Apple has stumbled in its efforts to win the voice computing wars, and it’s pretty far behind its competitors in the virtual reality/mixed reality field. But if a new report is true, Apple is aiming to have a headset ready by 2020 that goes beyond anything we’ve ever seen. Take this all with a large grain of salt.
For months, cryptic teases and rampant rumors have indicated that Magic Leap was planning some sort of big reveal before the end of the year. And today, we finally got an overdue look at the mixed reality device that’s been years in the making. No, Magic Leap hasn’t shared the release date or the price, but here is…
Magic Leap—valued at more than $4.5 billion—is one of the most secretive (and exciting) technology companies in the world. Despite its fruitful fundraising campaigns, the company has never released a commercial product and very few people have ever tried its state-of-the-art augmented reality headset.
LG is jumping on the VR bandwagon with the release of its new LG 360 VR headset, designed exclusively for the new G5 phone. We had a chance to try it during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and ended up with some strong feelings. The LG 360 VR is way less immersive (and impressive) than other headsets like the Gear…
Sony clearly watched Joaquin Phoenix in Her. Its latest announcement is an earpiece that interacts with your phone to inject the sweet mutterings of an AI straight into your skull. Welcome to the future.
Punching opponents in virtual reality is as awesome as it sounds, but soon it’ll also be a double-edged sword. Meet Impacto, an armband that re-creates the experience of actually being punched–without the pain, of course.
Google Glass was supposed to be the eyewear of the future, but that future sounds pretty grim—at least if you read Reuters' latest report on the cyborg-like eyewear.
How much cash will you need to spend to turn your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 into a bonafide virtual reality headset? Now, we finally know: the Samsung Gear VR will officially cost $200.
Bluetooth earpieces have always stuck out. I mean they've literally stuck out of your ear. Perhaps they're not as much of a fashion faux pas as Google Glass, but there's definitely a stigma about them. To combat the cyborg look, some wearable manufacturers are building smartwatches, but Motorola also has a backup…
While the Moto 360 was unquestionably the wearable of today, Motorola quietly showed off a little something else. Something very little, in fact. The Moto Hint is a teeny-tiny Bluetooth headset, and it's the first I've seen that isn't actively stupid-looking. But it's not just for making calls—this is the new way to…
If you're a hardcore gamer, you'll already know that the real next-gen gaming revolution is virtual reality, spearheaded by the Oculus Rift. It seems that Apple has been taking notes, with a freshly-uncovered patent revealing sketches of a potential Apple-branded head-mounted display.
This is a really great trick. It seems obvious, but I never thought about it: You can use the volume up button on your headphones cable or Bluetooth headset to snap a picture with your iPhone.
You know those jerks that walk around with little satellites coming out of their ears, feeling all superior? Well, you could be one of them! And why not be be the most superior one, with the most superior headset?
Active Noise Cancellation technology is a wonderful thing—assuming you could afford the high-end stereo headphones they're normally found on. But now, that same crystal-clear sound is coming to Bluetooth headsets with the Jabra Supreme.
Scientists have developed the first self-powered nanogenerators that scavenge energy from their surroundings. They could someday replace conventional batteries in small electronics.
Is the iron load clipped to your ear too much to bear? Are you a sucker for anything crafted from carbon fiber? Blutrek's Carbon earpiece might draw you in, weighing only a scant quarter ounce, with Bluetooth 3.0 support.
January has come! And gone. And with it, a lot of broken New Year's Resolutions. But also, new additions to our wonderful list of favorite gadgets. Check out the full roster of Bestmodo's newest inductees below.
Corsair might only be known for their PC components—memory, SSDs, thumb drives and power supplies—but they're branching into USB audio gaming headsets as well. It's a natural progression, since their customers are gamers that want to optimize their setups.
An update to Logitech's original 7.1 surround sound gaming headset, but wireless. Logitech says the G930 uses "gaming-grade wireless" tech, whatever that actually means. But what happens if you're in the middle of a frag session and the batteries die?