John Callaham

John was a newspaper reporter before becoming a technology and video/PC gaming writer in 2000. He lives in Greer, SC with his wife and five cats.

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HTC Vive Trackers shipped to help kick start the accessory ecosystem

HTC has begun shipments of the first Vive Tracker devices to developments, in an effort to kick start an accessory ecosystem for the VR headset.
by John Callaham6 hours ago

Microsoft will reportedly launch its next HoloLens AR headset in 2019

A new report claims Microsoft has made some changes in its roadmap for its HoloLens AR headset, with the next version now due out in 2019.
by John Callaham23 hours ago

Hit the court with the official NBA VR app for Google’s Daydream View

The official NBA VR app for phones that support Google's Daydream View headset has launched, offering access to videos and interviews with players.
by John Callaham4 days ago

Get the HTC Vive bundled with four free VR games and apps until March 31

People who buy the HTC Vive headset can now get a total of four free VR games and apps with their purchase until March 31.
by John Callaham4 days ago

Valve’s Gabe Newell loves VR, but realizes it could be a “complete failure”

Valve founder Gabe Newell is a big promoter of VR, but even he said he is "comfortable with the idea that it will turn out to be a complete failure."
by John Callaham5 days ago

Everest VR is now available for the Oculus Rift for $15

After previously launching for the HTC Vive, the Everest VR app is now available for owners of the Oculus Rift headset for $14.99.
by John Callaham6 days ago

HTC is working on mobile VR, but don’t expect something like the Samsung Gear VR

HTC is working on some kind of mobile virtual reality product, but a company spokesperson said it won't be similar to a headset like the Samsung Gear VR.
by John Callaham6 days ago

Researchers work on improving VR to match your eyesight and age

Stanford university researchers are working to help improve viewing images in virtual reality even if a person is older and has poorer eyesight.
by John Callaham7 days ago1 Comments

Apple CEO Tim Cook is more excited about AR than VR

In a recent interview, Apple CEO Tim Cook stated he is excited about the prospect of Augmented Reality for smartphones, and feels VR "closes the world out."
by John Callaham1 week ago

Star Trek Bridge Crew adds original USS Enterprise, game delayed again

Ubisoft announced its VR game Star Trek Bridge Crew will include playing on the bridge of the USS Enterprise, but the game itself has been delayed again.
by John Callaham2 weeks ago
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