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A woman uses an Oculus virtual reality headset. Niall Carson/PA Images via Getty Images Facebook parent company Meta’s Oculus VR app marked a key milestone over the weekend, when it was the most popular download on Apple’s App Store on Christmas.   The Oculus app beat out long-standing leaders like TikTok, YouTube, Snapchat and Instagram for […]

Meta has stopped developing its scratch-built operating system for augmented-reality (AR) and virtual-reality (VR) devices, according to The Information. In a paywalled report published earlier today, The Information claims that Meta stopped the development of its operating system designed for Oculus virtual-reality devices and the company’s upcoming augmented-reality glasses in November 2021, citing people familiar […]

A woman plays ASTRO BOT Rescue Mission at a Playstation VR display at the Sony Exhibit at the Las Vegas Convention Center during CES 2019 in Las Vegas on January 9, 2019. David McNew | AFP | Getty Images Sony has announced new details about its next-generation virtual reality headset and teased what the experience […]

Meta’s Oculus Quest 2 virtual reality headset. T3 Magazine | Future | Getty Images Parents who bought their children a virtual reality headset for Christmas could be in for a nasty surprise. Oculus, the VR division of Facebook parent company Meta, likely saw surging sales over the holidays, with its main app taking the top […]

Apple has reportedly hired Meta augmented reality’s communications lead, ahead of its headset launch in 2022. In his Bloomberg newsletter, ‘Power On,’ Mark Gurman wrote that the company has brought on Andrea Schubert, the public relations head who has been working at Meta for nearly six years. “Ahead of that launch, Apple is starting to […]