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How virtual reality stole the show at Sundance Film Festival

Forget Kevin Bacon and indie films: The most interesting cinema at the Sundance Film Festival ran on the Oculus Rift.

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Samsung Gear VR hits Best Buy with litany of health disclaimers

Your muscles, joints, or skin may hurt. It will make you dizzy and possibly ill. Have fun!

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Mozilla's enhanced Oculus Rift support a step towards broader plans for VR

Virtual reality development will now occur in step with other Firefox programming

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These stylish headphones hide a secret: They're a discrete mobile theater with video

The final prototype of the Avegant Glyph is at CES. This mobile theater looks like a pair of headphones that fit over your eyes Geordi LaForge style.

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Razer's open-source headset aims to disrupt virtual reality

Just in case Facebook doesn't do the right thing with Oculus Rift, Razer's offering an alternative: Open Source VR that could democratize virtual reality.

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Havana comes alive for Cuban refugees via 3D film made for Oculus Rift

Julian Yuri Rodriguez's grandmother didn't think she'd ever see Havana again, but now she sort of can, thanks to virtual reality.

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Samsung's Milk VR app brings the virtual reality promise ever closer with full-motion video

“This. I want to see more of this,” Hayden Dingman wrote, after seeing a full-motion video VR demo earlier this year. Well, now it's here, for Gear VR users anyway--one tantalizing step closer to real-life experience.

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Google Maps sneaks virtual reality Easter egg into Street View

While it’s designed for Google Cardboard, anyone get a taste of virtual reality in the Google Maps Android app.

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Samsung starts selling $200 Gear VR 'Innovator Edition'

Got a Galaxy Note 4? For an extra $200, you can take part in virtual reality experiments from Samsung and Oculus.

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10 mind-blowing Oculus Rift experiments that reveal VR's practical potential

The inspiration for the Oculus Rift may have been gaming, but these experiments show how the consumer-grade virtual reality headset could transform more than just your World of Warcraft experience.