VR porn site is hacked, exposing details of 20,000 users

A virtual reality porn site has been hacked, exposing the personal details of 20,000 users. Hackers, who describe themselves as ‘ethical’, managed to download details of users of SinVR, including names, email address and download details. Digital Interruption, a cybersecurity firm, has revealed that it was behind the

VR Music App Electronauts Could Be the Next Tilt Brush

Google’s Tilt Brush has long been one of virtual reality’s biggest killer apps. The 3D drawing app for high-end headsets charms everyone, artists and amateurs alike. Now, Los Angeles-based Survios is working on a new app that may just rival Tilt Brush’s wide appeal. Survios showed off Electronauts at CES in

This virtual reality game lets you be a school shooter

A virtual reality video game being developed by the U.S. Army and Homeland Security Department allows users to experience the perspective of an active school shooter. The game, Enhanced Dynamic Geo-Social Environment, or EDGE for short, is intended to prepare teachers for an active shooter situation and allows them

This Startup Revolutionized VR Gaming. Now It Wants to Do the Same for Music.

Los Angeles-based video game maker Survios, best known for its “Raw Data” VR game, has set its sights on virtual reality music production. The company plans to introduce a new VR experience called “Electronauts” in 2018 that lets users experience, remix and compose tracks, all while wearing a VR headset. “’Electronauts’ harnesses

Facebook to launch cheaper “Oculus Go’ VR headset

Facebook plans to release a new virtual reality headset that does not require a separate computer to operate, allowing more mobile uses than the company’s existing Oculus Rift product, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday. Zuckerberg, speaking at a conference for virtual reality developers, said the “Oculus Go” device would

Facebook to launch cheaper “Oculus Go’ VR headset

Facebook plans to release a new virtual reality headset that does not require a separate computer to operate, allowing more mobile uses than the company’s existing Oculus Rift product, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday. Zuckerberg, speaking at a conference for virtual reality developers, said the “Oculus Go” device would

Zuckerberg sorry for tone-deaf Puerto Rico VR presentation

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has apologized after inserting a smiling cartoon likeness of himself into images of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico to show off a new virtual-reality platform. In a bizarre Facebook Live video on the social network’s VR app Spaces, Zuckerberg and Facebook social VR chief Rachel Franklin gave a virtual

Zuckerberg sorry for tone-deaf Puerto Rico VR presentation

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has apologized after inserting a smiling cartoon likeness of himself into images of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico to show off a new virtual-reality platform. In a bizarre Facebook Live video on the social network’s VR app Spaces, Zuckerberg and Facebook social VR chief Rachel Franklin gave a virtual

Mark Zuckerberg promotes VR with tour of Puerto Rico

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg used a livestreamed “trip” to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico to cheerfully promote the brand’s new virtual reality platform. In the tone-deaf video, Zuckerberg’s smiling, curly-haired avatar “teleported” with Facebook’s social virtual reality chief Rachel Franklin to the devastated US territory where they plugged the social media site’s ongoing

VR technology allows women to try on boob jobs in 3D

Virtual reality technology is being used to allow women to preview their boob jobs before going under the knife. A handful of clinics in the UK are using “boob goggles,” or 3D plastic surgery simulators, to allow women to try before they buy. Gerard Lambe, a consultant plastic surgeon at the Reflect

Virtual reality dating is here, and it’s terrible

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LCD Soundsystem’s “Dance Tonite” Invites You to Dance Along, In VR

LCD Soundsystem has teamed up with the Amsterdam-based design studios Puckey and Moniker as well as with Google’s data arts team to produce a kind of abstract, interactive music video for their latest single “Tonite.” “Dance Tonite,” as the piece is called, lets owners of high-end VR headsets

VR is good for something other than video games and porn

Alex Wood’s blood and needle phobia went from being a source of anxiety to life-threatening after he contracted pre-diabetes in college. With skyrocketing blood sugar and hypoglycemia levels, Wood was forced to confront his bloodcurdling phobia, sitting through what he describes as “constant” blood tests. “[Blood and needles] are definitely something that

Oculus VR co-founder wants to build a virtual border wall

The co-creator of Oculus Rift is going from building a virtual reality headset to building a virtual wall. Palmer Luckey, one of the founders of the Facebook-owned Oculus VR, is focusing his efforts on a new startup that aims to develop surveillance technology to be used along national borders and at

Oculus VR co-founder wants to build a virtual border wall

The co-creator of Oculus Rift is going from building a virtual reality headset to building a virtual wall. Palmer Luckey, one of the founders of the Facebook-owned Oculus VR, is focusing his efforts on a new startup that aims to develop surveillance technology to be used along national borders and at

Oculus VR co-founder wants to build a virtual border wall

The co-creator of Oculus Rift is going from building a virtual reality headset to building a virtual wall. Palmer Luckey, one of the founders of the Facebook-owned Oculus VR, is focusing his efforts on a new startup that aims to develop surveillance technology to be used along national borders and at

Oculus VR co-founder wants to build a virtual border wall

The co-creator of Oculus Rift is going from building a virtual reality headset to building a virtual wall. Palmer Luckey, one of the founders of the Facebook-owned Oculus VR, is focusing his efforts on a new startup that aims to develop surveillance technology to be used along national borders and at