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Netflix whips up 3D VR viewing room for Oculus Rift during company hack day

It may not become a real product. But Netflix's hack day Oculus Rift interface is so cool, how could it not?

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More than a toy: Oculus Rift VR headset becomes a tool for real-life surgery demos

New Oculus demo provides a surgeon's-eye view of a total hip replacement.

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Samsung's Gear VR headset a strong contender for IFA Berlin appearance

A new report, along with a leaked image, backs up previous rumors that Samsung's Gear VR will make its initial debut during IFA Berlin in September.

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Gear VR leak shows how Samsung's headset works

Touch pad, back button, camera controls and voice activation shown in new images.

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Facebook’s vision for Oculus Rift realized: YouVisit takes VR beyond gaming

An educational start-up is using Oculus’ virtual reality headset to show students what life at college is like.

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Trinity Magnum takes aim at the tricky problem of VR controls

It works well enough, but does a pricey, niche controller have lasting appeal when we're still searching for a great general VR controller?

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How the makers of Second Life are using VR to build the next generation of virtual worlds

'There's no doubt that in a short period of time with the Oculus and things like what we're doing combined, you'll have moments of total immersion where you're completely lost in the space. Your brain cannot tell the difference.'

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The 41 best Oculus Rift virtual reality games, demos, and experiences

Cruise the solar system. Ride a rollercoaster. Try a Minecraft mod. If you've got a fancy Oculus VR headsets, these are the games and demos you want to play.

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Oculus plans a developer conference to push VR apps

The VR firm promises news on upcoming technology as it starts shipping its latest developer kits.

Oculus halts sales in China to stop resellers from hawking development kits

The virtual reality company works to keep developer versions of its headset off the black market to ensure actual developers will be able to get one.