Android, iOS Adware Scam Apps

Since the app is side-loading its adware and not serving the ads itself, the bad app should be easier to detect, but it does lower its profile by limiting itself to only functions used by legitimate programs and nothing more.

Health and Fitness App Exercises AI for Competitive Advantage

Health and Fitness App Exercises AI for Competitive Advantage

The use of artificial intelligence is not yet a common feature in fitness apps, but it is a main component in a popular India-based app now focused on growing users in the U.S. and Canada.

Apple, Microsoft, Facebook Rumble Over Game Streaming Apps

Apple, Microsoft, Facebook Rumble Over Game Streaming Apps

"Apple's position on blocking xCloud and other cloud gaming services is unsustainable, particularly as other content streaming services such as Netflix are already on the App Store," he told TechNewsWorld.

INFINITE  -  StarVR review

INFINITE - StarVR review

As StarVR uses canted displays and they’re actually far more canted than other headsets on market.Giving a verdict on StarVR is a quite difficult thing - the FOV is huge and the fact it's properly calibrated is quite a big deal, making the headset more immersive and certainly useful in settings where immersion is critical factor.