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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The HTC Vive Pro VR headset will include better displays and audio

The HTC Vive Pro will include upgraded audio and displays compared to the current HTC Vive headset, but there's no word yet on a release date or price tag.
by John Callaham2 weeks ago

The Merge 6DoF Blaster ditches the headset for smartphone VR and AR action

The Merge 6DoF Blaster is shaped like a sci-fi pistol, but designed to hold a smartphone.
by John Callaham2 weeks ago

Oculus Rift gets a last minute holiday price cut to $379, VR game bundles also available

The Oculus Rift VR headset holiday price cut event will last from now until the end of the day on Wednesday, December 20.
by John CallahamDecember 18, 2017

Star Wars: Jedi Challenges VR/AR app to add The Last Jedi content (porgs!) in Jan. 2018

Lenovo's recently launched mobile VR game will add a way to fight two Praetorian Guards from The Last Jedi, among other additions.
by John CallahamDecember 14, 2017

HTC to help 26 more VR startups with its Vive X program

This is the third batch of startup companies that will receive funding from HTC with its Vive X accelerator program.
by John CallahamNovember 29, 2017

HTC teams up with Logitech to help create VR keyboards for the Vive

The BRIDGE developers kit is an SDK created by Logitech that will be offered to select HTC Vive app developers for testing.
by John CallahamNovember 7, 2017

Google’s Poly offers VR developers a new way to add 3D objects to their apps

Poly has been created specifically for VR and AD developers to find and download 3D objects that can be used in their apps.
by John CallahamNovember 1, 2017

EVE: Valkyrie developer CCP Games ends VR development

The company behind EVE: Valkyrie, the EVE Gunjack games and the recently launched Sparc feels current market conditions are not favorable for VR games.
by John CallahamOctober 30, 2017

Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire VR experience coming to Disneyland and Disney World

Tickets are now on sale for the four player VR experience set in the Star Wars universe, where you explore the lava planet Mustafar.
by John CallahamOctober 12, 2017

Oculus Avatars to come to SteamVR and Google Daydream in 2018

The Oculus Avatars will also be adding some new features in addition to its cross-platform support for SteamVR and Google Daydream.
by John CallahamOctober 11, 2017
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