Or rather, it will come with double the field of view of the premiere model. In other words, the FOV will go from 35° in this generation models to 70° in the second generation. Still a far cry from the 110° minimum most people believe consumer headsets should have. But a notable improvement nevertheless. This has been...

Don’t look now, but there’s a new Windows 10 Redstone 5 build out. And it brings with it a few new features, this build 17686 that is available for Insiders enrolled in the Fast ring and Skip Ahead channel. It offers some handy new options for Local Experience Packs and Windows Mixed Reality. As Microsoft so...

Don’t look now, but there’s a new generation HoloLens coming. Although Microsoft has been awfully quiet on HoloLens 2, or whatever it will be called, new details occasionally slip out. Last we heard, this new mixed reality headset was a while away. But considering the fact that it has been two years since Redmond...

We don’t know when the successor is coming, but as this expansion of the HoloLens Agency Readiness Program shows, Microsoft certainly seems to be pleased with performance of the original device. As the software giant revealed, the program was initially launched at BUILD 2016, with just 10 partners in the US and Canada...

Somewhat surprising that it has taken this long, but Microsoft has picked up two distribution partners in Europe for HoloLens. Econocom and Bechtle are the two companies that Redmond has signed up. This partnership will expand the reach of the mixed reality device, making it easier for local corporate customers to get...

Zen Studios to the rescue! The developer famous for pinball game has just announced that Pinball FX2 VR has made its debut on the Windows Mixed Reality platform. As you can imagine, the game will set players in a themed virtual reality environment where they will have a number of pinball machines to choose from, and...

Hmm. Details are coming in that Microsoft is all set to hold a Windows Mixed Reality event next month in San Francisco, with October 3 said to be the big day for the gathering. It’s supposed to be a launch event of sorts. The software titan is in the process of sending out press invitations for this special event. And...

Some say that this wave of virtual reality is near its end, what with the lack of games and discounts for the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. Others think that mixed reality is the future. Well, ASUS seems firmly in the latter camp. That’s because the company has finally unveiled its Windows Mixed Reality headset at IFA...

Cool name. Dell has finally unveiled its affordable Windows Mixed Reality headset. The Dell Visor is all set to become available around October this year, and can be yours for $359. Or $459, if you prefer a bundle option. Part of what Microsoft calls the democratization of virtual reality on the platform, this is the...

The VR competition is as strong as ever, but that is not stopping Microsoft from diving headfirst into the field. In fact, Redmond is so confident that it believes it is set to democratize virtual reality. In a world where expensive headsets rule the roost. Last year, the software titan announced partnerships with a...